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  • In Washington, NYC mayor touts national liberal vision story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-12-15 10:45 pm

    WASHINGTON - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, fashioning himself as one of the left's loudest voices on economic causes, appeared in Washington on Tuesday to make two stops on his national tour to tout the need to fight income inequality - one with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the other to unveil his national liberal political platform - before meeting with President Barack Obama.

  • Mom sues NYC over son's stabbing death in public housing 
    Updated: May-07-15 8:58 pm

    NEW YORK - The mother of a 6-year-old who was stabbed to death in a public housing complex elevator sued the city Thursday, saying officials let blatant security risks linger before the attack on her son and a 7-year-old friend.

  • Sharpton: Tap special prosecutors for alleged police abuse 
    Updated: May-02-15 2:50 pm

    NEW YORK - Special prosecutors should be used in cases of alleged police misconduct, the Rev. Al Sharpton urged Saturday, complaining anew about a New York grand jury's failure to indict officers in the death of Eric Garner while noting a Maryland prosecutor had filed charges against six Baltimore officers in the death of Freddie Gray.