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Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 26, 2015 . (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

De Blasio, Other Mayors Call For More Federal Transportation Funding

The nation’s mayors are calling on Congress to increase transportation funding in order to keep roads and bridges in good repair.

03/24/2015

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Local Leaders Urge Brooklyn Families To Prioritize Fire Safety In Wake Of Deadly Blaze

Adams said that Brooklyn residents need to learn from the deaths of 7 children killed in a blaze that investigators believe was started by a hot plate.

03/23/2015

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1 Dead, 2 In Critical Condition After Taxi Hits Pedestrians In The Bronx

One person is dead and three others are injured after a car struck pedestrians in the Mount Eden section of the Bronx.

03/20/2015

Protesters on Feb. 5, 2015, call for details of grand jury proceedings in the Eric Garner case to be unsealed. (credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

Judge Won’t Release Grand Jury Testimony From Eric Garner Chokehold Case

State Supreme Court Justice William Garnett said the parties who brought the suit didn’t make a good enough argument for releasing the minutes.

03/19/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton announces new Shot Spotter pilot program (Credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

NYPD Roles Out Shot Spotter Pilot Program In Areas Of Bronx, Brooklyn

The technology is called Shot Spotter and it works like a GPS triangulation system, using antennas and coordinates to identify the location and direction the gunfire comes from.

03/16/2015

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Four Teens Arrested, Fifth In Custody For McDonald’s Brawl

Four teenagers have been arrested, a fifth is in custody and a sixth is still on the run in the case of a vicious beating of another teen at a Brooklyn McDonald’s.

03/14/2015

Aniah Ferguson is charged with the beating of a teenage girl in a Brooklyn McDonald's. (Credit: CBS2)

3 More In Custody In Brooklyn McDonald’s Brawl, Sources Say

Three more teenage girls were apprehended Friday after a group of teens were caught on video assaulting another girl inside a Brooklyn McDonald’s.

03/13/2015

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NYPD: Man Told Victim ‘I’m Going To Kill You White Boy’ Before Queens Attack

A man needed multiple stitches after his throat was slashed during an unprovoked attack in Queens, police said.

03/13/2015

A teenage girl was brutally beaten by a group of other girls in an incident caught on video at a McDonald's in Flatbush, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

16-Year-Old Charged In Videotaped Gang Beating Of Girl In Brooklyn McDonald’s

A 16-year-old girl has been arrested and charged after a group of teens were caught on video pummeling another girl inside a Brooklyn McDonald’s, according to police.

03/12/2015

A teenage girl was brutally beaten by a group of other girls in an incident caught on video at a McDonald's in Flatbush, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Video Shows Group Inside Brooklyn McDonald’s Beating, Kicking Girl While Spectators Watch

A group of teenagers are seen on video pummeling a girl inside a Brooklyn McDonald’s — and no one tried to stop the violence.

03/11/2015

In this photo illustration the Netflix logo is seen on September 19, 2014 in Paris, France. Netflix September 15 launched service in France, the first of six European countries planned in the coming months. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Baz Luhrmann’s Netflix Original Series Looking For Actors, Actresses

A Netflix original series called “The Getdown” is looking for actors and actresses.

03/06/2015

People and pets evacuated following an incident at Oradell Animal Hospital on March 6, 2015. (credit: Debby Hastings via Twitter)

MRI Explosion Causes Evacuation Of Oradell Animal Hospital In Paramus

The incident took place at around noon and left one person in critical condition,

03/06/2015

Snow falls in Massapequa, Long Island on March 5, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

As Another Snowstorm Hits, Long Islanders Fed Up With Winter

Long Islanders were saying “enough already” Thursday as yet another snowstorm hit the area, and some towns have also been hit with serious concerns about road salt shortages.

03/05/2015

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De Blasio Announces Addition Of Muslim Holidays To NYC Public Schools Calendar

Schools will now close for Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, making New York City the largest school district in the nation to recognize the two holidays on the official school calendar.

03/04/2015

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

Mayor Bill De Blasio To Visit Israel This Summer

De Blasio has championed Jewish causes. He denounced anti-Semitic violence in Europe at a major New York synagogue and in a recent trip to Paris following terrorist attacks there.

03/04/2015

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