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A large grouping of gram-negative Legionella pneumophila bacteria (credit: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Legionnaires’ Death Toll Rises To 10 In South Bronx; State Offers Free Building Testing

The testing will be available to all owners, operators, managers and landlords of buildings with cooling towers or evaporative condenser units until October.

08/06/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during his executive budget presentation on May 7, 2015. (credit: Julie Jacobson-Pool/Getty Images)

Poll: NYC Voters Divided On De Blasio’s Job Performance

And when asked whether de Blasio deserves a second term, more voters said no than yes — 47 to 41 percent.

08/05/2015

FILE -- A New York City Department of Correction van (Credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Correction Officers Union Head Upset About City Plan To Use Queens Facility For Training

Norman Seabrook, president of the New York City Correction Officer’s Benevolent Association, said Wednesday the Kew Gardens facility is dilapidated, too small and has no training equipment.

08/05/2015

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De Blasio: 86 Confirmed Cases Of Legionnaires’ Disease In The Bronx

The mayor presented the updated figures at a news conference at Lincoln Hospital. In addition to those sickened in the outbreak, officials said seven people have died.

08/04/2015

FILE -- Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: Kevin Rincon/1010 WINS)

Schumer Noncommital On Whether He’ll Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Schumer, the third highest ranking Democrat in the Senate, said Monday he is pouring over the deal before making a decision on how he’ll vote.

08/04/2015

Comedian Amy Schumer speaks at a press conference with U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on August 3, 2015. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Sen. Charles Schumer, Comedian Amy Schumer Call For More Gun Control

Stand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer is teaming up with New York Sen. Charles Schumer to call for tighter gun control.

08/03/2015

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Mayor De Blasio Claims ‘Summer All Out’ Initiative Is Keeping Violence Down

A spike in violent crime pushed the NYPD to quickly muster 300 volunteer officers from desk jobs to street duty in troubled precincts.

07/15/2015

Surveillance image of a suspect who police said raped an 82-year-old woman in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police: 82-Year-Old Brooklyn Woman Raped During Home Invasion

The man got into the woman’s home around 1:40 a.m. Monday while she was outside sweeping the street and hid in her bedroom, police said.

07/14/2015

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

City Announces $5.9 Million Settlement For Eric Garner’s Family

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Monday announced the settlement of $5.9 million with the family of Eric Garner.

07/13/2015

USA teammates hold the trophy following the teams' win in the final 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup match between USA and Japan .      (Photo credit: FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Parade For Women’s World Cup Winners Will Be ‘Magical’

The team will be honored with a parade in lower Manhattan up the stretch of Broadway from the Battery to City Hall known as the “Canyon of Heroes” on Friday.

07/09/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Returns From Vacation With More Words For Gov. Cuomo

De Blasio left for vacation letting Cuomo have it and he came back taking a stand after measured innuendo from Cuomo in their war of words on ways of governance.

07/09/2015

U.S. women's soccer team

Here They Come! U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Ready To Rock New York City

The confetti will be flying when the city holds a parade for the U.S. women’s soccer team to celebrate its World Cup victory.

07/08/2015

Letitia James (credit: Getty Images)

Survey Results Prompt Public Advocate To Call For Reform Of NYC Foster Care System

Letitia James conducted a survey by setting up a hotline for foster parents, birth parents and children. She called the findings “disturbing.”

07/06/2015

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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.

07/02/2015

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

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