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Westchester County Assemblyman Jockeying To Keep Horse-Drawn Carriages In NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio has promised to send the controversial horse carriages running for the hills, but an effort in Albany may stall that plan.

04/18/2014

Signs on Ocean Breeze, Staten Island home nearly 18 months after superstorm Sandy hit, April 17, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Announces Reforms To City’s Sandy Rebuilding Program

The mayor unveiled a sweeping report on Thursday that examines the city’s recovery progress.

04/17/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio was surrounded by elected officials and advocates for interns as he signed a bill protecting interns April 15, 2014, at City Hall. (credit: Ed Reed for the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio Signs Law Protecting Interns From Discrimination, Sexual Harassment

The law, passed by the City Council late last month, clarifies that the protections of the city’s Human Rights Law cover interns as well as employees.

04/15/2014

Fireworks Light Up Skies Over New York City On The Fourth Of July

Macy’s 4th Of July Fireworks To Return To East River This Year

The dazzling display was moved to the Hudson River in 2009 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s voyage up the river.

04/14/2014

Easter Seals NJ Walk With Me 5K flyer (credit: easterseals.com)

Kind Stranger, Autistic Girl Reunite In N.J. After Thank You Note Goes Viral

Eric Kunkel was the man who never corrected 3-year-old autistic girl Kate when she called him “Daddy” and engaged her in conversation on a recent flight.

04/11/2014

Taxis

Councilman Proposes Black Boxes To Monitor Taxi Drivers’ Speed

A plan has been introduced to track New York City cabs, in an effort to curb speeding and other dangerous driving habits.

04/10/2014

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Seeks Funds To Fight College Campus Sex Assaults

Gillibrand and Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri released a bipartisan letter Friday to the leadership of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education, asking for money to investigate and enforce sexual assault laws at colleges and universities.

04/07/2014

Brooklyn landlord Joel Israel, accused of demolishing apartments, appears in court (Credit: CBS 2)

Bushwick Landlord Accused Of Trying To Force Rent-Stabilized Tenants Out Testifies For First Time

Joel Israel testified for the first time at his contempt hearing for not making repairs at 98 Linden Street as he has agreed to do.

04/04/2014

Sherina Peredaviz, sister of Queens murder victim Carl Richardson (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Family Of Slain Queens Man Forgives Accused Killer

The family of a man who was fatally stabbed at a Queens barbershop last week has said they have forgiven the man accused of killing him.

04/01/2014

An alternate side of the street parking sign is seen in New York City on March 31, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

City Councilman Proposes New Rules To Alternate Side Parking

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez has introduced a bill that would allow drivers to park on a street again right after a street sweeper moves through.

03/31/2014

Winter Home Woes

Expert: It’s Time To See What Kind Of Damage Winter Did To Your Home

If you’re doing a little spring cleaning this weekend, you may discover that this past winter was very hard on your home. So what are the signs of winter distress and what can be done about them?

03/28/2014

Raccoon ( Sam Greenwood/
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Rockland County Woman Says Raccoon Broke Into Home, Bit Her Leg

A search was under way Thursday afternoon for a masked bandit in Rockland County who attacked a woman in her own house.

03/27/2014

Yelp Lawsuit Threat

Man Threatened With Defamation Lawsuit Over Negative Yelp Review

Many people use Yelp to find out about a business before they give them their business, but one Midtown business owner threatened to sue over some bad reviews.

03/21/2014

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Police: Teen Charged After Gaining Access To Top Of WTC

A 16-year-old boy bypassed security in the middle of the night and climbed a ladder to the spire of 1 World Trade Center where he apparently took pictures, authorities said Thursday.

03/20/2014

Revelers march in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade along Fifth Ave in Manhattan on March 17, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Marches Up Fifth Avenue Amid Controversy

The world’s largest parade celebrating Irish heritage set off down Fifth Avenue on a cold and gray morning, the culmination of a weekend of St. Patrick’s Day revelry.

03/17/2014

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