Lilliam Barrios-Paoli

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Bratton: Police Have Less Power Dealing With Homeless Than They Did Under Giuliani

In what some saw as a stunning admission Wednesday, police Commissioner Bill Bratton said getting the homeless off the streets is more difficult now than when Rudolph Giuliani was mayor.

21 hours ago

A homeless man walks down the street in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

De Blasio Says Cost Of Living Reason For Many Homeless In NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio said many of the city’s homeless simply can’t afford the cost of living in New York City.

09/01/2015

Juan Sanchez

City Investigates Mother Of Bronx Boy Who May Have Died From Rat Poison

The city has launched an investigation following the death of a 4-year-old Bronx boy who might have ingested rat poison, and new questions have arisen about his mother.

05/01/2014

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio speaks at a Nelson Mandela tribute at the National Action Network in Harlem on Dec. 7, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Out To Change Federal Government’s Relationship With NYC

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio is on “a mission” of sorts. He wants to begin influencing the national agenda on a host of issues that pertain directly to New York City.

12/12/2013