Councilman Dan Halloran

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara explains the allegations to reporters. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Gang Of 6′ Accused In NYC Mayor’s Race Bribery Scandal Face Public, Political Uproar

At state Sen. Malcolm Smith’s Queens home a number of friends stopped by with food to help sustain him as he faces a raft of serious public corruption charges, including paying bribes to rig this year’s mayoral race.

04/03/2013

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

City Proposes Training Cabbies To Help NYPD Fight Sex Trafficking

The city is considering a controversial plan to spend $2 million to train cabbies to be the eyes and ears of the police department in spotting sex traffickers.

05/18/2012

Taxis and cars drive past Canal Street in Chinatown in Manhattan April 23, 2007 in New York.  New York is mulling a congestion-pricing scheme for Manhattan, Mayor Bloomberg announced recently.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

NY Pols Seek To Make Business Signs Mostly English

Two New York City Councilmen want to rewrite foreign-language store signs in English.

07/03/2011