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Sergeants Benevolent Association Blasts Mayor Bill De Blasio After Attack On Cops

De Blasio was on the defensive again Monday against accusation by police unions that he is anti-cop, CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer reported.

12/15/2014

Police outside the Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters in Brooklyn. (credit: CBS2)

Security Stepped Up At Brooklyn Synagogue After Stabbing

Police are increasing security at a Brooklyn synagogue after authorities said a mentally ill man stabbed a student in the head before being shot and killed by police.

12/10/2014

Opponents of carriage horses in New York City rally on the steps of City Hall on Dec. 8, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Dueling Rallies Held As City Council Considers Ban On Horse-Drawn Carriages

The New York City Council is considering bill Monday that would ban horse-drawn carriage rides in the city. Supporters and opponents, meanwhile, were staging rallies on the steps of City Hall.

12/08/2014

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Protesters Crowd Stores, Shut Down FDR Drive Again Over Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

Demonstrators are expected to gather in Union Square Friday afternoon, a day after an estimated 10,000 people marched across New York City on Thursday.

12/05/2014

PBA President Patrick Lynch speaks during a news conference following a Staten Island grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner on Dec. 4, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

PBA President: Police Officers ‘Thrown Under The Bus’ By De Blasio In Wake Of Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch said the mayor needs to more to support New York City police officers.

12/04/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio Says Police Retraining ‘Will Change The Future Of This City’

About 22,000 patrolmen are being retrained during a three-day course, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said. The retraining began earlier this month and officials hope it will be completed by June.

12/04/2014

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)

Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict Cop In Eric Garner Chokehold Case

A grand jury has decided Wednesday not to indict the police officer who placed a Staten Island man in an apparent chokehold just before he died.

12/03/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a news conference at the Ingersoll Houses in Brooklyn, on Dec. 2, 2014, to discuss crime statistics. (credit: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office)

De Blasio: Crime In NYC Continues To Fall

De Blasio said the city had its safest August to November period since at least 1994.

12/02/2014

A carriage horse trots near Central Park on April 21, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bill To Ban NYC Horse-Drawn Carriages Heading To City Council

Long-delayed legislation to ban horse carriages in New York City is finally going to be introduced at the City Council next week.

12/01/2014

New York City Hall (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council Bill Would Allow New Yorkers To Identify Themselves As Multiracial

Legislation being introduced Tuesday would change dozens of official documents. They’d include applications for public housing and complaint forms with the city’s Commission on Human Rights.

11/25/2014

Barclays Center in Brooklyn (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Among 3 Finalists For 2016 Democratic National Convention

Democrats announced Monday they have narrowed the list of contenders to Brooklyn, Philadelphia and Columbus, Ohio.

11/24/2014

The NYPD is investigating a police-involved shooting in Brooklyn that left one man dead on Nov. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Sources To CBS2: Officer Accidentally Shot Unarmed Man While Opening Door With Gun In Hand

An unarmed and unsuspecting man was shot in the chest and killed by a rookie police officer in the inside the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing complex late Thursday, and police officials have said it appeared to be accidental.

11/21/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Poll Shows Wide Racial Gap In Support For Mayor Bill De Blasio

Seventy-one percent of black voters said they approve of the mayor, but only 34 percent of whites gave him a thumbs-up.

11/19/2014

Israeli emergency personnel take out a body of an Israeli man outside a synagogue on November 18, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. (credit: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

5 People, Including Americans, Killed In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the NYPD has stepped up patrols at synagogues and other key locations around the city.

11/18/2014

Dr. Craig Spencer, New York City's first Ebola patient, speaks to reporters as he is released from Bellevue Hospital on Nov. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Dr. Craig Spencer, NYC Ebola Patient, Released From Bellevue Hospital

Declaring “New York City is Ebola free,” Mayor Bill de Blasio hugged Dr. Craig Spencer after he walked out of Bellevue Hospital Tuesday as medical team members cheered and applauded.

11/11/2014

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