Another 9/11 Firefighter Dies Of Cancer; Zadroga Act Hits Another RoadblockRetired Battalion Chief James Costello, 52, died Nov. 25 from World Trade Center-related cancer.
Congressional Transportation Deal Could Save NY, NJ Mass Transit From Big Budget CutsAlthough new rail tunnels under the Hudson River are not specifically mentioned, the bill is favorable for the Gateway project, giving Amtrak the extra $10 billion over five years.
Jersey City Mayor Says He'll Take State To Court To Protect Liberty State Park From DevelopmentA report released Tuesday by the state Department of Environmental Protection showed that Gov. Chris Christie's administration is considering developments at the cash-strapped park.
Congressional Hearing Focuses On Online Review 'Gag Clauses'Jen Palmer, of Utah, testified before the Senate Commerce Committee, saying a company made her life miserable after she posted a bad review.
Connecticut Senator Who Named Son After Mount McKinley Disappointed By Its Name ChangeThe Obama administration announced Sunday it is changing the name of the mountain, North America's tallest peak.
Audio Recording Captures Final Moments Before Fatal Hicksville Plane CrashAn audio recording capturing the final moments before a plane came crashing down onto a railroad crossing on Long Island has been released.
American Flag Raised Over U.S. Embassy In Cuba; Sen. Menendez Calls It 'Shameful'The Stars and Stripes rose Friday over the newly opened U.S. Embassy for the first time in 54 years, making a symbolically charged victory lap for the Obama administration's new policy of engagement with Cuba.
Eye On Politics: Republican Presidential Candidate Dr. Ben Carson Discusses CampaignIn Wednesday's "Eye On Politics," Republican Presidential Candidate Dr. Ben Carson talks to WCBS 880 anchor Steve Scott about the campaign.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Vetoes Bill For Veterans' Pension CreditsThe legislation authored by Sen. William Larkin, a Hudson Valley Republican and combat veteran of World War II, would amend current law that provides up to three years' credit toward public employee pensions for military service during hostilities.
Rep. Peter King: Cantor's Defeat 'A Surprise That No One Saw Coming' Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary re-election bid to a little-known Tea Party candidate Tuesday night, sending shockwaves through Washington.
Former Gov. David Paterson Pushes For Pension Bill To Help Injured NYPD Cop Rosa RodriguezFormer New York Gov. David Paterson is urging state lawmakers should pass a law exempting NYPD Officer Rosa Rodriguez, critically injured during a fire in Coney Island last month, from receiving only a reduced pension.
Study Ranks New York As Worst State For RetiringBankrate noted that New York City is home to nearly half of state residents, and the high taxes and cost of living were to blame for the low ranking.