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Mayor de Blasio's plan to update the art on display at City Hall has drawn criticism from some New Yorkers. (Credit: CBS2)

Mayor de Blasio’s Plan To Update City Art Collection Draws Criticism From Some New Yorkers

The City Hall Portraits Collection consists of more than 100 paintings of presidents, mayors, and military heroes from centuries past, something the mayor wants to change.

12/15/2014

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)

Clergy Members Gather To Protest Against Police Policies After Garner Decision

More protests were held Friday against the NYPD policing policies, in the wake of the grand jury decision in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.

12/12/2014

Russell Simmons was among the protesters at City Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 10, calling for change in police policy after the Eric Garner grand jury ruling. (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Protesters At City Hall Demand Change In Police Policies

Protesters angry about the Eric Garner grand jury decision rallied outside City Hall Wednesday, demanding action against what they called brutality and racial disparities in policing.

12/10/2014

Rachel Noerdling (Credit: CBS 2)

Recordings Reveal De Blasio Aide Noerdlinger’s Boyfriend Name-Dropped When Fighting Parking Ticket

Audio tapes released by New York City’s Department of Finance reveal the boyfriend of Rachel Noerdlinger, the chief of staff for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s wife, invoked Noerdlinger’s name when fighting parking tickets earlier this summer.

10/17/2014

Rachel Noerdling (Credit: CBS 2)

Rev. Sharpton Defends De Blasio Aide, Rachel Noerdlinger

Rev. Al Sharpton offered an impassioned defense of his former aide whose prominent role at City Hall has come under intense scrutiny, claiming that the criticism has been fueled by a movement to curb his own influence with Mayor de Blasio.

10/11/2014

Rachel Noerdling (Credit: CBS 2)

PBA President Concerned About How Investigation Into De Blasio Aide Has Been Handled

Lynch is asking why those working in City Hall are not being held to the same standard.

10/10/2014

Veteran New York City school bus drivers and matrons rally on the steps of City Hall on Oct. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Veteran NYC Bus Drivers, Matrons Rally At City Hall

Hundreds rallied Friday morning, angry that private bus companies that employed them laid them off and replaced them with less experienced workers with lower wages.

10/10/2014

Newark Police Cruiser (file/credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation Of Newark City Hall

Just before 10 a.m. Monday, Newark police received a call from a male caller who didn’t identify himself but said four bombs were set to explode in the building at 11:09 a.m., the city said a statement.

10/06/2014

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Environmental Advocates Rally As City Council Considers Fee On Disposable Bags

The groups are urging New Yorkers to go without using paper or plastic bags from now through Sept. 21.

09/16/2014

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

De Blasio Says He Will Apply For Security Clearance

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday said he is applying for federal security clearance, following the revelation that he was the first mayor in 20 years without it.

09/12/2014

Protesters call on the city to preserve the Rockaway Ferry on Thursday, Aug. 21. (Credit: CBS 2)

Rockaway Residents Take To City Hall In Fight To Keep Ferry

Residents of the Rockaway Peninsula took their battle to City Hall Thursday as they fight to keep their ferry service.

08/21/2014

Subway performers protest outside City Hall after spike in arrests. (Credit: WCBS 880/Marla Diamond)

Outcry From Subway Performers After Spike In Arrests

The spike in arrests of subway dancers has performers fighting back, speaking on the steps of City Hall Tuesday.

08/12/2014

NYPD (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Officials, Union Leaders: Move Cops From Desks Back To Streets

Union leaders and elected officials stood elbow-to-elbow in front of City Hall Friday, calling on the city to get police officers out from behind desks shuffling paper and back onto the street fighting crime.

06/06/2014

NYC cab (file/credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Families Show Support For De Blasio’s Vision Zero Plan At City Hall

The City Council was holding a hearing on 22 bills and resolutions to tighten the laws and increase penalties in an effort to reduce traffic fatalities.

04/30/2014

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

Mayor De Blasio, City Council Tout Proposed Municipal ID Card Bill

Under the law, city agencies would be be required to accept the card, making it easier for New Yorkers to access city services where identification is required.

04/09/2014

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