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New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Metro-North To Begin Work To Increase Power Supply For New Haven Line

The railroad has been beefing up its power supply system since a Con Ed feeder cable blew out in Mount Vernon late last September. Service came to a screeching halt on the New Haven line for nearly two weeks.

04/18/2014

A New York State Trooper guards Gilgo Beach on Long Island as authorities resume their search for bodies - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

NY State Police Target Aggressive Driving In Weeklong Crackdown

The campaign runs from April 17 through April 24 in an effort to reduce speed-related crashes and improve safety for drivers across the state.

04/17/2014

A box of influenza vaccine shots (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

It’s Back: Tri-State Area Hit With Round Two Of Flu

During the peak in mid-January, influenza A was the culprit. This second wave is being led by influenza B.

04/15/2014

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880. The northbound lanes of the span will be closed for a 2-year bridge deck replacement project. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880) CLICK to enlarge

Commuters Survive First Real Test Of Pulaski Skyway Closure

The first weekday commute with the inbound Pulaski Skyway closed wasn’t much different from a normal Monday.

04/14/2014

Stories from Main Street (credit: CBSNewYork)

Stories From Main Street: Using A Robot To Help Engage Autistic Children

The humanoid robot made by a French company helps children with autism at Shaler Academy in Ridgefield, N.J.

04/14/2014

Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Braces For Gridlock As NYC-Bound Pulaski Skyway Closes For 2-Year Renovation

The skyway is scheduled to shut down just after midnight Saturday as part of a 24-month, $1 billion project to repair the 81-year-old span.

04/11/2014

William McCormack (Credit: CBS 2)

Bronxville Man Sues After Undergoing Second Appendectomy

William McCormack, 43, is suing a local hospital and his surgeon for performing an appendectomy but apparently forgetting to remove his appendix.

04/10/2014

Garden State Mall Parking Lot

Boys, 16, Accused Of Trying To Carjack Woman At Garden State Plaza Mall

Two 16-year-old boys were arrested Tuesday and accused of trying to carjack a woman at the Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, N.J.

04/08/2014

The seal of the FBI hangs in the Flag Room at the bureau's headquaters in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Feds Accuse Man In Flying Bomb Plot In Connecticut

The FBI arrested 27-year-old El Mehdi Semlali Fahti on Monday on immigration-related charges and he may later face terrorism charges in a federal grand jury investigation, federal prosecutors said.

04/08/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a fire on Coney Island, Sunday, April 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: 16-Year-Old Boy Charged In Coney Island Blaze That Critically Hurt 2 Cops

Marcell Dockery is charged with assault, arson and reckless endangerment, police said. He lives on the 12th floor of the residential high-rise on Surf Avenue where the fire broke out Sunday, police said.

04/07/2014

Students at the Midland School volunteered at a local food pantry to give back to the community. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: N.J. Students Who Require Help Pitch In To Help Community

After hearing a story on WCBS 880 about a food shortage at pantries, a teacher at a school for the developmentally disabled in Somerset County, N.J. recruited her students to help.

04/07/2014

Bayonne Bridge (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Residents Believe Bayonne Bridge Project Is Damaging Their Homes

Work to raise the span is vibrating windows and walls, splitting plaster, shifting door frames and filling the air with dust, some residents claim.

04/04/2014

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Police In N.J. Begin Distracted Driving Crackdown

Police departments are tapping into a special federal grant that will allow them to dedicate overtime officers specifically to distracted drivers.

04/01/2014

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Stories From Main Street: Non-Profit Offers College Education To Sing Sing Prisoners

Mercy College is featured in a documentary premiering on HBO Monday evening. Hudson Link for Higher Education offers college courses to inmates at Sing Sing Correctional Facility.

03/31/2014

Henry Hudson Bridge (file/credit: Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Toll Evasion Up Nearly 800 Percent On Cashless Henry Hudson Bridge

One in three drivers who receive a bill in the mail never pay it, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

03/31/2014

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