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Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report Released On Findings From Committee Probing Bridgegate Scandal

It has been more than a year since the lane closure scandal on the George Washington Bridge, and a legislative committee has been investigating why the three access lanes were shut down – snarling traffic.

12/04/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Who Is Adrian Peterson? I’ll Have To Get Back To You

The usual suspects — better known as the American audience — are started to wonder: Have we judged Peterson, Ray Rice or even Roger Goodell properly? Did we go to the trigger too quickly?

11/20/2014

Tar Heels men's basketball head coach Roy Williams (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

UNC Scandal: Probe Reveals ‘Shadow Curriculum’ Involving Student-Athletes

The bombshell report released Wednesday found more far-reaching academic fraud than previous investigations by the school and the NCAA.

10/22/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

December Trial Date Set In Adrian Peterson Child Abuse Case

Peterson did not enter a plea, though his attorney said he will eventually plead not guilty to the charge that carries a penalty of up to two years in prison.

10/08/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie during a Super Bowl ceremony on February 1, 2014 in Times Square. (Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie: ‘Honest, Decent’ Goodell Should Remain NFL Commish

Christie, who worked with the commissioner during the lead-up to the Super Bowl, said Goodell should not be judged solely on his error in the Ray Rice case.

09/19/2014

Jrue Holiday #11 of the New Orleans Pelicans while facing the Golden State Warriors on December 17, 2013 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

10 Reasons Why #NBADramas Should Be Your New Favorite Meme

Lately, the NBA has been on fire with Twitter memes and they’re back at it again. Their latest edition? Tackling some of TV’s hottest dramas in a perfectly punny way.

09/18/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Dahlberg: Time For Roger Goodell To Come Out Of Hiding

Through the NFL’s scandals, Goodell remains incommunicado, waiting for the perfect storm he could have never imagined blows over before getting back to earning his $44 million a year.

09/18/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

‘Public Embarrassment': Minnesota Gov. Calls For Peterson’s Suspension

In a statement, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said disciplining “a child to the extent of visible wounds, as has been alleged, should not be tolerated in our state.”

09/16/2014

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Lawmakers Ask Congress To Probe GWB Lane Closure Scandal

New Jersey lawmakers have complained they have not had much luck getting answers from the Port Authority about the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal.

12/16/2013

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5 First-Time Emmy Nominees Who Deserve To Win

It’s Emmy time again, and among the nominees for the top awards are five first-time contenders, three of whom have been acting for decades on the big and/or small screen.

08/22/2013

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner on April 24, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Twitter Aflame In Wake Of Weiner’s Latest Sexting Allegations

Comedians – as well as everyday Twitter users – were having a field day Tuesday evening in the wake of the latest sexting revelations involving mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner.

07/23/2013

Former acting IRS chief Steven Miller testifies on Capitol Hill May 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Former IRS Acting Director Grilled During Congressional Hearing

Before the House Ways and Means Committee began its hearing, they made the former acting Internal Revenue Service chief Steven Miller take an oath to swear to tell the truth.

05/17/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Governor's Office)

Sources: NYS Legislature To Change Ethics Rules Following Back-To-Back Scandals

The embarrassing corruption scandals that took down a state senator and two assemblymen may finally lead to ethics changes. Sources told CBS 2 on Monday the Legislature is expected to make it easier for local lawmen to root out public corruption.

04/08/2013

Vito Lopez

Embattled NYS Assemblyman Vito Lopez Running For City Council

The 71-year-old Lopez announced in February that his health was deteriorating and that he was extremely fatigued. Still, talk circulated of a possible council run.

04/08/2013

Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI Presides Over St. Peter’s Square For The Last Time

Pope Benedict XVI presided over St. Peter’s Square for the last time Sunday, and Roman Catholics in New York and around the world are waiting to find out who will take his place.

02/24/2013

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