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City Council Bill Would Allow New Yorkers To Identify Themselves As Multiracial

Legislation being introduced Tuesday would change dozens of official documents. They’d include applications for public housing and complaint forms with the city’s Commission on Human Rights.

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Barclays Center in Brooklyn (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Among 3 Finalists For 2016 Democratic National Convention

Democrats announced Monday they have narrowed the list of contenders to Brooklyn, Philadelphia and Columbus, Ohio.

11/24/2014

The NYPD is investigating a police-involved shooting in Brooklyn that left one man dead on Nov. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Sources To CBS2: Officer Accidentally Shot Unarmed Man While Opening Door With Gun In Hand

An unarmed and unsuspecting man was shot in the chest and killed by a rookie police officer in the inside the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing complex late Thursday, and police officials have said it appeared to be accidental.

11/21/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Poll Shows Wide Racial Gap In Support For Mayor Bill De Blasio

Seventy-one percent of black voters said they approve of the mayor, but only 34 percent of whites gave him a thumbs-up.

11/19/2014

Israeli emergency personnel take out a body of an Israeli man outside a synagogue on November 18, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. (credit: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

5 People, Including Americans, Killed In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the NYPD has stepped up patrols at synagogues and other key locations around the city.

11/18/2014

Dr. Craig Spencer, New York City's first Ebola patient, speaks to reporters as he is released from Bellevue Hospital on Nov. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Dr. Craig Spencer, NYC Ebola Patient, Released From Bellevue Hospital

Declaring “New York City is Ebola free,” Mayor Bill de Blasio hugged Dr. Craig Spencer after he walked out of Bellevue Hospital Tuesday as medical team members cheered and applauded.

11/11/2014

A view of the annual Veterans Day Parade, aka "America's Parade" on November 11, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

NYC Veterans Day Parade Marches Up Fifth Avenue

The parade, which honors the bicentennial of the national anthem, stepped off at 11:25 a.m. and headed from Madison Square Park to 52nd Street.

11/11/2014

A man rolls a joint (file/credit: PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD To Begin Issuing Tickets For Low-Level Marijuana Offenses

Police Commissioner William Bratton announced Monday that officers will now be allowed to issue simple summonses for certain low-level marijuana offenses, rather than making arrests.

11/10/2014

New 25 mph speed limit signs are seen at the Department of Transportation garage in Maspeth, Queens on Nov. 6, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC’s New 25 MPH Speed Limit Goes Into Effect On Most City Streets

Crews were out Friday putting up new signs to replace those showing higher speed limits.

11/07/2014

New 25 mph speed limit signs are seen at the Department of Transportation garage in Maspeth, Queens on Nov. 6, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

New 25 MPH NYC Speed Limit Takes Effect Friday

The new default speed limit, which goes into effect Friday, will apply to all streets where no other limit is posted.

11/06/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton at an event for the TCS New York City Marathon at the Javits Center on Oct. 30, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010WINS)

Bratton: No Credible Threats Against NYC Marathon, But NYPD Fully Prepared

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said there are no credible threat against this weekend’s TCS New York City Marathon, but the NYPD is remaining vigilant.

10/30/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio’s Fundraising Tactics In NY Senate Race Called Into Question

A Republican New York state Senate candidate is demanding a federal probe of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s efforts to help Democrats capture the upper house of the Legislature.

10/30/2014

Health workers wearing Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) stand at an Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia on October 27, 2014. (Photo ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuomo, De Blasio To Create Program Encouraging Medical Workers To Treat Ebola Patients In West Africa

New York state and New York City will create a program to offer financial incentives and employment protections to encourage medical workers to go to West Africa to fight Ebola.

10/30/2014

Habitat for Humanity works to repair a Coney Island home damaged by Superstorm Sandy. (credit: CBS 2)

New York Marks Second Anniversary Of Superstorm Sandy

On the second anniversary of the day Superstorm Sandy devastated New York, many people are still recovering — and waiting for funding.

10/29/2014

Nurse Kaci Hickox at an isolation unit at University Hospital in Newark. (credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Furious Over Being Quarantined In New Jersey Over Ebola Concerns

A nurse who was forcibly quarantined at a hospital isolation unit in New Jersey after testing negative for Ebola has been released.

10/27/2014

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