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FILE -- This Staten Island home was badly flooded during Superstorm Sandy. (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Sandy Tax Abatement Legislation

Property tax relief is on the way for New York homeowners who rebuilt or repaired their homes following Superstorm Sandy.

05/29/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor Bill De Blasio Rules Out Making Bid To Host 2024 Olympic Games

De Blasio’s senior adviser Peter Ragone told WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb they rejected the possible Olympic bid after a cost benefit discussion.

05/28/2014

Cooper Union Protest (file/credit: CBS 2)

Lawsuit Filed Over Cooper Union’s Decision To Charge Tuition

The suit alleges the trustees built an extravagant new academic building that the institution couldn’t afford and squandered the school’s endowment.

05/28/2014

Philip Eure (Credit: LinkedIn)

First Day On The Job For NYPD’s First-Ever Inspector General

Philip Eure, 52, a former federal prosecutor who has monitored police in Washington, D.C., for more than a decade, was named as the department’s first-ever inspector general in March.

05/27/2014

Medical marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Poll: Support For Medical Marijuana Down Slightly In New York

A poll shows support for medical marijuana is slightly down from February, but New Yorkers still overwhelmingly support the drug for medical use.

05/23/2014

Kathryn Sullivan, NOAA Administrator, issues the initial outlook for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season during a press conference on May 22, 2014 at the New York City Office of Emergency Management's Emergency Operations Center in Brooklyn. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Forecasters Predict Slow Atlantic Hurricane Season

A slower-than-usual hurricane season is expected this year because of an expected El Nino, federal forecasters said Thursday, but they warned that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and urged Americans to be prepared.

05/22/2014

People line up to enter the 9/11 Memorial Museum on May 21, 2014, the first day the museum has opened to the public. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

National Sept. 11 Memorial Museum Opens To The Public

The new museum, which was officially dedicated last week, features prominent videos of the twin towers collapsing, photos of people falling from them and voice mail messages from people in hijacked planes.

05/21/2014

Chirlane McCray and Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Demands Tabloids Apologize For Articles About Wife Chirlane McCray

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is a demanding a pair of city newspapers apologize for their characterizations of his wife’s comments on motherhood.

05/19/2014

After Years Of Criticism, De Blasio Halts 911 Upgrade Project

Mayor Bill de Blasio has halted an upgrade project for the 911 system, and has ordered a multi-agency review of delays, errors, and cost overruns.

05/19/2014

FILE - A laptop  (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

FBI: BlackShades Infected Half-Million Computers

More than a half million computers in over 100 countries were infected by sophisticated malware that lets cybercriminals take over a computer, authorities said as charges were announced Monday.

05/19/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio’s Internet Plan Includes Turning Pay Phones Into Wi-Fi Hot Spots

The mayor said his administration wants to make sure every neighborhood in the city is wired for high-speed broadband Internet access.

05/19/2014

New apple green taxi that will work in The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island  and Upper Manhattan. (Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

New York City Puts Brakes On Green Taxi Expansion Plan

The outer-borough taxis debuted a year ago, and more than 5,000 patrol parts of the city that were rarely well-served by the traditional yellow cabs.

05/16/2014

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

NYPD Holds Day 2 Of Distracted Driving Crackdown

The NYPD is holding its second day of a citywide ticket blitz this week looking for drivers using cell phones and failing to yield to pedestrians.

05/16/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony in Foundation Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum on  May 15, 2014. Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Others Dedicate 9/11 Museum In Solemn Ceremony

The National September 11 Memorial Museum is being dedicated Thursday before opening to the general public May 21.

05/15/2014

A damaged phone booth is on display at the 9/11 Memorial Museum (credit: Jin Lee)

President Obama To Attend Sept. 11 Museum Dedication Ceremony

The steel and glass museum houses more than 10,000 artifacts, 23,000 photographs, 1,900 oral histories and 500 hours of film and video. It opens to the public May 21.

05/14/2014

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