Mayor Bill de Blasio

De Blasio, Schumer ride subway on National Stand Up For Transportation Day

De Blasio, Schumer Ride Subway, Urge Investment In Transportation Trust Fund

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer are calling for increased federal transportation funding.

04/09/2015

The Rev. Calvin Butts says Mayor Bill de Blasio should be targeted for defeat when his reelection campaign comes around if he does not make major changes at the NYPD. (Credit: CBS2)

Rev. Calvin Butts Tells de Blasio To Overhaul NYPD Or Expect To Be Targeted In 2017

The Rev. Calvin O. Butts III of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem is demanding that the mayor make wholesale changes to the NYPD and fire the officer who put Eric Garner in an apparent chokehold – or else the ministers will fire the mayor.

04/08/2015

Noelle Velentzas (left) Asia Siddiqui appear in U.S. District Court on charges of plotting terror. (Credit: CBS2)

Prosecutors: Women Charged In Alleged Terror Plot Believed ‘Armageddon’ Was Coming

Noelle Velentzas and Asia Siddiqui were arrested at their Queens homes early Thursday following a sting operation using an undercover officer wearing a wire.

04/03/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio, Progressive Leaders Discuss Income Gap

Mayor Bill de Blasio, aiming to have a larger national profile as a leader of liberal causes, gathered a group of progressive elected officials and civic leaders on Thursday to fashion a call for solutions to the nation’s growing income inequality.

04/03/2015

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De Blasio Announces Expanded Staten Island Ferry Service

The Staten Island Ferry will soon run every half hour around the clock.

04/02/2015

The man in the window, who is confirmed to be an NYPD detective, berated an Uber driver seen from the back. (Credit: via YouTube)

Bratton: NYPD Detective Placed On Modified Duty After ‘Unacceptable’ Tirade At Uber Driver

A Civil Complaint Review Board is expected to hear from an Uber driver Wednesday after video surfaced of a NYPD detective berating him.

04/01/2015

New York City Hall (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Labor Commissioner: NYC Has Saved $400M In Union Health Care Costs

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration said Wednesday that the city has secured $400 million in health care savings from municipal unions.

04/01/2015

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CBS2 Exclusive: Con Ed Says No Leak At East Village Building During Inspection Before Blast

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said the evidence pointed to a gas explosion in the blast that destroyed several buildings in the East Village – even though there were no reports of odors or leaks.

03/27/2015

A building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City. The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

19 Injured In Apparent Gas Explosion, Collapse At East Village Buildings

A gas explosion ripped through four buildings and ended up leveling three of them, leaving a total of 19 people injured in a bustling section of the East Village Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address on Feb. 3, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

De Blasio Lauds School Renewal Program For Improvements At Automotive H.S.

The so-called “renewal schools” receive additional funding for services such as weekend tutoring and expanded after-school programs.

03/25/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 26, 2015 . (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

De Blasio, Other Mayors Call For More Federal Transportation Funding

The nation’s mayors are calling on Congress to increase transportation funding in order to keep roads and bridges in good repair.

03/24/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio, former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani (credit: Spencer Platt/Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Former Mayor Giuliani Pens Letter With Mayor De Blasio Seeking Continued Mayoral Control Over NYC’s Schools

The joint letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers calls for renewal of mayoral control without delay.

03/23/2015

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Mayor De Blasio Promotes Plan For Struggling NYC Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio promoted his plan to boost the performance of struggling schools by providing extra support during a visit to a Queens high school Thursday.

03/19/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his 2nd "State of the City" address on Feb. 3, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

VIDEO: Mayor Frets Over Upcoming ‘Inner Circle’ Performance, Considers Using ‘De Blasio Impersonator’

Mayor Bill de Blasio is warming up for the annual Inner Circle parody show.

03/19/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks to reporters at a news conference following an NYPD Swearing-In Ceremony with Mayor Bill de Blasio on January 7, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton ‘Optimistic’ NYPD Will Get More Police Officers

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton told reporters Thursday he feels optimistic the NYPD will be getting more cops in the next city budget.

03/19/2015

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