Bill de Blasio

A horse drawn carriage waits to move outside of Central Park. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Russell Simmons (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for Diamond Empowerment Fund)

Russell Simmons: NYC’s Horse Carriages Like Holocaust

Hip-hop mogul and animal-rights advocate Russell Simmons is comparing New York City’s horse-drawn carriages to slavery and the Holocaust.

07/17/2015

De Blasio's Uber App Feature

Uber App Debuts ‘De Blasio’ Feature To Rip Possible Vehicle Limits In NYC

The New York City Council is expected to vote on a measure that would number of new for-hire vehicle licenses.

07/16/2015

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address on Feb. 3, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

De Blasio To Speak At Vatican Next Week

De Blasio will attend a conference called “Modern Slavery and Climate Change: The Commitment of The Cities.”

07/16/2015

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

NYC Bringing Free Broadband Service To 5 Public Housing Complexes

The city will invest $10 million at five New York City Housing Authority developments in Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx to provide high-speed broadband service.

07/16/2015

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)

Poll: Public Backs Gov. Cuomo In Clash With Mayor De Blasio

The Siena College survey found that 39 percent of voters statewide back Cuomo over de Blasio, compared to 28 percent who side with the mayor. De Blasio had slightly more support than Cuomo among Democrats and New York City voters.

07/15/2015

Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr on left, wife Esau at podium discussing settlement (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Eric Garner’s Family On $5.9 Million Settlement: Don’t Congratulate Us, This Is Not A Victory

“Don’t congratulate us. This is not a victory,” Garner’s mother Gwen Carr said. “The victory will come when we get justice.”

07/14/2015

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

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