Councilman David Greenfield
The New York City Council has been determined to reform the NYPD, but the murder of two officers last month — and the shooting of two more this week — have created deep divisions about how to do it.
A tourist from London in town for a wedding was attacked and beaten in Brooklyn early Tuesday, in what a City Councilman said might have been another “knockout” attack.
Four suspects were being held Saturday morning in a string of violent attacks in Brooklyn, known as the “knockout game.”
There is a new push to reduce the speed limit from 30 to 20 mph on many residential streets, CBS 2’s Don Champion reported.
Councilman David Greenfield is introducing legislation Wednesday, calling for school buses to be equipped with cameras that would photograph cars caught illegally maneuvering around the bus. The owner of the car would then be ticketed.
The New York City Council has announced plans to banish the use of the expression “mentally retarded” from all official documents and Web sites.
“It would simply state we either have these ingredients or we don’t have these ingredients,” said councilman David Greenfield.
Pregnant women could soon be enjoying some parking perks in New York City if one councilman has his way.