Michael Bloomberg

Police investigate the scene where a 1-year-old was fatally shot in the Brownsville neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/The New York Times, Robert Stolarik)

Cops: Dad of NY tot shot in stroller likely target

NEW YORK (AP) — Police investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy who was shot in his stroller during a walk on a city street believe his father was the intended target, Commissioner Raymond Kelly […]

09/02/2013

(AP Photo)

NYPD head: Stop-frisk ruling will hurt minorities

NEW YORK (AP) – Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly assailed a federal judge’s finding of racial discrimination and demand for changes to his department’s stop and frisk practice, telling a Sunday news show that minority communities […]

08/18/2013

In this March 12, 2013  file photo, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg looks at a 64oz cup, as Lucky's Cafe owner Greg Anagnostopoulos, left, stands behind him. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Appeals court: NYC’s big-soda ban unconstitutional

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s crackdown on big, sugary sodas is staying on ice. A mid-level state appeals court ruled Tuesday that the city’s Board of Health exceeded its legal authority when it […]

07/30/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg

NYC mayor: Police stop minorities ‘too little’

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that police “disproportionately stop whites too much and minorities too little” as compared to murder suspects’ descriptions, sparking criticism from activists and some politicians in a […]

06/28/2013

Soda

18 mayors: Limit use of food stamps to buy soda

NEW YORK (AP) — The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities are reviving a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks. In a […]

06/18/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg advises grads on immigration reform

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) – New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg used his platform as Stanford University’s commencement speaker on Sunday to lobby for an immigration reform plan that allows foreign students to remain in the […]

06/16/2013

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Texas actress arrested in ricin case

DALLAS (AP) — A pregnant Texas actress who told FBI agents her husband had sent ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been arrested for allegedly sending the letters […]

06/07/2013

(Zagat video posted on YouTube)

Crunchy, sweet doughnut-croissant packs bakery

NEW YORK (AP) — Oh the pull of that elusive reservation at the hot new restaurant. And double-oh the sweet and fatty decadence of a well-made dessert. Combine the two foodie emotions and you’ve got […]

06/05/2013

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NYC police: Notes to Obama, mayor had gun threats

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s police commissioner says angry letters mailed to President Obama, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his gun control group contained threats about shooting people in the face. Police Commissioner Raymond […]

05/30/2013

(AP Photo)

Secret Service: Letter to White House intercepted

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service said Thursday that a suspicious letter addressed to President Barack Obama and similar to ricin-laced ones sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been intercepted by a White […]

05/30/2013

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