New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday a new crime monitoring system -- developed with Microsoft -- designed to allow law enforcement to better collect data and review the city in real time, using a collection of cameras, license-plate readers and other resources.
NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg suggests police go on strike in an effort to force more gun control
When an elected official whose heart seems to be in the right place offers a courageous perspective on an important subject, I'm inclined to try to find some good in it.
NYC Mayor demands that presidential candidates act on gun regulation. John Avlon reports on the gun control debate.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasts President Obama and Mitt Romney on guns in the wake of the Aurora shooting.
Politicians will be barred from speaking at this year's commemoration ceremony on the anniversary of the 2001 terror attacks, according to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban on the sale of large-size sodas and other sugary beverages moved forward Tuesday after the city's Board of Health unanimously voted to open the plan to a three-month public comment process.
I was walking down 125th Street in Harlem last week when my iPhone beeped to alert me that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg had proposed saving obesity-prone urbanites from themselves by banning restaurant sales of large sugary sodas and teas.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to ban sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. CNN's Mary Snow reports.
Smart policies are essential to America's "war on obesity."
New York's mayor wants a ban on sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. CNN's Mary Snow reports.
CNN's Erin Burnett tackles NYC Mayor's latest attempt to ban the sale of large sugary drinks.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday fired back at the president of Yale University and others who have suggested city police went too far in their surveillance of Muslims.
The 9/11 memorial in New York opened less than four months ago and has seen more than one million visitors.
Work on the National September 11 Memorial Museum has been halted over a budgetary dispute, delaying its opening, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
It's been a big tourism year for the Big Apple.
A New York Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Occupy protesters will be allowed to return to Zuccotti Park, but they can't bring their tents and generators -- once a mainstay of the movement.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg testified Monday in the criminal trial of a political operative charged with stealing up to $1.1 million from personal donations Bloomberg made during his 2009 re-election campaign.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg tells CNN's John King why the nation must address its growing immigration problem.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is worried that high U.S. unemployment could lead to the same kind of riots here that have swept through Europe and North Africa.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg asks New Yorkers to be vigilant as they go about their normal day.
When debris rained from the sky in lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001, the first responders to the terrorist attack did not turn away. They rushed to the World Trade Center buildings while the world around them crumbled.
Three people were killed and two police officers were injured in a gun fight in Brooklyn Monday evening -- the latest bloodshed in a violent holiday weekend in New York City that saw at least 48 people shot.
New York Mayor Bloomberg says officials are still assessing the damage, but the city may have avoided major issues.
Hurricane hunter Mark Sudduth says Northeast residents should expect the same destruction already left in Irene's wake.
Officials in the mid-Atlantic states and southern New England on Saturday sounded fresh warnings about Hurricane Irene and told residents they were nearly out of time to leave for safer ground.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday announced the launch of a major policy initiative to aid the city's minority youth.
Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush will be part of a small group of politicians to participate in the ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced during his weekly radio address Friday.
A group of supporters encircled the New York Public Library's 42nd Street branch in Manhattan arm-in-arm Saturday to show their love.
Lions and tigers and budget cuts, oh my!
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that he plans to make good on a decision to slash more than 6,000 New York City teaching positions through attrition and layoffs.
Jay Carson is CEO of the newly formed C40 Clinton Climate Initiative, which combines previous efforts led by former President Clinton and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to leverage big cities in the fight against global warming. He'll have a budget this year of $12 million and a staff of 65.
Cathie Black, the publishing executive turned New York City schools chancellor, is stepping down after three months in office, Mayor Michael Bloomberg told reporters Thursday.
Politics is serious business -- but not all the time.
Many parents struggle daily to get their kids out of bed, but New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is hoping a wake up call from the stars will do the trick.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg hopes that a wake up call from a celebrity will help battle absenteeism. NY1 reports.
The city that never sleeps is moving closer to becoming the city that never smokes, or at least the city that highly restricts it.
An undercover investigation at an Arizona gun show shows how easy it is to buy a gun.
Undercover investigators purchased semiautomatic weapons at an Arizona gun show, despite telling vendors that they probably could not pass background checks, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg told reporters Monday.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Monday joined the eldest son of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. to call for stricter gun legislation in the wake of the Arizona shootings that left six people dead and 13 wounded.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the lessons learned from New York's last snowfall pushed the city into more action.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Thursday that some city snow plows will be fitted with global positioning systems in a pilot program meant to better track sanitation vehicles as officials brace for a winter storm.
Days after a monster blizzard blanketed much of the northeastern U.S., New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he will investigate whether sanitation workers intentionally delayed cleanup efforts over frustrations regarding citywide budget cuts.
CNN's Randi Kaye talks with passengers stuck on JFK's tarmac for 11 hours.
Michael Bloomberg says the GOP should stop stalling a 9/11 First Responders bill now that tax cuts have been extended.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined lawmakers, police and fire officials on Monday in urging U.S. Senate passage of a health care bill benefiting September 11 rescue workers.
Kiran Chetry talks to Mark McKinnon and Kiki McLean about their new group No Labels.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, an Independent, joins several leading Democrats, Republicans and other Independent political leaders in the launch of a new group that hopes to find non-partisan solutions to some of the nation's problems and to impact the next Congressional session.
The elite equestrian suffered a concussion and fractured spine
With Election Day just hours away, the rhetoric keeps getting more intense, interesting and, shall we say, passionate. Here are some things you might have missed.
The Giving Pledge-the drive started by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates to get billionaires to donate at least half their wealth to charity-has 40 signers listed today on its website, givingpledge.org. And a full-blown campaign to enlist more givers continues.
Michael Bloomberg is out a quarter. That's how much New York's mayor, who has an estimated net worth north of $15 billion, wagered that he knew exactly what type of person would try to set off a car bomb in Times Square.
BusinessWeek relaunches this week with a new name, a new design, and a new editorial vision, just four months after it was bought by financial information giant Bloomberg LP. Viewed through the lens of an acquisition, it's therefore perplexing that Bloomberg executives have declined to talk about when and how this new version of the 80-year old weekly will make money. Instead they tell Fortune their plan is to focus on their consumers and deliver a great product. Those notions seem impossibly idealistic in a world where print advertising revenues are likely to be permanently impaired by cheaper online ad rates, and where nearly every major magazine publisher has recently shuttered unprofitable titles, a fate BusinessWeek, under previous owner McGraw-Hill, very nearly met.
Calling a sharp drop in overall violence throughout America's most populous city "one for the record books," New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced this week that 2009 saw historic crime-rate declines across the city's five boroughs.
Last fall, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg won his campaign to extend the city's mayoral term limits from two four-year terms to three. Next week, he'll see if voters think he should serve a third term.
Looking to expand its reach beyond Wall Street, Bloomberg LP said Tuesday it would buy BusinessWeek magazine from McGraw Hill Cos.
An investigation commissioned by the city of New York found private gun vendors selling weapons to buyers who admitted not being able to pass background checks, breaking federal law, a report released Wednesday says.
Five new cases of the H1N1 virus in New York City schools will force three schools to close for a week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at a news conference Thursday evening.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed cases of swine flu in eight students at a New York preparatory school, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Sunday.
The Big Apple will have to tighten its belt as the city that leans heavily on Wall Street's profits is expected to suffer a dramatic decrease in tax revenues in coming years.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday will lay out details of a plan to cut an additional $1 billion from the city budget and lay off as many as 23,000 city employees, according to a press release from the Mayor's office.
The New York City Council on Thursday voted in favor of a bill that would extend term limits, allowing Mayor Michael Bloomberg to run for a third term.
Michael Bloomberg's attempt to amend New York City's mayoral term limits revisits a long, robust debate on the controversial topic
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he'll ask the City Council to amend the term limits law so he can run for a third.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Thursday he is asking the city council to change the office's two-term limit to allow him to run for a third term.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has decided to try to reverse the term-limits law he had long supported so he can seek a third term next year and help the city emerge from financial turmoil
New York's famous skyline may be getting a new addition: Wind turbines.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg are pooling their piles of money to pour $375 million into a global effort to cut smoking
If you believe the rumors, it's as if Mayor Michael Bloomberg is having a midterm crisis.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Thursday that whoever wins the presidency in November, "at least we'll have an adult in office who can lead and accomplish something."
He was only the warm-up act for Sen. Barack Obama's economic speech in New York on Thursday, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg sparked plenty of speculation by sharing the stage with the Democratic presidential hopeful.
Three people were missing Sunday, a day after a crane collapsed, killing four construction workers on the east side of Midtown Manhattan, Mayor Michael Bloomberg told reporters.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has publicly flirted with the idea of a run for the White House as an independent, said he will not run for president.
A sweeping new global report, released by the World Health Organization today in New York City, urges governments to get tough on the tobacco epidemic before it's too late
Two veteran political consultants form a committee to convince the billionaire New York City mayor to run for President as a third-party candidate
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will decide by early March whether he will pursue an independent bid for the White House, a source close to the mayor told CNN.
CNN's Bill Schneider analyzes the effect of a potential Bloomberg run and what's at stake in the Michigan primary.
CNN's Allan Chernoff reports serious crime has declined for the 17th consecutive year in New York City.
New York City is on course to mark the fewest homicides since records have been kept, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly announced Wednesday.
Merrill Lynch all but hung a "For Sale" sign today on its 20 percent holding of Bloomberg LP, the financial information company.
Bloomberg: Immigrants welcome
Two firefighters were killed Saturday while battling a blaze at a building just south of New York's ground zero, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said, calling it "another cruel blow" to the city.
NYC fire controversy
Mayor called to duty
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a potential independent presidential candidate, pushes for performance-based merit pay for teachers in the nation's public schools
Political junkies are excited and electrified over a potential independent presidential bid by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and for good reason.
Is there popular support for a Michael Bloomberg presidential candidacy? The latest CNN-Opinion Research Corporation poll released Monday has the answer: Yes -- a surprising amount.
The specter of an all-New York November 2008 was raised when Bloomberg, a titular Republican since his 2001 mayoral run, announced last week that he was quitting the GOP to become an independent
There typically aren't a lot of political advertisements in odd years since there aren't any Congressional races and no presidential election. But this odd year is shaping up to be a bit odder than the most.
For all the frenzied speculation, the new independent has plenty of reasons not to make a Presidential bid
As an independent candidate for President, he wouldn't be afavorite. But he could hurt theDemocrats' chances
New York's mayor claims he has no plans to run for President. But his latest party change suggests he's toying with the idea
The New York City Mayor and California's Governor are doing the things that gridlocked Washington won't
The ubiquitous New York City yellow cab is going green.
Expressing dismay over the Republican Party's trajectory, Sen. Chuck Hagel said Sunday that an independent presidential bid would be good for the nation.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg met Tuesday with the family of a man shot and killed by police early Saturday in an incident that has sparked community outrage and could lead to a federal investigation.
Construction at the World Trade Center site will continue despite discovery nearby of apparent remains of 9/11 victims, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday he and other city officials weren't about to wait until a security threat materialized before acting.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday stood by his decision to increase security after information from the FBI revealed a "specific threat" against the city's subway system, despite intelligence officials saying the information was not credible.