- Cuomo, de Blasio clash again, this time on NYC homelessness Updated: Nov-27-15 4:48 pm
NEW YORK - The feud between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo is not taking a break for the holidays.
- Big balloons, heavy security for NYC Thanksgiving parade Updated: Nov-26-15 7:59 pm
NEW YORK - Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country. A record number of police officers patrolled the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, while St. Louis resumed its annual parade, canceled last year amid protests over Michael Brown's death.
- Ads featuring Nazi imagery pulled from New York City subway Updated: Nov-25-15 4:58 pm
NEW YORK - An ad campaign that featured Nazi imagery has been pulled from the New York City subway system.
- NYC mayor: It's my job to defend NYC's interests in Albany Updated: Nov-25-15 11:06 am
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio says it's his job to defend the interests of New York City in Albany.
- Plan would limit, but not eliminate, carriage horses in NYC Updated: Nov-24-15 5:37 pm
NEW YORK - A new plan is being discussed to reduce the number of - but not eliminate - horse carriages on New York City.
- NYC Mayor de Blasio outlines plan to treat mental illness Updated: Nov-23-15 6:20 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's eyes watered and his face flushed. His voice faltered and, at one point as he struggled for the next sentence, his two college-aged children each placed a hand on his back to steady him.
- De Blasio: Bratton was right to criticize City Hall Updated: Nov-23-15 6:19 pm
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio is not disputing his police commissioner's criticisms of how City Hall has battled New York City's homelessness crisis.
- NYC emergency responders go through active shooter drill Updated: Nov-22-15 6:14 pm
NEW YORK - Hundreds of emergency responders simulated a subway terror attack on Sunday, days before one of the city's biggest public events: the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
- De Blasio and Bloomberg make peace at NYC tree-planting Updated: Nov-20-15 2:06 pm
NEW YORK - They shared laughs about supermodels, Big Bird and the governor. They competed to out-do each other in lavishing praise on Bette Midler. And they planted a tree.
- Police boss says NYC mayor late to address homeless problem Updated: Nov-19-15 7:24 pm
NEW YORK - Police commissioner William Bratton said Thursday his boss had been late to acknowledge rising homelessness in New York City a day after the mayor announced an ambitious 15-year, $2.6 billion plan to combat the problem.
- NYC officials: New Islamic State video is marketing fear Updated: Nov-19-15 3:39 pm
NEW YORK - A newly released Islamic State group video that briefly depicts images of Times Square is an advertisement for the terrorist organization meant to market fear, city officials said Thursday.
- NYC announces $2.6 billion investment to fight homelessness Updated: Nov-18-15 5:39 pm
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday announced a massive $2.6 billion housing investment to help New York City's homeless, declaring that the city would not wait for New York state's help in combating a growing crisis that has dominated headlines and damaged the mayor's poll numbers.
- De Blasio blasts Christie over Syrian refugees Updated: Nov-18-15 3:57 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is attacking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie over the fate of Syrian refugees.
- Calls mount to remove metal detectors from NYC schools Updated: Nov-18-15 2:42 pm
NEW YORK - A student has not been shot in a New York City school over the past 13 years, an era when school shootings across the United States have become sadly commonplace. But there is a growing cry to rid the city's schools of metal detectors, the very tool some observers credit with keeping them safe.
- NY Gov. Cuomo declares support for accepting Syrian refugees Updated: Nov-17-15 5:41 pm
ALBANY, New York - Rejecting Syrian refugees would be akin to "conceding defeat of the American dream," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday in a sharply worded response to those urging him to keep the refugees out of the state.
- Puerto Ricans fear for their health as federal cuts loom Updated: Nov-16-15 10:40 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - An incurable disease has given Jose Gonzalez Ortiz the health of an old man at age 42, and the collapsing Puerto Rican health system only adds to his pain.
- Police deploy extra units in NYC in wake of Paris attacks Updated: Nov-14-15 12:46 am
NEW YORK - Police deployed extra units to crowded areas of the city and were on heightened alert after scores of people were killed Friday in a series of shootings and bombings in Paris. New York officials said they were acting out of abundance of caution and there were no known threats to the area.
- The Latest: Top officials heading to Paris concert hall Updated: Nov-13-15 7:28 pm
PARIS - The latest on shootings and explosions in Paris. (all times local):
- De Blasio jokes take center stage at annual charity dinner Updated: Nov-10-15 10:21 pm
NEW YORK - Jabs about Mayor Bill de Blasio's habitual lateness and his ongoing feud with Gov. Andrew Cuomo took center stage Tuesday night at the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner.
- De Blasio's political group cancels presidential forum Updated: Nov-10-15 7:22 pm
NEW YORK - The political organization founded by Mayor Bill de Blasio canceled its presidential forum planned for next month in early-voting Iowa, a political embarrassment for a mayor with ambitions of influencing national dialogue.
- De Blasio defends traffic safety plan despite rash of deaths Updated: Nov-09-15 11:03 pm
NEW YORK - Three people, including a child, crushed by a car that plowed into a group of trick-or-treaters. An 84-year-old woman run over by a charter bus that never stopped. A grandmother struck by a taxi driver finishing a 16-hour shift.
- Big-city mayors want US crackdown on 'bad apple' gun dealers Updated: Nov-09-15 4:00 pm
NEW YORK - The mayors of the nation's three largest cities are calling on U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to crack down on some "bad apple" gun dealers.
- NY lawmakers call on Speaker Ryan to renew Zadroga Act Updated: Nov-09-15 2:33 pm
NEW YORK - New York lawmakers are calling on new House Speaker Paul Ryan to extend a law renewing health benefits for Sept. 11 first responders.
- Police union threatens 'surprise' for Quentin Tarantino Updated: Nov-06-15 11:42 am
NEW YORK - The executive director of the largest police union in the country is threatening a "surprise" for Quentin Tarantino after the director drew its ire for comments about police brutality.
- NY governor, NYC mayor join Puerto Rico health care rally Updated: Nov-05-15 5:26 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined thousands of demonstrators Thursday demanding equal treatment for Puerto Rico on federal health care.