Mayor De Blasio

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Mayor De Blasio Blames Gang-On-Gang Violence For Recent Crime Spike

The mayor admits the spike needs to be addressed, and said the NYPD will soon be announcing new strategies to fight gang on gang crime.

05/26/2015

Yankee Stadium is seen from the air April 6, 2015, hours before the Bronx Bombers open their season against Toronto. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Coors Light Billboard Brews Controversy Among New Yorkers

The billboard near Yankee Stadium is raising some eyebrows over a very obvious error.

05/20/2015

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De Blasio Takes Aim At Alleged Abuses, Health Risks At City Nail Salons

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is launching an effort to crack down on abuses and health risks at nail salons.

05/15/2015

Dante de Blasio walks ahead of his father, Bill de Blasio, on Election Day, Nov. 5, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dante De Blasio To Attend Yale University

The mayor’s wife, Chirlane McCray, made the announcement about Dante de Blasio via Twitter on Wednesday.

04/29/2015

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Little League Players March Down Brooklyn’s Seventh Ave. In Honor Of Opening Day

Young baseball players from across Brooklyn spent a beautiful Saturday kicking off the start of Little League season and even met a special guest on opening day

04/11/2015

Jiahuan Xu was struck by a bus in Brooklyn on Friday, Feb. 13. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Family Fears Teen Could Lose Leg After Being Struck By Bus

A teenage girl was struck by a bus while crossing the street in Brooklyn early Friday, and there were worries that she could lose her leg.

02/13/2015

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

Mayor De Blasio: Dante Organizing Super Bowl Party At Gracie Mansion

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will be hosting a Super Bowl party at Gracie Mansion.

01/31/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio gives a winter storm update on Jan. 27, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

The Show Must Go On: NYC Public Schools Reopen Wednesday; Broadway Performances Back On Tuesday Evening

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that New York City public schools will reopen on Wednesday, a day after a blizzard forecast left NYC with far less snow than predicted, and despite his son Dante’s efforts to convince him they should be closed.

01/27/2015

Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were killed in their patrol car on Dec. 20, 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

Radio Free Montone: The Bullets That Tore A Hole In The Heart Of NYC

By John Montone, 1010 WINS The bullets that killed officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu tore a hole in the heart of this city’s holiday season. I wrote those words and spoke them on 1010 […]

01/09/2015

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Actor Danny Glover Makes Appearance In Support Of NYC Horse Carriages

Horse carriage drivers got some high-profile support Friday against Mayor de Blasio’s push to ban them in New York.

12/19/2014

Mayor de Blasio's plan to update the art on display at City Hall has drawn criticism from some New Yorkers. (Credit: CBS2)

Mayor de Blasio’s Plan To Update City Art Collection Draws Criticism From Some New Yorkers

The City Hall Portraits Collection consists of more than 100 paintings of presidents, mayors, and military heroes from centuries past, something the mayor wants to change.

12/15/2014

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Officials: LinkNYC Wi-Fi Plan Must Benefit All Of City

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer and the five borough presidents want to make sure that a plan to turn outmoded pay phones into Wi-Fi hot spots benefits the entire city.

12/03/2014

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio Claims Progress In Reforming Rikers Island’s ‘Dehumanizing Environment’

The mayor says improving conditions on New York City’s troubled Rikers Island jail complex will require deep-seated cultural change.

11/20/2014

Homeless woman in Bushwick, Brooklyn (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Survey Shows Increase In NYC Homelessness In 2014

A new survey shows the number of homeless people in New York City has grown this year in almost every category: individuals, families and the chronically homeless.

10/31/2014

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De Blasio, Brooklyn Borough President Work To Quell Public’s Fears About Contracting Ebola

The Williamsburg bowling alley has reopened to the public following a thorough cleaning.

10/25/2014

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