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FILE - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Picks Up Key Endorsements As Primary Looms

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is picking up key endorsements from editorial boards and labor unions ahead of next week’s Democratic primary.

09/02/2014

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Transport Workers Union Handing Out Bloody MetroCards To Subway Riders

The transit workers union is sending a grim message, reminding straphangers of the dangers of the subway system.

02/07/2013

Local track at 14th Street A/C/E subway station in Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

MTA Chief Pushes Back Against TWU On Subway Slowdown

An executive with the transit union went up against the acting chairman of the MTA today on the subject of subway safety and train speed.

01/30/2013

Subway platform with glass barriers - Paris, France (file / credit: MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

MTA: Subway Platform Barriers Would Cost More Than $1 Billion

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer predicts that if things keep going the way they are, 100 people will have been killed in the New York City Subway system this year.

01/28/2013

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer (file/credit: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

Stringer: New York City On Track For Twice As Many Subway Deaths This Year

There have been six subway deaths already in 2013. The circumstances in the incidents vary, but Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said the rash of death on the tracks deserves a closer look.

01/23/2013

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Dramatic Photo Shows Subway Stopped Just Feet Away From Person Who Fell On Tracks

The incident comes as the Transport Workers Union has launched a campaign to get trains to slow down before they enter the station.

01/18/2013

Chalk Outline on Subway Tracks (credit: TWU100)

TWU Creates New Art For Subway Slowdown Campaign

Transit workers want to slow down the speed of subway trains as they enter stations, and they’re taking action, graphically.

01/18/2013

American Airlines planes on the tarmac (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

American Airlines: Improperly Installed Clamps To Blame For Loose Seats

The American Airlines seat scare has expanded to a third flight. Some have suspected sabotage, but on Tuesday surfaced a new theory on what’s causing the loose seats.

10/02/2012

MTA bus driver Nelson Diaz was assaulted Thursday morning. (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: MTA Bus Driver Assaulted By Fare-Beating Suspect Speaks Out

Nelson Diaz, 54, said he was beaten up, spit on and had his head pushed into his bus window by the suspect, who fled the scene and is still at large.

09/20/2012

New York City Subway Train - New York, NY (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Contract Talks Resuming Between MTA, Union Workers

The MTA has agreed to several union demands including a provision giving subway operators three paid days off when someone is struck by a train, according to a published report.

02/02/2012

New York City Subway Train - New York, NY (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

NYC Buses And Subways Keep Running After TWU Contract Expires

New York City’s buses and subways are still running today, even though the contract for 34,000 Transport Workers Union workers expired at midnight.

01/16/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks - Albany, NY - Oct 17, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Calls Continue For Gov. Cuomo To Extend Millionaire’s Tax

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hearing it from upstate and downstate. Protesters, politicians, and union leaders want him to extend the millionaire’s tax.

10/25/2011

Police say a city bus driver was attacked by a passenger on Fordham Road during the evening commute on June 21, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Police: NYC Bus Driver Attacked By Teen Passenger Carrying Dog

A vicious assault on a New York City bus driver began with an argument over a small dog. Police said the suspect, a teenaged girl, flew into a rage Tuesday night when her pet was barred from the bus at a stop in the Bronx

06/22/2011

The Bergen Street subway station is seen closed during the transit strike - Brooklyn, NY - Dec 20, 2005 - Photo: NICHOLAS ROBERTS/AFP/Getty Images

NYC Transit Strike Started Five Years Ago Today

The relationship between the workers and the MTA is no better now than it was then.

12/20/2010