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A cross is carried across the Brooklyn Bridge as part of the 19th annual "Way of the Cross" procession marking Good Friday on April 18, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Christians Mark Good Friday With Services, ‘Way Of The Cross’ Procession In Brooklyn

Christians around the world and across the Tri-State area are marking Good Friday by commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

23 hours ago

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers a speech to mark his first 100 days in office at Cooper Union on April 10, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Marks First 100 Days In Office

Mayor Bill de Blasio marked his 100th day in office by touting his efforts to close New York City’s inequality gap.

04/10/2014

Police Officer Dennis Guerra (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Housing Officer Critically Hurt In Coney Island Fire Dies

Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all flags lowered Wednesday in honor of NYPD Housing Officer Dennis Guerra.

04/09/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a news conference in Harlem on April 8, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Al Sharpton Opens Conference One Day After Admitting To Helping FBI

Sharpton acknowledged Tuesday that he helped the feds investigate New York Mafia figures, even making secret recordings that appeared to help bring down a mob boss.

04/09/2014

Visitors stand in line for "The Late Show with David Letterman" in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)

Mayor Bill de Blasio Urges CBS To Keep ‘Late Show’ In NYC

David Letterman announced last week that he will step away from the show sometime in 2015.

04/08/2014

Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton Denies He Helped FBI Take Down Genovese Mobsters

The Smoking Gun reported Monday that Sharpton recorded conversations with associates in the mob using a bugged briefcase.

04/07/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Getty Images)

Bratton: Scientific Survey Of Cops, New Yorkers To Measure ‘How Are We Doing?’

The police commissioner said they’re also designing a poll to be used in every precinct of the city on a quarterly basis. Bratton said he wants a reliable way to measure whether damage has been repaired and improvements have been made.

04/04/2014

Mayor de Blasio, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver discuss expanded pre-kindergarten, April 3, 2014. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Ad Blitz Urges Parents To Sign Up For Universal Pre-K As Deadline Fast Approaches

Mayor de Blasio said the city is spending $300,000 to push it with an ad campaign called Opportunity Starts Now.

04/03/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio reads to children in a prekindergarten class at P.S. 130 in Manhattan on Feb. 25, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Announces 4,200 Additional Pre-K Seats, Urges Parents to Enroll

Mayor Bill de Blasio urged parents to sign their children up for pre-kindergarten as he announced the addition of more than 4,200 brand new full-day pre-K seats across New York City.

04/02/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio

De Blasio Calls Universal Pre-K Deal ‘Historic,’ Incredible’

The mayor discussed universal pre-K before throwing out the first pitch at the Mets game Monday afternoon.

03/31/2014

John Doherty (credit: CBS 2)

Last Day On The Job For Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty

Doherty is retiring after more than 54 years with the department.

03/28/2014

Philip Eure (Credit: LinkedIn)

Philip Eure Named First Inspector General For NYPD

A former federal prosecutor who has monitored police in Washington, D.C., for more than a decade was named on Friday as the first-ever inspector general of the New York Police Department.

03/28/2014

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Census Bureau: NYC Population Hits Record High

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, New York City is currently home to 8,405,837 people.

03/27/2014

Jerome Murdough (CBS 2)

City Councilwoman Grills Correction Head Over Ex-Marine Who ‘Baked To Death’ At Rikers Island

Acting Department of Correction Commissioner Mark Cranston told a City Council committee that a malfunctioning damper diverted heat to the upper-level cell where a mentally ill veteran was found dead last month.

03/27/2014

Plastic bag (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New York City Council Considers Shopping Bag Fee Legislation

The 10-cent carry out bag fee would apply to markets and bodegas, street vendors selling fruit, vegetables and general merchandise and retail stores including clothing, drug and department stores.

03/26/2014

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