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NYC Sees Rise In Traffic-Related Deaths For First Time In 3 Years

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature “Vision Zero” campaign to reduce traffic fatalities appears to have taken a troubling U-turn. 335 more words


Report: 74 Percent Of Guns Used In New York Crimes Came From Other States

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Three-quarters of nearly 53,000 guns used to commit crimes in New York state – and nine out of 10 in New York City – were originally purchased in another state, according to… 641 more words


Restaurant Owner Central To Ed Mangano Case Contributed To De Blasio Campaign

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A restaurant owner central to the case against Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and his wife is also a major donor to Mayor Bill de Blasio, whose fundraising activities are under investigation by federal and state authorities. 283 more words


'Our City Is Hurting:' Ex-City Council Speaker Quinn Unveils Proposals To Combat Homelessness

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Former City Council Speaker Christine Quinn unveiled a series of proposals Thursday to combat rising homelessness in New York City.

A record 60,017 people — more than 23,000 of them children — are currently in city shelters, according to Quinn, the head of the group… 360 more words


Demanding Answers: Massive Cost Overruns For New York City To Rebuild After Sandy

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There are disturbing revelations about New York City’s efforts to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy.

With the fourth anniversary just days away, there are massive cost overruns and a startling price tag to elevate homes to prevent flooding. 465 more words


Parks Advocate Calls For Greater Police Presence As Crime Rises

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — With a rise in crime reported in New York City parks, advocates are demanding more police and more protection.

As CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reported, park crimes rose in the first six months of this year by 39 percent, from 488 in 2015 to 612 this year. 287 more words


Investigators Seek Answers After Baby Girl Falls Down Elevator Shaft, Dies In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Who is to blame after a 6-week-old baby girl fell down an elevator shaft in Coney Island, Brooklyn this week?

As CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reported, the city Department of Investigation is probing the tragedy. 329 more words