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Westchester County Unveils Plan To Fingerprint, Background Check Uber & Lyft Drivers

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Ride sharing is coming soon to Westchester County, and officials say they are the driving force behind a new program to make sure passengers are in good hands. 149 more words


Judge Denies Request To Restart Jury Selection In Martin Shkreli Fraud Trial

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Jury selection at the securities fraud trial of former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli has hit a rough patch.

Lawyers for Shkreli complained Tuesday that news coverage is tainting the jury pool. 272 more words


Jury Selection Begins In 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's Fraud Trial

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Jury selection started in Brooklyn in the fraud trial of former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli.

“I’m excited,” Shkreli said of the trial in a brief phone call last week to The Associated Press. 459 more words


Emmy-Winning Veteran TV Reporter Gabe Pressman Dies At 93

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman has died at the age of 93.

Pressman’s longtime employer NBC New York announced his death Friday on Twitter. 897 more words


He's Back: Joe Lhota Returns To MTA Chairman Post

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — What’s old is new again at the MTA.

State lawmakers have confirmed Gov. Andrew Cuomo‘s nomination of former New York City mayoral candidate… 847 more words


Man Says Malpractice At Elmhurst Hospital Led To Amputation

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Queens man is filing a lawsuit after his hand had to be amputated at a city hospital after a blood pressure monitoring line was inserted. 122 more words


Protesters Are Harassing People At Jamaica, Queens Abortion Clinic, AG Schneiderman Says

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Court action is being sought to protect patients going to a women’s health clinic in Jamaica, Queens.

As WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported, demonstrators outside the Choices Women’s Medical Center have been described as vicious and hostile. 97 more words