A couple is recovering at a hospital after being shot while standing outside of their Staten Island home.
City Council President Tom McCarthy says a tougher ordinance is on the table, one that would boost fines up to $2,000 to retrieve an impounded back.
Information from a man who had been stopped for allegedly riding an all-terrain vehicle on the sidewalk led police to a locker full of ATVs, dirt bikes and loaded guns – and a separate stash of heroin and cash – in Brooklyn this week.
Neighbors and dirt bike enthusiasts agreed at a meeting in Harlem Tuesday night that the bikers need a space where they can ride safely.
The bikes are often used by delivery people and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said the new law plugs loopholes and totally bans electric bikes from the streets of New York.
They are tearing up the town, racing down city streets in places like the Bronx; trying tricks in Harlem; And endangering law-abiding citizens elsewhere.