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CBS 2's Marcia Kramer caught Mayor Bill de Blasio's caravan violating numerous traffic laws. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Takes No Questions On Traffic Violations By His Caravan

Police Commissioner William Bratton defended Mayor Bill de Blasio’s security detail, which is operated by police, saying the officers did “what they’re trained to do.”

02/21/2014

De Blasio Caravan

CBS 2 Exclusive: De Blasio’s Caravan Caught Speeding, Violating Traffic Laws

Just days after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an aggressive plan to prevent traffic deaths, CBS 2 cameras caught the driver of a car carrying the mayor violating a number of traffic laws.

02/20/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Universal Pre-K Funding Fight Overshadows New Mayor’s First Budget

The primary focus of the mayor’s plan includes universal, full-day pre-kindergarten, which includes $530 million from taxing the rich, a projection that got him a tongue-lashing from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

02/12/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Addresses Income Inequality In 1st State Of The City Speech

In his State of the City at LaGuardia Community College in Queens on Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he plans to ask state lawmakers next week for the power to raise the minimum wage.

02/10/2014

Salt Shortage

Salt Shortages, Threat Of Black Ice Spark Concern In Tri-State Area

Ice and slush have left roads and sidewalks dangerously slippery, and many Tri-State area municipalities have seen their reserves of salt to correct the problems dangerously depleted.

02/05/2014

A street in need of plowing in the West Brighton section of Staten Island on Feb. 4, 2013, the day after a major snow storm. (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Islanders Blast De Blasio On Plowing: We Feel Like Forgotten Borough

Maybe Mayor de Blasio should have taken a snow plowing 101 course before he took the oath of office. Under his watch there have been three snowstorms, with already two strikes against him.

02/04/2014

Staten Island: Bard Avenue Snow

Staten Island Residents Complain About City’s Response As Snow Falls Again

As another snowstorm struck New York City Monday, residents of Staten Island complained about dangerous and unplowed streets – following similar complaints on the Upper East Side after a Jan. 21 snowstorm.

02/03/2014

A man swipes his MetroCard at the Union Square in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Chairman Warns Of Possible 12 Percent Fare Hike Next Year

MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast said issues between the agency and labor unions could result in an almost 12 percent fare hike next year, three times more than planned.

01/31/2014

Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial 'stop-and-frisk' policy rally on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Drops NYC’s Appeal Of Ruling Ordering Changes To Stop & Frisk

A judge ruled last year that the New York Police Department had discriminated against blacks and Hispanics with how it went about stopping, questioning and sometimes frisking people on the street.

01/30/2014

Gov. Chris Christie holds news conference on GWB lane closure scandal, Jan. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Feds Subpoena Christie’s Re-Election Campaign, GOP Committee Over ‘Bridgegate’

The subpoenas will force Christie’s political arm to turn over such things as: emails, texts, phone messages, and records dealing with the decision to close access lanes from Fort Lee to the bridge in September – if they indeed exist.

01/23/2014

Traffic moves slowly  through ice and snow along 5th Avenue January 22, 2014 in New York. (Photo TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘More Could Have Been Done’ To Clear Snow On Upper East Side

Complaints about unplowed streets mounted in many areas Tuesday night, especially on the Upper East Side.

01/22/2014

Kang Chun Wong

Family Threatens To Sue After Man Is Injured As Police Give Him Jaywalking Ticket

The NYPD on Monday was investigating how an 84-year-old Chinese immigrant, who speaks no English, suffered serious head injuries while getting a jaywalking ticket on the Upper West Side.

01/20/2014

UWS Fatal Accident

Crackdown On Jaywalking After 3 Traffic Deaths At 96th And Broadway On UWS

The NYPD has mounted a major crackdown on jaywalking and motor vehicle violations at a dangerous intersection on the Upper West Side.

01/20/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces an expansion of the paid sick days law on Jan. 17, 2014. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Announces Expansion Of Hotly Contested Paid Sick Days Law

The mayor is calling for businesses with five or more employees to provide five sick days, which would help more than 300,000 additional New Yorkers.

01/17/2014

President Barack Obama gives a press conference in the Brady Briefing Room at the White House in Washington on Dec. 20, 2013. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Orders Changes To NSA Surveillance Programs

The president promised to take a closer look at the NSA after details were leaked of its domestic surveillance program.

01/17/2014

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