Mayor Bill de Blasio

US Conference of Mayors (USCM) Cities of Opportunity Task Force chairman New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during an event to urge Congress to enact a long-term renewal of the federal transportation law on the East Front of the US Capitol on May 13, 2015 in Washington. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio Opens World Cities Summit Forum As NYC Hosts Event For First Time

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday opened the annual World Cities Summit Mayors Forum.

06/09/2015

PBA president Patrick Lynch.   (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

PBA Head Comes Out Against Anti-Violent Crime Program, Calls For More Police Hires

The head of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association on Tuesday issued sharp criticism of the city’s plan to reduce surging gun violence.

06/09/2015

Cappellan quadruplets playing at P.S. 5 where they will be attending pre-kindergarten next fall (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

New York City Gearing Up For Next Fall’s Full-Day Pre-K

Mayor Bill de Blasio said 73,000 children are expected to attend pre-K next fall, and he’s promising a seat to each and every one of them.

06/08/2015

FILE -- Rikers Island prison complex (credit: Getty Images)

Bronx Man, Whose Rikers Imprisonment Sparked Reforms, Takes Own Life

Three traumatic years at Rikers as a teenager for a crime he was never convicted of haunted Kalief Browder.

06/08/2015

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer speaks at Rent Regulations Rally in Harlem on June 6, 2015 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

NYC Officials Demand Albany Lawmakers Extend, Strengthen Rent Regulations

Rose Johnson, of Harlem, is nervous she may lose her rent-regulated apartment if Albany doesn’t act.

06/06/2015

The logo of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Millions Of Federal Employees May Be At Risk Of ID Theft After Massive Hack Of Gov Computers

The massive hack of U.S. government computers could put the entire federal workforce, including tens of thousands in the Tri-State area, at risk.

06/05/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio

De Blasio Takes Listener Questions, Discusses NYPD Headcount On Radio Show

Mayor Bill de Blasio has made a rare appearance on a call-in radio show.

06/05/2015

Chirlane McCray is asked about gun violence in New York City by Abram Nabritt, Jr. on June 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Chirlane McCray Silent After Questions About NYC’s Soaring Shooting & Homicide Rate

A man concerned about crime in his neighborhood went straight to First Lady Chirlane McCray on Thursday morning for answers, but didn’t get any.

06/04/2015

Protesters used an empty casket June 3, 2015, as they demanded to meet with Mayor Bill de Blasio to discuss growing violence in the city. (Credit: CBS2)

Protesters: De Blasio Not Doing Enough To Curb City Violence

Appearing on “The Daily Show” on Tuesday, de Blasio acknowledged the city has seen an alarming spike in shootings this year, but also said it’s an issue the Police Department is handling.

06/03/2015

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

Public Outcry Directed At Mayor De Blasio As NYC Murder Rate Shoots Up

With murders up double digits and his crime-fighting reputation on the line, Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to “get a lot of guns away from the bad guys.”

06/02/2015

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

Mayor Bill De Blasio Forms Task Force To Probe Sober Houses

Mayor Bill de Blasio has created a task force to investigate so-called three-quarter houses for potentially exploiting addicts and homeless individuals.

06/01/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio (Credit: Governor's Office; (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cuomo, De Blasio Camps Trade Barbs Over Real Estate Tax Break

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are at odds over a real estate tax break for developers.

05/29/2015

New York City Council members gather at a City Hall hearing on October 23, 2008. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Meeting To Discuss Pension Reform For NYC Police, Firefighters

Lawmakers are meeting at City Hall to discuss disability pension reform for New York City’s uniformed men and women.

05/29/2015

Transport Workers Union Local 100 is attacking Mayor Bill de Blasio's "Vision Zero" traffic plan with a new ad blitz. (Photo: CBS2)

TWU Local 100 Goes After Mayor De Blasio’s Traffic Plan With New Ad Blitz

Transit union leaders have launched an ad campaign criticizing Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” traffic plan.

05/26/2015

Students use computers in a classroom. (credit: CBS2)

Experimental Teaching Program Expanding To 64 More NYC Schools

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing the expansion of an experimental teaching program.

05/26/2015

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