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JFK And LaGuardia Airports

State Senator Worries Airports Are Maximizing Traffic At Expense Of Safety

In the country’s most complicated airspace, allocating runways at JFK and at LaGuardia Airport is like piecing together a puzzle.

04/15/2014

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

MTA To Install Cameras, Audio Recorders On Metro-North, LIRR Trains

The move is in response to safety recommendations put forward by the National Transportation Safety Board following a December derailment that killed four people in the Bronx.

03/19/2014

Holiday Traveling

How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

Double Parking Flier

NYPD Launches Crackdown On Double Parking

The NYPD has begun a crackdown on double parking citywide, and will be distributing fliers to remind drivers.

03/05/2014

Cold Weather System Brings Snow To New York Area

NYC Cold Weather Safety Tips & Warming Center Guide

With record-low temps on tap for the next few days, winter can be a dangerous time with the extreme cold, snow, ice, sleet and freezing rain. Stay with CBSNewYork.com for updates on the latest conditions.

02/04/2014

The Broncos' Mike Adams plans to hold a victory march back to his native Paterson, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Broncos’ Mike Adams Wants To Lead Parade Back To Native Paterson, N.J.

Super Bowl XLVIII was just about 48 hours away Friday afternoon, and one Denver Bronco from New Jersey claimed he will start his own victory parade if his team wins the game.

01/31/2014

Metro-North crews working on Tuesday, Dec. 3, to rebuild tracks that were damaged in Sunday's derailment in the Bronx. (Credit: MTA)

New Metro-North Safety Measures In Place Following Fatal Train Derailment

The MTA said the new protections will warn engineers of approaching speed reductions and automatically apply the train’s emergency brakes if speed is not lowered to the 30 mph maximum in the curve.

12/09/2013

Flavored Water

Seen At 11: Flavored, Fortified And Fizzy Water — Is It All Safe?

When it comes to drinking water, it is no longer just a choice between bottled or tap – there is flavored, fizzy and even vitamin-infused water. And some question whether all of the choices are safe.

12/04/2013

Citi Bike riders say these barriers are causing serious accidents. (Credit CBS 2)

Citi Bike Riders Blame Accidents On New Concrete Barriers

Last Friday, fire officials said that a man struck a barrier in Midtown and fell on his head. He was rushed to the hospital unconscious.

11/01/2013

Trick or treaters

Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013

The NYPD and other local law enforcement agencies use radiation detectors as a preemptive measure to keep a dirty bomb out of the area. (Photo: CBS 2)

Fire Inspectors Adding Extra Layer Of Protection In Search For Terrorists

They are about the size of a cell phone and Bergen County Police Chief Brian Higgins said they are sensitive, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.

08/05/2013

File photo

Boy, 6, Dies After Being Found Unresponsive In Family Pool

The child was pulled out of the pool by his grandmother, who called 911 after she found the boy just after 5:00 p.m.

07/24/2013

A couple ride their Citi Bikes from a station near Union Square as the bike sharing system is launched May 27, 2013. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Medical Experts Weigh In With Their Citi Bike Safety Tips

Bike Riders in New York City have pedaled more than a million miles since the start of the Bike Share Program, but now experts are concerned that some people may be setting themselves up for injury.

07/11/2013

Dog During Heat Wave

Some Advice On Keeping Your Pets Cool In The Heat

People take precautions to stay safe in the heat, but are reminded not to forget about their furry friends.

06/25/2013

5.21.13 Erika Katz

Parenting Expert Offers Tips For A Safe & Enjoyable Prom

Erika Katz, parenting expert, blogger and author of Bonding Over Beauty, shares her top tips on how to ensure the true safety of your kids on prom night.

05/21/2013

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