Third Day of Governemnt Shutdown: AP / CBS News

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The government shutdown enters a third day Monday after the Senate failed to reach an agreement to reopen federal agencies. The Senate scheduled a vote Monday to advance a bill that would extend government funding through Feb. 8. “We have yet to reach an agreement on a path forward that would be agreeable…

via Government Shutdown Enters Third Day As Senate Sets Key Vote — CBS New York

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Amazing NYPD Rescue Out of Staten Island

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An elderly man was airlifted to the hospital Friday as part of a daring rescue aboard a cruise ship near Staten Island. An NYPD aviation unit was dispatched just before 6 p.m. after reports of a passenger who suffered a heart attack while aboard a ship in the Ambrose Channel. #HappeningNow…

via NYPD Special Ops Team Rescues Elderly Passenger Aboard Cruise Ship Near Staten Island — CBS New York

NY Salvadorans Panic, 200k Protected Statuses Revoked

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Trump administration has revoked protected status for 200,000 immigrants from El Salvador, which means they could be deported if they don’t leave on their own. WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman spoke to Salvadoran families in New York who fear they’ll be torn apart. Rodman Sorano’s parents have been living in the…

via New York’s Salvadoran Families Fear TPS Roll Back Will Tear Them Apart — CBS New York

NY Sen. Schumer Calls for Fentanyl Screening

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer urged President Donald Trump to sign legislation that would allow U.S. Customs and Border Protection to buy portable screening equipment to detect the powerful opioid fentanyl before it enters the United States. Schumer said Sunday that the bill that passed both houses of Congress last year…

via Sen. Schumer Urges Trump To Sign Fentanyl-Screening Bill — CBS New York