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Adriano Espaillat

Candidates for the 13th congressional seat participate in a debate on April 10, 2014, in Harlem. (credit: CBS 2)

Charles Rangel, Challengers Square Off In First Congressional Debate

Two candidates looking to replace Rep. Charles Rangel in Congress wasted no time in using his long career and an ethics scandal against him in the first Democratic primary debate for the 13th Congressional District.

04/10/2014

A trailer at P.S. 48 in Manhattan. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents, Others Claim School Trailers At P.S. 48 Are Health Hazard

The trailers have been used for kindergarten students for over 10 years, but parents and others claim the trailers have poor ventilation, are moldy and smell like mildew.

04/08/2014

The scene outside A-Rod's suspension hearing in early October. (credit: Bill Tynan/WCBS 880)

State Politicians Slam MLB, Selig At A-Rod Rally

“He should step down immediately, today, right now,” New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat said Thursday of Commissioner Bud Selig. “We shouldn’t allow him to just exit in so-called glory and retire.”

10/18/2013

Octavio Estevez (R) on the steps of City Hall - New York, NY - Dec 19, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC Father Of Two Needs A Home To Get Life-Saving Kidney Transplant

Without a permanent home, New York Presbyterian rules state they can’t perform the kidney transplant surgery Octavio Estevez desperately needs to stay alive.

12/20/2011

FILE -- Supporters look on at the start of the annual Dominican Day parade August 9, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Officials Want To Keep NYC Dominican Day Parade Fun And Safe

This Sunday is the 30th Annual Dominican Day Parade and while it promises to be a day full of floats, music and fun, what officials say it won’t be is disorderly.

08/12/2011

Actor Wilson Cruz addresses a Father's Day Marriage Equality rally with elected and community leaders. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Supporters Of Same-Sex Marriage Bill Hold Rallies Across NYC

Lawmakers, community leaders and others gathered Sunday in Union Square for a Father’s Day Marriage Equality Rally organized by the New York Latinos United for Marriage Equality.

06/19/2011