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Toilet Paper - File / Photo: Jeff T. Green/Getty Images

New York State Lawmaker Seeks To Do Away With Tax On Toilet Paper

A New York state assemblyman would like to see a tax on toilet paper flushed away.

05/18/2015

Audit finds city subway tracks are filthy and overrun with rats. (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Audit: New York City Subway Tracks Filthy, Overrun With Rats

An audit by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer found subway tracks are filled with rats, dirt and garbage.

05/14/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during his executive budget presentation, May 7, 2015. (credit: Julie Jacobson-Pool/Getty Images)

With Approval Rating At All-Time Low, Mayor De Blasio Continues Trip To D.C., California

De Blasio will be speaking at the National Press Club Tuesday morning, followed by an afternoon speech on “the Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality.”

05/12/2015

Sandra Lee speaks on stage during the 2015 Housing Works Groundbreaker Awards at Metropolitan Pavilion  on April 22, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Housing Works)

Sandra Lee, TV Chef & Gov. Cuomo’s Partner, Has Breast Cancer

Sandra Lee, Food Network star and longtime girlfriend of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, has revealed she has breast cancer and will undergo a double mastectomy.

05/12/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at police headquarters following the death of officer Brian Moore on May 4, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Community Activist Slams de Blasio Over Road Trip After Violent Weekend At Home

Despite the Central Park muggings and a dozen shootings over the weekend, Mayor Bill de Blasio was headed out-of-town for a controversial four-day trip to promote his progressive agenda.

05/11/2015

Officers outside funeral home for wake of slain NYPD Officer Brian Moore. (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Thousands Pay Final Respects At Wake Of Fallen NYPD Officer Brian Moore

Family, friends and police officers from all of the world are gathering at a Long Island funeral home to pay their respects to NYPD Officer Brian Moore.

05/07/2015

A gun believed to be connected to the fatal shooting of NYPD Officer Brian Moore on Saturday, May 2. (Credit: NYPD)

Sen. Schumer Demands Crackdown On ‘Iron Pipeline’ Following NYPD Officer’s Death

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for a federal crackdown on illegally-trafficked firearms making their way into New York City from out-of-state.

05/06/2015

FILE -- Former New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (Credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

New York State Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Surrender In Federal Probe

New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos has surrendered to face charges including extortion and soliciting bribes amid a federal investigation into the awarding of a $12 million contract to a company that hired his son.

05/04/2015

A grading system for nail salons and other cosmetology businesses has been proposed. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials Call For More Regulation Of NYC Nail Salons

Public Advocate Letitia James is calling for more regulation of New York City nail salons.

05/01/2015

Protesters clash with New York City police in a demonstration in solidarity with those protesting the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. (Credit: CBS2)

NYC Officials Defend Handling Of Demonstrations

Some activists and elected officials are criticizing the NYPD’s handling of protests over the death of a Baltimore man critically injured in police custody.

04/30/2015

Dante de Blasio walks ahead of his father, Bill de Blasio, on Election Day, Nov. 5, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dante De Blasio To Attend Yale University

The mayor’s wife, Chirlane McCray, made the announcement about Dante de Blasio via Twitter on Wednesday.

04/29/2015

Residents and officials say rogue car dealers are taking up parking spots on New York City streets. (Credit: CBS2)

City Council Cracking Down On Used Car Dealers In NYC

The New York City Council has taken the first step to crack down on used car dealers.

04/29/2015

NYC cab (file/credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

New Bill Calls For Passenger Panic Buttons In All New York City Taxicabs

A city lawmaker is introducing legislation requiring a panic button connected directly to the police be installed in passenger areas of all taxi cabs and livery vehicles.

04/28/2015

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Audit: NYC Express Buses Not On Schedule 30 Percent Of The Time

An audit by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer found express buses operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority were not on schedule, clocking in either early or late more than 30 percent of the time.

04/23/2015

CBS2's cameras caught a coyote running around in the area of Riverside Park on the Upper West Side, on Wednesday, April 22. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: CBS2 News Crew Comes Face To Face With Coyote Near Riverside Park

The coyote was spotted around 5 a.m. at Riverside Park along the Hudson River, between 96th and 79th streets, police said.

04/22/2015

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