Inez Dickens

Rep. Charles Rangel (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Rep. Charles Rangel, 31 Others Arrested As Airport Workers Stage Sit-In

Thirty-two people, including U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, were arrested in the peaceful demonstration and charged with disorderly conduct.

01/20/2014

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, right, talks with Councilman Jumaane Williams on Aug. 22, 2013. Williams is one of seven council members vying to replace Quinn as speaker. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Council Members Make Their Pitches To Be Next Speaker

Seven council members attended a forum Wednesday night as they vie to fill a position that could provide key support — and potentially fierce opposition — to incoming Mayor Bill de Blasio.

11/20/2013

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer announces restoration of Harlem fire watchtower, August 28, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Landmarked 19th Century Fire Watchtower To Undergo $4 Million Facelift

The cast iron Mount Morris Fire Watchtower went up in 1857 and was designated by the Landmarks Preservation Commission as a city landmark in 1967.

08/28/2013

Councilwoman Inez Dickens

Records: City Councilwoman Has Racked Up Nearly $200,000 In Building Fines

A New York City councilwoman from Harlem has been under fire for her personal business dealings, and some residents want to see her held responsible.

07/29/2013

Barricades along West 129th Street in Harlem - New York, NY - Jun 18, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

NYPD Locks Down Harlem Neighborhood

Residents of a Harlem neighborhood are upset about an overnight lockdown by the NYPD in an effort to curb violence in the area

06/18/2012