Fellow Dem: De Blasio can seek presidency, but why would he?

New York 05/17/19, 16:14

With friends like these, Mayor Bill de Blasio doesn't need enemies.New York Attorney General Letitia James expressed exasperation on the "Pod Save America" podcast late Thursday over her fellow Democrat's decision to run for president.She told the audience that New ...

Update: Fire that killed 6 apparently started on stove

U.S. 05/08/19, 10:33

The Latest on a fatal fire in Harlem (all times local):11:30 a.m.Authorities say an overnight fire in Harlem that claimed the lives of six family members, including four children, apparently started on a stove.Fire marshals sift through a burned out ...

Funeral is held for longtime NYC prosecutor Richard A. Brown

U.S. 05/07/19, 14:50

Elected officials, community leaders and members of the criminal justice community gathered on Tuesday for the funeral of Richard A. Brown, a prosecutor and judge whose four-decade career stretched from the gritty "Mean Streets" era of the 1970s to the ...

New York City bans alcohol ads on city property

Health 04/30/19, 09:33

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a ban of alcohol advertising on city property.The ban, which takes effect immediately, applies to bus shelters, newsstands, Wi-Fi kiosks and recycling kiosks. Venues currently permitted to sell alcohol, such as restaurants, ...

NYC mayor takes aim at glass towers as energy hogs

U.S. 04/24/19, 17:04

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio presides over a city that's known for its skyscrapers but he is no fan of the glass towers that have transformed the Manhattan skyline in recent decades.De Blasio, a Democrat who is hinting ...

Lawyer: Challenge to NYC’s vaccination order in the works

New York 04/10/19, 13:35

A civil rights attorney says opponents are planning a lawsuit this week over New York City's order requiring everyone in a heavily Orthodox Jewish neighborhood to be vaccinated for measles.Lawyer Michael Sussman said Wednesday that the city overreached its authority ...

NYC orders mandatory vaccines for some amid measles outbreak

U.S. 04/09/19, 14:26

New York City declared a public health emergency Tuesday over a measles outbreak centered in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community and ordered mandatory vaccinations in the neighborhood.Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the unusual order amid what he said was a measles ...

NYC mayor: Extend shoreline to protect city from storms

U.S. 03/14/19, 12:26

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing a plan to protect lower Manhattan from rising sea levels by surrounding it with earthen berms and extending its shoreline by as much as 500 feet (152 meters).The Democratic mayor announced ...

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