Marcia Kramer

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Terror Suspect Arrested In NJ; NYPD On High Alert For July 4 Fireworks

The arrest comes at the same time that the NYPD is on high alert, concerned about a possible ISIS-inspired terror attack in the United States this holiday weekend.

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Terror Attacks in France, Kuwait, Tunisia

ISIS Claims Responsibility For 2 Of 3 Terror Attacks In France, Kuwait And Tunisia

World leaders are still trying to figure out their response, but one thing they say they won’t do is cower.

06/26/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio: More Cops Will Lead To Improved Community Relations

More than 300 cops will focus exclusively on counterterrorism, but they won’t be plucked from local precincts.

06/25/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced June 24, 2015, that the city will expand its vision screening program to all 130 community schools and will partner with Warby Parker to provide a free pair of glasses to every student in need at P.S. 50 Library in Manhattan. (Credit: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office)

Sources To CBS2: De Blasio Rejected Offer To Raise Minimum Wage

Sources say the offer to hike the minimum wage was offered as part of a deal to revamp disability pensions for cops and firefighters injured in the line of duty.

06/24/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: CBS2)

De Blasio, Bratton Talk Police, Community Relations With Urban Ministers

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton met with urban ministers Tuesday following New York City’s decision to hire nearly 1,300 new police officers as part of its $78.5 billion budget agreement.

06/23/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the high school graduation of his son, Dante. (Credit: CBS2)

Mayor De Blasio Speaks Of Racial Tolerance During Son Dante’s High School Graduation

Among the graduates was one Dante de Blasio, whose picture flashed on the overhead screens of the arena as he listened to the keynote speaker, his father.

06/19/2015

President Barack Obama pauses as he makes a statement on June 18, 2015, regarding the mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Charleston Massacre, Obama Again Sounds Gun Control Rallying Cry

CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller, who keeps records of such things, said Thursday marked the 14th time Obama had addressed the nation following a gun tragedy.

06/18/2015

Fareed Mumuni, center, appears in court on June 17, 2015. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Feds: S.I. Man Tries To Stab FBI Agent With Knife During Terror Probe

The father of Queens college student, who is accused of planning an attack on New York City landmarks on behalf of ISIS, is speaking up for his son.

06/17/2015

Clinton Correctional Facility (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

N.Y. State Senator Proposes Using GPS Implants To Track Violent Convicts

It’s high-tech and certainly controversial, but with the two prisoners from the Clinton Correctional Facility still on the lam an upstate senator says one way to track future escapees is to microchip them.

06/16/2015

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is joining New York City anti-gun efforts. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: ATF To Join NYPD In Fighting New York City Gun Crimes

A federal agency is joining the effort to get gun crimes under control, CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reported exclusively Monday.

06/15/2015

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New Yorkers Concerned Big Apple Is Turning Into ‘Gun City’

The shooting at the Waldorf Astoria Saturday is just one of several gun incidents this weekend.

06/14/2015

City Councilman  Jimmy Van Bramer and residents protest the elimination of permit parking spots at a municipal garage in Long Island City on June 12, 2015. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Long Island City Residents Angry DOT Eliminated Permit Parking Spaces In Municipal Lot

Long Island City residents are protesting a move by the Department of Transportation that eliminated permit parking spaces in a local municipal lot.

06/12/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks to reporters at a news conference following an NYPD swearing-in ceremony with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 7, 2015. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Critics Sound Off After Bratton Says It’s Difficult To Recruit Blacks To NYPD

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was facing a backlash Wednesday over his assertion that the NYPD has a hard time recruiting African-American men as officers because many have arrest records.

06/10/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio talks exclusively with CBS2's Marcia Kramer about the city's surging violent crime rate. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: De Blasio Says Some Critics Worrying About Violent Crime Are ‘Fearmongering’

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday told CBS2 that critics concerned about surging murder rates are just “fearmongering” and blowing things out of proportion.

06/10/2015

PBA president Patrick Lynch.   (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

PBA Head Comes Out Against Anti-Violent Crime Program, Calls For More Police Hires

The head of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association on Tuesday issued sharp criticism of the city’s plan to reduce surging gun violence.

06/09/2015

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