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Greg Waters (L) tries to remove some of the five feet of snow from a driveway on November 20, 2014 in the Lakeview neighborhood of Buffalo, New York. (Photo by John Normile/Getty Images)

FDNY Sends Team To Help With Snow Removal In Buffalo

The FDNY has sent a team to help with snow removal in western New York where snow Thursday brought the Buffalo area’s three-day total to an epic 7 feet or more.

11/21/2014

Equipment used for the extraction of natural gas is viewed at a hydraulic fracturing site on June 19, 2012 in South Montrose, Pennsylvania. (credit: Spencer Platt/
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Anti-Fracking Leader, 9 Others Arrested At Upstate Protest

A leader of the anti-fracking movement in New York state was among 10 people arrested Wednesday during protests at an upstate natural gas storage facility, located in a depleted Finger Lakes salt mine.

10/29/2014

Mufid Elfgeeh is charged with trying to provide material support to ISIS. (Credit: U.S. Attorney General's office)

Rochester Man Accused Of Trying To Help 3 People Fight For ISIS

A Rochester man was indicted Tuesday on charges that he tried to help three people go to Syria and fight for Islamic State.

09/16/2014

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The 6 Best Day Trips From Grand Central

No doubt New York City is pretty wondrous, but so are the surrounding areas. Trains departing regularly from Grand Central take you to tiny towns, great art, manicured gardens with stunning views, and even an abandoned castle in the middle of the Hudson River.

07/30/2014

High winds on Tuesday, July 8, brought down a tree at 43rd Street and Tenth Avenue. (Credit: CBS 2)

Severe Storms Knock Down Trees, Cut Power; 3 Killed Upstate

Strong winds and heavy rain pounded parts of the Tri-State Area Tuesday evening. Storms on Tuesday were also blamed for the deaths of three people upstate near Syracuse.

07/08/2014

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6 Fun Day Trips From Port Authority

Filling up at the pump and sitting in hours of traffic isn’t necessarily the only way to get out of town this Memorial Day weekend. The day trips listed below leave from Port Authority in Times Square and offer the perfect one-day getaway.

05/20/2014

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Weekend Getaway To New York’s Hudson Valley

Cold Springs, NY is the inspiration for the town of Verily in Jennifer Probst’s, “Searching for” series. Here is a weekend guide to Cold Springs written by Probst herself.

04/29/2014

Wine Bottles (file/credit: Clip Art)

Brutal Winter Has Made For Disaster For Upstate Winemakers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared a disaster in 19 upstate New York counties where the severe winter has caused severe damage to vineyards.

03/28/2014

Dover Snow Pile

Residents Find Themselves Plowed In Along Cul-De-Sac In Upstate Dover

Snow may be piled high everywhere, but a cul-de-sac in a small upstate town near Poughkeepsie gave a whole new meaning to the term dead-end.

02/14/2014

Buffalo Snow

Blizzard In Buffalo, Other Upstate Areas Prompts State Of Emergency

While the Tri-State Area was preparing extreme cold with lows in the single digits Monday night, but some upstate New York areas were poised for a dangerous blizzard on top of it.

01/06/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Cuomo To CBS Station: Upstate Lawmaker Should Resign If Sex Harassment Claims Are True

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo this weekend said an upstate assemblyman should resign if a series of graphic sexual harassment allegations against him turn out to be true.

12/22/2013

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More Applicants Emerge As New York State Prepares To Grant Casino Licenses

More potential competitors for upstate New York casino licenses are emerging despite an increasingly crowded Northeast market.

12/07/2013

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Lesbian Couple Appeals To State Panel After Being Denied Wedding

A lesbian couple urged the New York State Division of Human Rights Wednesday to rule that an upstate wedding venue broke the law when it refused to book their wedding last year.

11/06/2013

Bannerman's Castle

Toni On! New York: A Trip Up The Hudson To Beacon

This week, WLNY’s Toni Senecal took a trip up the Hudson River to Beacon.

08/24/2013

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Upstate Town Placed On Lockdown Over Police Standoff

The entire upstate New York town of Bovina was placed on lockdown Sunday while police were engaged in a standoff with an armed man.

08/11/2013

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