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Marcell Dockery is charged with assault, arson and reckless endangerment, police said. He lives on the 12th floor of the residential high-rise on Surf Avenue where the fire broke out Sunday, police said.
Mayor de Blasio said the city is spending $300,000 to push it with an ad campaign called Opportunity Starts Now.
The first three months of 2014 have seen a 26 percent decline in fatalities and an 8 percent reduction in injuries compared with the first quarter of 2013.
Workers at businesses with five or more employees who are hired to work more than 80 hours a calendar year will now be able to accrue up to five paid sick days per year under the new provision.
The city acknowledged it has spent only a fraction of the money available for Sandy-related home repairs and rebuilding, but it’s something Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to fix.
The mayor discussed universal pre-K before throwing out the first pitch at the Mets game Monday afternoon.
Whether you’re going to the game or just parking on the couch, you’ll want to know what’s going on prior to 1:10 p.m., when the Mets and Nationals officially get the season started at Citi Field.
The deal includes the first ever state funded universal pre-kindergarten program as well as new protections for charter schools.
Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Sen. Charles Schumer on Saturday to announce his new plan to the city’s Build It Back program.
Mayor Bill de Blasio will take the mound when the Mets start their 2014 season on Monday.
A former federal prosecutor who has monitored police in Washington, D.C., for more than a decade was named on Friday as the first-ever inspector general of the New York Police Department.
Sources tell CBS 2 that part of the budget includes a tentative deal between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo over charter schools in New York City.
The 10-cent carry out bag fee would apply to markets and bodegas, street vendors selling fruit, vegetables and general merchandise and retail stores including clothing, drug and department stores.
Andrew Rossig, 33, James Brady, 32, Kyle Hartwell, 29, and Marco Markovich, 27, were arraigned on charges of burglary, reckless endangerment and misdemeanor jumping from a structure, police said.
More than 100 New York City public housing buildings damaged by superstorm Sandy will be getting new, federally funded boilers, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer announced Sunday.