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Mayor Bill de Blasio signs 11 "Vision Zero" bills into law on June 23, 2014 in Queens. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Mayor De Blasio Signs 11 ‘Vision Zero’ Bills Into Law

The mayor will sign nearly a dozen bills that involve the city-wide speed limit, red light and speed cameras and other aspects of the plan.

06/23/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio, his wife and children at Coney Island's Mermaid Parade on June 21, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

City’s ‘First Children’ Serve As King & Queen At Brooklyn’s Mermaid Parade

Hundreds of thousands of spectators gathered for the 32nd annual event in Coney Island Saturday.

06/21/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

State Lawmakers Give OK To 25 MPH Speed Limit For New York City

The state Assembly approved the city’s request late Thursday and the Senate followed suit early Friday morning as the Legislature worked to adjourn their six-month session.

06/20/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito celebrate the city budget deal on Thursday, June 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mayor Bill De Blasio, City Council Agree On $75 Billion Budget Plan

New York City lawmakers have agreed on a $75 billion budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

06/19/2014

FILE - NYPD officers gather at the edge of Times Square. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Says It Is Not Aware Of Any Specific Terror Threat Against The City

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City is “constantly vigilant” against any terror threat posed by recent violence in Iraq.

06/18/2014

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Mayor Bill De Blasio: Admissions Process At Elite High Schools Needs Change

De Blasio said Tuesday he agrees that the schools should not accept students based solely on admission test results.

06/17/2014

VIDEO: De Blasio Makes Good On Bet, Sings ‘I Love L.A.’ On Kimmel’s Show

“We New Yorkers honor our bets, but I don’t have that great a singing voice,” de Blasio said while fulfilling his Stanley Cup wager with LA’s mayor. “So I’ve got some friends helping me out.”

06/17/2014

FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Anti-Carriage-Horse Activists Take Message To Times Square

Activists hit Times Square to distribute information to tourists explaining why they believe horse-drawn carriages should be outlawed in New York City, WCBS 880’s Ginny Kosola reported.

06/12/2014

Daniel St. Hubert appears in court on June 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Indicted In Brooklyn Elevator Stabbing Attack That Killed 6-Year-Old Boy

A man charged with stabbing a 6-year-old boy to death and critically injuring a 7-year-old girl inside an elevator in Brooklyn has been indicted for murder and other charges, authorities said Wednesday.

06/11/2014

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De Blasio Says He’s Still Against ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow,’ Despite Court Ruling

Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he felt the process was “broken.”

06/11/2014

Daniel St. Hubert In Court

Brooklyn Stabbing Suspect Meets Angry Crowd, Faces Judge For First Time

A man appeared before a judge late Thursday, after being charged in an elevator stabbing in Brooklyn that killed a 6-year-old boy and critically injured a 7-year-old girl is also being eyed in two other knife attacks in the city.

06/05/2014

Daniel St. Hubert

Suspect Apprehended In Stabbings That Left 1 Child Dead, 1 Hurt In Brooklyn

Police named a suspect Wednesday evening in the stabbing of two children, one fatally, inside an elevator in Brooklyn.

06/04/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

De Blasio, LA Mayor Make Stanley Cup Bet; Loser Sings On ‘Kimmel’

The mayors of New York City and Los Angeles have agreed on a wager for the Stanley Cup finals. And, as promised, it’s a doozy.

06/04/2014

Anze Kopitar of the Los Angeles Kings and Brad Richards of the New York Rangers face off at Staples Center on October 7, 2013. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Bring It On! LA Mayor Promises ‘Doozy’ Of A Bet With De Blasio

What can be bigger than total bagel supremacy? We’re about to find out — hopefully.

06/03/2014

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De Blasio Family Begins Moving Into Gracie Mansion

“Moving is bittersweet, even when excited by the destination,” first lady Chirlane McCray wrote in a post on her blog.

06/02/2014

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