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FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Westchester County Assemblyman Jockeying To Keep Horse-Drawn Carriages In NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio has promised to send the controversial horse carriages running for the hills, but an effort in Albany may stall that plan.

04/18/2014

Signs on Ocean Breeze, Staten Island home nearly 18 months after superstorm Sandy hit, April 17, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Announces Reforms To City’s Sandy Rebuilding Program

The mayor unveiled a sweeping report on Thursday that examines the city’s recovery progress.

04/17/2014

Retired politician Basil Paterson, father of New York Gov. David Paterson, waves at his son's swearing-in ceremony March 17, 2008 in Albany.  (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Basil Paterson, Father Of Former Gov. David Paterson, Influential NY Politician Dies At 87

The Democrat served as a state senator, deputy New York City mayor and New York’s first black secretary of state. He was part of the influential “Gang of Four’.’

04/17/2014

A photographer on an electric horseless carriage that animal advocates hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in the city during the second press preview day at the 2014 New York International Auto Show  April 17, 2014 at the Jacob Javits Center. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

‘E-Carriage’ Debuts At New York International Auto Show

New Yorkers will get the chance to see an electric vehicle some say should replace the city’s horse-drawn carriages when it debuts this week at the New York International Auto Show.

04/17/2014

If Mayor De Blasio gets his way 'E-Carriages' could replace horse drawn carriages in Central Park before the end of the year. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: ‘E-Carriages’ May Be On Deck To Replace Horse-Drawn Rides In Central Park

The prototype was rolled out at the International Auto Show, but could soon be rolling through Central Park. The vehicles could make Manhattan history.

04/16/2014

A New York University (NYU) student attends a town hall to discuss the NYPD's surveillance of Muslim communities on February 29, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

End Of NYPD Muslim Surveillance Program Applauded

The NYPD said Tuesday it had disbanded the surveillance program and that detectives assigned to the unit had been transferred to other duties within the division.

04/16/2014

Liam Neeson (credit: Getty Images)

Liam Neeson: Proposal To Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages ‘A Class Issue’

Actor Liam Neeson is again speaking out against New York City’s plan to ban horse-drawn carriages in a New York Times editorial Tuesday.

04/15/2014

Officers salute the coffin of Ofc. Dennis Guerra at his funeral on Apr. 14, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Thousands Say Goodbye To Dennis Guerra, NYPD Officer Killed In Coney Island Fire

Thousands of cops lined the streets at Officer Dennis Guerra’s funeral at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Rockaway Beach, Queens.

04/14/2014

Frazier Glenn Cross, accused of killing three people outside of Jewish sites near Kansas City, is seen in police custody, April 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Say Hate Motivated Kansas City Shooting At Jewish Center

Frazier Glenn Cross, of Aurora, Mo., was booked into Johnson County jail on a preliminary charge of first-degree murder after the attacks Sunday in Overland Park.

04/14/2014

FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: Horse-Drawn Carriage Ban By Year’s End

Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing back his self-imposed deadline to ban horse-drawn carriages from New York City’s streets.

04/11/2014

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers a speech to mark his first 100 days in office at Cooper Union on April 10, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Marks First 100 Days In Office

Mayor Bill de Blasio marked his 100th day in office by touting his efforts to close New York City’s inequality gap.

04/10/2014

Police Officer Dennis Guerra (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Housing Officer Critically Hurt In Coney Island Fire Dies

Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all flags lowered Wednesday in honor of NYPD Housing Officer Dennis Guerra.

04/09/2014

Visitors stand in line for "The Late Show with David Letterman" in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)

Mayor Bill de Blasio Urges CBS To Keep ‘Late Show’ In NYC

David Letterman announced last week that he will step away from the show sometime in 2015.

04/08/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Poll: Mayor De Blasio Approval At 49 Percent

A new poll shows nearly half of respondents approved of the job New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is doing.

04/08/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a fire on Coney Island, Sunday, April 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: 16-Year-Old Boy Charged In Coney Island Blaze That Critically Hurt 2 Cops

Marcell Dockery is charged with assault, arson and reckless endangerment, police said. He lives on the 12th floor of the residential high-rise on Surf Avenue where the fire broke out Sunday, police said.

04/07/2014

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