| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:21 PM
NEW YORK -- Only in New York?
On the eve of one of the most important days of the Jewish year, New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner got into a shouting match with a fellow New Yorker at a Jewish bakery, an exchange that was caught on video and...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:27 AM
No one under 21 would be able to buy cigarettes in New York City, under a new proposal announced Monday that marks the latest in a decade of moves to crack down on smoking in the nation's largest city.
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:37 AM
A Manhattan federal court judge ruled this month that Human Rights Law, which protects employees from sexual harassment, doesn't apply to unpaid interns.
Because unpaid interns don't receive "significant remuneration," they are excluded protection...
| Mar 15, 2013
Los Angeles mayoral hopeful Wendy Greuel announced the backing of Emily's List....
| Apr 27, 2011
| 5:03 PM
According to shocking new statistics, one out of every four parking placards in New York City is bogus.
Transportation Alternatives released a report called, "Totally Bogus: a Study of Parking Abuse in New York City," which found that one in four permits...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 2:14 AM
New York City Council will hold a hearing on Thursday, January 6 at 10 a.m. to discuss reports that workers faked subway signal inspections.
The MTA Inspector General began another inquiry into this issue this summer. Reports criticizing the MTA's signal...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 3:25 AM
Wal-Mart's lengthy struggle to open in New York City has hit fresh problems -- a controversial report that said America's biggest discounter does not just sell cheap, it makes neighborhoods poorer.
The report concludes that Wal-Mart, the biggest U.S....
| Jun 27, 2011
| 4:37 AM
Two days after the state legalized same-sex marriages, New York's annual Gay Pride Parade seemed more like a brash, colorful wedding procession on Sunday than an annual rally.
Parade organizers estimated as many as 2 million spectators turned out to...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:10 PM
Residents from the Upper East Side in Manhattan gathered at the Stanley Issac Holmes houses on 93rd street to rally against a project that would bring more than 5000 tons of trash, 6 days per week, down streets where children play and just feet from the...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 7:12 PM
A New York City Council member from Brooklyn and a top staffer with the city's Public Advocate's office were arrested Monday following the festivities of the annual West Indian Day Parade.
A video of the arrest which happened near the Brooklyn Museum has...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 3:12 PM
New York City Council members are handing over their dollar decisions to who else ... the City's residents.
Councilman Jumaane Williams stood alongside fellow council members during the announcement of Participatory Budgeting on City Hall's steps...