Norman Siegel

(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

SantaCon Organizers Hire Lawyer Amid Mounting Opposition

New York City’s annual bar crawl featuring thousands of red suits and red faces is set for Saturday.

12/10/2014

Kaci Hickox

Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns Defies Quarantine In Maine

Kaci Hickox, who stepped outside to meet briefly with reporters Wednesday night, followed through with her promise by leaving her home Thursday.

10/30/2014

Kaci Hickox (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns: I’ll Go To Court If Maine Quarantines Me

A nurse who was confined against her will at a New Jersey hospital after treating Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she’s prepared to go to court if the state of Maine tries to quarantine her.

10/29/2014

Nurse Kaci Hickox at an isolation unit at University Hospital in Newark. (credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Furious Over Being Quarantined In New Jersey Over Ebola Concerns

A nurse who was forcibly quarantined at a hospital isolation unit in New Jersey after testing negative for Ebola has been released.

10/27/2014

A woman named Anna rallies in Times Square in support of the group Pussy Riot August 17, 2012. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Protesters Commemorate Anniversary Of Russian Punk Band’s Sentencing

Protesters gathered outside the Russian consulate Saturday to demonstrate against the policies of that country’s government, on the one-year anniversary of the sentencing of three members of the punk rock band Pussy Riot.

08/17/2013

Crown Heights Arrest Video (credit: YouTube/CHInfoVideo)

Charges Dropped Against Man Involved In Confrontation With Cops At Jewish Center

The video shows Halevy being pummeled by two officers, with one cop landing more than 20 punches. His partner, a woman, joined in with a baton.

10/22/2012

Student Records Complaint

Parents Concerned That School Records Could Be Used To Make Money

Some city parents have expressed concern that their children’s school records could be used to make money.

WCBS 880–10/14/2012

City leaders join family of Mohamed Bah at news conference Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Lawyer: Grand Jury To Hear Case Of Deadly Police Shooting In Coming Months

The family said they want to know why officers entered the apartment even though Mohamed Bah was inside alone. They also said officers should have allowed Mohamed’s mother to talk to her son through the door.

09/30/2012

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Under Pressure To Investigate NYPD Over Muslim Spying

Jose Pimentel, Samir Khan and Faisal Shahzad might not be household names, but the NYPD says its undercover work in the Muslim community kept them from blowing up your households.

02/27/2012

Rupert Murdoch, gives evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee  on the News of the World phone-hacking scandal in this image taken from TV in Portcullis House  in central London Tuesday July 19 2011. (AP Photo/ PA)

9/11 Families Meeting With Eric Holder In Washington About Murdoch Phone Hacking Allegations

The families are meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder about the FBI inquiry into the allegations that Rupert Murdoch’s media empire may have tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims.

08/24/2011

Rupert Murdoch (file / credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

9/11 Families To Meet With U.S. Attorney General About Murdoch

A lawyer for some 9/11 family members says Eric Holder has agreed to meet with them on Aug. 24 regarding the FBI inquiry into the allegations surrounding Rupert Murdoch’s media empire.

07/27/2011

In this image made from television, Rupert Murdoch, following an attempted assault, gives evidence without his jacket  to a House of Commons Committe on the News of the World phone-hacking scandal.(AP Photo/pa)

FBI Inquiry Of Murdoch’s Empire: Reliance On Brits

The FBI began its investigation last week amid claims that Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. may have tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims after Long Island Rep. Peter King put on the pressure demanding action.

07/24/2011

2nd Avenue on the Upper East Side - New York, NY - Jun 22, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Businesses Still Suffering Amid 2nd Ave. Subway Work

The first phase of the 2nd Avenue subway project is expected to last until 2016.

12/01/2010

Cathie Black (L); Rally condemning the choice of Black to be the next Chancellor (R) (AP PHOTOS)

Critics Protest Bloomberg’s Schools Chief Choice

Critics of Mayor Bloomberg’s pick for schools chancellor said Cathie Black’s lack of educational experience or background made her an inappropriate choice for the job.

11/14/2010