Rich Lamb

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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.

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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

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced June 24, 2015, that the city will expand its vision screening program to all 130 community schools and will partner with Warby Parker to provide a free pair of glasses to every student in need at P.S. 50 Library in Manhattan. (Credit: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office)

Sources To CBS2: De Blasio Rejected Offer To Raise Minimum Wage

Sources say the offer to hike the minimum wage was offered as part of a deal to revamp disability pensions for cops and firefighters injured in the line of duty.

06/24/2015

A sticker with the Uber logo is displayed in the window of a car. (Credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NYC Council Proposes Bill Restricting Number Of Uber, Other For-Hire Cars

Councilman Stephen Levin, D-Brooklyn, is sponsoring a bill he calls a “timeout.”

06/24/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: CBS2)

De Blasio, Bratton Talk Police, Community Relations With Urban Ministers

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton met with urban ministers Tuesday following New York City’s decision to hire nearly 1,300 new police officers as part of its $78.5 billion budget agreement.

06/23/2015

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (left), Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Senate Majority Leader Carl Heastie announce an agreement on the state budget on June 23, 2015. (Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of the Governor)

NY Legislative Leaders Reach Deal On State Budget, Rent Control

The state’s rent regulations had expired June 16 but were temporarily extended as lawmakers continued to negotiate.

06/23/2015

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Schumer Says He Wants Credit Bureaus To Better Notify Customers Of Potential Fraud

Schumer, D-N.Y., said once hackers get a hold of the customers’ personal information, it’s all downhill from there.

06/22/2015

A man feeds a muni-meter. (Credit: CBS2)

New Law Ends Muni-Meter Waiting Game

A new city law allows drivers to prepay one hour before muni-meters go into effect so that they don’t have to sit in their cars watching the clock tick.

06/22/2015

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Considering New, Shorter ‘Stand Clear’ Announcement To Decrease Subway Delays

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority may replace the famous phrase, “Stand clear of the closing doors, please,” with the shorter, “Please stand clear.”

06/19/2015

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