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

NYC, DC 37 Municipal Union Strike Labor Deal

New York City’s largest municipal union agreed to a new contract on Wednesday, becoming another important piece of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ongoing efforts to settle an unprecedented labor situation.

07/02/2014

Map shows NYC public schools without any certified arts teacher, according to NYC Department of Education, U.S. Census Bureau. (credit: Google Maps via NYC Comptroller's Office)

City To Hire More Than 100 Full-Time Art Teachers Following Comptroller Study

The announcement was made at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. It was accompanied by music from a middle school orchestra.

07/01/2014

New NYPD Officer Erik Fischer comes from a long line of police officers going back more than a century. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Class Of NYPD Officers Includes Man Born To Serve And Protect

A new crop of 616 NYPD officers graduated from the Police Academy Monday – among them a man who might as well be called a blueblood.

06/30/2014

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 11: A development site at the Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn is viewed on October 11, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Deal Reached To Expedite Affordable Housing Development At Atlantic Yards

The job of building more than 2,000 affordable homes near the Barclays Center — long delayed — is now expected to be completed 10 years ahead of schedule.

06/27/2014

Members Of The 'Central Park 5' (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS 2)

‘Central Park 5′ Speak Out About $40 Million Settlement

They spent six to 13 years in jail, but their convictions were tossed out in 2002 after Matias Reyes, an incarcerated serial rapist and murderer, confessed to the attack.

06/27/2014

Stan Brooks, 1010 WINS from August 2012 New York Daily News Article( Photo by Craig Warga/New York Daily News)

Manhattan Street Corner To Be Renamed Stan Brooks Way

Brooks, the late, legendary 1010 WINS reporter, and his wife, Lynn, lived at Manhattan Plaza at 43rd and 10th after their three sons grew up.

06/26/2014

New York City Hall (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York City Council Approves Plan For Municipal ID Cards

Lawmakers have agreed to create New York City identification cards residents could get regardless of their immigration statuses. The measure would add the nation’s biggest city to a growing roster of cities that have them.

06/26/2014

A 32-ounce soda is filled at a Manhattan McDonalds. (Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

High Court Won’t Reinstate New York City’s Big Soda Ban

Guzzlers prevailed Thursday as New York’s highest court refused to reinstate New York City’s ban on the sale of big sodas, ruling that the city’s health department overstepped its bounds.

06/26/2014

FILE -- Passengers ride in a subway car. (Credit: Getty Images)

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton: MTA Should Install Cameras On New Subway Cars

Bratton said, with the announcements and signage on subway cars now automated, the conductor would have time to monitor TV screens between stops.

06/25/2014

A stabbing victim walked into a McDonald's in Queens with a knife sticking out of his back on June 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Stabbing Victim Who Walked Into McDonald’s Tells CBS 2: ‘I’m Blessed’

Andrew Hardy said he was stabbed during a fight at the corner of Archer Avenue and Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica around 9:30 Tuesday.

06/25/2014

File Image -- A camerawoman (credit: ClipArt)

NYC City Council Committee Holds Hearing On Working Conditions For Reality TV Production

Committee Chair Daneek Miller says non-union reality shows produced in the city are not treating their workers fairly.

06/25/2014

De Blasio Promises To Cut Red Tape For Special-Ed Reimbursements

Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed Tuesday to try to quickly settle reimbursement claims from parents of special-education students who are forced to attend private schools.

06/24/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio signs 11 "Vision Zero" bills into law on June 23, 2014 in Queens. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Mayor De Blasio Signs 11 ‘Vision Zero’ Bills Into Law

The mayor will sign nearly a dozen bills that involve the city-wide speed limit, red light and speed cameras and other aspects of the plan.

06/23/2014

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel and Democratic primary opponent state Sen. Adriano Espaillat. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

Rangel Slams Espaillat As Having ‘No Record;’ Espaillat Says Time For Rangel ‘To Go’

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) once again traded barbs with Democratic primary opponent Adriano Espaillat on Friday – with Rangel saying Espaillat has “no record,” and Espaillat telling Rangel he needs to step aside.

06/20/2014

Summer Streets zipline in 2012. (Credit: Summer Streets/Facebook)

Sound Is The Theme For This Year’s Summer Streets Program

The Summer Streets program is set to come back to New York for the first of three weekends in August.

06/19/2014

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