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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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New Yorkers React To Reports Of Vatican Sex Ring Scandal, Pope’s Resignation

Many New Yorkers at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Saturday – but not all – dismissed the reports that a scandal had a role in the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.

02/23/2013

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REWIND: Was The GRAMMY Best Dance Recording Hijacked?

This week on REWIND: Awards Show Edition, there’s yet another GRAMMY scandal and it goes by the name is Al Walser. He’s the relative unknown who somehow landed a nomination against GRAMMY winner Skrillex’s “Bangarang”, Calvin […]

01/07/2013

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Rep. King Questions Timing Of Revelations That Brought Down Petraeus

Long Island U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) was wondering Sunday night why the scandal that brought down CIA Director David Petraeus came to light so soon before he was set to testify about the 9/11 attack in Benghazi, Libya.

11/11/2012

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Sandusky: Paterno “Had The Courage To Practice What He Preached”

Retired Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, who faces child sex abuse charges in a case that led to the firing of Joe Paterno, says Paterno’s death is a sad day.

01/22/2012

City Comptroller John Liu (credit: CBS 2)

Poll: Comptroller John Liu’s Job Approval Drops

Liu’s campaign spokesman says that given the daily barrage of bad news, they’re “surprised his numbers are that good.”

12/15/2011

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Paterno Cancels News Conference As Another Potential Victim Comes Forward

Penn State’s president abruptly canceled Joe Paterno’s weekly news conference Tuesday amid increasing calls for both men to resign in the wake of a former assistant coach’s sex-abuse scandal and as another potential victim came forward.

11/08/2011

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Adviser Gets Jail In NY Pension Fund Scheme

Henry “Hank” Morris was sentenced Thursday by a judge in Manhattan.

02/17/2011

David Johnson (credit: CBS 2)

Paterson Aide Terminated After NY Domestic Dispute

Johnson has pleaded not guilty to assault, menacing, harassment and criminal mischief in the Halloween 2009 incident.

12/14/2010

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