De Blasio Calls On Governor, Mayor To Step Up On Possible Closure Of Brooklyn HospitalPublic Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill De Blasio has called on the governor and the mayor to get the parties together and find out who has proposed taking the hospital over.
Al Sharpton: "Wave Of Civil Disobedience" Planned To Protest Fla Teen's DeathActivists are planning ``a wave of civil disobedience'' to protest the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., the Rev. Al Sharpton said Saturday.
State Troopers Arrest NYC Lawmakers At Rent Control RallySen. Bill Perkins, a Manhattan Democrat and the first escorted out, said they are trying to get rent laws renewed or reformed. Bronx Assemblyman Jose Rivera also was arrested.