NYPD Excessive Force Heightened Tensions During Protests Over George Floyd's Death, DOI Report FindsThe NYPD is on the hot seat Friday after a damaging report by the Department of Investigation slams police response to George Floyd protests — charging that excessive force heightened tensions.
Rikers Island Closure Could Be Delayed After Judge Rules City Can't Tear Down Manhattan Detention Complex, Build New JailThe mayor's $8 billion plan to close Rikers is incumbent upon replacing Rikers with a jail in every borough except Staten Island.
Coronavirus Update: Mayor Bill De Blasio Under Fire For Not Releasing Information About Hot Spots, ICU BedsKey stats the city won’t divulge include what neighborhoods are hot spots, the hardest hit.
Talking Points: Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg Facing Backlash Over 2015 CommentsThe panel also discussed targeted attacks on the NYPD and travel restrictions for New Yorkers.
Talking Points: New York Facing Estimated $6 Billion Gap In Budget - Now What?Javier Lacayo, a vice president at SKD Knickerbocker, joined CBSN New York’s urban affairs expert Mark Peters and political reporter Marcia Kramer to discuss the situation.
Bail Reform: NY Senate Majority Leader Ready To Consider Changes To Controversial New LawsIn the three days since New York's criminal justice reform law took effect, people charged with committing anti-Semitic hate crimes have made headlines because, under the law, judges freed them without bail.
Talking Points: What Do You Think Of The Mayor's Plan To End Street Homelessness Within 5 Years?Joining CBS2 political reporter Marica Kramer this week are CBSN New York’s urban affairs expert Mark Peters and political strategist O’Brien Murray.
Talking Points: How Should New York City Deal With The Spike In Hate Crimes?Mike Morey, a Democratic strategist at SKDKnickerbocker, and CBSN New York's urban affairs expert Mark Peters joined political reporter Marcia Kramer on this week’s episode of "The Point."
Talking Points: What's Next For Criminal Justice Reform In New York?Saima Anjam, vice president of the Parkside Group, and CBSN New York’s urban affairs expert Mark Peters joined political reporter Marcia Kramer to discuss the effects.
Talking Points: What Is The Strategy Behind Michael Bloomberg's Presidential Bid?Chris Coffey, head of the New York practice for Tusk Ventures, and CBSN New York’s urban affairs expert joined political reporter Marcia Kramer to discuss the former mayor’s strategy.
Talking Points: When Will Michael Bloomberg Officially Join The Presidential Race?Heath Brown, an associate professor of public policy at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and CBSN New York's urban affairs expert Mark Peters joined political reports Marcia Kramer to forecast the former mayor's future.
Breaking Down Bloomberg's Bombshell ApologyCBS New York's Urban Affairs Expert Mark Peters joined CBSN New York's Valerie Castro to break down the latest apology from former Mayor Michael Bloomberg regarding his reversal on the NYPD's "stop and frisk" policy.
What Challenges Will Dermot Shea Face As New Police Commissioner?With NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill stepping down, what challenges will his replacement face? CBSN New York's urban affairs expert Mark Peters explains.
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.
Mark Peters On Report Finding 2,700 New York City Kids Exposed To LeadA shocking report finds 2,700 New York City kids tested positive for lead exposure when city agencies could have prevented it.