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NYC Considers Bill Requiring Doctors At All Youth Football Games, Practices To Protect Athletes From Concussions

What City Councilman Stephen Levin of Brooklyn is proposing is requiring a doctor at every youth football game, and a doctor or athletic trainer at any practice involving tackling.

01/23/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his State of the State address on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Delivers State Of The State Address, Unveils Budget Plan

New York must raise the minimum wage, cut small-business taxes, ease the burden of high property taxes and invest big in transportation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a sprawling address that laid out a long list of priorities for 2015.

01/21/2015

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NYC Councilmen Propose $500 Property Tax Rebates

The average tax bill in the city is set to increase by $400 to $800, Councilman James Vacca said.

01/21/2015

City council members look at how Airbnb and other home-rentals affect New York's economy and housing market. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

City Council Looks At How Airbnb Affects Housing, Economy

City council members are looking at how Airbnb and other home-rentals affect New York’s economy and housing market.

01/20/2015

Pope Francis waves after his general audience in St Peter's square at the Vatican on September 18, 2013  (credit: TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis To Visit New York City During Trip To US

Pope Francis will be stopping in New York City during his trip to the United States this year.

01/19/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio attends the Rev. Al Sharpton's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in Harlem on Jan. 19, 2015. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Sharpton, Adams Defend De Blasio At Separate MLK Events

At a seperate MLK Day event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Borough President Eric Adams, a former NYPD captain, also stuck up for the mayor.

01/19/2015

Officer Andrew Dossi leaves Mount Sinai Hospital on Jan. 16, 2015. (credit: NYPD 46th Precinct/Twitter)

Second Officer Wounded In Bronx Shooting Released From Hospital

Hundreds of fellow officers lined the street outside Mount Sinai Hospital as Officer Andrew Dossi left Friday afternoon.

01/16/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: I Won’t Apologize To Police For My ‘Fundamental Beliefs’

Police union leaders have called for de Blasio to apologize for not supporting the NYPD following the grand jury’s decision not to indict a white officer in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man.

01/14/2015

Governor Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Cuomo To Consider Changes To Grand Jury Transparency In Wake Of Garner Case

Following the Eric Garner case, there has been a call for the release of secret grand jury minutes.

01/14/2015

An R train travels through Brooklyn. (credit: CBSNY)

Former MTA Bosses Unite To Endorse $32B Capital Plan

Five former heads of the MTA came together Tuesday to say it will be money well spent.

01/13/2015

Two Cops Shot And Killed Execution Style In Brooklyn

De Blasio: I Was Not Depressed After Cop Killings

De Blasio’s comments came in response to an article in The New York Times, which quoted aides to the mayor as saying the de Blasio seemed depressed after the murders of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.

01/13/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton addresses the press on Jan. 12, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Bratton: Signs Of More Arrests After Suspected Slowdown

NYPD statistics show arrests were up in the past week after plummeting in the weeks following the fatal ambush of two patrolmen in December.

01/12/2015

FILE - A styrofoam take-out container is viewed in a trash can in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC To Begin Banning Plastic Foam Containers From Food Establishments In July

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration says there will be a grace period, without fines, until January 2016.

01/08/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio and others pose with Staten Island Chuck on Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Happy To Not Hold Staten Island Chuck At Groundhog Day Ceremony

A year after a groundhog slipped from Mayor Bill de Blasio’s grasp during the annual Staten Island Zoo Groundhog Day ceremony, the zoo is reportedly making a change to prevent the mayor from handling the animal.

01/08/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio lifts a longtime ban that prevented children from having cellphones in New York City public schools. (credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

NYC To Lift Ban On Student Cellphones In Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio is lifting a longtime ban that prevented children from having cellphones in New York City public schools.

01/07/2015

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