In a first-of-its kind analysis, a report from the New York Attorney General’s office found that just 1.5 percent of stop-and-frisk arrests resulted in a jail or prison sentence longer than 30 days.
Dante de Blasio has been named one of Time magazine’s 16 most influential teenagers of 2013. The campaign ad featuring the teen and his trademark Afro certainly helped dad, Bill, get elected mayor. But, it doesn’t stop there.
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., announced Monday that he is urging lawmakers to approve an extension to the federal tax benefit beyond its Dec. 31 deadline.
Iran’s nuclear program is the talk of major world powers in Switzerland. There was talk of a breakthrough, but as of early Friday evening, there was still no deal.
Bill de Blasio is faced with figuring out a way to guarantee the safety of Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly — men who have terrorists and others gunning for them — when they return to private life.
Emboldened by a historic landslide, Bill de Blasio seeks to push ahead with an ambitious liberal agenda aimed at easing the economic inequality.
In his victory speech as mayor-elect of New York City Tuesday night, Democrat Bill de Blasio declaed a mandate to repair the inequality he said has left the city suffering, and said as mayor, “I work for you.”
Democrat Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has a nearly 40-point lead in the polls over Republican Joe Lhota. If de Blasio is elected, he would be the first Democrat elected mayor since 1989.
CBS 2′s Kristine Johnson moderated the debate between incumbent Republican Ed Mangano and Decmoratic challenger Tom Suozzi, who is seeking to get his old job back.
A federal appeals court block of a judge’s ruling that found the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy discriminated against minorities may be short lived, depending on the outcome of next week’s mayoral election.
De Blasio’s wife, Chirlane McCray, discussed her marriage as well as her childhood.
Tamra Roberts Lhota, the wife of Republican mayoral contender Joe Lhota, is also one of his closest advisers.
When asked whether he’s bring out any big political names to campaign for him in the closing days of the race, Lhota did hint at a possible show of support from his old boss, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
Mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota took jabs, raised their voices and frequently talked over each other at their second debate Tuesday, with de Blasio repeatedly accusing Lhota of “fearmongering,” and Lhota accusing de Blasio of failing to keep promises and being soft on crime.
With Election Day two weeks away, city voters say safety is more important than certain privacy rights.