Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez

City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (front) was among those who wore blue ribbons in support of the NYPD on Wednesday, Jan. 7. (Credit: CBS2)

Some City Council Members Have Doubts About Pushing Police Reform Bills

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.

01/07/2015

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Vandals Target About 40 Cars Near Fort Tryon Park

Some drivers near Fort Tryon Park were subjected to an unwelcome surprise this week, after thieves vandalized and burglarized around 40 cars.

12/31/2014

Two double-decker buses collided in Times Square on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: FDNY)

NYC Councilman Drafting Bill To Ban Tour Bus Drivers With Multiple Infractions

The crash that injured more than a dozen people in Times Square has officials taking a closer look at how tour buses operate in the city, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported.

08/08/2014

An alternate side of the street parking sign is seen in New York City on March 31, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

City Council Discusses Bill Giving Drivers Alternate-Side Parking Break

The City Council discussed a bill Monday that will allow drivers to return to parking spaces as soon as street sweepers pass through.

06/30/2014

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Lawmaker: Domino’s Employees Were Fired After Complaining About Conditions

Two area lawmakers rallied Sunday with employees of a Domino’s Pizza restaurant in Washington Heights, after workers there were fired.

12/08/2013

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez (credit: NYC.gov)

Charges Against NYC Councilman Dropped In Occupy-Related Arrest

Manhattan prosecutors said they couldn’t prove the case against Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez because they didn’t have an account from a key figure — a female officer whom Rodriguez is accused of trying to push.

04/04/2012