Sen. Harry Reid To Retire, Endorses Sen. Chuck Schumer As SuccessorSenate Minority Leader Harry Reid endorses Sen. Chuck Schumer as his leadership successor.
Officials: New Section Of Long Beach Boardwalk 'Stronger Than Ever'Upgrades to the boardwalk included stronger tropical hardwood, a new retaining wall, and energy saving LED lighting.
Schumer Wants E-Z Pass Text Alert System To Help Avoid $50 High-Speed Toll FeesSchumer wants the four toll agencies that operate E-ZPass in New York State to implement a text-message warning system to alert drivers when their balances run low and about any impending charges they may face.
Schumer To Urge Web Providers To Boost SecuritySen. Charles Schumer of New York said Sunday that major websites should speed the move to more secure web addresses that help protect users from having personal data stolen at public Wi-Fi hot spots such as coffee houses and bookstores.
Schumer Wants Expanded Background Checks For GunsSchumer wants to require that all gun buyers to undergo a background check and broadly increase penalties against states that don't contribute names to the national background-check system.
Schumer Wants To Expand Arrestee DNA CollectionThe goal is to expand the DNA database to help solve open cases and reduce the rate of false convictions.
Rangel Packs 'Em In At B-Day Bash, Breathes Sigh Of ReliefDespite a growing political scandal, about 800 people attended the birthday bash for embattled Congressman Charles Rangel at The Plaza Hotel on Wednesday night.
Rangel Throwing B-Day Bash, But Who Will Show?It was supposed to be a huge birthday fund-raising blowout for Congressman Rangel's 80th. Instead, as CBS 2's Magee Hickey reports, it's turning into a huge embarrassment for the troubled Harlem Democrat.