CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Peter Haskell

Metro-North Railroad Train (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro-North Railroad Fires 9 Rookie Conductors In Cheating Scandal

Metro-North Railroad has fired nine rookie conductors and reassigned three others after an investigation into cheating on an important safety exam.

07/02/2014

Fans' mood turned sour Tuesday at the U.S. ended up losing its eliminating World Cup match to Belgium. (Credit: CBS 2)

World Cup Fans Go Home With Heads Hanging As U.S. Loses To Belgium

Tim Howard did his best to keep the Belgians at bay, deflecting shot after shot. He kept the game scoreless until it went into extra time, but fans were dejected as Team USA went on to lose.

07/01/2014

The groundbreaking for a new "smart home" for Sgt. Bryan Dilberian (center), who lost both his legs and an arm in Afghanistan. (credit: The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation/Facebook)

Injured Veteran To Get New ‘Smart Home’ On Staten Island

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday for a new home for Sgt. Bryan Dilberian, who lost both his legs and an arm on July 1, 2011, from an improvised explosive device that also killed his best friend.

07/01/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD To Begin Equipping Officers With Tablets On Monday

The NYPD has been trying to get tablet computers out on the streets of the city, in a pilot program that will start on Monday.

06/27/2014

Dozens of fireworks technicians have started wiring mortars and shells on three barges for the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Show. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Macy’s Gets Ready For 4th Of July Fireworks Show

Dozens of fireworks technicians have started wiring mortars and shells on three barges, but executive producer Amy Kuhl said the star of this year’s show will be the Brooklyn Bridge.

06/27/2014

FILE -- Passengers board LIRR train in Hicksville, Long Island. (file/credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

LIRR Union Leaders Might Skip Next Round Of Negotiations With MTA

The MTA said Tuesday it has offered a 17 percent wage increase over seven years.

06/25/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

LIRR Riders Considering Options In Event Of Strike

The Commuter Council is warning Long Island Rail Road riders to plan ahead for a possible work strike next month.

06/24/2014

Wall of missing posters from inside 9/11 Tribute Center (Credit: Peter Haske//WCBS 880)

9/11 Tribute Center Going Strong Despite Opening Of National Museum

Lee Ielpi, the center’s president and co-founder, said he’s still seeing full tours daily.

06/23/2014

A man is rescued after a scaffold incident in midtown Manhattan on June 20, 2014. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS 2)

2 Workers Rescued From Dangling Scaffolding In Midtown

Two construction workers found themselves hanging on for dear life after their scaffolding gave way in midtown Manhattan.

06/20/2014

A case containing medical marijuana (Photo: CBS 2)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, NY Lawmakers Reach Deal On Medical Marijuana

The Compassionate Care Act negotiated by Cuomo and lawmakers doesn’t allow the drug to be sold in plant form or smoked — one of Cuomo’s key demands.

06/19/2014

A woman users her cellphone. (credit: Getty Images)

Crime Data Shows iPhone ‘Kill Switch’ Cuts Thefts

Apple’s addition of a “kill switch” to its iPhones last September has sharply reduced robberies and thefts, authorities said Thursday.

06/19/2014

Metropolitan Opera House (credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Jewish Group: Show Should Not Go On At Metropolitan Opera

Morton Klein, of the Zionist Organization of America, said he wants donors to close their wallets if the Met is unresponsive to the demand to cancel the fall performance.

06/19/2014

Firefighters respond to a building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

NYC Firefighters Increase Role In Gas Leak Reports

The New York City Fire Department will now have a much greater role in responding to reports of possible gas leaks, according to an order made by Mayor Bill de Blasio in response to East Harlem explosion.

06/18/2014

A man uses a texting-while-driving simulator in the Flatiron District on June 17, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Simulator Demonstrates Dangers Of Texting While Driving

The New York City Department of Transportation and AT&T offered passersby a chance to use a texting-while-driving simulator Tuesday at Flatiron Plaza.

06/17/2014

Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. (credit: Getty Images)

Tensions Run High As NY Medical Marijuana Deadline Nears

An agreement between the state Senate and Assembly on whether to legalize medical marijuana in New York is due before midnight Monday in order to be voted on before the legislative session ends later this week.

06/16/2014

more

previous