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Michael Felenchak and Peter Notman (CBS 2)

Search Continues For Group That Attacked Gay Couple In Chelsea

The vicious attack took place around midnight Tuesday, shortly after Peter Notman and Michael Felenchak left the Chelsea Bowtie Cinemas on 23rd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues.

08/15/2013

Bill de Blasio appears at a campaign event in downtown Brooklyn. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Hits Trail For First Time As Democratic Front-Runner

The mayoral candidate appeared on national television, then was greeted by a small crowd energized by his new status.

08/14/2013

New York City Comptroller John C. Liu (file/credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

City Comptroller Liu Calls For Legalizing Pot In NYC

The sweeping change, which would put New York at the forefront of a growing national debate over use of the drug, calls for recreational marijuana to be regulated and taxed like alcohol and tobacco.

08/14/2013

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Democratic Mayoral Candidates Square Off, Bash Bloomberg In Debate

Several of the Democratic mayoral candidates took swipes at soon-to-retire Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a debate Tuesday, particularly on the issue of unionized city workers who have been without contracts.

08/13/2013

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics used by police on Feb. 23, 2013 in New York City.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lawmakers, Activists & Others React To Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Reaction is pouring in to a judge’s ruling Monday that found the NYPD deliberately violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers with its stop-and-frisk policy.

08/12/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (L), Speaker Christine Quinn (R) (credit: Getty Images)

Quinn: ‘The Court Is Wrong’ For Blocking Prevailing Wage Law

A judge said Monday the state’s minimum wage law trumps the bill. The city’s current minimum wage is $7.25 an hour.

08/06/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Judge Backs Bloomberg’s Rejection Of Prevailing Wage Measure

The bill would guarantee wages topping $20 an hour for building-services employees at properties that get more than $1 million in city subsidies or lease significant space to the city.

08/05/2013

New York City plans to spend $7 million to transform a beach beneath the Brooklyn Bridge into a recreational destination. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBs 880)

New York City To Develop ‘Forgotten’ East River Waterfront

The project calls for a sandy beach and kayak and canoe launch along the East River.

08/01/2013

Anthony Weiner In The Bronx

Poll: Weiner Drops To 4th Place In Wake Of Sexting Scandal

His campaign manager has resigned and his political peers have harsh words for him, but Anthony Weiner has vowed to stay in the race for New York City mayor.

07/29/2013

Gun Buyback Announcement

Gun Buyback Programs Planned For All Of City’s 5 Boroughs

On the heels of at least four shootings this weekend, 10 gun buyback programs will take place over 12 months in all five boroughs of New York City.

07/28/2013

Anthony Weiner (credit: CBS 2)

Renewed Questions, Criticism As Weiner Presses Ahead With Campaign

Anthony Weiner is trying to salvage his campaign after new details emerged that he’d traded racy messages with as many as three women since similar sexting forced him out of Congress.

07/26/2013

Anthony Weiner, a leading candidate for New York City mayor, answers questions during a press conference on July 23, 2013 in New York City. (credit:John Moore/Getty Images)

Weiner Admits To Additional Sexting Partners Following Resignation From Congress

“I don’t believe I had any more than three,” said Weiner. ‚ÄúPeople might want names and serial numbers and dates and texts, but someone else will have to provide it for you because I’m not going to do it. I’m not going to comment on the specifics of these things.”

07/25/2013

Madison Square Garden (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Quinn’s Plan To Tear Down Madison Square Garden Is Doomed To Fail

What Quinn doesn’t understand is that MSG is the jewel on top of Penn Station. It is a living, breathing structure that truly lives up to its nickname of “The World’s Most Famous Arena.”

07/25/2013

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (file/credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

US Open Site Wins Approval For $500 Million Expansion Plan

The City Council voted 47 to 1 to allow the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park to tear down two old stadiums that were built for the 1964 World’s Fair and build two new stadiums in their place.

07/25/2013

Anthony Weiner, wife Huma Abedin speak at a news conference on July 23, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Weiner Moving Forward With Mayoral Campaign Despite Calls From Opponents To Quit Race

Anthony Weiner admitted sending a woman sexually explicit photos and messages as recently as last summer, more than a year after he resigned from the House because of similar behavior.

07/24/2013

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