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New Jersey Charges 11 Reputed Genovese Crime Family Members, Associates

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Members and associates of one of New York’s legendary crime families used check-cashing businesses and a Newark restaurant to run a racketeering enterprise that reaped millions of dollars through loan sharking and money laundering, New Jersey officials said Tuesday as they announced charges against 11 people. 663 more words


Yonkers Elementary School Cleaned Out After Student's Enterovirus D68 Case

Editor’s Note: This article was updated on Oct. 21, 2014.

YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — An elementary school in Yonkers was scrubbed down Monday morning, after a student there was diagnosed with… 237 more words


New Jersey Assemblyman Hosts Summit On Cybersecurity

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey lawmaker is hosting a summit Monday to figure out how to improve cybersecurity in the state.

Assembly Republican leader Jon Bramnick… 210 more words


Vice President Biden, Gov. Cuomo Push To Revitalize NY's Airports

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Vice President Joe Biden and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are vowing to improve New York City’s airports.

Biden joined Cuomo on Monday as the governor announced a design competition to modernize and improve John F. 352 more words


City, TLC Launch '25 Days to 25 MPH' Public Awareness Campaign

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s 25 days and counting until the speed limit in New York City drops from 30 mph to 25 mph.

As WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported, workers with the Department of Transportation were handing out flyers Wednesday to drivers on Vanderbilt Avenue in Brooklyn, warning motorists of the… 225 more words


Deadline For Filing 9/11 Sick Claims Is Midnight

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Tuesday is the deadline for people to file claims with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund created by the Zadroga Act. 247 more words


Crumbs Bake Shop Reopens First Store In Midtown

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Cupcake fans rejoice! Crumbs Bake Shop is back in New York City.

The flagship store at 37th Street and Broadway reopened Tuesday morning. 329 more words