Rep. Nydia Velazquez

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and Rep. Nydia Velazquez discuss fatal police-involved shooting of Akai Gurley in Brooklyn (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn DA Investigating Fatal Police-Involved Shooting

Prosecutors will determine if the shooting of 28-year-old Akai Gurley by Officer Peter Liang was an accident or a crime.

11/23/2014

Brooklyn Housing Protest

Renters Protest Against Alleged Wrecking Of Brooklyn Apartments

Renters were making noise in Brooklyn Tuesday night, demanding an end to slumlord tactics as they chose a building the called the worst of the worst for their protest.

03/18/2014

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Maloney: New Yorkers Could Soon See Flood Insurance Rates Skyrocket

U.S. Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) warned Sunday a dramatic increase that could soon be facing New Yorkers.

10/27/2013

About 15 men gathered on the steps of City Hall in New York City demanding state Assemblyman Vito Lopez resign on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Activists Call On Assemblyman Lopez To Resign Over Sex Harassment Allegations

An ethics panel ruled that Brooklyn power broker Vito Lopez sexually harassed several female staffers. Now, many say it’s time for the assemblyman to leave office.

09/05/2012

Army Private Danny Chen (credit: Handout/CBS 2)

U.S. Military Charges 8 Soldiers In Afghanistan With The Death Of Pvt. Danny Chen

Chen, who was from Chinatown, was found dead in his barracks back in October with what was described as “non-combat injuries.” He was just 19.

12/21/2011