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Gov. Cuomo Seeks Opinion On Tenure, Caps On Charter Schools

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo is stepping up his war of words with the teachers’ union.

As WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane reported, in a letter from the governor’s office, Cuomo is seeking opinion on tenure, caps on charter schools and teacher evaluations from outgoing Education Commissioner John King, and Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch. 197 more words


NJ Police Seek Return Of Joanne Chesimard, Fugitive Cop Killer In Cuba

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New Jersey State Police hope that the U.S. plans to normalize full diplomatic relations with Cuba will help bring about the capture and return of a woman convicted in the slaying of a state trooper more than 40 years ago. 570 more words


Panel Recommends Casinos For Sullivan, Schenectady And Seneca Counties

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties have been selected as sites for casinos in upstate New York, a panel announced Wednesday, bringing an end to… 1,084 more words


MTA Report: 25 Percent Of All Subway Trains Are At Least 5 Minutes Late

Note: This article was updated on 12/16/14 at 10:19 a.m.

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — If you feel like you are always waiting way too long for the subway, you are not wrong. 235 more words


Report: Charges Against Gov. Christie’s Associates Could Be Possible In Bridgegate Case

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – People close to the Bridgegate case tell The New York Times that charges in the case might be possible against associates of Gov. 306 more words


Prosecutors: Mom Accused Of Fatally Poisoning Son Lied About Other Kids, Fiancé

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A mother accused of fatally poisoning her 5-year-old son is one step closer to a trial following a court appearance Thursday in White Plains. 361 more words


Looming Budget Shortfall Might Send Thruway Tolls Soaring

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)The new Tappan Zee Bridge will generate a nearly $300 million revenue shortfall for the New York Thruway Authority by 2018, according to budget paperwork. 231 more words