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Nancy Rodriguez discusses on Feb. 12, 2015, the lawsuit she filed over the death of her longtime partner, MTA bus driver William Pena. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Woman Files Lawsuit In Death Of MTA Bus Driver

In a lawsuit filed Thursday, Nancy Rodriguez is also suing the nightclub that served Dominick Whilby, 1 Oak, and the trucking company whose employee left the keys in the truck before it was stolen.

02/12/2015

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White Plains Considering Extending Cutoff Time For Dancing, DJs At Bars

The weekend party scene in White Plains might soon have some new rules.

02/11/2015

Cars are blocked by a wall of a plowed snow.  (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Drivers Dig Out As Alternate-Side Parking Rules Return For First Time In Weeks

The regulations, which allow streets to be cleaned, had been suspended due to a series of snowstorms.

02/10/2015

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Ridgewood, NJ Discovers $390K In Parking Meter Quarters Stolen

Officials in a northern New Jersey town where the former public works inspector admitted stealing $460,000 in parking meter quarters have discovered an additional $390,000 in quarters were stolen during the same time.

02/10/2015

A truck drives down a flooded street on Oct. 30, 2012, in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

FEMA Holding Public Forums On Bergen County Flood Maps

Forums for people in high-risk flood zones will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Hackensack and in Mahwah on Wednesday.

02/10/2015

Vincent Cordaro (credit: Clarkstown Police Department)

Police: Cop Shot, Killed Gunman In New City Standoff

Cops responded after relatives arrived at the police station to report that the man, identified by police as Vincent Cordaro, 57, had threatened to kill them.

02/09/2015

Joseph Nadol (Credit: CBS2)

Memorial Held For Victim In Metro-North Crash, Joe Nadol

A memorial service was held Saturday for Joe Nadol, one of the six people killed in the Metro-North crash in Valhalla this week.

02/07/2015

Miami Children's Hospital pediatrician Dr. Amanda Porro, M.D prepares to administer a measles vaccination to a child at the Miami Children's Hospital on January 28, 2015 in Miami, Florida. A recent outbreak of measles has some doctors encouraging vaccination as the best way to prevent measles and its spread.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

CDC: New Jersey Infant Did Have Measles, First Case In State

An infant in New Jersey may be the state’s first recent case of measles, part of an outbreak affecting 15 states so far.

02/06/2015

Protesters on Feb. 5, 2015, call for details of grand jury proceedings in the Eric Garner case to be unsealed. (credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

New York Court Asked To Release Details In Eric Garner Case

The New York Civil Liberties Union and other petitioners have gone to court to demand that Judge William Garnett open the record in the Eric Garner case.

02/05/2015

Investigators on the scene of the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, NY on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

NTSB Investigating Deadly Metro-North Crash

The crash Tuesday evening involved a Harlem Line train and a SUV that was stopped on the tracks at a crossing on Commerce Street in Valhalla.

02/04/2015

New York State Assemblyman Carl Heastie of the Bronx. (File Photo; Credit: CBS2)

New NY Speaker Vows Reform, But Past Reflects Status Quo

Carl Heastie’s own record and background reflect the system he now vows to change. He received more than $23,000 in travel and accommodation reimbursements for legislative business.

02/04/2015

New York State Assemblyman Carl Heastie of the Bronx. (File Photo; Credit: CBS2)

NY Assembly Picks Heastie As Speaker To Succeed Silver

Carl Heastie was elected speaker of the New York state Assembly on Tuesday, making him the first African-American to hold the powerful position.

02/03/2015

Ravaged by Superstorm Sandy, the iconic Madelaine chocolate company has been given new life. (Credit: CBS2)

Iconic New York Chocolate Company ‘Madelaine’ Finds New Life After Sandy

Chocoholics rejoice! A New York City chocolate institution has new life after Superstorm Sandy nearly washed it up.

01/29/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks on Jan. 29, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Commissioner Bratton Unveils Plans For New High-Tech Anti-Terror Police Unit

The unit of 350 cops will be specially trained in high-tech weaponry to deal with protests, lone-wolf attacks and evolving threats posed by terrorists.

01/29/2015

New York Police Department Commisioner Bill Bratton (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bratton Expresses Outrage Over City’s $5,000 Settlement With Machete-Wielding Man Shot By Police

A man shot by police after threatening them with a machete has received a $5,000 settlement from New York City.

01/29/2015

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