One mother is vowing to make sure her son did not die in vain and is fighting for tougher laws after he was killed by a cab driver.
The mayor will sign nearly a dozen bills that involve the city-wide speed limit, red light and speed cameras and other aspects of the plan.
The driver of the cab that struck and killed 9-year-old Cooper Stock on the Upper West Side this past winter will not face criminal charges, sources told CBS 2.
Building a library is no easy task, but a group of Upper West Side students plan to do just that – for free.
Four months after a taxi cab crash killed a nine-year-old boy his family, friends, and even strangers have come together to honor his memory.
Family and friends of Cooper Stock, who was killed in January, started a fundraiser called Coop’s Hoops, to help other young kids go to basketball camp.
Mayor Bill de Blasio pitched his “Vision Zero” plan as an aggressive crack down on speeding and other traffic violations in an effort to reduce fatalities in New York City.
Since announcing his “Vision Zero” initiative last month, Mayor Bill de Blasio said an interagency task force has worked to develop new strategies to make streets safer.
Starting Thursday, the city will begin issuing $50 fines to drivers caught on camera going 10 miles per hour over the limit.
Neighbors of a 9-year-old who was run down and killed in a Manhattan intersection made a call for action on Wednesday night.