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Names of 12 NYPD Officers Who Died From 9/11-Related Illnesses Added To Memorial Wall

A dozen new names were added to the NYPD Memorial Wall in Battery Park City Friday.

10/10/2014

Customs officers & passenger take precautions during an Ebola scare at Newark International Airport. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Mayor Bill De Blasio At Ebola Roundtable: NYC Is Ready

The mayor convened a meeting of city agencies at City Hall on Thursday as a display of readiness against the spread of the deadly virus.

10/09/2014

FILE -- Cleopatra's Needle, an ancient Egyptian obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III, stands in Central Park. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

2 City Council Members Introduce Bill To Ban Cars In Central Park

A new bill being introduced before the City Council would ban all automobiles from the roads inside Central Park.

10/08/2014

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Jails Boss Faces Tough Questions About Treatment Of Juvenile Inmates On Rikers Island

In the wake of a scathing federal review of New York City jails, city lawmakers grilled the city’s correction commissioner Wednesday about the treatment of juvenile inmates on Rikers Island.

10/08/2014

A colorized transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: CDC/Getty Images)

Astorino, Cuomo At Odds Over Possible Ebola-Fueled Travel Ban

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino called Tuesday for the U.S. to issue a travel ban from Ebola-affected countries, but Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo said the idea isn’t practical.

10/07/2014

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2 NYPD Officers Under Investigation After Video Shows Them Punching, Hitting Suspect With Gun

Security video that captured the arrest of a teen drug suspect on a New York City sidewalk has prompted an investigation of alleged abuse by two police officers.

10/07/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

New York City Speed Limit To Officially Drop To 25 MPH On Nov. 7

Get ready to slow down on city streets. For the first time in more than 50 years the City Council has voted to lower the speed limit.

10/07/2014

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Mayor De Blasio: Doctors Watchful For Enterovirus D68 In NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio, a mild asthmatic himself, says doctors are watchful for D68, especially keeping an eye on asthmatics with particularly severe symptoms.

10/07/2014

Rachel Noerdling (Credit: CBS 2)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Sticks Up For Aide Amid Controversies

Rachel Noerdlinger, the first lady’s chief of staff, failed to report on a city background check that she was living with her boyfriend, who has been convicted of drug trafficking and manslaughter.

10/06/2014

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Citizens Union Director: De Blasio Aide Under Criticism, Rachel Noerdlinger, Is Obligated To Disclose Background

Citizens Union Executive Director Dick Dadey says public officials such as Rachel Noerdlinger, served at the appointment of the mayor, but also served the public and as such, are obligated to disclose their background and history under the law.

10/03/2014

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SUNY System Implements New Sexual Violence Policy

New York is implementing new rules to address sexual violence at its state universities.

10/02/2014

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NYC Launches Website For Tech Businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the Digital.NYC website Wednesday in Brooklyn.

10/01/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Mayor De Blasio’s Vision Zero Plan Under Fire Following Pedestrian Deaths

De Blasio said he was right to call the plan Vision Zero because it’s calling out to people to change their behavior.

09/29/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo shake hands after signing a memorandum of understanding for increasing security in New Jersey and New York on September 24, 2014 at 7 World Trade Center. (Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Govs Agree To Increase Security In N.Y., N.J. In Response To Rising Global Terror Threat

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have ordered an unprecedented heavier police presence on commuter rail lines, subways, bus stations, airports and bridge and tunnel crossings.

09/24/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the United Nations Climate Summit on Sept. 23, 2014, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Obama: No Nation Gets A ‘Pass’ On Climate Change

In a forceful appeal for international cooperation on limiting carbon pollution, President Barack Obama warned starkly on Tuesday that the globe’s climate is changing faster than efforts to address it.

09/23/2014

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