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Ousted Department Of Investigation Commissioner Responds To Firing By Mayor De Blasio

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The city’s recently ousted Department of Investigation commissioner is questioning Mayor Bill de Blasio’s reason for relieving him of his duties. De Blasio fired Mark Peters Friday after a long battle. Peters was responsible for investigating city agencies and departments. Peters is firing back, issuing a blistering letter in which he accused the mayor of “a late ...

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De Blasio Delays Talking About Snow Response, Falls Short Of Apologizing For City’s Shortcomings

Take Our Poll (function(d,c,j){if(!d.getElementById(j)){var pd=d.createElement(c),s;pd.id=j;pd.src=’https://s2.wp.com/wp-content/mu-plugins/shortcodes/js/polldaddy-shortcode.js’;s=d.getElementsByTagName(c)[0];s.parentNode.insertBefore(pd,s);} else if(typeof jQuery !==’undefined’)jQuery(d.body).trigger(‘pd-script-load’);}(document,’script’,’pd-polldaddy-loader’)); NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – After delaying a noon news conference to focus on progressive issues at a D.C. summit, Mayor de Blasio came out hours later and refused to offer any apologies for the city’s handling of Thursday’s snowstorm. With delays stretching into Friday and and citywide failures too numerous to count, ...

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Special Prosecutor Declines To Press Charges Against Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The special prosecutor looking into sexual assault allegations against former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says she won’t press charges. Gov. Andrew Cuomo appointed Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas as special prosecutor to mount a criminal probe of Schneiderman after four women made explosive charges about being sexually brutalized by the former attorney general. “Following an ...

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Divorce Number 3 Takes Nasty Turn For Rudy Giuliani

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The first hearing was held Wednesday in divorce number three for Rudy Giuliani, and things took a nasty turn. The former New York City mayor and his estranged wife are battling over a half a million dollars a month in expenses. How about $2,000 a month for cigars, maintenance on six homes, multiple country club memberships ...

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Democrats Now Dominate New York State Government, But Harmony Not Guaranteed

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A new world order comes to Albany as Democrats take control of the state senate, and for the first time in almost a decade the same party will control all three branches of government. Despite the victory, pundits warn about being careful what you wish for, reports CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer. “I think you’re going ...

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Stefanowski Concedes To Lamont In Connecticut Governor’s Race

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Republican Bob Stefanowski conceded the hotly contested race for Connecticut’s open governor’s seat Wednesday morning to Democrat Ned Lamont. Stefanowski said he called Lamont to “congratulate him on a hard-fought victory,” adding that he won “fair and square.” An update on my campaign:A few moments ago, I called Ned Lamont to concede the race for governor and ...

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Campaign 2018: Record Turnout Expected As Tri-State Voters Hit The Polls

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Record turnout is expected Tuesday as voters hit the polls to cast their ballots in the midterm elections. Several local races are gaining national attention with control of Congress up for grabs. After months of mudslinging and trading barbs in New Jersey, incumbent U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and Republican challenger Bob Hugin will head to the polls ...

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‘Vote Shaming’ Alleged As Controversial Letters Fill Local Mailboxes

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – With election day just hours away, voting is top of mind for many people. Some organizations are trying to make sure Nov. 6 voting is in everyone’s mind by sending very specific reminders that have some voters upset, reports CBS2’s Reena Roy. Ellen Feldman of Closer, N.J., was one such voter who got a mysterious “Where ...

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Eyes Of America On Tuesday’s Critical Midterm Elections

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama have been busy on the campaign trail ahead of the crucial midterm elections on Tuesday. And they aren’t the only familiar faces out stumping for candidates, CBS2’s Hazel Sanchez reported Sunday. Compared to presidential races, midterms don’t usually get much of a voter turnout. But this year is ...

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