Her reports on the local, national, and international level have garnered her multiple honors, including two George Foster Peabody awards, two Edward R. Murrow awards, nine Emmy awards, two New York Press Club Golden Typewriter awards, and a first-place award from the Associated Press for her investigative reports. Her work has been recognized in editorials in the New York Times and the New York Post, as well as in a piece entitled “Marcia Kramer: Journalism at its Best,” which ran in the New York Observer in March 1998.
Most recently, Kramer broke a story exposing the improper use of lights and sirens by city government officials. Her story led to Mayor Bloomberg’s crackdown resulting in the removal of lights and sirens from hundreds of vehicles. Other credits include a report on people stealing school supplies and selling them on the Black Market, a story on schools that served old food past its freshness date, and a film exposing school board members vacationing in Las Vegas on taxpayer dollars. She has also been cited for her reports on the Swiss Banks and Nazi Gold that culminated in a decision by the Swiss to finally give back the money. Kramer is also known for her 1992 interview with President Clinton in which he confessed he “never inhaled.”
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.
On Tuesday, former congressman Anthony Weiner faced cameras for the very first time since he left office in disgrace, and asked voters to give him a second chance.
It’s rarely easy finding a spot in New York City, but now a new proposal could make your life a lot less stressful. City residents may soon be given neighborhood parking permits.
Bernie Madoff’s sole serving son, Andrew, insists that even though he worked in the firm, he had no idea what his father was up to and that his part of the business was on the up and up.
Grapel, a 27-year-old law student accused of spying in Egypt, had a dramatic reunion with his family in Israel after another prisoner swap.
CBS 2 News has gotten action for a woman who lost her license for drunk driving even though she never had a drink. It’s a bureaucratic nightmare, but political reporter Marcia Kramer cut to the chase at the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Instead of “the check is in the mail,” city drivers could soon find “the ticket is in the mail” if they step on the gas pedal too hard.
On the heels of Gilad Shalit returning home after spending five years in a Hamas prison, a second Israeli prisoner swap was being negotiated on Tuesday, one that hits real close to home.
Protesters’ attorneys with aides to Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance will demand the dismissals, and if the DA balks they’ll occupy the courts by going to trial on each and every case.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg addressed the manure mess on Wednesday — the piles and piles of droppings left by horse-drawn carriages on the streets in and around Central Park. It’s a “nagging” problem, but does the city have a solution?
It’s a smelly problem that New York City apparently doesn’t want a whiff of – horse manure left by carriage horses has some people furious.
Late Tuesday afternoon, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie endorsed Mitt Romney to be the Republican presidential nominee — and he minced no words about why.
New details came to light Monday about a seemingly dangerous agreement between the Federal Aviation Administration and private helicopter tour companies.
Is it safe to have such a high volume of helicopter traffic over our city? That’s what many New York politicians want to know.
The frenzy over a possible Chris Christie presidential run has reached a fever pitch, but there is still no word from the new hamlet on the Hudson. There’s been a lot of flirting but no official “I’m in” or “I’m out.”