Bill de Blasio
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NYC mayor seeks to lockdown coronavirus hotspots
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NYC mayor's plea amid uptick: 'Get tested'
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COVID-19 Spike In Orthodox Jewish NYC Neighborhoods Prompts Mask Crackdown
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'Space bubbles' offer safety at NYC restaurant
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De Blasio's Dysfunctional Administration
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NYC delays in-person learning for a second time
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NYC mayor to Trump: 'You failed us.'
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NYC schools delay start after union safety deal
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NYC mayor: Respect rules or face 'consequences'New York City's mayor urged residents to "respect" the law after a neighborhood erupted in protests in response to new restrictions in areas where coronavirus cases are spiking. Bill de Blasio said,..
New York City looking to close some areas seeing coronavirus surgeMayor Bill de Blasio said shutdowns — including public and private schools — would happen starting Wednesday in nine ZIP codes, and indoor dining would be suspended.
New York City sees alarming coronavirus spikesNew York City’s daily coronavirus infection rate has spiked above 3% for the first time in months. Mayor Bill de Blasio says eight ZIP codes in Brooklyn and Queens are to blame for the recent surge...
"Alarming" COVID hotspots in NYC amid battle over reopening schoolsVirus' spread focused again in Orthodox Jewish communities as principals vote no-confidence in Mayor Bill de Blasio after school opening delays.
New York City delays in-person learning over coronavirus safety concernsNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will be delaying in-person learning for another week as pressure from teachers and parents continue to grow over coronavirus safety concerns. Nikki Battiste reports.
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New York leaders push back after Trump threatens to cut fundsNew York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are pushing back after President Trump threatened to cut federal funding for cities he deemed "anarchist jurisdictions." CBSN NY has details.
NYC delays school opening until Sept. 21stMayor Bill de Blasio says New York City is delaying sending students back to classrooms in the nation's largest public school system following concerns raised by teachers and their union. (Sept. 1)
New York City delays return to in-person schooling until September 21New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an agreement with the teachers union to delay the return to in-person classes until September 21 to allow more time for training and safety preparations...
Covid-19 Cases and Deaths: Live News UpdatesBill de Blasio is the only big-city mayor planning some in-person learning for students. The Democratic National Convention opened with searing criticism of President Trump’s handling of the..
Winter storm affects more than 100 million peopleA powerful winter storm barreling up the Eastern Seaboard is affecting more than 100 million people in 20 states with heavy snow, ice, wind and rain. Thousands of flights were canceled, and schools in..
NYC mayor defends school reopening timetableNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio held firm Thursday to plans to reopen the nation's largest public school system within a month, despite public concerns from teachers and administrators that it's too..
Report reveals allegations of police abuses in New York CityNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a measure allowing the disciplinary records of NYPD officers accused of abuses to be made public. Greg B. Smith, of the nonprofit news outlet The City,..
New York City says child care will be available for 100K children in the fall as schools partially reopenNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city was exhausting all options to expand its child care capacity and accomadate more than 100,000 children.
NYC mayor 'heartbroken' over killing of 1 year oldNew York City's mayor called the killed of a 1 year old child over the weekend 'heartbreaking' Monday as he started his daily coronavirus briefing. Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a moment of silence..
AP Top Stories July 10 AHere's the latest for Friday July 10th: WHO says coronavirus may be spread through the air; Arizona Gov. cuts restaurant capacity; Trump blasts de Blasio over Black Lives Matter mural; Rivera search..
NYC schools to reopen in fall with hybrid learningMost New York City students will return to their physical schools two or three days a week and learn online the rest of the time under a plan announced Wednesday by Mayor Bill de Blasio. (July 8)
Trump calls proposed Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower 'a symbol of hate'New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said painting Black Lives Matter on Fifth Avenue is designed in part to send a message to President Trump.
Indoor dining in NYC delayed due to virus fearsNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that he was delaying the planned resumption of indoor dining at restaurants in the city out of fear it would cause a spike in coronavirus infections...
17 officers disciplined in death of transgender woman at Rikers IslandNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio said four officers, including one captain, faced immediate suspension without pay.
New York City to enter phase two of reopening on June 22: mayorNew York City will begin phase two of reopening on Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday, citing continued improvements in coronavirus data.
Trump and de Blasio: ‘Together, at the Wrong Time in History’The chief executives of the country and its biggest city have found themselves diminished as leaders, lacking the trust of the people they serve.
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A N.Y. Street Is Named for Robert E. Lee. Officials Want That Changed.Mayor Bill de Blasio joined two congressional lawmakers in urging the military to rename General Lee Avenue, a main street on an Army base in Brooklyn.
Protests Today: Live Updates and VideoMinneapolis lawmakers vowed to dismantle the city’s police department. Mayor Bill de Blasio said some New York City police funding would be redirected to social services. Joe Biden is scheduled to..
New York City mayor ends 8 p.m. curfew a day earlyNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ended a nightly curfew on Sunday, a day earlier than he had planned.
New York officials defend curfew, subway safety ahead of Monday reopeningMayor Bill de Blasio on Friday said New York is on track to reopen on Monday from the coronavirus lockdown that turned the most populous U.S. city into a virtual ghost town, restarting work at 32,000..
NYC mayor condemns attack on police officersMayor Bill de Blasio condemned an attack on police officers on anti-looting patrol in Brooklyn Wednesday as "unacceptable." Two other officers suffered gunshot wounds to the hands and all three are..
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's daughter Chiara de Blasio arrested during George Floyd protestChiara de Blasio was arrested Saturday, according to the NYPD. She is one of thousands arrested during protests over the death of George Floyd.
NYPD arrests hundreds after violent Floyd protestNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says protesters and police officers will be held accountable for acts of violence at a demonstration in Brooklyn that left people bloodied and vehicles burned. (May..
New York City mayor outlines first reopening step, lawmakers push for outdoor diningNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday outlined the first steps for reopening the United States' most populous city, envisioning up to 400,000 people heading back to their workplaces, an easing of..
At least 200,000 New Yorkers to return to work in phase one of city's reopening: mayorNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday outlined what the first phase of a gradual reopening will look like in the most populous U.S. city, and said he expected between 200,000 and 400,000..
52 NYC children have syndrome linked to virusA total of 52 children in New York City have been diagnosed with an inflammatory syndrome possibly linked to COVID-19 and another 10 cases are pending, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday. Of those 62..
NYC mayor eyes June for reopeningNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday the likelihood of nonessential businesses reopening in the near future points to a June. He cited new number of cases of the coronavirus as a major..
NYC to limit entry into some parks, may expandNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says police officers will start limiting access to a handful of parks whose visitors have become poster children for bad social distancing. (May 8)
NYPD social distancing patrols turn violentNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio is standing by the practice of using police to enforce social distancing even after multiple instances when enforcement led to violent confrontations. (May 8)
NYC to ramp up antibody testingNew York City is starting to ramp up its COVID-19 antibody testing. Previously, antibody testing had been aimed at frontline workers, but Mayor Bill de Blasio said the new testing push will include..
De Blasio: Trump enjoys 'stabbing his home town in the back' by demeaning state bailoutsThe New York City Mayor said Trump "seems to enjoy stabbing his home town in the back" after he dismissed interest in bailing out blue states.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio: Bodies in trucks is 'unconscionable'New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling the actions of a funeral home in Brooklyn "unconscionable," after police found at least 50 bodies stored away on ice in rented trucks outside the business..
Police, Mayor break up funeral over virus concernsNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio oversaw the dispersal of a large, tightly packed Hasidic Jewish funeral and lashed out at the mourners who had gathered in defiance of social distancing rules. (29..
NYC mayor Bill de Blasio explains breaking up Jewish funeralNYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said it was unacceptable to gather in large numbers in times of a pandemic, and promised consequences for those who don't follow the rules _ even if the gathering is for a..
NYC students to get virus-altered grading systemNew York City schools will implement a new grading system for the remainder of the coronavirus-disrupted school year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. (April 28)
New York City needs $7.4 billion in federal aid amid coronavirus: mayorNew York City needs a $7.4 billion in federal aid to offset economic losses from the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Sunday, urging President Donald Trump to push his fellow Republicans in..
De Blasio: More testing coming; fireworks, tooMayor Bill de Blasio told reporters Wednesday that increased testing is coming to New York City. (April 22)
NYC announces strategic reserve, new ventilatorsNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced the city has set up a strategic reserve for the production and stockpiling of medical equipment. He said the first purchase includes 3,000 "bridge"..
New York mayor says lack of coronavirus testing may delay city reopeningNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday that it could take weeks if not months before the country's most populous city reopens due to a lack of widespread testing, even as officials elsewhere..
NYC to open testing sites in hard-hit communitiesNew York City will open new coronavirus testing sites for hard-hit communities. Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that five walk-in testing sites will focus on those 65 and older in areas with high..
NYC Mayor: We need a federal bailoutNew York City's mayor Thursday called on President Trump to 'bailout' Trump's 'hometown' from the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The city expects a $7.4 billion budget hit in the..
NYC Mayor: May-June we hope to ease restrictionsNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday said that he hopes to ease some of the social distancing restrictions "somewhere between May and June." (April 14)