Rich Lamb

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Mayor De Blasio Claims ‘Summer All Out’ Initiative Is Keeping Violence Down

A spike in violent crime pushed the NYPD to quickly muster 300 volunteer officers from desk jobs to street duty in troubled precincts.

07/15/2015

Surveillance image of a suspect who police said raped an 82-year-old woman in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police: 82-Year-Old Brooklyn Woman Raped During Home Invasion

The man got into the woman’s home around 1:40 a.m. Monday while she was outside sweeping the street and hid in her bedroom, police said.

07/14/2015

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)

City Announces $5.9 Million Settlement For Eric Garner’s Family

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Monday announced the settlement of $5.9 million with the family of Eric Garner.

07/13/2015

USA teammates hold the trophy following the teams' win in the final 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup match between USA and Japan .      (Photo credit: FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Parade For Women’s World Cup Winners Will Be ‘Magical’

The team will be honored with a parade in lower Manhattan up the stretch of Broadway from the Battery to City Hall known as the “Canyon of Heroes” on Friday.

07/09/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Returns From Vacation With More Words For Gov. Cuomo

De Blasio left for vacation letting Cuomo have it and he came back taking a stand after measured innuendo from Cuomo in their war of words on ways of governance.

07/09/2015

U.S. women's soccer team

Here They Come! U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Ready To Rock New York City

The confetti will be flying when the city holds a parade for the U.S. women’s soccer team to celebrate its World Cup victory.

07/08/2015

Letitia James (credit: Getty Images)

Survey Results Prompt Public Advocate To Call For Reform Of NYC Foster Care System

Letitia James conducted a survey by setting up a hotline for foster parents, birth parents and children. She called the findings “disturbing.”

07/06/2015

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Bratton: No Specific Threats Against Fourth Of July Celebrations

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there are no specific threats against the Fourth Of July celebrations in New York City as the NYPD ramps up security amid concern over possible terrorist attacks.

07/02/2015

Marchers make their way up Fifth Avenue during New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade 
on March 17, 2015.  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New St. Patrick’s Day Parade Chairman Anticipates Second Gay Group Will Join Festivities

The vice-chair of the Board of Directors of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been named chairman of the board.

07/01/2015

FILE -- New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Getty Images)

Sunset Park Residents Opposed To Planned Expansion of Affordable Housing Heckle Speakers

Claiming the project was sprung on them, residents shouted at A.G. Eric Schneiderman and Borough President Eric Adams as they spoke.

07/01/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

De Blasio Accuses Cuomo Of Hindering City Agenda, Playing Revenge Game

Speaking to reporters at City Hall just before he leaves on a family vacation, de Blasio said he believes the Democratic governors holds substantial influence over the Republican-led Senate’s leadership.

06/30/2015

Pope Francis  leads the vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (San Paolo Basilica) in Rome on January 25, 2015.  (credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis To Visit St. Pat’s Cathedral, UN, 9/11 Memorial And Host Mass At MSG

The pope will make stops in Washington, D.C., New York City and Philadelphia during the eagerly awaited September visit.

06/30/2015

NYC Restaurant Rating System

NYC Marks 5th Anniversary Of Restaurant Letter Grading

WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reports that 88 percent of New Yorkers say they use the grading system to make dining decisions.

06/29/2015

One World Trade Center (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Intersection Near World Trade Center Reopens After Nearly 50 Years

The area was once known as Radio Row, where scores of radio shops once operated.

06/25/2015

Advocates for stronger rent laws rally outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan office on June 24, 2015. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Protesters Blast Cuomo Over Deal On Rent Regulations

Rent-regulated tenants and advocates rallied Wednesday outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Manhattan office, accusing him of selling out to wealthy developers.

06/24/2015

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