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Thursday, December 05, 2013
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday morning that William Bratton will once again serve as New York City's police commissioner.
Could the location of an early-alert system prevented Sunday's deadly train derailment in the Bronx?
For the fifth time in a year, some workers at fast food workers at restaurants are walking off the job on Thursday as part of a nationwide strike for higher wages.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Earl Weener, a board member with the National Transportation Safety Board, updated the media Tuesday afternoon on the latest in the investigation into Sunday's Metro-North train derailment.
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NY1 wraps up the day on Wall Street from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
NY1 previews the day on Wall Street from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
The Road to City Hall's Errol Louis spoke with City Comptroller John Liu about his most recent lawsuit against the Bloomberg administration, which alleges that the administration withheld corporate tax returns.
THE CALL EPISODES
John Schiumo hosts the December 4, 2013 episode of The Call.
Pope Francis has a new plan to crack down on sex abuse within the Catholic Church. 3:10 PM
The head of the city's police union is applauding the Mayor-elect's choice for the next police commissioner. 4:24 PM
Norman Rockwell's 1951 painting "Saying Grace" shattered auction records Wednesday in Manhattan, selling for $46 million at Sotheby's. 1:48 PM
A prized piece of rock n' roll memorabilia Bruce Springsteen's handwritten lyrics of his classic hit "Born to Run," sold at Sotheby's, for $197,000 at an auction on Thursday. 5:39 PM
Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at the age of 95, touched millions of lives across the country, including one Queens teen whose trip to South Africa to meet Mandela changed what she wanted to do with her future. Updated 4:54 PM
A Manhattan building superintendent was killed Wednesday while working on an elevator at a mid-rise office building on Park Avenue South. Updated 12/04/2013 11:21 PM
The Yankees introduced new catcher Brian McCann on Thursday at a press conference. Updated 4:38 PM
Metro-North Hudson Line service to the city resumed Wednesday morning at more than 98 percent as the investigation into Sunday's derailment remains focused on the actions of the train's operator. Updated 12/04/2013 10:10 PM
As the Mayor-elect made announcements Wednesday about some of his top city hall staff, many are waiting to see who he'll tap to be the police commissioner, and plenty of insiders are speculating it will be former commissioner Bill Bratton, whose tenure during the '90s had plenty of drama. 12/04/2013 10:30 PM
Mayor Michael Bloomberg decided Wednesday to announce city graduation rates seven months ahead of the official state release, saying that he wanted to celebrate record gains while still in office, but the uptick in the numbers is actually old news. Updated 12/04/2013 08:08 PM
A Manhattan man is dead after crashing his powered paraglider in upstate New York. 12/04/2013 11:50 PM
Officials say that a missing 5-year-old child last seen leaving her Manhattan apartment Tuesday night has been found. Updated 12/04/2013 05:02 PM
Forty-five-thousand multi-colored lights adorned the 76-foot-tall Norway Spruce that's topped with a nine-foot-wide Swarovski star. Updated 12:12 AM
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's administration took further shape Wednesday, as former Port Authority executive director Anthony Shorris was named first deputy mayor. Updated 12/04/2013 09:11 PM
It's been more than a decade since smoking was allowed in restaurants and bars here, but lately, new electronic, or e-cigarettes, have been showing up again, and now, the City Council is weighing whether to place the same restrictions on them as on traditional smokes. Updated 12/04/2013 07:47 PM
Governor Andrew Cuomo took to the radio to defend his Moreland Commission and its narrow focus, as the report focused only on the legislative branch, which could lead to more gridlock in Albany. 12/04/2013 10:55 PM
Supporters of horse-drawn carriages protested Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's stance on horses in the city in Midtown Wednesday. 12/04/2013 11:56 PM
One year after breaking ground, the Hudson Yards development is beginning to take shape, but it's just one piece to the puzzle of what will be a major transformation of Manhattan's far West Side. 12/04/2013 03:27 PM
The older brother and brother-in-law of Kisook Ahn, who was one of four people killed in Sunday's Metro-North derailment, arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport from Korea Wednesday morning. 12/04/2013 06:59 PM
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that negligence was not behind the collapse of 7 World Trade Center. 12/04/2013 07:32 PM
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