| 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...
| Nov 14, 2010
| 5:08 PM
New York Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo savored victory on election night almost two weeks ago. Now he's getting ready to govern. Cuomo's transition teams are expected to begin meeting as early as next week. The transition teams are meant to help the...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 3:45 PM
It's official: the highest court in the land has considered putting rent control on trial. On Monday, the justices chose not to do so, but some people close to the situation say the fact that it was considered at all is an indication that at some point...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:27 PM
New video of Trayvon Martin's shooter, George Zimmerman, recorded on a surveillance camera at a Sanford, Florida police station shortly after he fatally shot the unarmed 17 year-old is provoking the same reaction from a variety of people in the Tri-...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Several thousand New Yorkers marched silently down Manhattan's Fifth Avenue from lower Harlem to the mayor's Upper East Side townhouse on Sunday to protest the New York Police Department's contentious stop-and-frisk policy.
Civil rights leaders the...
| Jan 20, 2009
Jose Torres, a former light heavyweight world champion and Olympic silver medalist, died Monday of a heart attack at his home in Ponce, Puerto Rico, said his wife, Ramonita. He was 72.
Torres won the light heavyweight title in 1965 by stopping Willie...
| Nov 22, 2009
Thousands of supporters poured into the West Village Sunday to attend a prayer vigil for Puerto Rican hate crime victim, Jorge Steven Lopez Mercado.
It was held at Pier 46 on Christopher Street.
The 19-year-old's body was found Friday decapitated,...
| Dec 3, 2009
| 12:04 PM
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn broke down at the podium of a press conference Thursday morning when asked about the Senate's rejection of the same-sex marriage bill.
"My father is 83-years-old. Kim's father is 83-years-old," Quinn said...
| Jun 7, 2009
It was the usual spectacle: flashy, festive, cultural and colorful. But this years Queens Gay Pride parade had an added attraction: politicians on parade pushing to make New York the 17th state to legalize same sex marriage.
"How do you have a state......
| Jul 1, 2009
| 8:37 AM
Queens residents will now get to "Walk This Way" on Run DMC JMJ Way.
A New York City street corner will be renamed after trail blazing rap trio Run DMC and Jam Master Jay, officials announced Tuesday.
The corner of 205th Street and Hollis Avenue will be...
| Oct 13, 2008
| 4:30 AM
Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player? 1) Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia), who compared GOP presidential tactics to those of segregationist Alabama Gov. George Wallace. 2) Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who said Barack Obama...