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Dr. Craig Spencer (credit: LinkedIn.com)

New York City Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

A New York City doctor has tested positive for the Ebola virus after coming down with symptoms Thursday, sources said.

10/23/2014

A hatchet-wielding man was shot and killed in a police-involved shooting in Jamaica, Queens. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Hatchet-Wielding Suspect Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In Queens

The incident occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday at Jamaica Avenue and 162nd Street in Jamaica.

10/23/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces initiative giving NYPD smartphones, tablets. (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

NYPD Officers Getting Smartphones, Tablets Under New Initiative

New York’s Finest are getting a new weapon in the war on crime: improved mobile communications.

10/23/2014

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NYC Urged To Serve Breakfast As Part Of Regular Day At Public Schools

Anti-hunger advocates called on Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday to make good on a campaign promise and serve breakfast as part of the regular school day at New York City public schools.

10/23/2014

FILE -- A view of the entrance to the Rikers Island prison complex (credit: Getty Images)

City Council Votes For Bills To Protect Jailed Immigrants From Feds

The measure, supported by Mayor Bill de Blasio, would prohibit correction officials and police from handing over detainees to immigration officials.

10/22/2014

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Medical Care Questioned In 15 Rikers Island Deaths

Hundreds of documents obtained by The Associated Press raise questions about the quality and timeliness of medical care given to at least 15 inmates who died over the past five years at New York City’s Rikers Island jail complex.

10/22/2014

Invitation to Mayor Bill de Blasio's Halloween event at Gracie Mansion. (credit: NYC Mayor's Office)

Party At The Mayor’s House! Gracie Mansion To Host Halloween Event

For one night, Gracie Mansion is going to be a haunted house. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that New York City’s official mayoral residence is going to host a Halloween party.

10/22/2014

A man walks in front of the headquarters of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Balks At JPMorgan Chase’s Proposed $1 Billion Tax Break

JPMorgan Chase wanted to construct the buildings at Hudson Yards, costing about $6 billion. The skyscrapers would have housed 16,000 employees.

10/21/2014

A screen grab of a video of a horse being chased by police in Manhattan. (credit: NYCLASS Ban Horse Carriages/YouTube)

Video Shows Police Cruisers Chasing Carriage Horse Through Manhattan

The video shows a carriage horse that got away from its handler and bolted up 11th Avenue with police in pursuit, the animal advocacy group NYCLASS said.

10/20/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday, Oct. 20. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Done Answering Questions About Aide Noerdlinger, Boyfriend

Mayor Bill de Blasio has shut down continuing questions about Rachel Noerdlinger — the chief of staff for First Lady Chirlane McCray –- and Noerdlinger’s new boyfriend.

10/20/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces latest Build It Back program achievements, goals. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Mayor De Blasio Announces Achievements, Goals For Overhauled Build It Back Program

Mayor de Blasio said to date, the Sandy recovery program has seen a total 727 construction starts and 878 reimbursement checks sent out.

10/20/2014

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New York City To Offer Special Ebola Training For At-Risk City Employees

On Monday, city officials and leaders from the Municipal Labor Committee will meet to discuss the city’s plan for battling Ebola should it arrive in the city.

10/19/2014

Rachel Noerdling (Credit: CBS 2)

Recordings Reveal De Blasio Aide Noerdlinger’s Boyfriend Name-Dropped When Fighting Parking Ticket

Audio tapes released by New York City’s Department of Finance reveal the boyfriend of Rachel Noerdlinger, the chief of staff for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s wife, invoked Noerdlinger’s name when fighting parking tickets earlier this summer.

10/17/2014

Rachel Noerdling (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Comes To The Defense Of Wife’s Troubled Chief Of Staff

The mayor was asked if any of the stories about Noerdlinger raised any questions in his mind about her judgment,. His answer? “Nope, not at all.”

10/15/2014

Cover of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "All Things Possible: Setbacks and Success in Politics and Life"

CBS 2 Exclusive: Gov. Cuomo Discusses Ups And Downs Of Personal, Political Life In New Book

Andrew Cuomo covers a crushing political defeat followed by an ugly headline-grabbing tabloid divorce within a two-year span in his new warts-and-all biography, “All Things Possible.”

10/14/2014

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