Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio

Pundit: De Blasio-Cuomo Feud Could Have Repercussions For NYC’s Agenda

The New York political world is still in shock over the mayor’s decision to take on the governor publicly.

07/01/2015

New  York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo Doesn’t Deny He’s ‘Official’ Quoted Criticizing De Blasio

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday did not deny claims he was the unnamed administration official quoted criticizing Mayor Bill de Blasio.

06/25/2015

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Lunar New Year Becomes Official Holiday On NYC School Calendar

Mayor Bill de Blasio has made the Lunar New Year an official public school holiday.

06/23/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio presents the 2016 city budget. (Credit: City of New York)

De Blasio: Nearly 1,300 New NYPD Officers To Be Hired In City Budget

New York City is set to hire nearly 1,300 new police officers as part of its yearly budget agreement, Mayor Bill de Blasio said late Monday.

06/22/2015

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Deal Reached In Effort To Curb Violence At Rikers Island

Federal prosecutors, attorneys representing injured inmates and city lawyers have reached a deal to curb violence at the troubled Rikers Island jail complex.

06/22/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during his executive budget presentation, May 7, 2015. (credit: Julie Jacobson-Pool/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Lunar New Year To Be Added To NYC School Holidays

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Twitter Monday that the Lunar New Year will be added to the city’s school holiday calendar.

06/22/2015

Dylann Storm Roof (Credit: Charleston Police)

FBI Investigating After Apparent Charleston Church Shooting Manifesto Found Online

The alleged manifesto, a text file accompanied by a zip drive with photos, was uploaded to a website called “lastrhodesian.”

06/20/2015

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

Prospect Park Lake (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Sources To CBS2: De Blasio To Announce Weekday Car Bans In Central, Prospect Parks

Sources told CBS2 Wednesday night that Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected soon to announce the closure of large parts of Central and Prospect parks to car traffic on weekdays.

06/17/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio (left) and former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly. (Credit: CBS2/Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

De Blasio Slams Remarks From Ex-Commissioner Kelly Blaming Him For Violent Crime

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday fought back against comments from former police Commissioner Ray Kelly, who claimed that the mayor and the current police chief are responsible for a rise in violent crime.

06/17/2015

Daniel Melamed (credit: Handout)

Brooklyn Landlord Accused Of Illegally Evicting Rent-Regulated Tenants

The indictment handed up Wednesday charges Daniel Melamed with unlawfully evicting tenants from rent-regulated apartments, endangering the welfare of a child and filing a false document.

06/17/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during his executive budget presentation, May 7, 2015. (credit: Julie Jacobson-Pool/Getty Images)

Teachers Union, Mayor De Blasio Announce Tech Ed Initiative

The initiative is modeled after New York City’s career and technical education programs.

06/11/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Cuomo Pushes For Increase In FDNY, NYPD Benefits Above De Blasio Plan

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday rallied behind New York City police and firefighters pushing for increased disability benefits.

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

Mohel performing circumcision (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Health Board Considers Plan To Resolve Dispute Over Oral Suction Circumcision

Health officials have linked at least 17 cases of infant herpes since 2000 to the ancient ritual.

06/10/2015

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