Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Commissioner Bill Bratton attend mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral following the shooting of 2 NYPD officers. (Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Cardinal Dolan Mourns Slain NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos, Wenjian Liu

Cardinal Timothy Dolan called the death of two police officers ambushed in their car “brutal and irrational” and expressed his solidarity and love for their fellow officers.

17 hours ago

Officers Rafael Ramos, Wenjian Liu, who were killed in their patrol car on Dec. 20, 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

Slain NYPD Officers Receive Farewell Salute As Bodies Leave Woodhull Hospital

Two murdered New York City police officers received a farewell salute as their bodies left Woodhull hospital.

23 hours ago

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VIDEO: NYPD Officers Turn Their Backs To Mayor Bill De Blasio Following Ambush Of 2 Officers

Mayor Bill de Blasio got a chilly reception from NYPD officers at Woodhull Hospital Saturday after two officers were shot to death in Brooklyn.

12/21/2014

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Two NYPD Officers Killed In ‘Execution-Style’ Shooting In Brooklyn

The officers, who have been identified as 40-year-old Rafael Ramos and 32-year-old Wenjian Liu, were shot at approximately 2:47 p.m., in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

12/20/2014

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Family Of Michael Brown Calls Ambush Killings Of Two NYPD Officers ‘Senseless’

The family of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black Missouri teen who was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., are speaking out after two NYPD officers were ambushed and shot to death in Brooklyn.

12/20/2014

Officers Rafael Ramos, Wenjian Liu, who were killed in their patrol car on Dec. 20, 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD In Mourning Over Deaths Of Officers Rafael Ramos, Wenjian Liu

Flags are flying at half-staff at the New York Police Department’s 84th precinct in Downtown Brooklyn after two officers were gunned down Saturday afternoon while on duty.

12/20/2014

PBA President Patrick Lynch (left), Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: CBS2; Andrew Burt/Getty Images)

Report: PBA President Says de Blasio Thinks He’s Leading ‘Revolution’

Friction boiled over again on Thursday between unions representing NYPD officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

12/18/2014

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Ends Solitary Confinement For Adolescent Inmates

New York City has ended its longstanding practice of sending 16- and 17-year-old inmates to solitary confinement for breaking rules.

12/17/2014

Celebration held at Beth El Synagogue in New Rochelle ahead of the first night of Chanukah (Credit: CBS2)

Tri-State Area Families Mark Beginning Of Chanukah Festivities

Chanukah began at sundown and celebrations continue through Dec. 24.

12/16/2014

Mayor De Blasio Discusses Use Of Police Body Cameras At Police Academy In Queens

Police Officials: Mayor de Blasio To Meet With Protest Group Angry About Garner Decision

Mayor Bill de Blasio was set to meet Wednesday with a group of protesters who are calling for change in city policies following the Eric Garner apparent chokehold death and subsequent grand jury decision.

12/16/2014

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Sergeants Benevolent Association Blasts Mayor Bill De Blasio After Attack On Cops

De Blasio was on the defensive again Monday against accusation by police unions that he is anti-cop, CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer reported.

12/15/2014

PBA President Patrick Lynch speaks out about the case of Eric Garner, who died in police custody on Staten Island, on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

PBA To De Blasio, Mark-Viverito: Don’t Come To Officers’ Funerals If They’re Killed On Duty

An icy wind is blowing from the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association to City Hall, in the form of a letter directed at Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.

12/12/2014

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Gracie Mansion Gets Higher Fence, Spokesperson Cites Security Reasons

New York City’s mayoral mansion is getting a higher fence after White House fence-jumping incursions recently raised security concerns.

12/12/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio talks about plans for changes in police practices. (Credit: CBS2)

De Blasio To Jewish Leaders: Police Will Remain Vigilant After Stabbing

Mayor Bill de Blasio met with Jewish community leaders Thursday, with an assurance that police would remain vigilant in the wake of the stabbing at a Brooklyn synagogue.

12/11/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Timothy Cardinal Dolan. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio, Dolan Break Ground On Low-Income Housing For Seniors

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Cardinal Timothy Dolan are joining forces to break ground at a new community housing development in the Bronx.

12/11/2014

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