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Home for Sale (file / credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Study: Unaffordable Housing Has Pushed Young Adults Out Of Wealthy Suburbs

The wealthy suburbs on Long Island and in Westchester County have been losing their young workforce at a dramatic rate, and advocates blamed a lack of affordable housing.

02/25/2014

Metro-North President Joseph Giulietti speaking to reporters at MTA headquarters, Feb. 24, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

MTA Announces New Safety Committee, Metro-North Safety Officer

The move comes after Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy and Sen. Richard Blumenthal met separately last week with Prendergast and the new Metro-North chief, Joseph Giulietti.

02/24/2014

Walter Kozicky poses with the Ukrainian flag in his Yonkers office (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Local Ukrainians Hope For End To Deadly Protests In Kiev

Walter Kozicky was born in Ukraine and calls the deaths of dozens of protesters shameful. A map of Ukraine hangs in Kozicky’s Yonkers office, showing a nation caught linguistically, culturally and politically between Russia and the west.

02/21/2014

Hackley School (file/credit: hackleyschool.org)

Hackley School Comes Clean In Email About Past Sexual Abuse At Hands Of Staffer

The school acknowledged sex abuse that occurred in the 1960s and has apologized to victims. It says the perpetrator was an unidentified, now-deceased former employee who “had a role in teaching.”

02/20/2014

Metro-North Railroad

Metro-North Cross-Honoring Danbury Branch Tickets As Crews Work To Repair Signal Glitch

After installing a new signal system last November, Metro-North says a computer glitch is causing railroad crossing gates to operate incorrectly.

02/20/2014

A man on the phone (file/credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Scammers Demanding Cash Transfers Targeting Stamford Residents By Phone

Police in Stamford are warning residents about recent phone scams. Susan Grant at the Consumer Federation of America said it’s a frequent scam and any demand for money by unusual means is a dead giveaway.

02/19/2014

Metro-North train at the Noroton Heights station on Feb. 14, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North, LIRR Commuters Face Rough Trips To Work And Back

The Metro-North railroad put more trains into service for the evening rush, after riders were squeezed into cars during the morning commute.

02/14/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Dannel Malloy Worries About Salt Shortage After Storm Smacks Connecticut

Though Connecticut experienced another heavy snowfall Thursday, the state escaped a serious hit, with far fewer power outages than originally predicted.

02/13/2014

The scene of a fatal bus crash in Greenwich Village on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Bus Driver Killed After Crash With Stolen Delivery Truck

The impact was so strong, it sent both vehicles crashing into a building and several parked cars. The scaffolding that was in front of the building collapsed onto the wreckage.

02/12/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio Meets With Clergy, Demands Vote For Universal Pre-K Funding Proposal

Mayor de Blasio has called for a tax on New Yorkers earning at least $500,000 a year to fund universal pre-K and after-school programs.

02/11/2014

Old English sheepdogs compete in the 138th annual Westminster Dog Show at the Piers 92/94 on February 10, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Swagger Lives Up To His Name At Westminster Dog Show

Kept in peak form by running up 15 flights of stairs at his hotel, the old English sheepdog that nearly won at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show last year bounded to an early victory Monday.

02/10/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Addresses Income Inequality In 1st State Of The City Speech

In his State of the City at LaGuardia Community College in Queens on Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he plans to ask state lawmakers next week for the power to raise the minimum wage.

02/10/2014

The Beatles -- Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison and John Lennon -- attend a press conference at Kennedy International Airport having arrived from London for a 10 day US tour, 7th February 1964. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Fans Honor 50th Anniversary Of Beatles’ First Arrival In New York City

Fifty years ago the Beatles began their first American tour and officially kicked off Beatlemania on this side of the pond.

02/07/2014

DOT crews repair potholes on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

DOT Repairs Hundreds Of Potholes, But Many Drivers Still Fit To Be Tied

The DOT said it filled 1,100 potholes Thursday, focusing on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn. The swings in temperature have carved out craters in roads across the Tri-State area.

02/07/2014

The Ed Sullivan Theater on Feb. 6, 2014, unveils a retro marquee to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles performance on the "The Ed Sullivan Show." (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Ed Sullivan Theater Unveils Special Marquee To Mark 50th Anniversary Of Beatles Performance

Fifty years ago Sunday, the Beatles made their first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” and officially kicked off Beatlemania on this side of the pond.

02/06/2014

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