Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer

Caregiver and Alzheimer’s patient (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Call For Citywide Plan To Help Those With Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association is predicting that within 40 years, 20 percent of all New Yorkers will either have Alzheimer’s or be caring for someone who does.

12/15/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn speaks out against Vito Lopez, May 16, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

New Poll Has Weiner Plummeting, But No Clear-Cut Mayoral Favorite

New polls were released Friday in the hotly contested races for New York City mayor and comptroller. With the primary just over a month away, voters are starting to really focus on the candidates and narrow down their choices.

08/09/2013

Scott-Stringer

Scott Stringer

Born and raised in New York City, Scott Stringer was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1992, representing Manhattan’s Upper West Side for 13 years. In 2006, Scott was elected Manhattan Borough President.

08/08/2013

Eliot Spitzer (Kris Connor/
Getty Images Entertainment)

GOP Strategist Files Objection To Eliot Spitzer’s Comptroller Petition Signatures

E. O’Brien Murray filed an objection shortly before a midnight deadline Monday. He said he reviewed the more than 27,000 signatures that Spitzer, a Democrat, gathered in a four-day burst and found errors.

07/16/2013

NOW NYC President Sonia Ossorio speaks in front of City Hall in New York City - July 10, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Spitzer Blasts Democrats, Says Some Are Trying To Keep Him Off Comptroller’s Ballot

Eliot Spitzer has launched explosive allegations against his own party. The former New York governor claims a group of Democrats is trying to prevent him from getting on the ballot for city comptroller.

07/10/2013

It's an alarming trend, one that has the attention of lawmakers: young people doing daring stunts on NYC subway tracks to gain fame online. (Photo: CBS 2)

Internet-Inspired NYC Subway Stuntmen Draw Ire Of Politicians, Straphangers

You’ve seen it in person and now it’s a big hit on the Internet – young people pulling off dangerous subway stunts and putting innocent riders at risk.

05/02/2013

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer

Police: Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer’s Office Burglarized

Police confirmed that at least two laptop computers containing sensitive information were stolen from the mayoral hopeful. It is unknown if those computers contained donor information.

06/26/2012

St. Mark's Bookshop In East Village (credit: CBS 2)

St. Mark’s Bookshop To Remain Open After Reaching Deal With Cooper Union

The independent bookstore had planned to close its doors due to a rent hike by landlord, Cooper Union, but it received a reprieve after Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer intervened.

11/03/2011

Strauss-Kahn home theater

Strauss-Kahn’s Lavish Tribeca Digs Cost $50,000 Per Month

Dominique Strauss-Kahn spent his first day in his new home in Tribeca on Thursday. The ex-International Monetary Fund chief is serving house arrest in a $50,000-per-month townhouse.

05/26/2011

Bicycle Path

Report: City Bike Lanes Not Safe

A new study suggests that New York City’s new bike lanes are causing too much trouble – and danger, as well.

10/08/2010