Bill de Blasio

FILE -- The Puerto Rican flag flies near the Capitol building in San Juan as the island's residents deal with the government's $72 billion debt. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Federal Government Should Come To Puerto Rico’s Rescue

The U.S. Caribbean territory owes $72 billion in debts it governor has said publicly it cannot pay.

07/14/2015

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

City Announces $5.9 Million Settlement For Eric Garner’s Family

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Monday announced the settlement of $5.9 million with the family of Eric Garner.

07/13/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio and former U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin march in the first Disability Pride Parade in Manhattan on July 12, 2015. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

NYC Hosts Its First Disability Pride Parade

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke to kick off the inaugural NYC Disability Pride Parade. He said he was proud of the city being a national leader in supporting rights for disabled people.

07/12/2015

The Great Lawn in Central Park (credit: Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

Tens Of Thousands Of Faithful Expected to Attend NY CityFest In Central Park

Well-known evangelical figures and Yankees great Mariano Rivera are expected to attend the NY CityFest revival on the park’s Great Lawn.

07/11/2015

USWNT ticker-tape parade kicks off on July 10, 2015. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

NYC Celebrates Women’s World Cup Winners With Ticker-Tape Parade, City Hall Ceremony

The Women’s World Cup ticker-tape parade is over, but the celebrations continue.

07/10/2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio

De Blasio On WFAN: ‘This Is A Tremendous Moment For Women In This Country’

Mayor Bill de Blasio joined WFAN co-hosts Kim Jones and Marc Malusis to discuss the importance of the parade and the significance of what the American team accomplished.

07/10/2015

From left to right: Sanitation Commissioner Katherine Garcia, sanitation worker Curtis Jackson, Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: CBS2)

NYC Honors Sanitation Worker Who Stopped Robbery At Gramercy 7-Eleven

The cameras at the 7-Eleven captured sanitation worker Curtis Jackson stopping a would-be robber from holding up the store while he was on the job last week.

07/09/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Returns From Vacation With More Words For Gov. Cuomo

De Blasio left for vacation letting Cuomo have it and he came back taking a stand after measured innuendo from Cuomo in their war of words on ways of governance.

07/09/2015

Riker Island (file/credit: Getty Images)

NYC To Use $17.8 Million To Offer Non-Bail Option For Some Suspects

Thousands of New Yorkers accused of low-level or non-violent crimes won’t face the prospect of raising cash for bail under a plan that seeks to keep such suspects out of the troubled Rikers Island jail complex.

07/08/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City and Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York speak at a press conference October 23, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Cuomo On Feud With De Blasio: ‘It’s Clear That His Style Is To Air His Public Frustration’

When Mayor Bill de Blasio returns from vacation, will he and Gov. Andrew Cuomo get together to bury the hatchet? It’s hard to say.

07/07/2015

Prospect Park (credit: CBS2)

Ban On Cars On West Drive In Prospect Park Takes Effect

West Drive between Grand Army Plaza and Park Circle, which had been open to vehicles for two hours during weekday afternoons, will now be permanently car free.

07/06/2015

Donald Trump Is Running For President

NYC Reviewing Contracts With Trump After Comments On Immigration

New York City officials are reviewing the city’s contracts with Donald Trump after statements the GOP presidential hopeful made about Mexican immigrants.

07/02/2015

FILE - A Styrofoam take-out container is viewed in a trash can in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York City Ban On Styrofoam Products Takes Effect

As of midnight, Styrofoam products such as trays, cups, plates, clamshell containers and packing peanuts are banned at food service establishments, stores and manufacturers across the five boroughs.

07/01/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

De Blasio Accuses Cuomo Of Hindering City Agenda, Playing Revenge Game

Speaking to reporters at City Hall just before he leaves on a family vacation, de Blasio said he believes the Democratic governors holds substantial influence over the Republican-led Senate’s leadership.

06/30/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio and family while vacationing in Naples, on July 23, 2014. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio, Family Heading West This Week For Vacation

City officials said Monday that the mayor’s family will be spending eight days traveling together throughout the southwestern and western United States.

06/29/2015

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