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

Bratton: Bulletproof Glass In NYPD Cars Not Practical

Bratton was asked about the possibility during a public hearing with some state senators Wednesday.

02/05/2015

Police clash with protesters on the West Side Highway on Dec. 3, 2014, in New York. (credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Bratton Wants Stronger Penalties For Resisting Arrest

The police commissioner made his comments during a public hearing with members of the state Senate.

02/04/2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address on Feb. 3, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Mayor Bill De Blasio’s State Of City Speech Focuses On Affordable Housing Plan

After a tumultuous first year in office, Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his second State of the City address, focusing on his administration’s affordable housing plan.

02/03/2015

FILE -- An SUV is parked on a mound of snow and ice in Brooklyn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Councilman: Suspend Parking Meters During Snowstorms

Councilman David Greenfield is proposing that the meters not be enforced whenever alternate-side parking rules are suspended for snow.

02/02/2015

Gracie Mansion is viewed on December 12, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio: Dante Organizing Super Bowl Party At Gracie Mansion

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will be hosting a Super Bowl party at Gracie Mansion.

01/31/2015

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Teachers’ Union President Furious Over Cuomo’s Proposal To Increase Charter Schools Cap

The head of the teachers’ union is speaking out over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to alter the number of charter schools.

01/30/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio and others pose with Staten Island Chuck on Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Jokes Scientists Making Sure ‘No Harm Befalls’ Him, Groundhog

Groundhog Day is Monday and Mayor Bill de Blasio is hoping the ceremony will go a little smoother this year.

01/30/2015

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Teachers’ Union Blasts Plan To Increase Cap On Number Of N.Y. State Charter Schools

The head of the United Federation of Teachers spoke out Thursday against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to add more charter schools.

01/29/2015

Screen capture from the video for Uncle Murda and Maino's "Hands Up."

CBS2 Exclusive: De Blasio Slams City-Funded Legal Group Over Rap Video Advocating Cop Killings

The video, “Hands Up” by Uncle Murda and Maino, was posted online in December and shows the two rappers pointing guns at the head of a man in a police uniform.

01/29/2015

The Barclays Center was in the running to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention (credit: CBS 2)

NYC To Make Another Convention Pitch As DNC Chairwoman Visits Friday

The 119 members of the powerful and, for the most part, deep-pocketed host committee will be leading the way when DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz visits Friday.

01/29/2015

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Eric Garner Case Fuels Debate Over Grand Jury Secrecy

Calls for more transparency have sounded in Congress, statehouses and editorial pages, mixed with notes of caution about forswearing secrecy that can safeguard witnesses and the accused.

01/28/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio gives a winter storm update on Jan. 27, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Residents Blast Mayor For Slow Snow Plowing As De Blasio Defends Travel Ban

Mayor Bill de Blasio said there will be a review of the city’s storm procedures to see if anything can be done better the next time around.

01/27/2015

Youth football (Peter Schwartz/WFAN)

NYC Considers Bill Requiring Doctors At All Youth Football Games, Practices To Protect Athletes From Concussions

What City Councilman Stephen Levin of Brooklyn is proposing is requiring a doctor at every youth football game, and a doctor or athletic trainer at any practice involving tackling.

01/23/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his State of the State address on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Delivers State Of The State Address, Unveils Budget Plan

New York must raise the minimum wage, cut small-business taxes, ease the burden of high property taxes and invest big in transportation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a sprawling address that laid out a long list of priorities for 2015.

01/21/2015

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

NYC Councilmen Propose $500 Property Tax Rebates

The average tax bill in the city is set to increase by $400 to $800, Councilman James Vacca said.

01/21/2015

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