Mayor De Blasio

(Credit: CBS2)

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

Using the phone (File Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

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

(Credit: CBS 2)

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

Dr. Craig Spencer (credit: LinkedIn.com)

NYC Doctor With Ebola ‘Awake And Communicating'; Fiancee Released From Hospital

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the fiancee of a doctor who is being treated for Ebola is set to leave Bellevue Hospital.

10/25/2014

A health care worker who had been serving in West Africa was quarantined after landing at Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday, Oct. 24. (Credit: CBS 2)

Traveler Quarantined In NJ After Returning From West Africa Tests Negative For Ebola

On Saturday, the New Jersey Department of Health said the woman remains under observation and in isolation at University Hospital in Newark.

10/25/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect who struck and critically injured an NYPD officer with a hatchet. He was shot and killed by police. (Credit: CBS 2)

NYPD: Man Who Attacked Cops In Queens With Hatchet Was A ‘Self Radicalized’ Muslim Convert

Police obtained a warrant to search Zale Thompson’s computer for clues about Thursday’s daytime assault, which left one officer with a serious head injury.

10/24/2014

Signer at de Blasio Ebola press conference

Sign Language Interpreter Goes Viral During De Blasio Ebola Press Conference

While Mayor Bill de Blasio and health officials were giving updates on New York City’s first Ebola case, the focus turned to another person in the room: The sign language guy.

10/24/2014

A destroyed home is viewed in Oakwood Beach in Staten Island on February 5, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Build It Back Program Status Report Shows 90 Percent Of Applications Say They’ve Received No Help

The status report from the city’s Department of Investigation shows of 14,000 applications to the Built it Back program, 90 percent of which say they have not seen any help.

10/10/2014

Rachel Noerdling (Credit: CBS 2)

PBA President Concerned About How Investigation Into De Blasio Aide Has Been Handled

Lynch is asking why those working in City Hall are not being held to the same standard.

10/10/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

Names of 12 NYPD Officers Who Died From 9/11-Related Illnesses Added To Memorial Wall

A dozen new names were added to the NYPD Memorial Wall in Battery Park City Friday.

10/10/2014

People board an Amtrak train at Penn Station (file/credit: Getty Images)

Amtrak Announces Tunnels Between NYC, N.J. Need Repairs, May Have To Curtail Service

Commuting into New York from New Jersey could get more complicated as Amtrak says tunnels between the two states need repairs.

10/08/2014

NEW YORK - APRIL 07:  An ambulance is parked in front of St. Vincent's Hospital on April 7, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: De Blasio Bringing 911 Overhaul In-House, Cancels NASA Contract

About 20 of the space agency’s employees were hired two years ago under the Bloomberg administration.

09/05/2014

more