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Bill de Blasio wins NYC Democratic primary, may avoid runoff election

New York City Public advocate Bill de Blasio, who was criticized by outgoing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I), is closer to replacing Bloomberg after winning the local Democratic primary Tuesday night. WNYC-FM reported that de Blasio managed to win 40 percent of Democratic voters. If his lead holds,…

Bloomberg endorses fingerprinting housing project residents for their own good

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) put forward an idea on Friday to install fingerprint scanners in the city’s Housing Authority projects. The Staten Island Advance reported that Bloomberg made the remarks during his weekly interview on WOR-AM, saying the scanners would help determine who is living in those…

Watch live: Mayor Bloomberg addresses judge striking down stop-and-frisk policy

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg holds a news conference to address a federal judge’s ruling that the city’s stop and frisk policy is unconstitutional. Watch live, broadcast via NBC News on Aug. 12.…

Texas ricin letter suspect says actress wife is trying to frame him

A Texas man suspected of mailing letters tainted with the neurotoxin ricin to President Barack Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg told federal officials his wife sent the letters and is trying to frame him. According to the New York Post, 33-year-old Nathaniel Richardson was released from custody…

WATCH LIVE: Bloomberg addresses ‘State of the City’ after proposing alcohol limits

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday will deliver the 2012 State of the City address. On Wednesday, it was revealed that the Bloomberg’s administration was considering limiting alcohol sales. Watch live video from CNN, broadcast Jan. 12, 2012.  …

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