Bill de Blasio

Former New York Gov. George Pataki participates in a discussion during a Christians United for Israel summit July 13, 2015, in Washington, DC. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pataki: ‘Things Are Getting Worse’ In NYC Under De Blasio

The Republican, whose presidential campaign has struggled to gain traction, said he hopes the Democratic mayor “gets his act together.”


Topless women are painted in Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

De Blasio: No Decision Made On Times Square Pedestrian Plazas

The mayor promised that the task force will examine the safety ramifications and crowed, “I think what we’ve done with Vision Zero is beyond what any previous administration has done.”


Michael Verbitsky is escorted out of the 19th Precinct Station House on Aug. 24, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Attorney: Shooting That Wounded Gracie Mansion Guard Was Accidental, Weapon Not ‘Real’

The female officer, who part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s advance team, had pulled up to the mayor’s residence on East End Avenue ahead of his arrival when the incident occurred.


Lourdes Carrasquillo, one of the desnudas painted topless women of Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

NYC Lawmaker Proposes Banning Toplessness Altogether, Regardless Of Gender

Bratton made the suggestion in the wake of growing complaints about topless, body painted women and aggressive costumed characters seeking tips for photos.


Topless women are painted in Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

1010 WINS Exclusive: Bratton Suggests Tearing Up Times Square Pedestrian Plaza

New York City’s police commissioner has a solution for the harassment and nuisance problems plaguing Times Square.


New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor De Blasio Unveils Plans For Affordable Senior Living In Far Rockaway

Eligible seniors must have less than $36,000 a year in income.


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Report: David Stern Is Being Encouraged To Run For Mayor Of New York City

“He’s pretty bored,” one unnamed source told the New York Post. “He’s always been interested in politics, and he’s always been interested in running for office.”


Topless women are painted in Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

Mayor De Blasio Vows Crackdown On Topless Women In Times Square

Though toplessness is not illegal in New York, aggressive panhandling and aggressive solicitation are illegal.


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

De Blasio Defends Gym Routine Against Critics

De Blasio lives in Gracie Mansion on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, but he still commutes many days to the gym near his former house in Park Slope, Brooklyn.


A homeless man walks down the street in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Advocates Call For End Of ‘Demonization’ Of Homeless People In NYC

Elected officials and others say the city’s homeless should not be blamed for any quality of life issues and claim the media is dehumanizing those who sleep on the streets.


Mayor Bill de Blasio signs new cooling tower legislation into law on Aug. 18, 2015. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Signs Cooling Tower Regulations Into Law In Wake Of Legionnaires’ Outbreak

The new law requires landlords to register, inspect and regularly clean cooling towers.


A teenage boy poses for a photograph with a topless, painted woman in Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

Spokeswoman: De Blasio Opposes Topless Times Square Women, Agencies At Work To Tackle Issue

Mayoral spokeswoman Karen Hinton said it’s a quality-of-life problem and city agencies are working on approaches to tackle it.


Authorities say a firefighter was shot in the leg on Staten Island on Aug. 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Man Killed After Barricading Self Inside S.I. Home, Shooting Firefighter Is Dead

A suspected gang member who shot a firefighter and then barricaded himself inside a home on Staten Island is dead after a six-hour standoff, police said Friday.


People attend a town hall meeting to discuss an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx on Aug. 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

9 New Sites Test Positive For Legionnaires’ Bacteria, Officials Say

More than 150 people packed a town hall meeting in the Bronx as city officials and doctors tried to put them at ease over the deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease.


FILE - A cooling tower (credit: CBS2)

City Council To Debate Bill To Register, Regulate NYC Cooling Towers

New York City lawmakers will start debating a bill requiring all cooling towers to be registered and routinely tested after the deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx.