Mayor Bill de Blasio

Ice floes are viewed along the East River in Manhattan on a frigidly cold day February 20, 2015 in New York City. New York, and much of the East Coast and Western United States is experiencing unusually cold weather with temperatures in the teens and the wind chill factor making it feel well below zero. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Planning Director: City Won’t Use Eminent Domain To Acquire Property In Redevelopment

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ambitious redevelopment plans won’t involve the use of eminent domain to acquire property, Planning Director Carl Weisbrod said Tuesday.

03/17/2015

FDNY patches (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Firefighters Union Blasts City Hall Over What It Says Is A Discriminatory Disability Policy

The feelings were so intense, the passions so high that hundreds of firefighters showed up at City Hall on Monday to send a message to Mayor Bill de Blasio.

03/16/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio meets with students at P.S. 130 after making announcement about universal pre-K, Feb. 25, 2014 (credit: Twitter/Bill de Blasio)

Mayor De Blasio Pushes Pre-K Enrollment On First Day Of Sign Ups

On Sunday, New York parents began enrolling their kids in pre-K classes.

03/15/2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address at Baruch College on Feb. 3, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio To Speak At Democratic Party Of Wisconsin Gala

In Wisconsin, de Blasio will get a Democratic spotlight in the home state of Gov. Scott Walker, who’s viewed as a top potential GOP presidential contender in 2016.

03/09/2015

Cardinal Edward Egan, former Archbishop of New York, died on March 5, 2015. He was 82. (Photo by Charles Norfleet/Getty Images)

Cardinal Edward Egan Dead Of Cardiac Arrest At Age 82

Egan, 82, died at NYU Langone Medical Center at 2:20 p.m. of cardiac arrest.

03/05/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio and others march in the St. Pat's for All Parade in Sunnyside, Queens, on March 1, 2015. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Hasn’t Decided If He’ll March In 5th Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Associated Press is reporting that de Blasio will not march in this year’s parade. However, CBS New York has been informed by mayor’s office that he has not made a final decision.

03/02/2015

(Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio, NY Officials Blast House GOP Over DHS Funding

The mayor described Republicans’ tinkering with Homeland Security funding as inappropriate, unfair and dangerous.

03/02/2015

Kids Using Cellphones (Credit: CBS 2)

Student Cellphone Ban In NYC Public Schools Lifted

A longtime ban on cellphones in New York City public schools is set to be lifted on Monday.

03/02/2015

(Credit: Ody Ramirez-Muñoz, Flushing Queens)

Parts Of Tri-State Area Hit With Several Inches Of Snow

It was a snowy start to March after a freezing February.

03/01/2015

New NYPD Officers take oath (Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Poll: Most NYPD Officers Thought 3-Day Retraining Program Was Useful

An internal poll has revealed that the majority of officers who have completed a retraining program following the death of Eric Garner thought it had a positive effect, according to the Mayor’s office.

02/27/2015

SBA President Ed Mullins with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Feb. 26, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

City, Police Sergeants Union Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

The agreement authorizes 11 percent raises over the next seven years. It follows the pattern set by the teachers union, but, like other uniformed unions, it contains an additional 1 percent raise in its first year.

02/26/2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address at Baruch College on Feb. 3, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Asks Lawmakers For More State Funds, Control Of Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio is asking state legislators for money for housing and other city needs.

02/25/2015

Mohel performing circumcision (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio, Orthodox Jews Reach Agreement On Circumcision Ritual

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration says it has reached an agreement with members of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community over a tradition known as oral suction circumcision.

02/24/2015

Mohel performing circumcision (credit: CBS 2)

Orthodox Jews, De Blasio Administration In Talks Over Circumcision Ritual After Herpes Cases

With a swift swipe of his scalpel, Rabbi A. Romi Cohn circumcises the baby boy, then leans down and sucks the blood from the wound as prayers in Hebrew fill the Brooklyn synagogue.

02/21/2015

FILE -- The Metropolitan Opera House (Credit: Getty Images)

3 NYC Unions Sign New Labor Contracts

Three more New York City municipal unions are agreeing to new labor contracts with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration.

02/19/2015

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