Staten Island Officials Boycott 50th Anniversary Of Verrazano-Narrows BridgeStaten Island's politicians are boycotting the anniversary ceremony Friday because of a proposed toll hike announced earlier this week.
Legislators Cite Flaws In New York Health ExchangeLost insurance coverage, higher premiums and confusion were among the problems New Yorkers have faced in trying to sign up for health care under the new federal law, state lawmakers said Monday.
Sudden Change To New York Gun Law Surprises Some In State SenateThe measure which passed 49 to 14 Thursday night exempts retired members of law enforcement from the 10-bullet cap on the number of rounds in ammo clips.
New York City On Pace For Lowest Murder Rate In 50 YearsWith just five days left in 2012, there would need to be a major spike in murders to top the record low of 471 murders set in 2009.
City Officials Call For Tougher Rules To Protect EMTs, Paramedics From 'Sick People'The new initiative would provide EMTs and paramedics who are assaulted on the job with the same legal protection that is currently afforded to police officers.
Stories From Main Street: Saving Children From A Genetic Disorder In WilliamsburgAt Indian Larry's Motorcycle Shop in Williamsburg, past the gleaming, sleek, custom-made choppers, you will find, on the back wall, a floor-to-ceiling photograph of a young boy - a boy who left this world too early, but a simple test could have saved his life.
The Giants Win And So Do Some Area LawmakersSeveral New York and New Jersey lawmakers are "cashing in" on some big bets that Big Blue would be bringing home the title.
Golden, Malliotakis Want Increased Penalties For Child PredatorsIn the wake of the death of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky of Brooklyn, lawmakers are calling for a new law that would toughen penalties against child predators.