Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has long relied on the advice of outside advisers, has moved to classify his inner circle of private-sector consultants as agents of the city, shielding their communications from public disclosure.
The parents of an unarmed black teenager killed by a white New York City police officer exactly four years ago Tuesday have written a letter to the mayor and his wife saying the city has waited too long to fire the officer.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Thousands of police officers from across the nation packed a church and spilled onto streets Saturday to honor Officer Rafael Ramos as a devoted family man, aspiring chaplain and hero, though an air of unrest surrounding his ambush shooting was not completely pushed aside.
ROME (AP) -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family are wrapping up a whirlwind vacation in his ancestral homeland of Italy, complete with cheering crowds, paparazzi and, yes, even proof Italians do eat pizza with a knife and fork.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's official vehicles were spotted breaking several traffic laws on Thursday, just two days after he laid out a sweeping traffic safety plan that included harsh restrictions on reckless drivers.