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Empire State Building (credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers Say Transit, Sanitation & City Lifestyle Make High Tax Rates Worth It

From the Statue of Liberty to a powerful lineup of star-studded sports teams, New Yorkers have it all, and now residents of the Empire State can also brag that they have the highest taxes.

10/24/2012

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (file / credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Sen. Blumenthal Calls For Greater FDA Oversight Amid Growing Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Blumenthal said the compound pharmacies appear to operate in a “regulatory black hole,” which must be closed.

10/07/2012

Anti-American Protests in the Middle East (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Believed To Have Made Anti-Islamic Film Questioned; Egyptian Police Clear Out Protesters

A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed by federal probation officers at a Los Angeles sheriff’s station, but was not arrested or detained, authorities said early on Saturday.

09/15/2012

Instagram user zack12rose posted this picture with the caption "#tornado on belt parkway" (credit: Instagram/zack12rose)

Two Tornadoes Touch Down In Breezy Point, Canarsie

A pair of powerful, funnel-shaped clouds landed in New York City on Saturday. At first, nobody was really sure what to call them.

09/08/2012

Gas Pump (credit: clipart.com)

Labor Day Weekend Means Record-High Gas Prices, Sobriety Checkpoints

Tri-State Area residents on the move this holiday weekend are paying for it, with record-high Labor Day weekend gas prices. And for those that are deciding to break the law, they’re really paying for it.

09/01/2012

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Ironman Triathlon Could Be Moneymaker For Tri-State Area

Saturday will mark the first time the Tri-State Area will play host to the event.

08/07/2012

Pedestrians pass an AMC movie theater in Times Square in New York City

In Light Of Colorado Massacre, Tri-State Police Sticking With Beefed-Up Security At Theaters

On the heels of the Colorado movie-theater massacre, authorities in the Tri-State Area are continuing their vigilance.

07/22/2012

Chris Rapoza, Jacqueline Fry (credit: Personal Photos)

Two Injured In Colorado Movie Massacre Have Tri-State Ties

More than 1,700 miles separate the Tri-State Area from Aurora, Colorado, but there are zero degrees of separation for at least two families.

07/20/2012

Lobster (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Glut’ Of Maine Lobsters Dropping Price In Tri-State Area Dramatically

The summer of 2012 is turning out to be a bonanza for lobster lovers. Record catches north of the Tri-State Area are bringing prices down to unheard-of levels.

07/12/2012

A man walks through the rain during an intense afternoon thunderstorm on June 22, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Midst Of Heat Wave, Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect For Tri-State Area Until 8:00 P.M.

In the midst of the second extreme heat wave of the summer, some relief could be on the way in the form of rain. But that rain could potentially be dangerous.

07/01/2012

Sunday's Weather In Perspective (Credit: CBS 2)

Heat Advisory Is In Effect For Tri-State Area For Second Consecutive Day

The heat wave is in full effect again on Sunday. It’s sunny, hot and humid, and for the second consecutive day there is a heat advisory in effect for the Tri-State Area.

07/01/2012

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Heat Wave Continues As Advisory For Tri-State Area Is In Effect Until 7:00 P.M.

A heat advisory is in effect until 7:00 p.m., and it’s creating all kinds of problems — from air quality issues to a water shortage in New Jersey to open hydrants in New York City.

06/30/2012

New York Stock Exchange (credit: Philip J. Victor, CBSNewYork.com)

Boomer & Carton, Steve Somers To Ring Closing Bell At New York Stock Exchange

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the revolutionary station, WFAN has been invited to the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday at 4:00 p.m. to ring the closing bell.

06/29/2012

Con Edison works on restoring power. (credit:  Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Thunderstorms, Thousands Left Without Power In Tri-State Area

As of Saturday afternoon, the Long Island Power Authority reported that 130 of its customers are without power, most of which reside in Hempstead, Oyster Bay and North Hempstead.

06/23/2012

Shoppers Leave Retail Stores (Credit: David Goldman/Getty Images)

Survey Reveals That Optimism Abounds For Retailers In Tri-State Area

Retailers in the Tri-State Area have reason to be feeling good about the future. Following the mid-year survey of some 250 retailers in Levin Management’s regional shopping centers, optimism reigns.

06/22/2012

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