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Council Speaker Christine Quinn

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed)

Bloomberg Files Suit Against NYPD Oversight Measure

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is suing to try to block a law that would make it easier to sue the NYPD over stop and frisks or other actions people claimed were discriminatory.

09/03/2013

City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn speaks at a campaign stop outside City Hall on July 9, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Quinn: Spitzer, Weiner Haven’t Earned Second Chance

“What have these two men done since their fall from grace to make it clear to women and men, for that matter, that their selfish, dishonest ways are behind them?”

07/09/2013

Anthony Weiner (C) smiles while courting voters outside a Harlem subway station a day after announcing he will enter the New York mayoral race on May 23, 2013. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo On Weiner: If He’s Elected Mayor, Then ‘Shame On Us’

There was a stunning denunciation Thursday of Anthony Weiner’s mayoral bid by none other than the scandal-fighting governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo.

05/23/2013

Vito Lopez

Assemblyman Vito Lopez Resigns A Month Earlier Than Planned

Assemblyman Vito Lopez of Brooklyn announced on Saturday that his resignation from the 53rd Assembly District seat is effective as of 9 a.m. Monday.

05/20/2013

People walk by a newsstand on 42nd Street January 12, 2007. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Price Cap For New York City Newsstands Could Rise

Newsstand operators and supporters say the City Council proposal to lift the more than decade-old limit from $5 to $10 would help the venerable businesses keep up with the times.

05/13/2013

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Manhattan DA’s Office Gets $4 Million For New Cybercrime Lab

“The Internet is the crime scene of our 21st century,” District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said. “When your cell phone is on you essentially leave digital bread crumbs.”

08/14/2012

New York City Taxi (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

City Council Cracks Down On Sex Trade By Taking Aim At Cab Drivers

Council Speaker Christine Quinn warned that from now on New York City will have zero-tolerance for any taxi owner or driver who facilitates sex trafficking with a vehicle.

06/13/2012

Christine Quinn (file / credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Christine Quinn Admits She’s ‘Extremely Nervous’ Days Before Wedding

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is set to marry girlfriend Kim Catullo this Saturday.

05/18/2012

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Commissioner Kelly: NYPD Planning Subtle Changes To Stop-And-Frisk Policy

Just one day after a judge ruled that the NYPD’s “stop-and-risk” policies have led to thousands of illegal actions, the Department announced Thursday it is “refining” the program.

05/17/2012

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

Democrats Top Ray Kelly In NYC Mayoral Race Poll

In a potential matchup, the poll shows New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly trailing each of the three leading Democratic candidates by double digits.

05/10/2012

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New York City Looks To Battle Catcalling With Smartphone App

Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Council Member Julissa Ferreras have reportedly set aside $20,000 to develop technology which would allow women to report catcalling cases and upload pictures from their smartphones of men engaged in the act.

04/24/2012

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Protesters Outside Capital Grille On 42nd Street Fight For Paid Sick Leave

The Capital Grille is finding itself in hot water over unpaid sick leave, and many took out their frustrations at a lunchtime protest outside the popular steakhouse chain on 42nd street in Manhattan on Tuesday.

03/28/2012

Homeless Person in New York City (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Court Rules Single NY’ers Don’t Have To Prove Homelessness

Tuesday’s decision in Manhattan’s State Supreme court is in response to a proposal that would have required people to show they’re truly homeless, with documents if possible.

02/21/2012

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City Council Challenging NYC Homeless Shelter Policy

The policy would require single adults looking for shelter to prove they have nowhere else to go.

11/29/2011

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn speaks during a news conference on marriage equality in Albany, N.Y., on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. (credit: AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Controversial ‘Living Wage’ Debate Heats Up In New York City

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is against it and Council Speaker Christine Quinn is straddling the fence, but that didn’t stop hundreds from attending a hearing on a controversial bill to boost the salaries of some workers.

11/22/2011

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