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Commissioner Bratton Unveils Plans For New High-Tech Anti-Terror Police Unit

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced Thursday that the NYPD is establishing a new anti-terror strike force.

The unit of 350 cops will be specially trained in high-tech weaponry to deal with protests, “lone wolf” attacks and… 603 more words


Cuomo Delivers State Of The State Address, Unveils Budget Plan

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York must raise the minimum wage, cut small-business taxes, ease the burden of high property taxes and invest big in transportation, Gov. 1,233 more words


Cuomo Pitches AirTrain For LaGuardia Airport, Ambitious Transit Upgrades

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)Gov. Andrew Cuomo is unveiling an ambitious plan to modernize New York’s infrastructure and transportation system.

Cuomo spoke Tuesday to the business group Association for a Better New York in Manhattan. 599 more words


Friends, Family Bid Final Farewell To Ex-Gov. Mario Cuomo

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)  Mario Cuomo‘s legacy as a powerful orator, three-term governor and immigrant’s son whose humble upbringing in Queens inspired his approach to public service were championed at his funeral Tuesday by an inarguable heir to his politics —  1,203 more words


De Blasio Touts 2014 Crime Reduction As Tensions With Police Unions Remain Strained

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – While discussing record low crime in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio praised the work of the NYPD and its commissioner — while tensions between the mayor and police unions continue to simmer. 1,412 more words


Former Gov. Mario Cuomo Dies At 82

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Legendary former New York state Gov. Mario Cuomo died Thursday – the same day his son, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was sworn in for a second term. 2,725 more words


Gov. Cuomo Begins 2nd Term, Says New York 'Will Lead The Nation'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – In a low-key inauguration for troubled times, Gov. Andrew Cuomo kicked off his second term Thursday with a pep talk, urging New Yorkers to lead by example through some of the nation’s worst problems. 952 more words