Hempstead school officials held a press conference on June 18, 2019, responding to proposed New York state legislation that would create a monitoring board over the district's financial affairs.
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Hempstead School Officials Respond To Proposal For State-Appointed Monitoring BoardHempstead school officials held a press conference on June 18, 2019, responding to proposed New York state legislation that would create a monitoring board over the district's financial affairs.
MTA Looks To Increase Crackdown On Fare EvadersHundreds of new officers will be dispatched to train and bus stations as the MTA is loosing millions of dollars from people choosing not to pay the fare. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
NY Lawmakers Pass Elijah's Law For Preschool Allergy PoliciesNew York lawmakers have passed a bill to protect children with severe allergies at pre-schools. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
New York Legislature Considering New Electronic Bike BillState Senator Jessica Ramos co-sponsored a bill to legalize e-bikes and scooters in New York, with one amendment letting local municipalities decide how and where e-scooters can go. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
New York Marijuana Legalization: Bill Stalls In LegislatureLast minute negotiations to legalize recreational marijuana in New York before the end of the legislative session have apparently fallen through. CBS2's Marica Kramer reports.
Commuters Face Changes, Shut Down Trains As Penn Station Summer Work BeginsTwo construction projects get underway at Penn Station today. Both are expected to impact many taking trains in and out of Manhattan. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
New York Marijuana Legalization: Last Minute Push UnderwayWith the legislative sessions set to end mid-week, there's a last minute push appears to be underway to legalize recreational marijuana in New York state. CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
New Call For Black Boxes In HelicoptersAfter a deadly chopper crash in Midtown, Sen. Schumer calls on the FAA to put black boxes in all helicopters.
Last Minute Effort To Legalize Marijuana In New YorkCBS2's Ali Bauman has the latest on the last-ditch effort to legalize marijuana in New York by Gov. Cuomo.
Schumer Calls For Black Boxes In HelicoptersSen. Charles Schumer is calling on the FAA to require all helicopters to carry a black box after a deadly chopper crash in Midtown.
Cuomo, Lawmakers Restart Marijuana TalksNew York lawmakers are making a last-ditch effort to legalize marijuana in the state, according to reports.
Brooklyn Schools Shut For Violating Measles PolicyTwo schools in Williamsburg have been closed for violating New York City's policy regarding the measles outbreak.
New York Ends Religious Exemptions To VaccinationsCBS2's Ali Bauman has the latest on the new law ending religious exemptions to vaccinations in New York State.
New York Ends Religious Exemptions To VaccinesNew York State lawmakers have passed legislation ending the religious exemptions to vaccines in the state. Gov. Cuomo signed the bill into law.
New Bike Lane Would Wipe Out Parking Around Central ParkCBS2's Alice Gainer has the latest on the battle over a new bike lane on the Upper West Side which would wipe out parking in the area for several blocks.
Jury Deliberations Begin In 'Justice For Junior' TrialThe trial of the alleged gang members accused of murdering a Bronx teen is now in the hands of a jury.
End Of Religious Exemptions To Vaccinations PassesCBS2's Hazel Sanchez has the latest on the vote by New York lawmakers to end religious exemptions to the measles vaccination.
NYC To Crack Down On Subway's Homeless ProblemCBS2's Marcia Kramer has the latest a new plan to address the city's growing homeless problem on MTA subways.
New York City To Cap For-Hire VehiclesCBS2's Alice Gainer has the latest a new plan to cap for-hire vehicles in New York City and limit the time they can travel without passengers.
New York State To End The 'Pink Tax'The New York State Assembly has passed a bill that would prevent women's products from costing more than the same goods marketed for men.
9/11 Funding Bill Passes Committee VoteCBS2's Natalie Duddridge has the latest on the passage of the 'Never Forget The Heroes Act' which will fund the medical care for 9/11 first responders and victims.
Committee Passes Bill To Extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, Heads To HouseA House committee has voted to advance the "Never Forget The Heroes Act," which would extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2020.
Army Veteran Dies In Police CustodyCBS2's Ali Bauman has the latest on an Army veteran from Queens who died in police custody over a year ago. His family still hasn't been given an explanation.
Jon Stewart Slams Congress In Fiery 9/11 Fund HearingCBS2's Dick Brennan has the latest on the passionate speech given by Jon Stewart, who ripped congress for not acting to help first responders of 9/11 extend their health benefits.
Tow Truck Driver Arrested For Trying To Repossess Cop's CarCBS2's Lisa Rozner has the latest on the tow truck driver arrested and his truck booted after trying to tow an NYPD detective's car.
Data Breach Steals License Plates, Traveler's PicturesThe Department of Customs and Border Protection says a data breach stole pictures of travelers and license plates was exposed to hackers.
Closing Arguments In 'Justice For Junior' TrialClosing arguments were heard in the trial for alleged gang members accused of murdering Lesandro "Junior" Guzman-Feliz.
New MTA Time Clock Vandalized In Brooklyn, 2nd Incident This WeekAn MTA time clock has turned up damaged just days after claims of sabotage surfaced about an LIRR clock meant to track overtime hours. CBS2's Matt Kozar reports.
Call For Action On Traffic Safety In Dyker Heights NeighborhoodLocal elected officials joined community activists calling on the Department of Transportation to complete a traffic study and implement new safety measures in Dyker Heights. CBS2's Valerie Castro reports.