As many as 3,000 New York City public workers are set to be fired for failing to comply with the vaccination mandateAs many as 3,000 New York City public workers are set to be fired on Friday for failing to meet the COVID vaccine mandate. It was put in place by Mayor Bill de Blasio and kept in place by Mayor Eric Adams; Reporting by CBS2’s Tony Aiello.
Mayor Eric Adams addresses gun violence in speech at City HallMayor Eric Adams spoke at City Hall on Thursday, addressing gun violence and how society is failing too many of the city’s young people and betraying children of color.
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin takes a stand on day two of New York Times trial: ‘I hope there’s justice’Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was back in court Thursday to confront The New York Times; Reporting by CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis.
Mayor Eric Adams addresses the interfaith communityMayor Eric Adams addressed the interfaith community and faith leaders at a Thursday breakfast and talked about finding common ground to help make the city a safer and more inclusive place.
New York Weather: CBS2 2/10 6:00 p.m. Evening ForecastCBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for Feb. 10 at 6 p.m.
Tania Tetlow named new president of FordhamTania Tetlow is the first woman and the first laywoman to be named university president in Fordham University’s 181-year history.
Long Island students roll up their sleeves for blood driveIn another consequence of the pandemic, many school blood drives have dried up, significantly impacting the nation’s blood supply, but some Long Island students rolled up their sleeves on Thursday; Reporting by CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff.
Bike storage modules unveiled at Grand Central TerminalThe MTA is trying to make Grand Central Terminal more bike-friendly.
Phil Eng resigns as chairman of Long Island Rail RoadPhil Eng resigned as chairman of the Long Island Rail Road.
Stars flock to ‘The Music Man’ opening night“The Music Man,” starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, opens on Broadway Thursday; Reporting by CBS2’s Dave Carlin.
The Squeeze: Drivers feel pain at the pumpIt seems consumers can’t take a break as the economic pressure affects everything, including drivers feeling pain at the pumps; Reporting by CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge.
Community advocates say sex trafficking is rampant in New YorkWe learn more about a Bronx couple charged with sex trafficking, which community advocates say is prevalent in New York; Reporting by CBS2’s Lisa Rozner.
Gun violence crisis becomes focal point of Mayor Eric Adams’ first weeks in officeNew York’s gun violence crisis has become the tragic focal point of Mayor Eric Adams’ first weeks in office; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.
How Anyone, Not Just Football Fans, Can Bet on the Super BowlSuper Bowl Sunday is approaching and the Big Game attracts more bets than any other event in America. As CBS2’s Steve Overmyer reports, you don’t have to be a football fanatic to get in on the action.
Peloton employees find silver lining in mass layoffsOne of the most successful home fitness companies recently fired its CEO and laid off nearly 3,000 employees. Since Peloton’s announcement, many former workers are on track to find other jobs; Reporting by CBS2’s Jessica Moore.
Family Says Actor and Comedian Bob Saget Died of Accidental Head InjuryThe family of Bob Saget revealed the death of the actor and comedian. According to the family, the cause of death was accidental head trauma. CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez explains how a seemingly minor bump on his head could cause Saget’s death.
Suffolk County lawmakers say changing local zoning laws sets dangerous precedentA bipartisan group of Suffolk County lawmakers are calling Gov. Kathy Hochul’s response to affordable housing a bad stumble, saying changing local zoning laws is a dangerous precedent; Reporting by CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan.
New Yorkers warned to watch out for misleading Super Bowl sports bettingFor the first time, New Yorkers will be able to bet on the Super Bowl legally, but they have to be careful.
Senate approves sexual misconduct in the workplace billWashington lawmakers say the recently passed legislation will pave the way for justice for victims of sexual misconduct in the workplace.
Andrew Cuomo to file ethics complaint against AG Tish JamesA lawyer for former Governor Andrew Cuomo accuses Attorney General Letitia James of prosecutorial misconduct.
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin back in court for New York Times trialFormer Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was back in court Thursday to confront The New York Times; Reporting by CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis.
Some Harlem church leaders fight to keep iconic buildingsAs we continue to celebrate Black History Month, we take a closer look at congregational trends. A Gallup poll reported that in 2020 church membership fell below 50% of the population. As CBS2’s Jessi Mitchell reports, this has created problems for Harlem’s religious leaders, some of whom are fighting to keep their iconic buildings as well.
Red Carpet Festivities Begin for ‘The Music Man’ Opening Night on BroadwayThe Broadway revival of “The Music Man,” starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, hopes to peak on opening night Thursday. The biggest and brightest stars were ready for the red carpet on Thursday night and were just beginning the red carpet walk at the Winter Garden Theatre; Reporting by CBS2’s Dave Carlin.
Gristedes sites step up security amid rise in shopliftingSome Rite Aid stores in Manhattan are closing following an increase in shoplifting, but another chain of stores is doing something else to address the problem. CBS2’s Alice Gainer reports.