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Connecticut Senator Calls For Regulations On Recreational Drone Use

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A trade group has estimated 400,000 drones will be sold this holiday season.

“Drones are literally flying off the shelves,” said Connecticut Sen. 116 more words


Cuomo Blasts De Blasio On Homelessness At Brooklyn Charity Event

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –– Governor Andrew Cuomo took a shot at New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday — this time, on the issue of homelessness. 266 more words


Prosecutor: Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Took Bribes

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Motivated by greed, former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver devised schemes to collect millions of dollars in kickbacks in exchange for using his office to support a cancer researcher and real estate developers, a federal prosecutor said Monday at closing arguments in Silver’s corruption trial. 541 more words


Plane With Christie On Board Gets Stuck In San Francisco After Passenger Is Removed

SAN FRANCISCO (CBSNewYork/CBS SF) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie found himself stuck in San Francisco Friday, after police pulled a passenger off a plane on which the governor was traveling. 202 more words


Bratton On New ISIS Video: 'Be Aware, But Don't Be Afraid'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The NYPD is trying to learn as much as possible about the Paris attacks while police Commissioner Bill Bratton reiterated Thursday that an Islamic State video showing images of Times Square is “nothing new.” 874 more words


US Muslims Face Backlash After Paris Attacks

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP)Muslims around the U.S. are facing backlash following the deadly attacks in Paris, including vandalism to mosques and Islamic centers, hate-filled phone and online messages and threats of violence. 773 more words