Rich Lamb

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5 NYC Police Precincts To Get Body Cameras Under Pilot Program

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will soon roll out a pilot program in five precincts and one housing project in which patrol officers will wear body cameras.

09/04/2014

Revelers march in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade along Fifth Ave in Manhattan on March 17, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gay Group To March In NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Organizers of the world’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade say they’re ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time.

09/03/2014

NEW YORK - APRIL 07:  An ambulance is parked in front of St. Vincent's Hospital on April 7, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

De Blasio Waiting For Answers In 911 Delay After Woman Falls In Building Near Gracie Mansion

It took 50 minutes for an ambulance to get to an 89-year-old woman who had fallen and was bleeding in her apartment building’s mail room just across the street from Gracie Mansion on July 15.

09/02/2014

A prekindergarten class (file/credit: Getty Images)

9 NYC Pre-K Sites Won’t Open This Year; 36 Others To Be Delayed

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday some sites still have not passed city health and safety inspections.

09/02/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Denies NYPD Was Directed To Back Off In Bronx, Brooklyn

The New York Post reported Monday that cops in the 63rd and 69th precincts were ordered to ignore illegal liquor sales inside three Brooklyn junkyards where open-air parties were being thrown.

09/02/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces the installation of more speed cameras need New York City schools on Sept. 2, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

More Speed Cameras Being Installed Near NYC Schools

New York City is installing more speed cameras near schools as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan.

09/02/2014

City Council member Helen Rosenthal. (credit: nyc.gov)

‘Poor Door’ To Get Redesign At West Side Manhattan Skyscraper As Opposition To Them Mounts

Residents of the affordable portion will now get shared access to a courtyard and a roof deck facing the Hudson River.

08/29/2014

Yaroslav Kolchin climbed the Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

City Taking Steps To Prevent Brooklyn Bridge Climbing

The city is continuing to beef up security on the Brooklyn Bridge following two high-profile security breaches.

08/28/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a news conference to discuss the city's prekindergarten program Aug. 28, 2014, in Brooklyn. (credit: Rob Bennett/Mayoral Photography Office)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Downplays Comptroller’s Prekindergarten Concerns, Says Sites Being Vetted

Mayor Bill de Blasio insisted Thursday that universal prekindergarten sites set to open next week are being thoroughly vetted for safety.

08/28/2014

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Fatal Heroin Overdoses Rise In New York City

Figures from 2013 show the largest number of heroin fatalities in a decade, according to New York City’s Health Department.

08/28/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

City Council To Ask Bratton For Outline On Implementing NYPD Officer Re-training At Hearing

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton has promised that all 35,000 NYPD officers will be retrained and the city council will ask him about the regiment at a September 8 hearing.

08/28/2014

A woman walks by an NYPD officer in Times Square. (credit: Getty Images)

Quinnipiac Poll: Most New Yorkers Support ‘Broken Windows’ Policing

Fifty-six percent of black respondents said they support “broken windows,” while 61 percent of white New Yorkers surveyed said they back it.

08/27/2014

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

Police Union Leader Blasts Mayor Bill De Blasio’s Brooklyn DNC Bid

Ed Mullins, president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, said he does not support the mayor’s call to bring the convention to the Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn.

08/26/2014

9/11 Memorial and Museum as seen from Chopper 880, May 7, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

9/11 Memorial And Museum To Open For Families Of Victims On Day Of Remembrance

The major components of the 9/11 ceremony will remain the same, including the reading of names and the moments of silence, however a few things will be done differently this year.

08/26/2014

Yaroslav Kolchin climbed the Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Russian Tourist In Court After Climbing Brooklyn Bridge

Yaroslav Kolchin, a 24-year-old Russian tourist visiting the city from Moscow, is charged with reckless endangerment, criminal trespass and other charges.

08/25/2014

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