Mayor Bill de Blasio

Children eat breakfast at the federally-funded Head Start Program school on September 20, 2012 in Woodbourne, New York. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Advocates Call On Mayor To Make Good On Pledge To Make Classroom Breakfasts Available In NYC Schools

Advocates stood in front of City Hall Tuesday to say Mayor Bill de Blasio is not keeping a campaign pledge to make free breakfasts available in New York City classrooms.

02/10/2015

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

NYC Installing Side Guards On City Trucks To Protect Pedestrians, Cyclists

New York City is launching a measure designed to keep pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists from getting trapped under a truck in a collision.

02/09/2015

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

De Blasio To Allocate $70M Over 5 Years To Cut Down Ambulance Response Times

City officials said the funding will allow for the fire department to staff 45 additional ambulance shifts and employ 149 additional Emergency Medical Service dispatchers.

02/08/2015

Ebbetts Field Apartments (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Mayor, New Assembly Speaker Vow To Protect Rent Stabilized Apartments In NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie toured the 1,500-unit Ebbetts Field apartment complex in Crown Heights while advocating for rent stabilized tenants.

02/08/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio (R) and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (L) speak at a press conference regarding two police officers who were killed on Saturday on December 22, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Back In Their Good Graces? De Blasio Orders High-End Bulletproof Vests For NYPD Officers

Nearly two months after two cops were murdered and some members of the Police Department turned their backs on him, Mayor Bill de Blasio is trying, again, to make amends.

02/06/2015

Mayor De Blasio Signs Bill Renaming Streets For 2 Fallen NYPD Officers

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill Thursday, co-naming 56 streets in New York City.

02/05/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio reads to children in a prekindergarten class at P.S. 130 in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC To Simplify Pre-K Enrollment, Application Process

New York City is simplifying its pre-kindergarten enrollment process by providing one application form for schools and community-based organizations.

02/05/2015

Screen capture from the video for Uncle Murda and Maino's "Hands Up."

2 Bronx Defenders Resign Following Participation In Anti-Cop Music Video

A lawyer at a nonprofit who appears in an anti-police music video called “Hands Up” has resigned from the legal agency.

02/04/2015

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

Mayor Bill De Blasio’s State Of City Speech Focuses On Affordable Housing Plan

After a tumultuous first year in office, Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his second State of the City address, focusing on his administration’s affordable housing plan.

02/03/2015

A woman walks along a snow covered sidewalk in Brooklyn on a cold morning on January 9, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Winter Storm Moving Though Area Prompts Concern For Messy Morning Commute

A winter storm warning is in effect through 6 p.m. Monday for New York City, northern New Jersey, northern Nassau County, northwest Suffolk County and southeastern coastal Connecticut.

02/01/2015

The Barclays Center was in the running to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Makes Final Pitch To Host 2016 Democratic National Convention In Brooklyn

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz visited the Barclays Center and sat down for a closed-door meeting with Mayor Bill de Blasio ahead of deciding the site.

01/30/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio and others pose with Staten Island Chuck on Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Jokes Scientists Making Sure ‘No Harm Befalls’ Him, Groundhog

Groundhog Day is Monday and Mayor Bill de Blasio is hoping the ceremony will go a little smoother this year.

01/30/2015

Gracie Mansion is viewed on December 12, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Getting New Roof At Gracie Mansion After Leak Issues

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is getting a new roof over his head, city officials said Thursday, but he’s not moving.

01/30/2015

Screen capture from the video for Uncle Murda and Maino's "Hands Up."

CBS2 Exclusive: De Blasio Slams City-Funded Legal Group Over Rap Video Advocating Cop Killings

The video, “Hands Up” by Uncle Murda and Maino, was posted online in December and shows the two rappers pointing guns at the head of a man in a police uniform.

01/29/2015

An Indian medical volunteer (L) checks a blood bag after a rally on the observation of National Voluntary Blood Donation Day in Hyderabad on October 1, 2013. The rally was to increase awareness and to inspire to donate blood. AFP PHOTO/ Noah SEELAM (Photo credit should read NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio, Bellone Urge People To Give Blood Following Blizzard Shortfall

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday put out a call for blood donations Wednesday, after a major shortfall that came as a result of the snowstorm this week.

01/28/2015

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