Bill de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio

What’s Next In De Blasio-Cuomo Feud?

The New York political world was still in shock over the mayor’s decision to take on the state’s 800-pound gorilla, saying Cuomo is vengeful and often works against the best interests of New York City.

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FILE - A Styrofoam take-out container is viewed in a trash can in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York City Ban On Styrofoam Products Takes Effect

As of midnight, Styrofoam products such as trays, cups, plates, clamshell containers and packing peanuts are banned at food service establishments, stores and manufacturers across the five boroughs.

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FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

De Blasio Accuses Cuomo Of Hindering City Agenda, Playing Revenge Game

Speaking to reporters at City Hall just before he leaves on a family vacation, de Blasio said he believes the Democratic governors holds substantial influence over the Republican-led Senate’s leadership.

13 hours ago

Mayor Bill de Blasio and family while vacationing in Naples, on July 23, 2014. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio, Family Heading West This Week For Vacation

City officials said Monday that the mayor’s family will be spending eight days traveling together throughout the southwestern and western United States.

06/29/2015

Officials hold a press conference at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in Sunset Park on June 29, 2015. (Credit: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office)

NYC Reactivates South Brooklyn Marine Terminal

The move allows barges laden with ship containers to be ferried from New Jersey to Brooklyn rather than being driven through bridges and tunnels.

06/29/2015

New road blocks are seen in Central Park as a car ban goes into effect on June 29, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold.CBS2)

No Cars Allowed In Central Park Above 72nd Street As Vehicle Ban Goes Into Effect

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the vehicle ban earlier in June.

06/29/2015

Plaque marking where the Wall Street Slave Market once stood in Lower Manhattan (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Mayor, NYC Officials Unveil Plaque Marking Spot Of Wall Street Slave Market

The marker was first proposed by Christopher Cobb, a Brooklyn-based artist and writer.

06/27/2015

Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice after the U.S Supreme Court hands down a ruling regarding same-sex marriage June 26, 2015 outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC.  The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama: Supreme Court Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage Is ‘A Victory For America’

The Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

06/26/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio: More Cops Will Lead To Improved Community Relations

More than 300 cops will focus exclusively on counterterrorism, but they won’t be plucked from local precincts.

06/25/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced June 24, 2015, that the city will expand its vision screening program to all 130 community schools and will partner with Warby Parker to provide a free pair of glasses to every student in need at P.S. 50 Library in Manhattan. (Credit: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office)

Sources To CBS2: De Blasio Rejected Offer To Raise Minimum Wage

Sources say the offer to hike the minimum wage was offered as part of a deal to revamp disability pensions for cops and firefighters injured in the line of duty.

06/24/2015

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

Bratton To Reveal More Details On NYPD Expansion

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will unveil more details of his new plan Wednesday on how to cut crime in the Big Apple, including how he’ll use almost 1,300 extra cops that have been secured in the city’s budget.

06/24/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: CBS2)

De Blasio, Bratton Talk Police, Community Relations With Urban Ministers

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton met with urban ministers Tuesday following New York City’s decision to hire nearly 1,300 new police officers as part of its $78.5 billion budget agreement.

06/23/2015

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NYC’s $78.5 Billion Budget Heads To City Council For Vote

The entire Fiscal Year 2016 budget will go to a vote before the full council later this week.

06/23/2015

People begin to arrive for a Sunday service at Emanuel AME Church June 21, 2015, in Charleston, South Carolina.  (Credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church Holds First Service Since Shootings

Sunday morning will mark the first worship service at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church since nine people were shot to death, authorities said.

06/21/2015

Residents gather at #IamAME rally at Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York in Queens (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Rally Held At Queens Cathedral In Response To South Carolina Church Shooting

Mayor Bill de Blasio attended the rally dubbed #IamAME at Greater Allen African Methodist Episcopal Cathedral of New York in Jamaica Saturday afternoon.

06/20/2015

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