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Queens Borough President, De Blasio Oust 8 Queens Library Trustees

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz sacked eight library trustees who were opposed to firing the $392,000 library head Thomas Galante.

07/24/2014

A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD’s Miller: No Likely Terror Connection In Brooklyn Bridge White Flag Placement

American flags are once again flying on top of the Brooklyn Bridge after someone replaced the flags sometime overnight with what appeared to be whitewashed or faded versions of Old Glory.

07/22/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton: Review Of Officer Training Coming In Wake Of Eric Garner’s Death

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton ensured that a full investigation and new training for officers will be launched following the death of Eric Garner, who died after being put in a chokehold by an officer during an arrest on Staten Island last week.

07/22/2014

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Suspect Accused Of Attacking Female Cop In East Harlem

She was punched in the face by a man in a group smoking marijuana at the Clinton Houses, police said.

07/21/2014

Richard Emery, left, is introduced as the chair of the NYPD Civilian Complaint Review Board on July 17, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

Attorney Richard Emery Tapped To Head NYPD Civilian Complaint Review Board

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that Richard Emery will chair the Civilian Complaint Review Board.

07/17/2014

Volunteers work on a Sandy damaged home in Sea Bright, NJ. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Touts City’s Superstorm Sandy Home Reconstruction Efforts

More than 20 months after Superstorm Sandy, 15,000 New York City homes have yet to be repaired from storm damage.

07/17/2014

Jessica Goldman ran 3,200 miles in 91 days to raise money for people with brain injuries. (Credit: CBS 2)

Runner Completes Journey From San Francisco To NYC

Jessica Goldman covered more than 3,200 miles, running from San Francisco’s City Hall to New York City’s City Hall.

07/15/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Keeps Vacation Plans As Possible LIRR Strike Looms

Mayor Bill de Blasio has no plans to postpone or cancel his 10-day family vacation to Italy in spite of a possible Long Island Rail Road strike next week.

07/14/2014

De Blasio With NYPD

NYPD Launching ‘Summer All Out’ Program To Combat Spike In Shootings

Shootings in the city are up 8 percent in the first six months of the year.

07/03/2014

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio watches as Joey "Jaws" Chestnut and Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas have a stare-down a day prior to the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest at City Hall on July 3, 2014. in New York City.  (Credit: Getty Images)

Nathan’s Hot Dog-Eating Contestants Weigh In At City Hall Ceremony

Mayor Bill de Blasio will oversee the weigh-in ceremony for the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.

07/03/2014

New York Hit With Heat Wave

NYC Officials Warn Residents As Summer Weather Heats Up

With summer weather kicking into high gear and another day of 90-degree temperatures on tap for Thursday, officials are cautioning residents on heat safety.

07/02/2014

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

NYC, DC 37 Municipal Union Strike Labor Deal

New York City’s largest municipal union agreed to a new contract on Wednesday, becoming another important piece of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ongoing efforts to settle an unprecedented labor situation.

07/02/2014

Map shows NYC public schools without any certified arts teacher, according to NYC Department of Education, U.S. Census Bureau. (credit: Google Maps via NYC Comptroller's Office)

City To Hire More Than 100 Full-Time Art Teachers Following Comptroller Study

The announcement was made at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. It was accompanied by music from a middle school orchestra.

07/01/2014

New NYPD Officer Erik Fischer comes from a long line of police officers going back more than a century. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Class Of NYPD Officers Includes Man Born To Serve And Protect

A new crop of 616 NYPD officers graduated from the Police Academy Monday – among them a man who might as well be called a blueblood.

06/30/2014

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 11: A development site at the Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn is viewed on October 11, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Deal Reached To Expedite Affordable Housing Development At Atlantic Yards

The job of building more than 2,000 affordable homes near the Barclays Center — long delayed — is now expected to be completed 10 years ahead of schedule.

06/27/2014

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