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NYC Schools Open Wednesday; MTA Service Resumes
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NYC Schools Open Wednesday; MTA Service Resumes

Travel bans across the tri-state area were lifted Tuesday morning and subways slowly roared back to life, hours after a debilitating winter storm pelted the region with blinding snow and icy winds and forced officials into a near total shutdown of schools, roads and mass... Watch »

18 minutes ago
Silver to Step Down As He Loses Democratic Support

Silver to Step Down As He Loses Democratic Support

Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, agreed to give up the position he has held for... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Storm Shutdown Was Overkill, Complain NYers

Storm Shutdown Was Overkill, Complain NYers

Politicians are facing backlash over their decisions to shut down streets and transit after business owners and... Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
BLIZZARD GUIDE: When Roads, Rails and Schools Will Reopen

BLIZZARD GUIDE: When Roads, Rails and Schools Will Reopen

The tri-state is beginning to dig out from a blizzard that walloped parts of the tri-state with more than two feet... Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
Senate to Begin Hearings for U.S. Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch

Senate to Begin Hearings for U.S. Attorney General Nominee Loretta...

President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, is facing Senate questioners as she seeks to... Read »

10 minutes ago
De Blasio Does Dramatic Reading of Snowstorm Warning Parody

De Blasio Does Dramatic Reading of Snowstorm Warning Parody

The snowstorm is over but New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is warning about a "furious hoarfrost bearing down... Read »

54 minutes ago
Man Charged in Fatal Brooklyn Crash: Police

Man Charged in Fatal Brooklyn Crash: Police

A New Jersey man has been charged in a fatal crash that happened last month in Brooklyn. Read »

Jan 28, 2015
City That Never Sleeps Wakes Up After Snowstorm

City That Never Sleeps Wakes Up After Snowstorm

Broadway's back, bars and restaurants re-opened and the city slowly came back to life on Tuesday. Watch »

47 minutes ago
Mass Transit Expected to Be Near Normal Wednesday Morning

Mass Transit Expected to Be Near Normal Wednesday Morning

Public transportation gradually got rolling again Tuesday after Governor Cuomo's storm-related shutdown. Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
Man Who Held Knife to Woman's Neck Arrested: NYPD

Man Who Held Knife to Woman's Neck Arrested: NYPD

Police have arrested a man they say pressed a knife to a woman’s throat inside a Lower East Side building, leading... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Suffolk County Begins to Dig Out

Suffolk County Begins to Dig Out

Parts of Long Island were among the hardest hit by the storm, now residents are starting to dig out. Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
Storm Team 4

Storm Team 4

Stay ahead of the storm with the team you trust Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Dog Missing for 5 Months Found, Rescued in Snowstorm

Dog Missing for 5 Months Found, Rescued in Snowstorm

An FDNY lieutenant found and rescued a puppy that had been missing for five months near the department's training... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Teen Dies in Sledding Accident During Blizzard: Police

Teen Dies in Sledding Accident During Blizzard: Police

A teenager died after being injured in a sledding accident Monday night on Long Island during a massive snowstorm... Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
De Blasio Loyal to Patriots in Deflategate, Super Bowl

De Blasio Loyal to Patriots in Deflategate, Super Bowl

The New England Patriots are receiving support at a time of controversy from an unlikely location: New York's City... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst brings you the latest information and exclusive stories about crime... Read »

Sep 10, 2012
Why Snowstorm Was Complicated Forecast

Why Snowstorm Was Complicated Forecast

Monday's storm dumped nearly 30 inches of snow on parts of our area, but turned out to be less severe than expected... Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
Passengers Remain Stranded at NY-Area Airports

Passengers Remain Stranded at NY-Area Airports

Things are still a mess at area airports as passengers scramble to catch a flight in the wake of the storm. Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
83-Year-Old Man With Dementia Found Dead on Long Island

83-Year-Old Man With Dementia Found Dead on Long Island

Police say an 83-year-old man with dementia has been found dead in his back yard on Long Island. Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Firefighters Rescue People Trapped on Fire Escape

Firefighters Rescue People Trapped on Fire Escape

Firefighters rescued several people trapped on a fire escape during a fire at an apartment building in the Bronx... Watch »

Jan 27, 2015

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