Eric Ulrich

(credit: CBS2)

NYC Council Speaker Wants City To Cover Bail For Poor, Low-Level Defendants

In 2013 — the most recent numbers available — 16,663 defendants couldn’t make bail of $2,000 or less, according to City Council data. And 6,327 people couldn’t make bail of $20 to $500.


NYPD Car  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council Overrides Veto Of New NYPD Oversight Measures

Mayor Bloomberg blasts override: “Today’s vote is an example of election year politics at its very worst and political pandering at its most deadly.”


A wanted poster for a sex assault suspect is seen in Queens on Sunday, May 5, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Quinn: Queens Sex Assault Suspect ‘Will Be Arrested’

“We simply cannot let the streets of Queens or anywhere else become places where girls and young woman are unsafe,” Quinn said.


A bus ad from HRA's Teen Pregnancy Prevention Campaign. (credit: NYC Human Resources Administration/Flickr)

Planned Parenthood Denounces New Teen Pregnancy Ad Campaign

They show images of toddlers and what the campaign calls the “hard-hitting facts about the money and time costs of parenting, and the negative consequences of having a child before you are ready.”


Queens Library President Tom Galante with 4th grader Kayla at the Broad Channel branch as it reopens following superstorm Sandy - March 6, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Broad Channel Library Reopens After Being Wrecked By Sandy

A Queens community still reeling from superstorm Sandy now has one of its most treasured gathering places back.


Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Rockaways To Get Temporary Ferry Service To Manhattan

Seastreak will operate the hourly ferry service beginning at 5:45 a.m. Monday.


Brad Lander, Jumaane Williams, Melissa Mark-Viverito, and Eric Ulrich (file / credit: City Council Photos)

Four New York City Council Members To Let You Decide How Money Is Spent

There is a new effort to give New York City residents a louder voice in how the city should spend some of their tax dollars.


Assemblyman David Weprin (credit: Flickr/David Weprin)

NYC Dems Choose Assemblyman To Run For Weiner’s Seat

Assemblyman David Weprin will compete for the 9th district Congressional seat in a special election on September 13.