Bill de Blasio

Embattled State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver in Albany on Tuesday, Jan. 27. (Credit: CBS2)

NY Assembly Speaker Silver Takes Leave Of Absence From NYC Law Firm

New York City-based Weitz & Luxenberg announced the separation Wednesday. President Perry Weitz says the firm was “shocked” to learn about the accusations against Silver.

01/28/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks ahead of massive Nor'easter on Jan. 25, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

De Blasio Responds To The Onion’s Lampoon By Delivering Dramatic Reading Of Blizzard Forecast

Mayor Bill de Blasio has been the target of criticism but has defended the decisions officials made ahead of the storm.

01/28/2015

An empty highway in Brooklyn is viewed the morning after a major winter storm on January 27, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Travel Bans Lifted For New York, New Jersey & Connecticut; Transit Services Resuming

Travel bans were lifted Tuesday morning, a day after officials barred drivers from streets throughout the Tri-State area.

01/27/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio gives a winter storm update on Jan. 27, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Residents Blast Mayor For Slow Snow Plowing As De Blasio Defends Travel Ban

Mayor Bill de Blasio said there will be a review of the city’s storm procedures to see if anything can be done better the next time around.

01/27/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks to the media about a large snow storm on January 26, 2015 . (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Travel Ban In Effect; City Public Schools Closed Tuesday

New York City public schools will be closed Tuesday, and all nonemergency vehicles will be banned from the roads as of 11 p.m. Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced.

01/26/2015

Morning Snow

States Of Emergency Declared As Tri-State Area Braces For Massive Snowstorm

The Tri-State area is bracing for a “crippling and potentially historic” storm that could bury communities in up to 2 or more feet of snow.

01/26/2015

Israeli forensics examine the scene of an attack after a Palestinian man stabbed at least five people on a Tel Aviv bus on January 21, 2015. (credit: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Condemns Knife Attack Aboard Tel Aviv Bus

A knife-wielding Palestinian stabbed 11 morning commuters on and near a bus Wednesday, striking in the heart of Tel Aviv and reigniting fears of continued violence ahead of Israeli elections in March.

01/21/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio attends the Rev. Al Sharpton's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in Harlem on Jan. 19, 2015. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Sharpton, Adams Defend De Blasio At Separate MLK Events

At a seperate MLK Day event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Borough President Eric Adams, a former NYPD captain, also stuck up for the mayor.

01/19/2015

PBA president Patrick Lynch.   (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Lynch: ‘I Don’t Do My Job To Make Myself Popular’

Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch is speaking out after a new poll found only 18 percent of New Yorkers had a favorable opinion of the longtime union leader.

01/16/2015

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City Council Proposes Funding For New Bulletproof Vests For NYPD Cops

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced Thursday that the new vests for NYPD cops will be one of the things council members will be pushing for in next year’s budget.

01/15/2015

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

De Blasio: I Won’t Apologize To Police For My ‘Fundamental Beliefs’

Police union leaders have called for de Blasio to apologize for not supporting the NYPD following the grand jury’s decision not to indict a white officer in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man.

01/14/2015

A banner attached to a plane over the Hudson River demands that Mayor Bill de Blasio apologize to the NYPD. (Credit: CBS2)

Another Anti-De Blasio Banner Flies Near New York City Amid Rift With Police

Photos posted on social media showed a plane trailing a banner calling for de Blasio’s resignation.

01/13/2015

Two Cops Shot And Killed Execution Style In Brooklyn

De Blasio: I Was Not Depressed After Cop Killings

De Blasio’s comments came in response to an article in The New York Times, which quoted aides to the mayor as saying the de Blasio seemed depressed after the murders of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.

01/13/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton addresses the press on Jan. 12, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Bratton: Signs Of More Arrests After Suspected Slowdown

NYPD statistics show arrests were up in the past week after plummeting in the weeks following the fatal ambush of two patrolmen in December.

01/12/2015

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Snowy Friday Morning Commute To Follow Dangerously Deep Freeze

Arctic air sent temperatures plummeting across the Tri-State area on Thursday with wind chills driving them even lower.

01/08/2015

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