Bill de Blasio

Plaque marking where the Wall Street Slave Market once stood in Lower Manhattan (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Mayor, NYC Officials Unveil Plaque Marking Spot Of Wall Street Slave Market

The marker was first proposed by Christopher Cobb, a Brooklyn-based artist and writer.

06/27/2015

Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice after the U.S Supreme Court hands down a ruling regarding same-sex marriage June 26, 2015 outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC.  The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama: Supreme Court Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage Is ‘A Victory For America’

The Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

06/26/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio: More Cops Will Lead To Improved Community Relations

More than 300 cops will focus exclusively on counterterrorism, but they won’t be plucked from local precincts.

06/25/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced June 24, 2015, that the city will expand its vision screening program to all 130 community schools and will partner with Warby Parker to provide a free pair of glasses to every student in need at P.S. 50 Library in Manhattan. (Credit: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office)

Sources To CBS2: De Blasio Rejected Offer To Raise Minimum Wage

Sources say the offer to hike the minimum wage was offered as part of a deal to revamp disability pensions for cops and firefighters injured in the line of duty.

06/24/2015

FILE -- NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton  (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton To Reveal More Details On NYPD Expansion

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will unveil more details of his new plan Wednesday on how to cut crime in the Big Apple, including how he’ll use almost 1,300 extra cops that have been secured in the city’s budget.

06/24/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: CBS2)

De Blasio, Bratton Talk Police, Community Relations With Urban Ministers

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton met with urban ministers Tuesday following New York City’s decision to hire nearly 1,300 new police officers as part of its $78.5 billion budget agreement.

06/23/2015

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NYC’s $78.5 Billion Budget Heads To City Council For Vote

The entire Fiscal Year 2016 budget will go to a vote before the full council later this week.

06/23/2015

People begin to arrive for a Sunday service at Emanuel AME Church June 21, 2015, in Charleston, South Carolina.  (Credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church Holds First Service Since Shootings

Sunday morning will mark the first worship service at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church since nine people were shot to death, authorities said.

06/21/2015

Residents gather at #IamAME rally at Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York in Queens (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Rally Held At Queens Cathedral In Response To South Carolina Church Shooting

Mayor Bill de Blasio attended the rally dubbed #IamAME at Greater Allen African Methodist Episcopal Cathedral of New York in Jamaica Saturday afternoon.

06/20/2015

Prospect Park (credit: CBS2)

De Blasio Announces New Traffic Restrictions In Central & Prospect Parks

Major sections of Central and Prospect parks will be permanently car free, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday.

06/18/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg attend a groundbreaking ceremony on June 16, 2015, for Cornell Tech's campus on Roosevelt Island. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Cornell Tech Breaks Ground On Roosevelt Island Campus

Bloomberg Philanthropies is donating $100 million to a Cornell University graduate school for a new high-tech New York City campus breaking ground Tuesday.

06/16/2015

Demonstrators block the entrance to the building housing Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan office on June 11, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

NYS Senate, Assembly Unable To Come To An Agreement On Rent Stabilization Laws

Despite dire warnings, Albany lawmakers were unable to agree on the possibility of extending rent regulations.

06/15/2015

Revelers line up on Fifth Avenue for the National Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 14, 2015. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

58th National Puerto Rican Parade Marches Up Fifth Avenue

Hundreds of thousands of people lined Fifth Avenue on Sunday to express their Puerto Rican pride.

06/14/2015

Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hosts a small business forum with members of the business and lending communities at Bike Tech bicycle shop on May 19, 2015 in Cedar Falls, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Preparations Underway On Roosevelt Island For Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Speech

Preparations are underway on Roosevelt Island as Hillary Clinton makes what is being seen as her first major presidential campaign speech this weekend.

06/12/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks to reporters at a news conference following an NYPD swearing-in ceremony with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 7, 2015. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Critics Sound Off After Bratton Says It’s Difficult To Recruit Blacks To NYPD

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was facing a backlash Wednesday over his assertion that the NYPD has a hard time recruiting African-American men as officers because many have arrest records.

06/10/2015

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