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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

NYPD Analyzing Consequences Of Decline In Stop-And-Frisk

Overall, crime in the city is down, but there has been an uptick in shootings in certain neighborhoods.

06/26/2014

A 32-ounce soda is filled at a Manhattan McDonalds. (Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

High Court Won’t Reinstate New York City’s Big Soda Ban

Guzzlers prevailed Thursday as New York’s highest court refused to reinstate New York City’s ban on the sale of big sodas, ruling that the city’s health department overstepped its bounds.

06/26/2014

Rep. Charlie Rangel gives a thumb's-up after voting in the Democratic primary on June 25, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

AP: Rep. Charles Rangel Holds Off Challenge To Win Congressional Primary

With 100 percent of the vote counted in unofficial results, Rangel led Espaillat 47.4 percent to 43.6 percent, a difference of fewer than 2,000 votes.

06/25/2014

The Park Slope, Brooklyn home of Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family, with a police guard house outside. (Credit: CBS 2)

Real Estate Agent: De Blasio Family Home Could Fetch $7,500 A Month As Rental

Mayor Bill de Blasio is moving on up to the East Side and Gracie Mansion. So, for the right price you might be able to rent his home on a tree-lined street in Brooklyn.

06/25/2014

Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner exercises her Fifth Amendment right not to speak about the IRS targeting investigation before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee during a hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building March 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Republicans Blast IRS Over Lost Emails Allegedly Targeting Tea Party, Others

Contentious hearings on lost Internal Revenue Service emails got back underway in Washington on Tuesday. There was plenty of heated back and forth.

06/24/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio signs 11 "Vision Zero" bills into law on June 23, 2014 in Queens. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Mayor De Blasio Signs 11 ‘Vision Zero’ Bills Into Law

The mayor will sign nearly a dozen bills that involve the city-wide speed limit, red light and speed cameras and other aspects of the plan.

06/23/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

State Lawmakers Give OK To 25 MPH Speed Limit For New York City

The state Assembly approved the city’s request late Thursday and the Senate followed suit early Friday morning as the Legislature worked to adjourn their six-month session.

06/20/2014

Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel leads a march of soldiers, veterans and various other military aligned groups in the 369th Infantry Regiment Parade in Harlem on May 18, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Will Rep. Charles Rangel, The ‘Lion Of Harlem’, Be Dethroned By State Sen. Adriano Espaillat?

As CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer reported Thursday, next week’s Democratic primary could be historic.

06/19/2014

FILE - NYPD officers gather at the edge of Times Square. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Says It Is Not Aware Of Any Specific Terror Threat Against The City

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City is “constantly vigilant” against any terror threat posed by recent violence in Iraq.

06/18/2014

Speed Camera Car

CBS 2 Exclusive: An Inside Look At New York City’s Speed Camera Cars

The words “smile, you’re on candid camera” have taken on new meaning in the city’s crackdown on speeding motorists.

06/18/2014

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Terrorism Experts Warn: Leader Of ISIS Has His Eyes On New York City

The new war in Iraq has local terrorism experts on high alert. The leader of the insurgent group swallowing city after city there has vowed to bring his war to New York City.

06/17/2014

Hundreds attend a vigil June 16, 2014, calling for the return of three teenage boys kidnapped in the West Bank.  (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

NYC Vigil Held Calling For Return Of Teens Kidnapped In West Bank

Several Jewish groups held a prayer service and vigil outside the Israeli Consulate in Manhattan on Monday for three teens kidnapped in the West Bank last week.

06/16/2014

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Gov. Chris Christie Shows Off His Dance Moves On ‘Tonight Show’

During an appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” that aired late Thursday night, Christie poked fun at the George Washington Bridge scandal and participated in a recurring bit acting out “the evolution of dad dancing.”

06/13/2014

NYC Rise In Shootings

Amid Dramatic Spike In Shootings, Poll Shows New Yorkers Want More Cops

Prince Joshua “PJ” Avitto was stabbed to death while in the elevator with his friend Mikayla Capers, 7, who was also attacked.

06/12/2014

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New York City Parents Pushing Hard For End To Teacher Tenure

A stunning decision to overturn teacher tenure laws in California has New York City parents mobilizing to seek the same thing here.

06/11/2014

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