Bill de Blasio

Morning Snow

States Of Emergency Declared As Tri-State Area Braces For Massive Snowstorm

The Tri-State area is bracing for a “crippling and potentially historic” storm that could bury communities in up to 2 or more feet of snow.

01/26/2015

Israeli forensics examine the scene of an attack after a Palestinian man stabbed at least five people on a Tel Aviv bus on January 21, 2015. (credit: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Condemns Knife Attack Aboard Tel Aviv Bus

A knife-wielding Palestinian stabbed 11 morning commuters on and near a bus Wednesday, striking in the heart of Tel Aviv and reigniting fears of continued violence ahead of Israeli elections in March.

01/21/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio attends the Rev. Al Sharpton's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in Harlem on Jan. 19, 2015. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Sharpton, Adams Defend De Blasio At Separate MLK Events

At a seperate MLK Day event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Borough President Eric Adams, a former NYPD captain, also stuck up for the mayor.

01/19/2015

PBA president Patrick Lynch.   (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Lynch: ‘I Don’t Do My Job To Make Myself Popular’

Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch is speaking out after a new poll found only 18 percent of New Yorkers had a favorable opinion of the longtime union leader.

01/16/2015

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City Council Proposes Funding For New Bulletproof Vests For NYPD Cops

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced Thursday that the new vests for NYPD cops will be one of the things council members will be pushing for in next year’s budget.

01/15/2015

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

De Blasio: I Won’t Apologize To Police For My ‘Fundamental Beliefs’

Police union leaders have called for de Blasio to apologize for not supporting the NYPD following the grand jury’s decision not to indict a white officer in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man.

01/14/2015

A banner attached to a plane over the Hudson River demands that Mayor Bill de Blasio apologize to the NYPD. (Credit: CBS2)

Another Anti-De Blasio Banner Flies Near New York City Amid Rift With Police

Photos posted on social media showed a plane trailing a banner calling for de Blasio’s resignation.

01/13/2015

Two Cops Shot And Killed Execution Style In Brooklyn

De Blasio: I Was Not Depressed After Cop Killings

De Blasio’s comments came in response to an article in The New York Times, which quoted aides to the mayor as saying the de Blasio seemed depressed after the murders of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.

01/13/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton addresses the press on Jan. 12, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Bratton: Signs Of More Arrests After Suspected Slowdown

NYPD statistics show arrests were up in the past week after plummeting in the weeks following the fatal ambush of two patrolmen in December.

01/12/2015

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Snowy Friday Morning Commute To Follow Dangerously Deep Freeze

Arctic air sent temperatures plummeting across the Tri-State area on Thursday with wind chills driving them even lower.

01/08/2015

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

NYC To Begin Banning Plastic Foam Containers From Food Establishments In July

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration says there will be a grace period, without fines, until January 2016.

01/08/2015

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NYC Courts Quiet As Arrests Drop Dramatically

The number of criminal summonses cops handed out in the past week totaled 347, compared with more than 4,000 the same week a year ago.

01/08/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio and others pose with Staten Island Chuck on Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Happy To Not Hold Staten Island Chuck At Groundhog Day Ceremony

A year after a groundhog slipped from Mayor Bill de Blasio’s grasp during the annual Staten Island Zoo Groundhog Day ceremony, the zoo is reportedly making a change to prevent the mayor from handling the animal.

01/08/2015

A woman tries to stay warm while waiting for a bus in Coney Island  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Under Big Chill As Temperatures Drop

Arctic air and wicked wind chills have followed the snow that fell across the Tri-State area, bringing bitter cold temperatures to much of the region.

01/07/2015

Ambulances and police officers gather in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo on January 7, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Hold Vigil For Victims Of Terror Attack On Paris Newspaper

Extra officers have been stationed at various locations throughout the city, including the French Consulate, since the attack Wednesday on the Paris offices of the satirical newspaper, the Charlie Hebdo weekly.

01/07/2015

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