From a faux-glow phenom to the storm that ravaged the area and an incredibly tragic school shooting, 2012 was anything but a quiet year in the Tri-State. As we prepare for 2013, CBSNewYork takes a look back at the most talked about stories of the year.
Citing statistics showing that people with mental health problems tend to spend extended time behind bars for lack of bail money, officials said they aimed to do better at assessing defendants’ psychiatric needs and meeting them in the least restrictive setting that’s appropriate.
The emergency room is expected to be ready for limited services in about a month, according to the hospital. Full hospital operations are not expected until February
On the eve of Election Day, opponents of same-sex marriage in Maryland are blaming the destruction of Hurricane Sandy on Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s hefty donations in support of Maryland marriage equality.
On top of gasoline shortages, power outages and lawlessness in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, falling temperatures on Sunday put people at risk even more.
The Mayor said that all parks would be closed by 5 p.m. on Sunday and that MTA shutdowns would be possible by 7 p.m. on Sunday as well.
In a press conference following the shooting near the Empire State Building Friday morning, Mayor Bloomberg again made mention of his concern over gun violence and firearm safety in the U.S.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says a fast food chain’s opposition to gay marriage is none of “the government’s business.”
A 14 year-old boy who was found with a loaded gun after a stop-and-frisk in the Bronx in 2010 had his weapons possession conviction overturned in appeals court Thursday and Mayor Bloomberg is furious.
After several years of use as a concert venue, McCarren Park Pool is again filled with more than 1 million gallons of water following a $50 million renovation of the pool and play center.
United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew is giving New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg an F for his education policies.
On Thursday afternoon, #MetsAreBetterThan was trending nationwide, and it elicited a wide range of comments. Here were some of the responses.
To me, it seems like it would be better to allow all those who smoke cigarettes to spread out evenly across the city rather than ghettoizing them into designated buildings.
Jerry began his first update on a positive note, and just kept the good times rolling.
The app will provide access to nearly 90,000 restaurants, stores, attractions, hotels and bars. Its features include reservation bookings on OpenTable, movie ticket purchases via Fandago and information about public transportation.