- NY Gov. Cuomo: NYC must pay "fair share" for MTA upgrades Updated: Oct-02-15 4:30 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says there's no deal on how to pay for $32 billion in upgrades to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority because city officials are so far refusing to pay their "fair share."
- De Blasio to rename NYC Municipal Building for David Dinkins Updated: Oct-02-15 1:33 pm
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing that Manhattan's Municipal Building will be renamed after former Mayor David Dinkins.
- Federal health program for Sept. 11 responders set to expire Updated: Sep-30-15 6:07 pm
WASHINGTON - A law that provides medical monitoring and treatment for Sept. 11 first responders expires at midnight Wednesday due to the failure of Congress to act.
- New NYC Legionnaires' disease outbreak kills 1, sickens 12 Updated: Sep-30-15 5:06 pm
NEW YORK - A new Legionnaires' disease cluster discovered in the Bronx has killed one person and sickened 12 others just a month after the largest outbreak of the disease in New York City history, health officials said Wednesday.
- De Blasio's presidential forum slated for November in Iowa Updated: Sep-30-15 1:55 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and other elected officials are finalizing plans for a presidential forum this November in Iowa.
- NYC mayor urges city pension funds to divest from coal Updated: Sep-29-15 1:01 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is proposing that New York City's pension funds divest from coal.
- Texas teen arrested for clock visits NYC City Hall Updated: Sep-28-15 6:19 pm
NEW YORK - The Muslim student from Texas who was handcuffed after his homemade clock was mistaken for a bomb has visited New York City Hall.
- New York City mayor meets with Cuban President Castro Updated: Sep-26-15 8:36 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) has met with Cuban President Raul Castro.
- Scalpers turn papal tickets for profit, drawing church's ire Updated: Sep-24-15 8:50 am
PHILADELPHIA - The rosary beads cost $175. Sounds a bit pricey, except the Craigslist ad says they come with tickets to see Pope Francis. Same with the $10 train passes marked up to $85 in another listing.
- Invoking pope, NYC mayor bolsters outreach to homeless Updated: Sep-23-15 3:38 pm
NEW YORK - On the eve of Pope Francis' visit to New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio repeatedly invoked the pontiff's call to aid the poor while announcing a partnership with the Archdiocese of New York to provide 150 new beds for those living on the street.
- Flags to fly at half-staff in NYC in honor of Yogi Berra Updated: Sep-23-15 2:25 pm
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered all flags in New York City to fly at half-staff in honor of baseball legend Yogi Berra.
- Judge overturns New York City ban on plastic foam containers Updated: Sep-22-15 5:49 pm
NEW YORK - A state judge has overturned New York City's ban on plastic foam containers, finding the nearly 30,000 tons of dirty meat trays and to-go cups now sent to landfills can be recycled in a cost-effective way, according to a decision made public Tuesday.
- James Blake meets with New York's mayor, police commissioner Updated: Sep-22-15 1:33 am
NEW YORK - Former tennis pro James Blake, who was thrown to the ground by a plainclothes policeman outside a hotel and mistakenly arrested, emerged from a meeting with the mayor and police commissioner on Monday saying they were on the same page about the need for lasting change.
- NYC mayor warns of traffic, delays during papal visit Updated: Sep-21-15 1:48 pm
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio is warning New Yorkers that Pope Francis' visit will snarl traffic and cause travel delays - and he did not rule out brief closures of parts of the subway system.
- Poll: NYS voters say de Blasio shouldn't control NYC schools Updated: Sep-21-15 9:16 am
NEW YORK - A new poll shows New York state voters do not want Mayor Bill de Blasio to keep control of New York City public schools.
- Rep says Blake to meet with NYC mayor, police commissioner Updated: Sep-20-15 9:13 pm
NEW YORK - James Blake, the former tennis star who was tackled during a mistaken arrest by a New York City police officer plans to meet with the mayor and police commissioner, according to his spokeswoman.
- Poll: Feud between Cuomo and de Blasio hurting the state Updated: Sep-17-15 10:00 pm
ALBANY, New York - Voters say an ongoing feud between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is hurting the state, according to a survey released Thursday.
- Times Square's topless women discussed at task force meeting Updated: Sep-17-15 6:57 pm
NEW YORK - The topless women and costumed characters who aggressively panhandle in Times Square should be restricted to a designated zone within the famed square, according to a business group's report that gained support in the first meeting of the City Hall task force charged with solving the growing problem.
- Former NY City Council Speaker Quinn named to nonprofit Updated: Sep-17-15 12:35 pm
NEW YORK - Former New York City Council speaker Christine Quinn will head a nonprofit that aids homeless women and children.
- New York smoking rate goes back down after startling rise Updated: Sep-16-15 10:53 pm
NEW YORK - The ranks of smokers are dwindling after a surprising uptick in a city known for tough steps to discourage tobacco use, health officials said Wednesday.
- Council bill would require defibrillators at ballfields Updated: Sep-16-15 5:04 pm
NEW YORK - The New York City Council is set to introduce legislation that would require defibrillators at all city baseball and Little League fields.
- De Blasio condemns those reselling free papal visit tickets Updated: Sep-14-15 5:05 pm
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio is strongly condemning those looking to re-sell free tickets to see Pope Francis in New York City.
- Manhattan subway extension opens in booming neighborhood Updated: Sep-13-15 6:54 pm
NEW YORK - New York City's first new subway station in a quarter-century opened Sunday, linking Times Square to a booming neighborhood on Manhattan's far West Side at 34th Street.
- Manhattan subway extension opens in booming neighborhood Updated: Sep-13-15 6:09 pm
NEW YORK - The city's first new subway station in a quarter-century opened Sunday, linking Times Square to a booming neighborhood on Manhattan's far West Side.
- Christie in context: 4 areas where there's more to the story Updated: Sep-12-15 12:07 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie laid the groundwork for his campaign with detailed policy speeches on foreign policy, the economy and education, among other issues.