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NYC Schools Open Wednesday; MTA Service Resumes

Travel bans across the tri-state area were lifted Tuesday morning and subways slowly roared back to life, hours after a debilitating winter storm pelted the region with blinding snow and icy winds and forced…

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Posted on 28 January 2015 | 8:42 am


City That Never Sleeps Wakes Up After Snowstorm

Broadway’s back, bars and restaurants re-opened and the city slowly came back to life on Tuesday. Ida Siegal reports.

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Posted on 28 January 2015 | 8:14 am


Dog Missing for 5 Months Found, Rescued in Snowstorm

An FDNY lieutenant found and rescued a puppy that had been missing for five months near the department’s training facility on Randall’s Island and reunited the pooch with its owner.

Posted on 28 January 2015 | 7:40 am


Your Pets in the Snow

New York dogs play in the snow. NBC 4 New York viewers sent us these photos of their snowy moments in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut!

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Posted on 28 January 2015 | 7:39 am


Kids Delight in Sledding, Snow Angels After Storm

The day went downhill quickly for some New Jersey kids on this snow day — in the most fun way possible. Lori Bordonaro reports.

Posted on 28 January 2015 | 7:38 am


Man Charged in Fatal Brooklyn Crash: Police

A New Jersey man has been charged in a fatal crash that happened last month in Brooklyn.

Posted on 28 January 2015 | 7:20 am


Snow Totals in Your Neighborhood

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Posted on 28 January 2015 | 6:39 am


Mass Transit Expected to Be Near Normal Wednesday Morning

Public transportation gradually got rolling again Tuesday after Governor Cuomo’s storm-related shutdown. Gus Rosendale reports.

Posted on 28 January 2015 | 5:30 am


Man Who Held Knife to Woman’s Neck Arrested: NYPD

Police have arrested a man they say pressed a knife to a woman’s throat inside a Lower East Side building, leading an officer to open fire and shoot him three times in the chest early Tuesday.

Posted on 28 January 2015 | 5:27 am


Suffolk County Begins to Dig Out

Parts of Long Island were among the hardest hit by the storm, now residents are starting to dig out. Pei-Sze Cheng reports.

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Posted on 28 January 2015 | 5:04 am


myfoxny.com – NYC News

NYC subway, bus service restored

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority began resuming subway, bus, and Staten Island Railway service in New York City at 9 a.m. Tuesday and was fully restored to a Sunday schedule at noon Tuesday but was expected to run regular weekday service on Wednesday.

Posted on 28 January 2015 | 4:07 am

Fox 5 built a sled out of cardboard

Fox 5 built a sled out of cardboardFox 5 apparently owns no sled. So the Internet and a cheerful producer suggested I just go build one using only duct tape, cardboard, scissors, and a plastic bag. Armon, 10, and Jack, 9, took the day off from more traditional schooling to teach a course in letting things slide on the Gracie Mansion sledding hill.

Posted on 28 January 2015 | 3:51 am

Firefighter rescues dog missing 5 months

A whippet named Burt that vanished on the streets of New York City five months ago has finally made it home. The Fire Department of New York said Burt’s incredible journey came to end early Tuesday at the height of the winter storm when he was rescued at a training facility on Randall’s Island.

Posted on 28 January 2015 | 2:57 am

Jimmy McMillan of ‘rent is too high’ fame faces eviction

A New York City man who made his political name over the claim that “the rent is too damn high” may soon not have a place to live. Jimmy McMillan, who ran for governor in 2010, said Tuesday he’s facing an eviction notice that says he has to leave his rent-stabilized Manhattan apartment on St. Mark’s Place by Feb. 5.

Posted on 28 January 2015 | 2:38 am

Sanitation preps for snow months in advance

The New York City Department of Sanitation has a new commissioner. Kathryn Garcia sat down with Fox 5 to break down all the numbers behind cleaning up and clearing out the snow this winter. She says been thinking about snow for months. In fact, Garcia says her first snow meetings happened when it was still 97 degrees out.

Posted on 28 January 2015 | 2:11 am

Assembly Speaker Silver to step down

Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, agreed to give up the position he has held for 21 years in the wake of federal corruption charges, a top lawmaker announced Tuesday. The decision announced by Majority Leader Joseph Morelle came after Democratic lawmakers met behind closed doors for two days to discuss their response to the turmoil.

Posted on 28 January 2015 | 12:53 am

Blizzard a bust?

You might call the Blizzard of 2015 a bit of a bust in New York City. Hours after forecasters warned of a potentially record snowfall, the city stirred on Tuesday morning to mostly cleared sidewalks and less than 8″ of snow in Central Park.

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 10:14 pm

Winter storm hits New York City region

Heavy snow, wind and cold temperatures blanketed the tristate region late Monday into Tuesday as the so-called Blizzard of 2015 made its way through the area. While a predicted storm of epic proportions didn’t manifest itself in New York City, points east, particularly eastern Long Island, were slammed.

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 9:50 pm

Travel ban lifted for New York City

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo lifted the travel ban for all New York City roads as of 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday.Cuomo said the ban was also lifted for Nassau, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Ulster and Westchester counties. Drivers were urged to use extreme caution. ”If you don’t have to travel today, you don’t want to be travelling today,” said Cuomo.

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 6:03 pm

New York City public schools open on Wednesday

With a monster storm largely sparing New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that school would be back in session on Wednesday. After-school activities were also scheduled to occur as planned. All classes and after school activities were canceled for Tuesday as New York City braced for a blizzard. Less than a foot of snow was recorded in Central Park.

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 5:59 pm