The mayor attributed the drop to reformed policing policies around marijuana and stop-and-frisk.
From the Eric Garner grand jury decision to steampunk-themed luxury, a lot happened this week.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets, many headed for the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
Citywide crime has dropped by 4.4 percent, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced.
Police officers have been given the option to ticket low-level marijuana offenders.
Racism was also to blame, the mayor said Monday at the Apollo Theater.
Critics say that the move leaves the sites and the districts vulnerable.
Reporters were told they could not attend the July meeting even though it was in a public school.
The Barclays Center was one of three locations chosen to possibly host the convention.
Officer Daniel Pantaleo's appearance Friday morning could signal the inquiry is nearing its conclusion.
De Blasio says his predecessor simply was not handing workforce development correctly.
In extensive comments about the jail, the mayor said it is in desperate need of a culture change.
Most New York City voters feel the mayor's spouse should have little role in developing policy.
The mayor also said he has not smoked marijuana since college.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has called wife Chirlane McCray his most important adviser.
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