Mayor Bill de Blasio

Philip Banks (credit: Handout)

Sharpton, Advocate Groups Voice Concern Following NYPD Chief Banks’ Resignation

Sharpton was expected to discuss the resignation of Chief of Department Phillip Banks III and call for Banks to be replaced with someone sensitive to police and community relations during a National Action Network rally.

11/01/2014

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Mayor De Blasio’s Halloween Party At Gracie Mansion Proves To Be A Real ‘Treat’

It’s not Halloween yet, but Mayor Bill de Blasio opened the doors to Gracie Mansion, helping New Yorkers get into the spirit of being spooked.

10/28/2014

Bellevue Hospital, where a 5-year-old was brought after showing Ebola-like symptoms after recently returning from West Africa, is seen on October 27, 2014.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Health Department: Child Tests Negative For Ebola At Bellevue Hospital

Tests on a 5-year-old boy who showed possible symptoms of Ebola, have come back negative.

10/27/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio signs measure that reduces the citywide speed limit from 30 miles per hour to 25. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Mayor De Blasio Signs Measure Reducing City Speed Limit From 30 MPH To 25

The City Council passed the measure earlier this month as part of the mayor’s “Vision Zero” plan to reduce traffic deaths.

10/27/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a meeting with representatives on New York's planned response to an Ebola case on Oct. 16, 2014, in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Changes Quarantine Rules For People Exposed To Ebola

The governor said health care workers and civilians who have had exposure to Ebola patients in West Africa will now be asked to stay in their homes for a 21-day quarantine.

10/26/2014

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

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