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Letitia James (credit: Getty Images)

Public Advocate Letitia James Releases List Of Worst Landlords In NYC

On Wednesday, James released an annual list of the city’s landlords who’ve been cited with the most housing violations.

10/08/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio Announces Community Parks Initiative To Improve City Parks System

It will begin by targeting 35 community parks with capital investments of $130-million that will promote the full recreation of parks.

10/07/2014

A policeman keeps vigil inside a subway station in New York on September 25, 2014.  (Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Increases Policing After Subway Plot Report

Bag inspections were being set up at some subway stations, more bomb-sniffing dogs and surveillance teams were deployed and officers were working overtime and doing extra checks of subway stations.

09/26/2014

Mufid Elfgeeh is charged with trying to provide material support to ISIS. (Credit: U.S. Attorney General's office)

Rochester Man Denies Plotting To Aid Islamic State Group

Mufid Elfgeeh pleaded not guilty Thursday to three counts of attempting to provide material support and resources to the group designated a foreign terrorist organization by the U.S.

09/18/2014

FILE -- A NYPD helicopter is seen on Nov. 3, 2013 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Police: NYPD Helicopter Has Near Miss With Drone Over Brooklyn

The chopper was helping to search for a missing person when police said the drone came within 50 feet of the aircraft.

09/18/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton: NYC In ‘New Era Of Potential Terrorism’

Police have stepped up security in Times Square while still insisting that there’s no information pointing to any terror plot against New York City linked to the Islamic State group.

09/17/2014

Mercedes Arias and her boyfriend Thomas Cascio visit the memorial for Mercedes's father Joseph Amatuccio, who worked at Emergency Squad 7 and lost  his life on September 11, 2001 at the site of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2014. (Photo by Chang W. Lee - Pool/Getty Images)

New York, Nation Pauses To Remember 9/11 13 Years Later

Family and friends of those who died read the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed in New York, at the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

09/11/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

Bratton’s Comments On Rev. Sharpton Meeting Raises Eyebrows

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was speaking at the Crain’s New York Business Breakfast when he was asked about being lectured by the Rev. Al Sharpton at City Hall back in July.

09/10/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio visits Inner Force Early Childhood Learning Center at 1181 East New York Avenue on September 4, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Theodore Parisienne-Pool/Getty Images)

De Blasio Promises Better ‘Foundation’ With Pre-K As NYC Public School Students Head Back To Class

Mayor Bill de Blasio greeted streams of prekindergarten students Thursday on the first day of his ambitious expansion of early childhood education.

09/04/2014

Revelers march in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade along Fifth Ave in Manhattan on March 17, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gay Group To March In NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Organizers of the world’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade say they’re ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time.

09/03/2014

A prekindergarten class (file/credit: Getty Images)

Last Day Of Preparations For NYC Pre-K Rollout

Officials getting ready for a massive expansion in the city’s prekindergarten enrollment were spending the last day before school starts finishing inspections of every single facility.

09/03/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces the installation of more speed cameras need New York City schools on Sept. 2, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

More Speed Cameras Being Installed Near NYC Schools

New York City is installing more speed cameras near schools as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan.

09/02/2014

Classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

Health, Safety Violations Could Delay Openings For A Dozen Pre-K Facilities

A dozen facilities providing services in the city’s new universal pre-kindergarten program won’t open on time if they don’t fix serious health and safety violations.

08/22/2014

A sign for a Bank of America branch is viewed on April 16, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Gets $800M In Bank Of America Settlement

New York state is getting $800 million as its share of a national $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.

08/21/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton joins Eric Garner's family after meeting with federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on July 25, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sharpton, Family Of Eric Garner To Meet With US Attorney

Garner’s family wants federal prosecutors to take over the investigation and potential prosecution of the case, which the Staten Island District Attorney announced Tuesday was going to a grand jury.

08/21/2014

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