Queens Leaders, Residents Call For Reopening Of Long Island City FirehouseEngine Company 261 was closed in 2003 by the Bloomberg administration, because of budget cuts. Now, residents say responses times have slowed.
NYC Introduces Its First Girl Scout Troop For Homeless GirlsThe Girl Scouts of New York City are making history.
Queens Accident Victims' Families Demand Street Safety UpgradeFamily members of people killed in traffic accidents joined New York City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer in calling for street safety improvements on Thursday.
Rash Of Accidents Prompts Call For Protected Bike Lanes From Queens CouncilmanAt the same intersection, flowers remained on the corner to honor the life of another man, 32-year-old Gelasio Reyes who was killed while riding his bicycle when he was hit by an alleged drunk driver.
False Stories About ICE Sweeps & Checkpoints Spark Fear In New York's Immigrant CommunitiesPresident Donald Trump's tough talk on immigration is reverberating across New York as false stories about ICE raids spread on social media.
Scammers Posing As ICE Agents Shake Down Latino New YorkersThe four men looked official, even down to the ICE lettering on their jackets. They stopped a man on a street off of Roosevelet Avenue, and demanded cash -- otherwise he'd be taken in.
Queens Councilman Organizes Anti-Trump MarchQueens Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer says even though Donald Trump is a Queens native, he does not represent the values of many residents there.
NYPD Investigates Threatening Email Sent To City CouncilmanThe NYPD's Hate Crimes Unit is investigating a threatening email that was sent to the majority leader of the New York City Council.
Disgruntled Commuters Demand Better Service On No. 7 Subway LineNew York City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer joined straphangers as they voiced their concerns and expressed their outrage outside the 40th Street station in Sunnyside.
Gay Group To March In NYC St. Patrick's Day ParadeOrganizers of the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade say they're ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time.
1,000 Additional Police Officers Included In City Council Budget ProposalCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito revealed the proposal on Wednesday.
City Council Calls For New Yorkers To Bring Own Bags To Supermarkets, Department StoresIt gives new meaning to the four letter word "tote." New Yorkers will have to shoulder the burden of bringing their own bags to a vast array of supermarkets and department stores -- or pay a 10-cent fee for each and every bag -- paper or plastic.