Cuomo Swoops In On Columbus Day, Says State Will Help Build Mother Cabrini StatueAt Monday's Columbus Day Parade there was also a statue standoff between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio. This time, a patron saint is at the center of the debate between the two.
After Brutal Attacks By Homeless People, De Blasio Orders Review Of NYC's Mental Health ServicesMayor Bill de Blasio is ordering a review of New York City's mental health services.
Mayor, City Council Announce Agreement To Close Rikers By 2026The mayor has proposed a $8.7 billion plan to replace the complex with four smaller jails in Boerum Hill, Kew Gardens, Lower Manhattan and Mott Haven.
After Chinatown Murder Spree, NYC Residents Demanding City Act To Fix Growing Homeless CrisisThe Coalition for the Homeless said, under the de Blasio Administration, the number of people living in city shelters has reached record highs – with 64,000 people in January.
Mayor Bill De Blasio: NYC's Poverty Rate Reaches Historic LowDe Blasio credits part of the changes to measures like raising the minimum wage, universal pre-K, and paid safe and sick leave.
Stringer Report: 2,700 NYC Children Test Positive For Lead, City Missing InspectionsA shocking new study has found that thousands of children in all five boroughs have high levels of lead in their blood, largely because the city has failed to protect them.
Homeless Advocates Host 'Sleep Out' At City HallAdvocates said de Blasio's commitment to affordable housing reform gave them hope for change, but now they say the de Blasio administration hasn't done enough.
New Report Reveals NYC Failed To Inspect Thousands Of Buildings, 22,000 Children For Lead ExposureBetween 2013 and 2018, more than 9,600 buildings with documented cases of lead were never even inspected.
De Blasio Considers Giving Up Fight To Scrap NYC's Elite High School Test, Push Diversity Into Admissions ProcessThis summer a bill backed by the mayor, that would scrap the admissions test, didn't even go up for a vote in Albany.
Public Ethics Commission Reaches 3 Settlements In De Blasio Fundraising GroupDe Blasio shut down the nonprofit Campaign for One New York in 2016 after it was accused of misusing campaign donations for political purposes.
Campaign 2020: New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio Ends Presidential BidThe mayor announced his withdrawal Friday morning in an interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."
Firefighters Say Mayor's Vision Zero Initiative Slowed Down Emergency Response TimesIt is taking the New York City fire department longer to respond to fires and other emergencies.
Mayor De Blasio Calling For Severe Consequences For Those Who Commit Anti-Semitic And Bias CrimesFrustrated by an inability to stem a steady rise in hate crimes, Mayor Bill de Blasio is demanding punishment for even the smallest offense.
Mayor De Blasio Presents Family Of Det. Lou Alvarez With Key To CityAlvarez Marines and the NYPD before spending months helping with the rescue and recovery efforts at Ground Zero. He died of 9/11-related cancer on June 29.
New Report Says Mayor De Blasio Has Failed To Keep Campaign Promise To Fix Income InequalityThe disparity between the rich and the poor in New York City has barely budged, according to a new report by the Manhattan Institute.