State Senator Thinks Timing Of Swastika Scrawled In His Building Was No CoincidenceNew York state Sen. Brad Hoylman (D-Manhattan) said Wednesday that he did not think the timing of swastikas that were found carved into an elevator in his apartment building was a coincidence.
NY Lawmakers Proposing Guaranteed Health Coverage, College Tuition For Wrongfully ConvictedThe state of New York should guarantee health coverage and college tuition to people exonerated after being imprisoned for crimes they didn't commit, according to two legislators proposing legislation.
New Bill To Legalize Mixed Martial Arts Advances In N.Y. State SenateThe fight to legalize mixed martial arts in New York state -- the last state to prohibit cage matches with small gloves -- has resumed with a state Senate committee advancing legislation.
NY Lawmaker Calls On Legislature To Restore Money Cut From Homeless Shelters Citing thousands of young runaways turned away from New York shelters whose funding has been slashed, a state lawmaker is calling on the Legislature to restore the money.
Alphabet City Residents Furious Over Noise Coming From Nearby 7-11It is quite literally the city that never sleeps for residents of Westminster in the East Village. Tenants filed complaints over noisy air conditioner and refrigerator units that cool the 7-11 on Avenue A.
City Planner: Rezoning Near Grand Central Will Transform Midtown EastMayor Michael Bloomberg has been thinking big even as his time at City Hall nears its end, pushing the City Council to approve a rezoning plan that could bring a new generation of skyscrapers to the area around Grand Central Station.
Lawmakers: Grand Central Area Rezoning Plan Is Bad For New YorkersLawmakers joined labor and business leaders Tuesday to protest against a rezoning plan that would affect a broad area around Grand Central Terminal.
OWS Celebrates 2nd Anniversary With Marches, Rallies In ManhattanOn Sept. 17, 2011, protesters first began camping in Zuccotti Park near the New York Stock Exchange. The movement has splintered since New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg evicted the protesters from the plaza in November 2012.