Julie Menin

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NYC Official: You Better Watch Out For Scams While Shopping For The Holidays

New York City Consumer Affairs Commissioner Julie Menin said scammers can be more active during the holiday shopping season.

11/23/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks on signing the paid sick leave bill into law on March 20, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Feeling Sick? More New Yorkers Can Start Using Paid Sick Leave

The paid sick leave law, which went into effect on April 1, covers employees who work more than 80 hours during a calendar year in New York City.

07/30/2014

Gale Brewer

Councilwoman Brewer Wins Nomination For Manhattan Borough President

City Councilwoman Gale Brewer (D-6th) emerged victorious Tuesday in the race for Manhattan borough president.

09/11/2013

Members of Occupy Wall Street display placards on Zuccotti Park near Wall Street in New York, October 25, 2011. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll Finds 43 Percent Agree With Occupy Wall Street Movement

The CBS News/New York Times Poll released Tuesday found 43 percent agreed with demonstration, 27 percent disagreed and 30 percent said they were unsure.

10/26/2011

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‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protest Prompts Concern About Conditions In Zuccotti Park

“The park has not been cleaned since Friday, September 16th and as a result, sanitary conditions have reached unacceptable levels,” said Zuccotti Park owners Brookfield Office Properties.

10/07/2011

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (file / credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Attorney General Eric Holder And Terrorist Trials

Ten years after the fiery collapse of the Twin Towers on 9/11, Lower Manhattan came close to becoming an armed camp once again.

09/08/2011

Construction continues at the World Trade Center site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

9/11 Commemoration To Promote Unity Day Before 10th Anniversary Of Attacks

“Hand in Hand — Remembering 9/11″ will be held along the West Side waterfront this Sept. 10, the day before the 10th anniversary of the attacks.

08/09/2011

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (AP Photo/File)

9/11 Mastermind Mohammed To Face Military Tribunal At GITMO

The location of Mohammed’s trial has been the subject of intense debate. Many wanted him tried in lower Manhattan, others expressed concern about costs and security of holding such a high-profile terror trial here.

04/04/2011

Lower Manhattan is seen from Delta # 2555 - New York, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Lower Manhattan Population Blossoms Years After 9/11 Attacks

Once upon a time, downtown would become a ghost time after the trading day ended. But things are changing.

03/30/2011

Supporters of the so-called "ground zero mosque" stand in support outside the controvesial site.

City Leader Wants Interfaith Center Instead Of Mosque

There was a change of heart Monday from one of the most vocal supporters of the proposed Islamic center near ground zero.

08/30/2010