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NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics used by police on Feb. 23, 2013 in New York City.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Shock Poll: NYC Voters Want Low Crime Over Stop-And-Frisk Reform 2 To 1

With Election Day two weeks away, city voters say safety is more important than certain privacy rights.

10/21/2013

Bill de Blasio (credity: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News), Joe Lhota (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images Entertainment)

Healthcare Law Debate Spills Over Into New York City Mayoral Race

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota have taken their differences in the New York City mayoral race to the corridors of power in Washington, where the healthcare debate has led to a partial government shutdown.

10/07/2013

UWS Bikers vs. SUV

De Blasio, Lhota Issue Stern Warning To Biker Gangs — Stay Out Of NYC

There was vows Wednesday from the Democratic and Republican candidates for mayor that there will be zero tolerance on their watch for the so-called motorcycle “wilding” that has stunned the city.

10/02/2013

Bill de Blasio and his wife greet voters in Brooklyn on Sept. 9, 2013 a day before the Democratic primary. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Latest NYC Mayoral Poll Shows De Blasio Leading With 39 Percent

To avoid an Oct. 1 runoff, a candidate needs more than 40 percent in Tuesday’s primary.

09/09/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in front of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Takes Commanding Lead Among Democrats In NYC Mayoral Race

De Blasio is leading the Democratic pack with 36 percent of likely voters, near the 40 percent that would be needed to avoid a runoff.

08/28/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn speaks out against Vito Lopez, May 16, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

New Poll Has Weiner Plummeting, But No Clear-Cut Mayoral Favorite

New polls were released Friday in the hotly contested races for New York City mayor and comptroller. With the primary just over a month away, voters are starting to really focus on the candidates and narrow down their choices.

08/09/2013

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Bill de Blasio

Bill de Blasio began his career in public service as a junior staffer for Mayor David N. Dinkins, and then moved to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

08/08/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in front of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Pundit Applauds As De Blasio, Spitzer Start Ad Blitz Courting Minority Vote

There is month to go before the New York City primary and the battle is on for votes. Two of the latest ads from candidates are tailored to the minority community.

08/08/2013

This house in the Riverdale section of the Bronx is in such bad shape the city is now ready to go after the owner. (Photo: CBS 2)

An Eyesore Like No Other In Bronx: Tree Grows Through Dilapidated Home

One look at the abandoned house in Riverdale and you know exactly why the neighbors are so upset.

07/31/2013

Anthony Weiner, wife Huma Abedin speak at a news conference on July 23, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Weiner Moving Forward With Mayoral Campaign Despite Calls From Opponents To Quit Race

Anthony Weiner admitted sending a woman sexually explicit photos and messages as recently as last summer, more than a year after he resigned from the House because of similar behavior.

07/24/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg - Jan. 22, 2013 (credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Exclusive: Stunning Charges Of Severe Ticket Quota Policy Rock NYC Dept. Of Consumer Affairs

Michael Bloomberg, the mayor known in some circles as “El Bloombito” is now being called “Ticket Me Elmo” by a bevy of small business owners crushed by the profusion of tickets being handed out by Department of Consumer Affairs inspectors, who told CBS 2 that they have to meet quotes – or else.

06/25/2013

Anthony Weiner (C) smiles while courting voters outside a Harlem subway station a day after announcing he will enter the New York mayoral race on May 23, 2013. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo On Weiner: If He’s Elected Mayor, Then ‘Shame On Us’

There was a stunning denunciation Thursday of Anthony Weiner’s mayoral bid by none other than the scandal-fighting governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo.

05/23/2013

Juan Rodriguez Way

Stretch Of Broadway Renamed For Man Believed To Be City’s First Immigrant

Three miles of Broadway in Upper Manhattan have a new honorary name honoring a man believed to be the first immigrant in New York City history – from the present-day Dominican Republic.

05/15/2013

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council Speaker Quinn Reveals Struggles With Bulimia And Alcoholism

“My life was out of control and I craved something that could give me control and that was bulimia,” Quinn said.

05/14/2013

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Pundit: If Weiner’s ‘Test Balloon’ Works, He Could Be A Threat To Everyone

The next first couple of New York City could very well be disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner and his wife, Huma Abedin, a second daughter to Hillary Clinton.

04/10/2013

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