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Guns Turned In At Queens Buyback (credit: NYPD)

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Ad Will Run During Super Bowl

The 30-second spot by Mayors Against Illegal Guns will air in the Washington area during the third quarter of the game between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers.

02/02/2013

Strikers stand in the rain outside of the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Federal Intervention Could End Bus Strike As Early As Tuesday

The National Labor Relations Board is expected to take a formal complaint about the strike from private bus companies who are calling the strike illegal. A ruling by the board could end the strike as early as Tuesday.

01/19/2013

Empire State Building (credit: CBS 2)

New York Dukes It Out With Orlando To Become Nation’s Top Tourist Spot

The tourism numbers are based on a model that includes surveys, hotel data, airport traffic and other information and includes business travelers and vacationers.

01/01/2013

Better known as "the tan mom from New Jersey," Patricia Krentcil has made headlines across the country for her apparent affinity for tanning after she was accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter along for a fake bake. (credit: CBS 2)

The 12 Most Talked About Stories Of 2012

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.

12/27/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

City Plans To Handle Mentally Ill Defendants With Treatment Instead Of Prison

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.

12/23/2012

Bellevue Hospital Partially Reopens Nov. 19, 2012 (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Bellevue Hospital Reopens For Limited Non-Emergency Care

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

11/19/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo Seeks Apology From Rabbi Who Says Sandy ‘God’s Response To NY Gay Marriage’

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.

11/05/2012

No Power, Cold Temperatures

Falling Temperatures Put Tri-State Area Residents At Risk; Some Decide To Leave

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.

11/04/2012

Mayor Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed via Flickr)

Mayor Bloomberg Tells New Yorkers To Stay Indoors, Prepare For MTA Shutdowns

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.

10/27/2012

New York City police investigate the scene of a shooting on August 24, 2012 near the Empire State Building. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Mayor Bloomberg: NYC, ‘Safest Big City In The Country,’ Not Safe From Gun Violence

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.

08/24/2012

Speaker Christine Quinn and Mayor Michael Bloomberg announce budget deal on June 25, 2012. (credit: Rich Lamb, WCBS 880)

Christine Quinn Starts Petition, Wants Chick-Fil-A Replaced At NYU

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says a fast food chain’s opposition to gay marriage is none of “the government’s business.”

07/28/2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg - Jun 28, 2012 (credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Angered By Overturned Conviction In Stop-And-Frisk Case

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.

06/29/2012

Kids enjoying McCarren Pool (Credit: DNAinfo/Meredith Hoffman)

New York City’s 55 Outdoor Pools Officially Open For Summer Season

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.

06/28/2012

Newtown High School - Queens, NY - Feb 16, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Mayor Bloomberg Given ‘F’ Grade For Education Policies

United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew is giving New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg an F for his education policies.

05/12/2012

Center fielder Andres Torres #56 of the New York Mets is congratulated by teammates after scoring a run during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on May 8, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Mets won 7-4. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

#MetsAreBetterThan Trending Nationwide On Twitter In Light Of Amazins’ Fast Start

On Thursday afternoon, #MetsAreBetterThan was trending nationwide, and it elicited a wide range of comments. Here were some of the responses.

05/10/2012

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