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Archdiocese: No Confirmation Of 2015 Philly Papal Visit

There is still no confirmation that Pope Francis will attend a major gathering of the world’s Roman Catholics next year in Philadelphia, the archdiocese said Friday in response to a report that the archbishop had said Francis would come.

07/25/2014

A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Administration Orders Security Overhaul After Brooklyn Bridge Flags Incident

For security reasons officials would not disclose the precise nature of the upgrades or exactly where they will be instated.

07/24/2014

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Queens Borough President, De Blasio Oust 8 Queens Library Trustees

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz sacked eight library trustees who were opposed to firing the $392,000 library head Thomas Galante.

07/24/2014

The mayor of Rome Ignazio Marino (R) poses with New York city mayor Bill de Blasio, his wife Chirlane McCray (2ndL) and their children Dante and Chiara at the balcony of Rome's city hall before their meeting on July 20, 2014. (credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Talks Migration With Pope Francis’ Top Aide

De Blasio met Monday with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican secretary of state, during his family trip to Italy.

07/21/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton rallies with the widow and mother of Eric Garner, 43, who died in police custody on Staten Island. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Community Furious As Investigation Continues In S.I. Man’s Death In Police Custody

Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo has been stripped of his gun and shield as the NYPD continues to investigate the death of 43-year-old Eric Garner.

07/19/2014

A collection of lighted prayer candles surround a Yankee cap on Bay Street as a tribute to Eric Garner, who died after arguing with police and being put in a choke-hold. (Credit: WCBS 880's Peter Haskell)

De Blasio Promises Full Investigation Into Death Of S.I. Man While In Police Custody

Eric Garner, who police said was arrested for selling untaxed cigarettes, was put in a choke hold after police say he resisted arrest.

07/18/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Puts Off Family Vacation For One Day

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has postponed his much-discussed family vacation to Italy by a day.

07/18/2014

Richard Emery, left, is introduced as the chair of the NYPD Civilian Complaint Review Board on July 17, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

Attorney Richard Emery Tapped To Head NYPD Civilian Complaint Review Board

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that Richard Emery will chair the Civilian Complaint Review Board.

07/17/2014

Volunteers work on a Sandy damaged home in Sea Bright, NJ. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Touts City’s Superstorm Sandy Home Reconstruction Efforts

More than 20 months after Superstorm Sandy, 15,000 New York City homes have yet to be repaired from storm damage.

07/17/2014

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Traffic Cameras Generating Three-Quarters Of NYC Ticket Revenue

The city’s Independent Budget Office says cameras generated $41 million in fines in the last fiscal year, compared to $14 million from tickets written by real-life cops.

07/16/2014

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

Mayor Bill De Blasio, Volunteers Promote New Sick Leave Law To Straphangers

Under the new law, any business employing five or more workers must offer five days of paid sick leave each year.

07/16/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (left) and journalist Jose Antonio Vargas. (Credit: CBS 2; Anna Webber/Getty Images for Define American)

De Blasio Defends Journalist Detained By U.S. Border Patrol In Texas

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday released a statement in support of Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was detained by U.S. Border Patrol Agents after living and working in the country illegally for years.

07/15/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Keeps Vacation Plans As Possible LIRR Strike Looms

Mayor Bill de Blasio has no plans to postpone or cancel his 10-day family vacation to Italy in spite of a possible Long Island Rail Road strike next week.

07/14/2014

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Police: Pedestrian Killed By SUV On Upper West Side

Jean Chambers was struck around 11 a.m. at the intersection of West 95th Street and West End Avenue by a 2004 Ford Explorer as its driver made a left turn, police said.

07/10/2014

De Blasio Budget Proposal May 8 (CBS 2)

Mayor de Blasio Signs Plan For Municipal ID Card Into Law

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday signed into law a plan to offer a municipal identification card to residents regardless of their immigration status.

07/10/2014

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