Marcia Kramer

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Protesters Close Thoroughfares, Clash With Police To Decry Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

City officials were bracing for another night of protests across the city Thursday night, a day after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.

12/04/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio Says Police Retraining ‘Will Change The Future Of This City’

About 22,000 patrolmen are being retrained during a three-day course, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said. The retraining began earlier this month and officials hope it will be completed by June.

12/04/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict Cop In Eric Garner Chokehold Case

A grand jury has decided Wednesday not to indict the police officer who placed a Staten Island man in an apparent chokehold just before he died.

12/03/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Eric Garner Chokehold Death Grand Jury Decision May Be Imminent

The commissioner said he anticipates the grand jury will begin deliberations this week.

12/02/2014

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

De Blasio At White House: Ferguson Crisis Is Reflection Of ‘Centuries Of Racism’

Spurred by the Ferguson shooting and anti-police protests in New York and around the country, President Barack Obama on Monday announced new initiatives to bridge police mistrust.

12/01/2014

Protestors spill over onto FDR. (Credit: kristen Gwynne)

Critics: Protesters Are Getting Away With Too Much Under New NYPD Protocol

The NYPD’s newest protest protocol received mixed reception Wednesday, a day after protests against the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, shut down expressways and tunnel entrances.

11/26/2014

John Boehner Delivers A Statement On Obama Immigration Action At US Capitol

House Speaker John Boehner: ‘We Will Not Stand Idle’ On Immigration

House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is “damaging the presidency itself” with his unilateral action on immigration and says the House will not stand idle and let it happen.

11/21/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at an Organizing for Action "Obamacare Summit" at the St. Regis Hotel on Nov. 4, 2013, in Washington, D.C.  (credit: Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

‘Grubergate’ Videos Have Republicans Screaming For Repealing Of Obamacare

Word of stunning statements made by a major architect of the Affordable Care Act has Republicans vowing to repeal it.

11/18/2014

Rachel Noerdling (Credit: CBS 2)

Rachel Noerdlinger Announces Leave Of Absence Following Son’s Arrest

Rachel Noerdlinger, the embattled chief of staff for First Lady Chirlane McCray, has decided to take a leave of absence following the recent arrest of her son.

11/17/2014

The showdown over immigration reform in Washington D.C. has the attention of 5 million undocumented immigrants in New York City. (Photo: CBS 2)

500,000 Undocumented Immigrants In NYC Hanging On Obama’s Determination

From halfway around the world on Friday, President Barack Obama upped the ante in the fight for immigration reform.

11/14/2014

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

De Blasio Taken Out To Woodshed For Lateness To Flight 587 Memorial Ceremony

“Rude.” “Disrespectful.” “Insulting.” Those were words used by various voters to describe Mayor Bill de Blasio’s tardiness at a memorial ceremony for Flight 587.

11/13/2014

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

Mayor De Blasio Arrives Late To Flight 587 Memorial Ceremony

Relatives of the 260 people who died on American Airlines Flight 587 have commemorated the jetliner’s crash in with a solemn ceremony in the Rockaways.

11/12/2014

Former President George W. Bush talks about his book, "41: A Portrait of My Father." (Credit: CBS2)

President George W. Bush Honors His Father With New Book

Former President George W. Bush offered a touching tribute Tuesday to his father, George Herbert Walker Bush – with wry humor, candor and love.

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

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