Mayor Bill de Blasio

Rikers Island
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Steve Burns
October 14, 2019 - 1:25 pm
New numbers from the New York City Council and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office estimates the city’s jail population will be cut in half over the next seven years, just in time for the closure of Rikers Island.
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Joe Avellar
October 09, 2019 - 6:48 pm
New York City on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against nearly two dozen online e-cigarette companies, accusing them of selling products to minors.
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Kwok Chuen Chinatown Beating
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Sean Adams
October 07, 2019 - 2:45 pm
The city sent began to send mental health professionals into the Bowery on Monday, after four homeless men were beaten to death over the weekend.
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Rich Lamb
October 03, 2019 - 2:34 pm
NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen was the second member of the department to die from friendly fire in 2019, now there are calls for the department to upgrade its training.
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Right to Retire
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September 23, 2019 - 7:24 pm
Nearly 2 million New Yorkers would be automatically enrolled in a retirement savings plan under a new proposal before the City Council.
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Rich Lamb
September 19, 2019 - 7:53 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio looked quizzical and asked "bubble gum?" after a reporter asked him if he'd heard that tourists on the second floor of open double decker buses had been slapping their chewed gum on street signs, then taking selfies.
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Mike Smeltz
September 12, 2019 - 6:35 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio won’t be on the democratic debate stage Thursday night and he says if he can’t make the one in October, he may drop out of the race, which one local lawmaker seems to think is the best idea.
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Mayor Tree Damage
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Rich Lamb
September 10, 2019 - 4:22 pm
Homeowners in New York City will no longer have to foot the bill to pay for cracking sidewalks caused by city trees.
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Steve Burns
September 09, 2019 - 8:49 am
Mayor de Blasio is ordering the purchase of new boats for the city’s costly ferry system despite objections from the city comptroller.
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Rikers Island
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Erica Brosnan
September 05, 2019 - 12:50 pm
The City Council held a hearing Thursday on a plan to shut down the Rikers Island jail complex and replace it with four borough-based prisons.
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