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After many months of campaigning the people of Scotland today head to the polls to decide the fate of their country. The referendum is too close to call but a Yes vote would see the break-up of the United Kingdom and Scotland would stand as an independent country for the first time since the formation of the Union.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Watch Closely As Scots Vote To Remain In U.K.

Voters in Scotland on Thursday decided against a proposal to become a separate nation, choosing to remain in the United Kingdom.

09/18/2014

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Cases Of Respiratory Virus Afflicting Children Showing Up In Tri-State Area

Officials said Wednesday that a New York City child and a Long Island elementary school student have been diagnosed with enterovirus 68. Cases of the virus have also been confirmed in New Jersey and Connecticut.

09/18/2014

Adrian Peterson looks for running room against the Jacksonville Jaugars on   Sept. 9, 2012. (credit: Getty Images)

Experts: Despite Scandals, NFL’s Future Likely Secure

Fans and sponsors are still paying and and will likely continue to do so “unless or until those folks think that this is a chronic problem,” said David Carter, who heads the Sports Business Institute at the University of Southern California.

09/18/2014

Tracey Lewis at FDNY promotion ceremony on Sept. 17, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Tracy Lewis Becomes 2nd Black Female To Be Promoted To Lieutenant In FDNY History

Tracy Lewis was promoted during a ceremony Wednesday. “I worked very hard for this,” Lewis said. “I studied very hard for this.”

09/17/2014

A car drives over a speed bump on Erie Street in Jersey City. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Large Speed Bump Rattles Jersey City Drivers

Some cars come to a complete stop at the large speed bump, but others go way too fast, bottoming out and banging bumpers.

09/16/2014

Michelle Lodzinski appears in court in New Brunswick, N.J., on Sept. 16, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Michelle Lodzinski Pleads Not Guilty In Son’s 1991 NJ Murder

Michelle Lodzinski is charged with killing Timothy Wiltsey in 1991, but her attorney has said she “adamantly denies” the charges.

09/16/2014

Torah scribe Rabbi Reuven Yaacobov writes a paragraph of a Torah as part of the exhibition 'The Creation of the World' on July 10, 2014 at the Jewish Museum in Berlin. (Photo credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

First New Synagogue In More Than A Century Opens In Hoboken, N.J.

Rabbi Schapiro said he’s seen a lot of development in the area.

09/16/2014

Gov. Christie and former Gov. Jim McGreevey speak during opening ceremony for Martin's Place on Sept. 15, 2014 (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Gov. Christie Attends Opening Of Center For Non-Violent Drug Offenders

Martin’s Place provides treatment, transitional housing and job training for recently released inmates.

09/15/2014

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Northern N.J. Leaders To Weigh Pros, Cons Of No. 7 Train Extension

Northern New Jersey leaders want to learn more about the impact of bringing the 7 train to the area.

09/12/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

Bratton’s Comments On Rev. Sharpton Meeting Raises Eyebrows

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was speaking at the Crain’s New York Business Breakfast when he was asked about being lectured by the Rev. Al Sharpton at City Hall back in July.

09/10/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo votes in the Democratic primary at the Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, N.Y., on Sept. 9, 2014. (credit: Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office)

Experts: Despite Zephyr Teachout’s Primary Showing, Andrew Cuomo Shouldn’t Panic

With 98 percent of the precincts reporting Wednesday, Cuomo had 59.9 percent of the vote, while challenger Zephyr Teachout, a virtual unknown, picked up 33.1 percent.

09/10/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo after voting in the 2014 Democratic primary. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo Defeats Teachout, Wins New York Democratic Primary

Gov. Andrew Cuomo beat back challenge in his bid for a second term in the Democratic primary, dispatching liberal activist Zephyr Teachout.

09/09/2014

New York Democratic gubernatorial candidates Andrew Cuomo and Zephyr Teachout (credit: Getty Images and Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

As Democratic Primary Nears, Cuomo, Teachout Take Different Approaches

For his part, the governor is portraying himself as above the fray. He’s done little campaigning.

09/08/2014

The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Democrats Hold Presser To Mark One-Year Anniversary Of ‘Bridgegate’

New Jersey and national Democratic Party leaders marked the anniversary of the “Bridgegate” scandal with an event in Fort Lee on Monday morning.

09/08/2014

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NYC Emergency Management Officials Urge Storm Preparedness

Do you know what to do if disaster strikes?

09/05/2014

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