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NYC Council passes Community Safety Act, overrides Mayor's veto Special 

In an historic vote today, a proposal to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of the Community Safety Act passed the New York City Council.

Community Safety Act passes; rapper Immortal Technique comments Special

New York - The New York City Council voted Thursday to override Mayor Bloomberg's veto? of the Community Safety Act, two bills aimed at stopping the NYPD's use of "stop and frisk."

New Yorkers line Fifth Avenue for the Puerto Rican Day Parade Special

New York - Yesterday, Sunday June 9, marked the 56th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade. Cheers and music could be heard up and down 5th Avenue, as the parade made its way from 44th street in midtown up along Central Park all the way to 79th street.

NYC's mayor Bloomberg promotes $12 million gun control campaign

Mayor Bloomberg of New York is financing a $12 million television ad campaign that is pushing for the implementation of more gun control.

NYC faces homeless problem not seen since The Great Depression

According to a recently released Coalition for the Homeless report, in January, more than 50,000 people slept in New York City’s homeless shelters.

Barbara Walters' triumphant return to The View

New York - Barbara Walters, who has returned to the Alphabet Network's hit program The View after recovering for six weeks from a concussion and chicken pox, received a heartfelt welcome from her sister co-anchors along with Mayor Bloomberg and Regis Philbin.

Mayor Bloomberg: No jail time for marijuana possession in NYC

New York - In today's State of the City address, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced there will be no jail time for low-level marijuana possession.

Chicago's murder rate rises as New York's falls

As of Friday, New York City has recorded 414 murders in 2012, so far. This is the city's lowest number of murders in fifty years, mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday.

NYC Mayor Bloomberg signs emergency order to ration gas

New York - Today New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed an emergency order to ration gasoline. The ration system will impact all five city boroughs and will operate on the odd-even license plate system for gas purchases.

Op-Ed: The Impact of Sandy on US Presidential Politics

New York - The devastation, flooding, loss of power, blocked roads, from Hurricane Sandy creates what may well be a serious threat to voting on election day.

Op-Ed: Bloomberg's decision to cancel the NYC Marathon was the right one

New York - Mayor Bloomberg's decision to cancel the New York Marathon was the only proper way forward in the wake of Hurricane Sandy's wrath.

Officials cancel Sunday's NYC Marathon

New York - As criticism continues to mount, it has been announced that the ING NYC Marathon scheduled for Sunday November 4 has been canceled.

In Hurricane Sandy's wake, Mayor Bloomberg endorses Obama

New York - On Thursday, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg endorsed President Barack Obama over Republican Mitt Romney, saying, “If the 1994 or 2003 version of Mitt Romney were running for president, I may well have voted for him."

NYC theater owners to fight against supersize drink ban

New York - Last week New York City passed a measure to limit the size of large sugary beverages to be sold in specific venues including street vendors, movie theatres, stadiums and restaurants. Some businesses plan to fight this new law.

N.Y.C. Mayor wants hospitals to lock up baby formula

New York - New York City's Mayor Bloomberg is reportedly pushing hospitals to keep baby formula under lock and key so a higher percentage of women will decide to breastfeed.

Aurora shooting sparks gun debate — Sen. Lautenberg prepares bill

The Aurora shooting has sparked a debate over gun control policy and several Democratic lawmakers are now demanding that it is time to tackle the legislative issue once and for all. But gun rights advocates are resisting calls for a gun control bill.

N.Y.C. Board of Health endorses ban on large sugary drinks

New York - A recent proposal regarding a ban on large sugary drinks by New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg is one step closer to becoming city law.

NYC restaurateurs slam the city's health dept. inspections

New York - New York City's restaurant grading system, initiated by the Dept. of Health 19 months ago, has provoked anger amongst the city's restaurateurs. They have likened the teams to INTERPOL, and accuse them of lacking sensitivity.

NYPD, The Third Jihad, and the 'Flag of Islam over White House'

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has severely criticized the New York Police Department (NYPD) for using a controversial movie The Third Jihad, to portray American Muslims as terrorists in their training of police officers.

Lady Gaga welcomes New Year at Times Square with Mayor Bloomberg

Pop star Lady Gaga was at Times Square in New York to join Mayor Michael Bloomberg in welcoming in the New Year along with millions of people from around the world at a concert and street party hosted by popular host Ryan Seacrest.

NYC food stamps ban proposal on sugary drinks faces challenge Special

Proposals by Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Patterson to stop food stamps recipients in New York City from using them to buy sugary drinks are facing opposition

NYC propose ban on using food stamps to purchase sugary drinks

Purchasing sugary drinks with food stamps could be prohibited in New York City if a proposal by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Governor David Patterson is accepted by the USDA.

Eastern Mayor's Weigh In On Stimulus

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in the midst of a controversial and contentious run for a third-term in office, took to the national airwaves yesterday in praise of President Obama's stimulus plan and economic management.

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