Bill de Blasio

A homeless man walks down the street in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

De Blasio Says Cost Of Living Reason For Many Homeless In NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio said many of the city’s homeless simply can’t afford the cost of living in New York City.

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FILE -- NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton  (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton Defends De Blasio After Slam By Ray Kelly

In the book, former police Commissioner Ray Kelly writes that the mayor “shrugged and walked away from a routine and useful policing tool.

08/31/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio

De Blasio Writes In Op-Ed Quality-Of-Life Concerns ‘Overblown’

De Blasio wrote an opinion piece published on Sunday in the New York Daily News proclaiming his progressive policies are working.

08/30/2015

Former New York Gov. George Pataki participates in a discussion during a Christians United for Israel summit July 13, 2015, in Washington, DC. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pataki: ‘Things Are Getting Worse’ In NYC Under De Blasio

The Republican, whose presidential campaign has struggled to gain traction, said he hopes the Democratic mayor “gets his act together.”

08/25/2015

Topless women are painted in Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

De Blasio: No Decision Made On Times Square Pedestrian Plazas

The mayor promised that the task force will examine the safety ramifications and crowed, “I think what we’ve done with Vision Zero is beyond what any previous administration has done.”

08/25/2015

Michael Verbitsky is escorted out of the 19th Precinct Station House on Aug. 24, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Attorney: Shooting That Wounded Gracie Mansion Guard Was Accidental, Weapon Not ‘Real’

The female officer, who part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s advance team, had pulled up to the mayor’s residence on East End Avenue ahead of his arrival when the incident occurred.

08/24/2015

Lourdes Carrasquillo, one of the desnudas painted topless women of Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

NYC Lawmaker Proposes Banning Toplessness Altogether, Regardless Of Gender

Bratton made the suggestion in the wake of growing complaints about topless, body painted women and aggressive costumed characters seeking tips for photos.

08/21/2015

Topless women are painted in Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

1010 WINS Exclusive: Bratton Suggests Tearing Up Times Square Pedestrian Plaza

New York City’s police commissioner has a solution for the harassment and nuisance problems plaguing Times Square.

08/20/2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor De Blasio Unveils Plans For Affordable Senior Living In Far Rockaway

Eligible seniors must have less than $36,000 a year in income.

08/20/2015

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Report: David Stern Is Being Encouraged To Run For Mayor Of New York City

“He’s pretty bored,” one unnamed source told the New York Post. “He’s always been interested in politics, and he’s always been interested in running for office.”

08/20/2015

Topless women are painted in Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

Mayor De Blasio Vows Crackdown On Topless Women In Times Square

Though toplessness is not illegal in New York, aggressive panhandling and aggressive solicitation are illegal.

08/18/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during his executive budget presentation on May 7, 2015. (credit: Julie Jacobson-Pool/Getty Images)

De Blasio Defends Gym Routine Against Critics

De Blasio lives in Gracie Mansion on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, but he still commutes many days to the gym near his former house in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

08/18/2015

A homeless man walks down the street in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Advocates Call For End Of ‘Demonization’ Of Homeless People In NYC

Elected officials and others say the city’s homeless should not be blamed for any quality of life issues and claim the media is dehumanizing those who sleep on the streets.

08/18/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio signs new cooling tower legislation into law on Aug. 18, 2015. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Signs Cooling Tower Regulations Into Law In Wake Of Legionnaires’ Outbreak

The new law requires landlords to register, inspect and regularly clean cooling towers.

08/18/2015

A teenage boy poses for a photograph with a topless, painted woman in Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

Spokeswoman: De Blasio Opposes Topless Times Square Women, Agencies At Work To Tackle Issue

Mayoral spokeswoman Karen Hinton said it’s a quality-of-life problem and city agencies are working on approaches to tackle it.

08/17/2015

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