Bill de Blasio

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

Prospect Park (credit: CBS2)

De Blasio Announces New Traffic Restrictions In Central & Prospect Parks

Major sections of Central and Prospect parks will be permanently car free, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday.

06/18/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg attend a groundbreaking ceremony on June 16, 2015, for Cornell Tech's campus on Roosevelt Island. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Cornell Tech Breaks Ground On Roosevelt Island Campus

Bloomberg Philanthropies is donating $100 million to a Cornell University graduate school for a new high-tech New York City campus breaking ground Tuesday.

06/16/2015

Demonstrators block the entrance to the building housing Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan office on June 11, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

NYS Senate, Assembly Unable To Come To An Agreement On Rent Stabilization Laws

Despite dire warnings, Albany lawmakers were unable to agree on the possibility of extending rent regulations.

06/15/2015

Revelers line up on Fifth Avenue for the National Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 14, 2015. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

58th National Puerto Rican Parade Marches Up Fifth Avenue

Hundreds of thousands of people lined Fifth Avenue on Sunday to express their Puerto Rican pride.

06/14/2015

Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hosts a small business forum with members of the business and lending communities at Bike Tech bicycle shop on May 19, 2015 in Cedar Falls, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Preparations Underway On Roosevelt Island For Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Speech

Preparations are underway on Roosevelt Island as Hillary Clinton makes what is being seen as her first major presidential campaign speech this weekend.

06/12/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks to reporters at a news conference following an NYPD swearing-in ceremony with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 7, 2015. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Critics Sound Off After Bratton Says It’s Difficult To Recruit Blacks To NYPD

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was facing a backlash Wednesday over his assertion that the NYPD has a hard time recruiting African-American men as officers because many have arrest records.

06/10/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Hillary Rodham Clinton. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio To Skip Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Launch In NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio will not attend former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign kickoff — even though it’s happening in his city.

06/10/2015

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NYC Health Dept. To Propose Plan To Label High Sodium Menu Items

If the proposal is passed, it would be a first in the country requiring chain restaurants to label menu items that include 2,300 milligrams of sodium or more in an effort to help diners make healthier choices.

06/10/2015

A police officer stands guard at a demonstration in New York City on Dec. 19, 2014. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Demonstrators: Don’t Hire More NYPD Officers

A small group of demonstrators protested at New York City Hall against the possibility of hiring 1,000 new police officers.

06/09/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio marches in the Queens Pride Parade in Jackson Heights on June 7, 2015. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

LGBT Community, Supporters Celebrate At Queens Pride Parade

People lined the streets for the Queens Pride Parade. The celebration included brightly colored costumes, music and dancing.

06/07/2015

New  York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo And Mayor De Blasio Find Some Common Ground, But Not Much

The two Democrats verbally sparred over the weekend about the state’s legislative session — especially the mayor’s affordable housing plan.

06/01/2015

Damage is seen on Madison Avenue, where a crane dropped its load May 31, 2015. (Credit: Mayor Bill de Blasio's Office)

L.I. Couple Grateful To Be Alive After SUV Crushed In Midtown Crane Accident

An investigation is underway into Sunday’s crane accident at a Midtown building that sent a massive air conditioning unit falling hundreds of feet to the ground, injuring 10 people.

06/01/2015

A large hole can be seen in the Madison Avenue building where a crane dropped its payload May 31, 2015. (Credit: Shawn G. Chittle/Twitter)

Crane Accident Leaves At Least 10 Injured In Midtown

The crane dropped a large piece of equipment — believed to be an industrial-size generator or air conditioning unit, police said.

05/31/2015

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

NY Press Club Blasts De Blasio For Creating Protest Zone At Event

It criticizes the mayor’s aides for keeping protesters about 50 yards from de Blasio — a so-called “free speech zone” — during a Friday event in the Rockaways.

05/28/2015

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