Mayor Bill de Blasio

Homeless man bathes in Columbus Circle fountain (Credit: Ken Frydman)

Exclusive: Photos Show Homeless Man Taking Bath In Columbus Circle Fountain

It was a shocking scene at one of the city’s most visited landmarks.

07/29/2015

New York City Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget Brennan (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor)

NYC Prosecutor To Receive Extra $2M From Mayor To Target Violence, Drug Crimes

The funds will also go toward the hiring of staff members and the purchase of new computer equipment.

07/29/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton talks with CBS2's Dave Carlin about the city's homeless crisis. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Demands Answers: Comm. Bratton Outlines Plan For Handling Homeless Crisis

One day after the mayor told CBS2 he is getting aggressive in ridding the streets of violent homeless people, CBS2 received exclusive details about the game plan from police Commissioner Bill Bratton.

07/28/2015

The homeless have been more noticeable on the streets of New York City so far this summer. (Photo: CBS2)

CBS2 Demands Answers From Mayor On New York City’s Homeless Crisis

With a recent spike in violence by the homeless, the mayor has vowed to get more aggressive with aggressive street people. But why are there more people living on the streets?

07/27/2015

An Uber vehicle is viewed in Manhattan on July 20, 2015.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

De Blasio On Uber Deal: There Will Be Rules

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio cleared the air Thursday about his administration’s surprise deal with ride-hailing service Uber.

07/23/2015

New York Police Department Commisioner Bill Bratton (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bill Bratton Says He Won’t Serve As Police Commissioner If De Blasio Is Re-elected

If de Blasio is re-elected in 2017, or if a new mayor wanted to keep him, Bratton said he would probably not be able to do the job.

07/23/2015

Queens Boulevard in Woodside, Queens on July 23, 2015. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Wants To Transform Dangerous Queens Road Into ‘Boulevard Of Life’

The city is investing $100 million to transform Queens Boulevard from the “boulevard of death” into the “boulevard of life,” Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday.

07/23/2015

Taxi drivers, union members and civic groups hold a news conference and rally on the steps of City Hall to support a City Council move to limit the number of Uber drivers and other for-hire car companies on July 20, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Uber, De Blasio Administration Strike Deal On For-Hire Vehicle Cap

The de Blasio administration said Wednesday that Uber has agreed to a four-month study on the impact of car service vehicles on traffic and the environment.

07/22/2015

The Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg (bottom-top) Bridges are seen in New York City - Jul 1, 2007 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio Considers Once-Dead East River Bridges Toll Plan

If you thought this plan had left the station, well, it just rode the rails back from oblivion.

07/22/2015

MTA logo (credit: Getty Images)

City Pledges Support As MTA Grapples To Fill Gaping Hole In Capital Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration wants the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to work with New York City to figure out how to fund a $14 billion gap in the transportation agency’s capital plan.

07/22/2015

Uber job tour in Queens on July 21, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Comptroller Stringer Sides With Uber On Day For-Hire Car Service Holds Job Fair

Uber kicked off a citywide jobs tour at Queensbridge Park in Long Island City on Tuesday.

07/21/2015

Dante de Blasio, Chiara de Blasio, Chirlane McCray, and Mayor Bill de Blasio at the Grand Canyon. (credit: Flo.NYC)

Chirlane McCray Releases De Blasio Family Vacation Photos

The photos indicate they took a road trip and spent time at the Grand Canyon and in Santa Fe and ‘ran in to’ actor Robert Redford and his wife.

07/21/2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a climate change conference in Vatican City on July 21, 2015. (Credit: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Announces New Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cuts At Vatican Conference

Mayor Bill de Blasio is in Vatican City attending a conference on climate change aimed at keeping up the pressure on national leaders ahead of climate talks in Paris later this year.

07/21/2015

With the rising temperatures, New Yorkers are seeing more and more homeless on the streets. (Photo: CBS2)

As Summer Heats Up, More And More Homeless Appearing All Over New York City

The number of complaints about the homeless on the streets of New York are on the rise. CBS2 asked the mayor what he plans to do about it.

07/16/2015

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Mayor De Blasio Claims ‘Summer All Out’ Initiative Is Keeping Violence Down

A spike in violent crime pushed the NYPD to quickly muster 300 volunteer officers from desk jobs to street duty in troubled precincts.

07/15/2015

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