Council Speaker

Melissa Mark-Viverito (Credit: Getty Images)

City Council To Elect Speaker Next Week; East Harlem Councilwoman Projects Victory

With New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio sworn in, attention turns to the second most powerful position in New York City. Members of the City Council will vote next week to select a speaker.


One break-in suspect allegedly climbed onto this deck to reach an apartment. (credit: CBS 2)

Break-In Spree Shakes Up Chelsea

A series of burglaries had a city neighborhood on edge Monday night. At least nine apartments in Chelsea have been hit over the past two weeks. Police said the thieves are still on the loose and are likely to strike again.