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De Blasio Opposes City Council Plan To Decriminalize Minor Offenses

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — When it comes to minor offenses such as drinking in public and turnstile jumping, a City Council plan would result in tickets, not arrests… 242 more words


Mayor De Blasio Unveils Aggressive Plan To Reduce New York City Waste 90 Percent By 2030

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — In a far-reaching effort to limit its impact on the environment, the nation’s biggest city marked Earth Day by announcing a plan to reduce its waste output by 90 percent by 2030. 1,051 more words


$1M Allocated For Brooklyn Sidewalk Extension To Protect Pedestrians, Seniors

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – City statistics show senior citizens are more likely to be hit by cars than any other age group.

Because of those statistics, changes are planned at some dangerous intersections in Brooklyn, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported. 170 more words


Long Island Man Who Plotted To Help Al Qaeda Sentenced To 25 Years

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Long Island man who was thwarted in his attempt to fly to Yemen to join a Middle Eastern terrorist group and then admitted continuing to plot with others to assist them was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison. 669 more words


UWS Recycling Bins Not Working Out Exactly As Planned

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Adding recycling barrels to Upper West Side street corners seemed like a good idea, but it hasn’t worked out exactly as planned. 119 more words


All Clear Given At Picatinny Arsenal After Suspicious Vehicle Prompts Evacuation

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — An all clear was given at Picatinny Arsenal in northern New Jersey Friday, hours after after a suspicious truck and driver prompted a security scare. 535 more words