NYPD budget cuts

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn leads a rally at Hudson River Park on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Community Marches Through Hudson River Park After Weekend Sex Attack

On Saturday, 25-year-old Jonathan Stewart was arrested for beating and choking a 21-year-old woman before dragging her into the bushes at Hudson River Park and raping her, the NYPD said.


City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and other leaders at Hudson River Park speak out against recent sexual assaults in parks (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

City Leaders Call For Greater Safety At Parks Following Recent Sexual Assaults

Members of the city council have written a letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg in an effort to prevent $100 million in mid-year NYPD budget cuts that could take some officers out of city parks.