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NJ Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono (L) anounces her running mate Milly Silva, July 29, 2013. (credit: Twitter/Barbara Buono)

N.J. Gubernatorial Hopeful Barbara Buono Announces Pick For Lt. Governor

Labor leader Milly Silva was introduced Monday as gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono’s running mate. Silva is executive vice president of 1199 SEIU, a private union of health care workers.

07/29/2013

A view of buildings on Rikers Island penitentiary complex (file/credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

DA: 10 Correction Officers Indicted For Beating Of Rikers Inmate, Cover Up

One by one, seven corrections officers and three supervisors entered a plea of not guilty to the 53-count indictment in the beating of Jamal Lightfoot.

06/26/2013

Governor Cuomo says that New York teachers need to shape up or ship out. (Credit:CBS2)

State Education Chief Says New Evaluation System Will Improve Teaching And Learning

New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott and United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew both said they were pleased with the plan.

06/01/2013

John Liu

John Liu Wins Endorsement From City Government Workers Union

District Council 37 announced the endorsement Wednesday on the City Hall steps. The union represents 121,000 workers in city government and some state agencies.

05/29/2013

Fresh Mozzarella (credit: CBS 2)

Market To Table With Stephanie Tantillo: Fresh Made Mozzarella

Stephanie Tantillo went from market to table Sunday to bring an inside look at Lioni’s Mozzarella Factory.

05/26/2013

SEIU 32BJ union president Hector Figueroa speaks at news conference announcing findings of school facilities report, May 8, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Report Blasts Bloomberg Administration For Schools In Disrepair

A city union is using language from the city’s own inspections to detail what it calls decaying schools in the poorest neighborhoods.

05/08/2013

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NJ Twin Babies Recovering After Being Found In Apartment With Dead Mother

Police said they found the body of 39-year-old Alice M. Jackson dead on her bed in her Plainfield apartment. Her 3-month-old twins were found responsive but dehydrated.

04/04/2013

Mother found dead in Union, N.J. apartment (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Police: Autopsy Results Of Woman Found Dead In N.J. Apartment With Malnourished Son Inconclusive

Union Township Police Director Daniel Zieser says an autopsy completed Thursday on 38-year-old Kiana Workman was not able to determine the cause or time of her death.

03/29/2013

Mother found dead in Union, N.J. apartment (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Malnourished Boy, Found With Dead Mom In N.J. Apartment, Out Of Hospital

Autopsy results are still not available in the death of his mother, 38-year-old Kiana Workman of Brooklyn. Foul play isn’t suspected.

03/28/2013

Mother found dead in Union, N.J. apartment (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Police: Boy, 4, Found Emaciated Along With Dead Mother In Union Apartment

Building maintenance crews entered the apartment and found a woman dead from what police said appeared to be natural causes. Her 4-year-old son was also inside and had not eaten in five or six days, according to police.

03/26/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Poll: NJ Voters Continue To Give Christie High Marks, Re-Election Support

The governor has earned his fourth straight month of 70-plus percent approval in the poll released on Tuesday.

03/26/2013

FILE -- Signs belonging to members of Occupy Wall Street (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Upper East Side Restaurant Workers Celebrate Union Agreement That Followed Sit-In

Workers from the Hot & Crusty restaurant on the Upper East Side gathered Saturday evening to celebrate the formation of a union, following a high-profile sit-in at the restaurant last year.

02/17/2013

A school bus drives down a street in New York City (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Union Following School Bus Crash: ‘Non-Union Drivers Are Not Safe’

Striking school bus drivers were blaming non-union drivers Wednesday for a school bus crash in Bushwick, Brooklyn that left 14 people injured – including 11 children.

02/13/2013

Derek Fisher and Billy Hunter (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NBA Union Leader Billy Hunter Placed On Indefinite Leave

Billy Hunter is being placed on an indefinite leave as executive director of the NBA players association, following a report that was critical of his leadership and urged players to consider his future with the organization.

02/01/2013

Scabby is shown in this file photo. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Is The Giant Inflatable Rat An Endangered Species?

The giant, inflatable rat familiar to New Yorkers at union protests is apparently on the way out, according to a report.

01/28/2013

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