Lawmakers Want State To Step-In, Streamline City Housing Assistance ProgramsMayor Bill de Blasio's administration said it would like to stop using hotels and expensive cluster apartments for homeless families, but the demand is too high.
Data Shows 'Stomach-Turning' Conditions At NYC Public School CafeteriasState Sen. Jeff Klein said an investigation into New York City public school cafeterias found "stomach-turning cases" of mice droppings, flies, roaches and rat activity in public school cafeterias.
'It's Sickening': Man Who Delivered Deadly Sucker Punch Faces Misdemeanor ChargeSurveillance video showed Mathew Smith punch Patrick Gorman in the head right outside his Queens home. Nine hours later, Gorman was dead.
NYC To Require Child-Care Centers To Post Performance CardsMayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that 2,300 child-care center will be required to post the cards near their entrances.
Lawmakers Calling For Tougher Penalties To Combat Sales Of Synthetic MarijuanaLawmakers in New York are calling for tougher penalties for people who are caught selling synthetic marijuana.
NY Lawmakers Target Loophole Allowing Sex Offenders To Live Near Pre-K ProgramsKlein said some pre-K programs are located in stand-alone facilities. He is sponsoring a bill to cover those in the existing law, WCBS 880's Monica Miller reported.
Gov. Cuomo, Top State Legislators Head To Israel For 'Unity Mission'Cuomo says with Israel under increasing threat and antisemitic incidents on the rise, the time is now to make the state's commitment clear.
Gov. Cuomo, New York Officials To Visit Israel TuesdayCuomo, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate co-leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein will travel to Israel on Tuesday for a two-day visit.
Breakaway Democrats Might Dissolve Coalition With NY Senate RepublicansSenate Co-Leader Jeff Klein said Wednesday that his four-member Independent Democratic Conference will work to form a new coalition with traditional Democrats in the Senate.
New NY Law Would Require Underage Party Bus Passengers To Have Adult ChaperoneNew legislation could put the brakes on underage drinking on party buses in New York. The law would require large groups of underage bus passengers to be accompanied by at least one adult chaperone.
Charter School Supporters Praise Tentative Deal, But NY Budget Still UnresolvedSources tell CBS 2 that part of the budget includes a tentative deal between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo over charter schools in New York City.
Dream Act Fails In New York SenateThe 30-29 vote was short of the 32 votes needed to pass, a rare defeat for a bill on the floor of the Senate.