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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

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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

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The 6 Best Day Trips From Grand Central

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. This Labor Day weekend, plan one of these trips from Grand Central.

08/29/2013

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

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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

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in an interview on "60 Minutes" (credit: CBS 2)

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Addresses Graduating New York Students

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has given an entire class of high school students in upstate New York an unexpected graduation gift.

06/22/2013

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Fear Of Frogs Leads To $1.6 Million Jury Verdict For Upstate Man

An upstate New York man won a $1.6 million jury verdict, after suing over a development near his home that left his property full of frogs – which he is afraid of.

04/08/2013

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Surge In Business For Upstate Firearms Establishments Since Gun Law Passed

Upstate gun shops, shooting ranges and county clerks’ offices have seen an upsurge in business, ever since state lawmakers rushed through Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sweeping set of gun laws.

03/10/2013

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