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A Metro-North train is seen in Rye, NY on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North Returns To Normal For New Haven Line Commuters

Nearly two weeks after a failed electrical circuit cut power to the New Haven line, service returned to a full schedule of trains for rush-hour Monday morning to Grand Central Terminal.

10/07/2013

Sergio Consuegra, the man in the black jacket, is being credited with possibly saving SUV driver Alexian Lien's life. (Photo: NYPD)

Another Biker Charged In Washington Heights Melee

New charges were issued overnight in the infamous motorcycle road rage incident on the Henry Hudson Parkway and in Washington Heights.

10/05/2013

Miriam Carey (credit: Handout)

Miriam Carey, Woman Killed In Capitol Chase, Thought Obama Was ‘Listening To Her’

Authorities said Miriam Carey, of Stamford Conn., set off a high-speed car chase that put the Capitol on lockdown Thursday and caused a fresh panic in a city where a gunman killed 12 people two weeks ago.

10/04/2013

Raccoons have been causing commotion among commuters at the Metro North station in Marble Hill. (Credit: Thinkstock)

Raccoons Causing Commuter Commotion Along Metro North Line

Commuters waiting for the train have always had plenty to worry about and now they can add raccoons to their list of concerns.

10/03/2013

Judah Schiller, founder of BayCycle, prepares to make his trip across the Hudson River (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Man Pedals Across Hudson River — From Hoboken To Chelsea — On Water Bike

Judah Schiller, founder of the BayCycle Project, became the first person Thursday to pedal his way across the Hudson River on a bike.

10/03/2013

Garden State Parkway Crash

NJ TRANSIT Bus Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 4 Injured On Garden State Parkway

At least three people were seriously injured when an NJ TRANSIT bus and a van collided on the Garden State Parkway Tuesday night.

10/01/2013

David Jimenez

Brooklyn Man Says He Was Victim Of Hate Crime

David Jimenez was walking his dogs in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, when he heard a man shouting homophobic slurs at him, he said.

09/30/2013

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The Affordable Care Act: How Does Enrollment Work?

Even with a government shutdown in effect Tuesday morning, certain elements of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act are set to take effect. CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger explained some of the plans.

09/30/2013

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

Delays Snarl Metro-North Commuters For 6th Day

Gov. Dan Malloy said Metro-North commuters can expect a “very reduced schedule” on Monday compared with a normal peak period. Trains are expected to run at 50 percent capacity on the New Haven line.

09/30/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses media speaks at a news conference in Sayreville on July 8, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Christie Expected To Fight Ruling Allowing For Same-Sex Marriage In N.J.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signaled that he will fight a ruling that ordered the State of New Jersey to begin granting same-sex marriage licenses.

09/28/2013

Fire engine (file/credit: Clipart)

Facade Collapse Crushes Cars In Hackensack, N.J.

The façade of a building in Hackensack, N.J. collapsed Saturday morning, causing no injuries but damaging vehicles below.

09/28/2013

A skunk spotted in Inwood on Sept. 27, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Upper Manhattan Residents Say Skunks Are Stinking Up Neighborhood

Residents claim skunks have invaded Inwood, roaming the streets surrounding Fort Tryon Park and stinking up the neighborhood.

09/27/2013

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

Malloy: ‘Catastrophic Failure’ On Metro-North New Haven Line

Tens of thousands of commuters traveling into and out of New York City are scrambling to devise alternative routes after a power failure on Metro-North’s New Haven line brought service to a creep.

09/26/2013

Commuters wait at the Stamford station on Sept. 25, 2013 (credit: Weijia Jiang/CBS 2)

Metro-North Commuters To Feel More Pain On Morning Commute

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday advised commuters to plan for days of problems, after a power problem that left hundreds of commuters stranded during the morning rush.

09/25/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  unveils "Texting Zones" along the New York State Thruway and State Highways that will give motorists a pull-off area to park and use their mobile devices. (credit: Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office/Flickr)

Cuomo Unveils ‘Texting Zones’ For Drivers Along NY State Highways

The zones are actually existing rest stops, park-n-ride lots and other facilities, but new signs are being put up designating them as places where drivers can stop to legally use their phones or other devices.

09/24/2013

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