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The fountain in front of the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center (Credit: Getty Images)

Another Union Reaches Deal With Metropolitan Opera

Another union agreed to a contract this past weekend with the Metropolitan Opera, in the wake of the threat of a lockout last month.

09/02/2014

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer Gives Breakdown Of What Both Sides Want In Potential LIRR Strike

With 10 days to go Thursday before a possible Long Island Rail Road strike, many have been wondering just how far apart the two sides really are.

07/10/2014

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

MTA Releases Strike Contingency Plan For LIRR Commuters

In the event of a walkout, shuttle bus service will be provided from six LIRR stations to subway stations in New York City.

06/20/2014

Frozen pipes caused by frigid temperatures keep plumbers around the Tri-State area busy (file/credit: CBS 2)

Line Grows As Hopefuls Wait For Applications To Plumber’s Apprentice Program

A line was growing outside of the Plumbers Local Union 1, in Long Island City, on Sunday night.

06/08/2014

Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter speaks at a press conference as Leo W. Gerard, President of the National Steelworkers union, listens on Jan. 28 2014 at The Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago. Citing what they deem as the NCAA's abdication of responsibility to protect athletes from injury, the College Athletes Association (CAPA) announced the creation of the new labor organization to represent college football and basketball players. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

National Labor Relations Board: College Football Players Can Unionize

In a stunning ruling that has the potential to revolutionize college athletics, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation’s first college athlete’s union.

03/26/2014

Union, N.J. Explosives Found

Man Arrested After Explosive Devices Are Found In Union, N.J.

A Union Township, N.J. man was arrested Monday, after authorities found an improvised explosive device and other weaponry Monday at his home.

01/27/2014

Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

MTA Rejects LIRR Contract Proposal, Possible Summertime Strike Looming

LIRR union workers have been without a contract for three and a half years. That contract draught will continue because the MTA has rejected a White House mediator’s proposal to end the dispute.

01/16/2014

Quick thinking detectives helped a Union, N.J. woman track down her missing engagement ring. (Credit CBS 2)

Quick Detective Work Reunites N.J. Woman With Missing Engagement Ring

Detectives then looked at two hours of surveillance video from inside of the store, that is when they saw a man bend down to pick something up in a check out aisle. They followed the lead on a high-tech hunt.

01/14/2014

A Metro-North commuter train lies in the brush near the Hudson River after it derailed just north of the Spuyten Duyvil station December 1, 2013 in the Bronx. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Union Cut From Derailment Investigation Over Remarks About Engineer

The National Transportation Safety Board has removed the union representing Metro-North Railroad operators from the investigation into the deadly derailment in the Bronx this past weekend.

12/03/2013

Grocery Store (credit: Getty Images, FILE)

Union Leaders Meet To Discuss Possible Strike At Stop & Shop Stores

Union leaders at Stop & Shop stores were holding meetings with membership Sunday evening, as they discuss the possibility of a strike or work stoppage.

11/24/2013

New York City Taxis (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cab Drivers Spar Over New ‘Taxi Tax’ To Help With Health Insurance Sign-Up

Some cabbies turned in petitions over the six cents per fare fee, but other drivers said the money will go to good use.

11/20/2013

Suffolk County Seal

Suffolk Union Trades Lower Entry-Level Pay For Job Security In 2014 Budget Deal

The deal is part of a $2.76 billion budget for 2014. The plan won unanimous approval.

11/20/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Woman Shot Near Kean University In Union, N.J.

A woman was shot and wounded Sunday night in Union, N.J.

11/10/2013

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Teens Charged With Shooting, Killing Newark Liquor Store Owner

Two 17-year-old boys have been arrested and charged in a shooting that left a Newark store owner dead during a robbery attempt, prosecutors said.

11/02/2013

Eleanor Schofield & Matthew Ballister III (credit: Union County Prosecutor's Office)

Mother Of Accused Killer Appears In N.J. Court To Face Charges

Schofield had nothing to say about allegations that she helped her son cover up the murder of his girlfriend April Wyckoff.

10/30/2013

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