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Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during his executive budget presentation, May 7, 2015. (credit: Julie Jacobson-Pool/Getty Images)

Public Outcry Directed At Mayor De Blasio As NYC Murder Rate Shoots Up

With murders up double digits and his crime-fighting reputation on the line, Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to “get a lot of guns away from the bad guys.”

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ormer New York Governor George Pataki speaks to guests gathered for the Republican Party of Iowa's Lincoln Dinner at the Iowa Events Center on May 16, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Former N.Y. Gov. George Pataki Says He’s Running For President

In a video posted Thursday morning on YouTube, Pataki says America needs to recapture the spirit of unity that spread through the country in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

05/28/2015

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

Mayor De Blasio Blames Gang-On-Gang Violence For Recent Crime Spike

The mayor admits the spike needs to be addressed, and said the NYPD will soon be announcing new strategies to fight gang on gang crime.

05/26/2015

FILE -- Hillary Clinton (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI Reclassifies As ‘Top Secret’ Some Of Hillary Clinton’s Released Benghazi Emails

As the holiday weekend began on Friday, the State Department released the first batch of Hillary Clinton’s emails, and among other things they show she received sensitive information about Benghazi on her unsecure home server.

05/22/2015

Hecklers disrupted City Council hearings Thursday morning as Police Commissioner Bill Bratton spoke. (credit: CBS2)

Hecklers Disrupt Police Commissioner Bratton’s NYC Council Testimony

Hecklers disrupted hearings Thursday morning as Police Commissioner Bill Bratton talked budget with the City Council.

05/21/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks at a Feb. 25, 2015 news conference where he discussed the arrest of three Brooklyn men who allegedly plotted to travel to Syria to join ISIS.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Turning Its Attention To Drug Busts Of Those In The 18-40 Demographic

Out with the old and in with the new. Or, in this case, the young.

05/20/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at police headquarters following the death of officer Brian Moore on May 4, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Last Week’s Wild Events Have New Yorkers Wondering: Where Was Our Mayor?

Angry New Yorkers were venting their frustration on Tuesday over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s extended trips around the country to promote his national agenda.

05/19/2015

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)

NYPD Commissioner Considering Granting Amnesty To 1.2 Million Low-Level Offenders

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is behind a controversial proposal to grant amnesty to more than 1 million people with open warrants for low-level offenses. But some experts worry it could cause crime to skyrocket.

05/18/2015

Audit finds city subway tracks are filthy and overrun with rats. (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Audit: New York City Subway Tracks Filthy, Overrun With Rats

An audit by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer found subway tracks are filled with rats, dirt and garbage.

05/14/2015

Amtrak derailment

Deadly Amtrak Derailment Near Philadelphia Leads To Calls For Seat Belts On Trains

In the wake of Tuesday night’s horrific train crash outside of Philadelphia, there are demands for a host of new passenger safety measures, including the possibility of installing seat belts.

05/13/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during his executive budget presentation, May 7, 2015. (credit: Julie Jacobson-Pool/Getty Images)

With Approval Rating At All-Time Low, Mayor De Blasio Continues Trip To D.C., California

De Blasio will be speaking at the National Press Club Tuesday morning, followed by an afternoon speech on “the Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality.”

05/12/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at police headquarters following the death of officer Brian Moore on May 4, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Community Activist Slams de Blasio Over Road Trip After Violent Weekend At Home

Despite the Central Park muggings and a dozen shootings over the weekend, Mayor Bill de Blasio was headed out-of-town for a controversial four-day trip to promote his progressive agenda.

05/11/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio

CBS2 Informal Poll: Non-New Yorkers Don’t Really Know Who Mayor De Blasio Is

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s insistence that people who don’t live here have a better understanding of his actions may not exactly be true.

05/07/2015

Resurfacing projects are coming soon to New York City in an effort to repair pothole-laden roads. (Credit: CBS 2)

New York City To Spend $242 Million On Massive Road Resurfacing Project

Potholes. They’re everywhere. They’re horrible. Drivers’ complaints have been long and loud, and after CBS2 demanded answers, we got action.

05/06/2015

Times Square billboards (Credit: CBS2)

Obama Administration: Times Square’s Iconic Billboards Must Be Removed Or Else

You can call it a bureaucratic blunder … or a Washington blooper.

05/05/2015

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