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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address at Baruch College on February 3, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio Hammers Out Conservative Budget Amid Fears Of State, Federal Cuts

On Sunday, the de Blasio administration released details from the mayor’s new budget proposal that authorizes an additional $70 million over the next five years to put more paramedics on the streets and dispatchers at call centers.

02/09/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his 2nd "State of the City" address on Feb. 3, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

NYC Installing Side Guards On City Trucks To Protect Pedestrians, Cyclists

New York City is launching a measure designed to keep pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists from getting trapped under a truck in a collision.

02/09/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio (R) and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (L) speak at a press conference regarding two police officers who were killed on Saturday on December 22, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Back In Their Good Graces? De Blasio Orders High-End Bulletproof Vests For NYPD Officers

Nearly two months after two cops were murdered and some members of the Police Department turned their backs on him, Mayor Bill de Blasio is trying, again, to make amends.

02/06/2015

Mayor De Blasio Signs Bill Renaming Streets For 2 Fallen NYPD Officers

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill Thursday, co-naming 56 streets in New York City.

02/05/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio visits firefighters and tours site of Williamsburg fire on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. (credit: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Tours Site Of Massive Williamsburg Warehouse Fire

The fire at the Williamsburg warehouse ignited Saturday. It was still smoldering in spots Thursday morning when de Blasio visited.

02/05/2015

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton: Bulletproof Glass In NYPD Cars Not Practical

Bratton was asked about the possibility during a public hearing with some state senators Wednesday.

02/05/2015

Police clash with protesters on the West Side Highway on Dec. 3, 2014, in New York. (credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Bratton Wants Stronger Penalties For Resisting Arrest

The police commissioner made his comments during a public hearing with members of the state Senate.

02/04/2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address on Feb. 3, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Mayor Bill De Blasio’s State Of City Speech Focuses On Affordable Housing Plan

After a tumultuous first year in office, Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his second State of the City address, focusing on his administration’s affordable housing plan.

02/03/2015

FILE -- An SUV is parked on a mound of snow and ice in Brooklyn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Councilman: Suspend Parking Meters During Snowstorms

Councilman David Greenfield is proposing that the meters not be enforced whenever alternate-side parking rules are suspended for snow.

02/02/2015

Gracie Mansion is viewed on December 12, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio: Dante Organizing Super Bowl Party At Gracie Mansion

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will be hosting a Super Bowl party at Gracie Mansion.

01/31/2015

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Teachers’ Union President Furious Over Cuomo’s Proposal To Increase Charter Schools Cap

The head of the teachers’ union is speaking out over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to alter the number of charter schools.

01/30/2015

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

De Blasio Jokes Scientists Making Sure ‘No Harm Befalls’ Him, Groundhog

Groundhog Day is Monday and Mayor Bill de Blasio is hoping the ceremony will go a little smoother this year.

01/30/2015

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Teachers’ Union Blasts Plan To Increase Cap On Number Of N.Y. State Charter Schools

The head of the United Federation of Teachers spoke out Thursday against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to add more charter schools.

01/29/2015

Screen capture from the video for Uncle Murda and Maino's "Hands Up."

CBS2 Exclusive: De Blasio Slams City-Funded Legal Group Over Rap Video Advocating Cop Killings

The video, “Hands Up” by Uncle Murda and Maino, was posted online in December and shows the two rappers pointing guns at the head of a man in a police uniform.

01/29/2015

The Barclays Center was in the running to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention (credit: CBS 2)

NYC To Make Another Convention Pitch As DNC Chairwoman Visits Friday

The 119 members of the powerful and, for the most part, deep-pocketed host committee will be leading the way when DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz visits Friday.

01/29/2015

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