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City Council Speaker Christine Quinn

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Speaker Quinn Announces Plan To Get Tough On Sex Offenders

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn on Tuesday announced a five-point plan prescribing tougher penalties for sexual predators.

CBS New York–10/09/2012

An aerial view of the Horace Mann School campus. (credit: horacemann.org)

Horace Mann Abuse Victims Flocking To Lawyers, Going Public Over Scandal

There is a demand for answers and changes in the wake of sex abuse allegations at a top New York private school. Alumni who say they were abused at Horace Mann School are talking to lawyers about their options.

06/13/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

‘Pharaoh’ Grenade Lobbed At Mayor Bloomberg Sets Speaker Quinn Off

Political jaws dropped Monday when New York City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn angrily stalked out of a rally after someone criticized Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

04/30/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg - Apr 9, 2012 (credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Mayor Bloomberg Vetoes Controversial Living Wage Bill; Speaker Quinn Fires Back

The measure would have required any company receiving at least $1 million in city subsidies to pay its employees at least $11.50 an hour or $10 an hour plus benefits.

04/25/2012

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sources: NYPD Commissioner Kelly Open To Idea Of Running As Republican For Mayor

There was a stunning development Monday in the New York City mayor’s race. Republican leaders have been trying to convince top cop Ray Kelly to seek the city’s top job — and sources told CBS 2 he’s thinking about it.

04/16/2012

Council Speaker Christine Quinn (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

City Launches Weekend-Long Campaign Against Hate

Religious leaders and New York City politicians are joining together to combat hate crimes. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said the attack this week on a Queens imam is especially disturbing.

12/10/2010

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