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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at an event with Vice President Joe Biden in New York where they unveiled plans for new area infrastructure projects on July 27, 2015 in New York City. The highlight of the event was an announcement that a new LaGuardia airport will be built, with construction starting next year. The new facility will will feature state-of-the-art security, transportation and shopping and dining options. The project is estimated to bring 8,000 new jobs to the area.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cuomo’s Security Detail Steps In To Help Driver In Upstate Accident

A distressed driver upstate got unexpected help from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s security detail Tuesday, after hitting a concrete barrier and a flatbed truck with his sport-utility vehicle.

08/04/2015

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

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.

07/31/2015

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at an event with Vice President Joe Biden in New York where they unveiled plans for new area infrastructure projects on July 27, 2015 in New York City. The highlight of the event was an announcement that a new LaGuardia airport will be built, with construction starting next year. The new facility will will feature state-of-the-art security, transportation and shopping and dining options. The project is estimated to bring 8,000 new jobs to the area.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cuomo Touts LaGuardia, Tappan Zee Projects Upstate

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo met with labor unions upstate Tuesday, and touted investments in major construction projects such as the new Tappan Zee Bridge and a plan to rebuild LaGuardia Airport.

07/28/2015

39-year-old Stephen Howells II, 39, and Nicole Vaisey, 25, both of Hermon, were each charged with two counts of first-degree kidnapping.

Upstate Man Admits To Kidnapping Amish Girls

A man convicted of sexually abusing two Amish girls in upstate New York to make pornography has pleaded guilty to kidnapping in the case.

07/18/2015

A propeller crashed through the home of Maria Cebula in upstate Hagaman on Thursday, July 16. (Credit: CBS2)

No One Hurt When Airplane Propeller Crashes Down Into Upstate New York House

An upstate woman considered herself lucky she was not home when an airplane propeller crashed into her bedroom ceiling.

07/17/2015

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/
Getty Images News)

Report: Group Weighing Possibility Of Upstate N.Y. Towns Seceding, Joining Pennsylvania

An interest group representing upstate towns is researching whether it is possible for some municipalities to secede from New York state and join Pennsylvania, according to a published report.

02/20/2015

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/
Getty Images News)

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

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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5 Fun Day Trips From Port Authority

The day trips listed below leave from Port Authority in Times Square and offer the perfect one-day getaway.

05/21/2014

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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

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