Rich Lamb

Health workers wearing Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) stand at an Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia on October 27, 2014. (Photo ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuomo, De Blasio To Create Program Encouraging Medical Workers To Treat Ebola Patients In West Africa

New York state and New York City will create a program to offer financial incentives and employment protections to encourage medical workers to go to West Africa to fight Ebola.

10/30/2014

Habitat for Humanity works to repair a Coney Island home damaged by Superstorm Sandy. (credit: CBS 2)

New York Marks Second Anniversary Of Superstorm Sandy

On the second anniversary of the day Superstorm Sandy devastated New York, many people are still recovering — and waiting for funding.

10/29/2014

Bellevue Hospital, where a 5-year-old was brought after showing Ebola-like symptoms after recently returning from West Africa, is seen on October 27, 2014.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Boy At Bellevue Hospital ‘Fully Cleared’ After Testing Negative For Ebola

Health officials said the boy’s fever was “caused by a respiratory infection that was confirmed by a lab test.”

10/28/2014

Bellevue Hospital, where a 5-year-old was brought after showing Ebola-like symptoms after recently returning from West Africa, is seen on October 27, 2014.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Health Department: Child Tests Negative For Ebola At Bellevue Hospital

Tests on a 5-year-old boy who showed possible symptoms of Ebola, have come back negative.

10/27/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio signs measure that reduces the citywide speed limit from 30 miles per hour to 25. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Mayor De Blasio Signs Measure Reducing City Speed Limit From 30 MPH To 25

The City Council passed the measure earlier this month as part of the mayor’s “Vision Zero” plan to reduce traffic deaths.

10/27/2014

Cuomo, Christie Ebola press conference

New York, New Jersey Set Up Mandatory Quarantine Requirement Amid Ebola Threat

In the wake of the first confirmed Ebola virus case in New York City, the states of New York and New Jersey have set up a new screening system that goes above and beyond the guidelines already set up by federal officials.

10/24/2014

NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Travis Bassett speaks at a press conference next to Mayor Bill de Blasio October 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kena betancur/Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘No Cause For Alarm’ After First Ebola Case Confirmed In NYC

Dr. Craig Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, became the city’s first Ebola patient on Thursday.

10/24/2014

Dr. Craig Spencer (credit: LinkedIn.com)

New York City Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

A New York City doctor has tested positive for the Ebola virus after coming down with symptoms Thursday, sources said.

10/23/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces initiative giving NYPD smartphones, tablets. (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

NYPD Officers Getting Smartphones, Tablets Under New Initiative

New York’s Finest are getting a new weapon in the war on crime: improved mobile communications.

10/23/2014

NYPD officers stand guard outside the Canadian Consulate. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NYPD Beefing Up Security At Locations Tied To Canada

The NYPD is beefing up security at New York City locations associated with the Canadian government after gunfire erupted at the country’s capital on Wednesday.

10/23/2014

Taxis

City Council Backs Bill Requiring Warning Signs About Assaulting Taxi Drivers

Taxi drivers’ advocates on Wednesday lauded the City Council for passing a bill requiring stickers in cabs warning of the penalties for assaults on drivers.

10/22/2014

FILE -- A view of the entrance to the Rikers Island prison complex (credit: Getty Images)

City Council Votes For Bills To Protect Jailed Immigrants From Feds

The measure, supported by Mayor Bill de Blasio, would prohibit correction officials and police from handing over detainees to immigration officials.

10/22/2014

OEM Commissioner Joe Esposito (left) at practice drill for nuclear bomb attack on Times Square. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Emergency Agencies Practice Response To Nuclear Explosion In Times Square

The city’s Office of Emergency Management ran a training exercise Wednesday that simulated a response to a nuclear explosion in Times Square.

10/22/2014

A man walks in front of the headquarters of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Balks At JPMorgan Chase’s Proposed $1 Billion Tax Break

JPMorgan Chase wanted to construct the buildings at Hudson Yards, costing about $6 billion. The skyscrapers would have housed 16,000 employees.

10/21/2014

Barbara Smith (L), a nurse with Mount Sinai Health System, and Bryan Christensen, a doctor and member of the CDC's Domestic Infection Control Team for the Ebola Response, demonstrate to health care professionals how to properly put on protective medical gear when working with someone infected with the Ebola virus at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on October 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Massive Ebola Training Session Held At Javits Center As CDC Releases Revised Gear Guidelines

Federal officials will be in New York City Tuesday with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

10/21/2014

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