Bill de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio gives an update on the Legionnaires' disease outbreak in the South Bronx on July 30, 2015. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

City Pinpoints Two Sources Of Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak In Bronx

Since July 10, the city has identified 46 cases of Legionnaires’ disease, all in the South Bronx, with two deaths, the mayor said.

07/30/2015

NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Travis Bassett talks about Legionnaire's outbreak in the Bronx. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Health Department: Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak In South Bronx Sickens 31

Symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease include headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, confusion and diarrhea. Symptoms appear between 2-10 days after exposure to Legionella bacteria.

07/29/2015

Con Edison crews working on a street in New York City. (credit: CBS2)

More Pressure On The Power Grid As Temperatures Again Soar Across Tri-State

Temperatures soared into the 90s again Wednesday, putting incredible demand on the power grid and leaving some sweating in dark rooms.

07/29/2015

Power was out along Norfolk Street between Delancey and Rivington streets during a heat wave on Tuesday, July 28. (Credit: CBS2)

Power Grid Faces Test As Heat, Humidity Rise; Outage Brings Misery, Danger

Power outages have become a major concern this week, as Tuesday marks the first in a series of hot days.

07/28/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials call on the federal government to help Puerto Rico with its debt crisis. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC Officials Implore Washington To Help Puerto Rico Through Debt Crisis

Puerto Rico’s governor said last month that the island’s $72 billion public debt is unpayable given the current level of economic growth.

07/28/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and other officials during a briefing on IDNYC on July 27, 2015. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

De Blasio, Mark-Viverito Make Nice After Uber Spat

The mayor and the speaker sought to make it clear they were on the same page when it comes to Uber down the road.

07/27/2015

Citi Bikes.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Citi Bike To Soon Expand To Neighborhoods In Queens And Brooklyn

Ninty-one new stations will be installed in early August, followed by an additional 48 stations on the Upper East and Upper West Sides.

07/24/2015

Sprint store without power on Staten Island (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Thousands Without Power On Staten Island Amid Hot And Humid Weather

It’s the second day of hazy, hot and humid conditions across much of the Tri-State area.

07/20/2015

A sticker with the Uber logo is displayed in the window of a car. (Credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

De Blasio Declines Uber’s Online Debate Invite

The de Blasio administration is trying to slow down Uber’s rapid expansion.

07/20/2015

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Protest Rallies Mark One Year Anniversary Of Eric Garner’s Death

Major rallies were held Friday to mark the one year anniversary of Eric Garner’s death.

07/17/2015

A horse drawn carriage waits to move outside of Central Park. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Russell Simmons (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for Diamond Empowerment Fund)

Russell Simmons: NYC’s Horse Carriages Like Holocaust

Hip-hop mogul and animal-rights advocate Russell Simmons is comparing New York City’s horse-drawn carriages to slavery and the Holocaust.

07/17/2015

De Blasio's Uber App Feature

Uber App Debuts ‘De Blasio’ Feature To Rip Possible Vehicle Limits In NYC

The New York City Council is expected to vote on a measure that would number of new for-hire vehicle licenses.

07/16/2015

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address on Feb. 3, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

De Blasio To Speak At Vatican Next Week

De Blasio will attend a conference called “Modern Slavery and Climate Change: The Commitment of The Cities.”

07/16/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Bringing Free Broadband Service To 5 Public Housing Complexes

The city will invest $10 million at five New York City Housing Authority developments in Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx to provide high-speed broadband service.

07/16/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City and Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York speak at a press conference October 23, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Poll: Public Backs Gov. Cuomo In Clash With Mayor De Blasio

The Siena College survey found that 39 percent of voters statewide back Cuomo over de Blasio, compared to 28 percent who side with the mayor. De Blasio had slightly more support than Cuomo among Democrats and New York City voters.

07/15/2015

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