Rep. Joe Crowley

Rep. Joe Crowley, left, arrives at a news conference in Jackson Heights, Queens, on a Citi Bike on July 21, 2014. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

New Bill Would Allow Pretax Benefits For Riding A Citi Bike To Work

Rep. Joe Crowley believes extending the commuter pretax benefit to bike shares could encourange expansion of the Citi Bike program.

07/21/2014

Rangel Arrested

Rep. Rangel Arrested At Immigration Reform Protest In Washington

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) was one of eight federal lawmakers arrested during an immigration protest in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday.

10/08/2013

New York City Skyline (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Head To NYC To Generate Ideas On Immigration Reform

Some members of Congress broke away from the Beltway this weekend and came to New York to visit local immigration sites.

07/27/2013

The Long Island Rail Road's former station in Elmhurst - June 21, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

LIRR To Conduct Surveys About Reopening Elmhurst Staion

The Long Island Rail Road’s Elmhurst station closed in 1985, but the railroad thinks there might be a reason to reopen it.

06/21/2013

Carmelo DiGregorio (via Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Bronx Family Gets War Hero’s Purple Heart 70 Years After His Death

Carmelo DiGregorio received the Purple Heart in 1943 after being severely wounded in the third battle of Guadalcanal.

05/20/2013