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Sen. Eric Adams

Macy's Herald Square, as seen in March 2013. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Growing Calls For Investigation Into Alleged Racial Profiling At NYC Department Stores

Brooklyn State Sen. Eric Adams wants the New York City’s Commission on Human Rights to look into reports of unfair treatment of African-American shoppers.

10/28/2013

Gale Brewer

Councilwoman Brewer Wins Nomination For Manhattan Borough President

City Councilwoman Gale Brewer (D-6th) emerged victorious Tuesday in the race for Manhattan borough president.

09/11/2013

Smith-9th Streets subway station in Brooklyn - April 26, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

State Lawmaker: MTA Is Not Doing Enough For Disabled Commuters

New York State Sen. Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) called on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Sunday to improve accessibility for the disabled at subway stations.

08/25/2013

Wreckage of a BMW after the fatal hit-and-run on March 2, 2013, which killed Nathan (Nachman) and Raizy Glazer and their baby, delivered after the crash, who then died. (credit: CBS 2)

Lawmakers Call For Stiffer Penalties In Hit-And-Runs After Fatal Crash In Brooklyn

Sen. Eric Adams and Assemblyman David Weprin want new legislation that would charge hit-and-run drivers in fatal crashes with a felony after a Brooklyn couple and their newborn son died as the result of a hit-and-run crash.

03/04/2013

Sen. Adams And Assemblyman Weprin

Lawmakers Demand Penalties For Those Who Give Guns To Criminals

It turned out it was a neighbor who bought the guns a convicted felon used to kill two firefighters near Rochester on Christmas Eve, and now some state lawmakers want a way to jail people who knowingly give guns to criminals.

12/30/2012

Gas Price Gouging

Lawmakers Call For Better Consumer Protection Against Gas Price Gouging

Two New York State lawmakers on Sunday calling for more protection for consumers against price gouging at the gas pump.

11/18/2012

Taser stun gun (file / credit: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Senator Proposes Equipping Transit Workers With Tasers

The idea played to mixed reviews from several commuters in midtown Manhattan.

04/17/2012

Business owners rally outside police headquarters (credit: Stan Brooks/1010 WINS)

Manhattan Business Owners File Lawsuit Against NYPD Over Sting Operations

Owners of restaurants, bodegas, clubs and lounges in northern Manhattan are accusing the NYPD of unfairly targeting them in a series of police raids aimed at cracking down on underage liquor sales.

03/08/2012

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Bronx Substitute Teacher Arrested For Alleged Sex Crime Against Student

Police say 27-year-old substitute teacher Chukwuma Duru is accused of forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child at the Bronx Career and College Prep High School on Feb. 9.

02/22/2012

Donna Fountain was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Christmas morning. (credit: CBS 2 | Inset: Personal Photo)

Local Leaders Establish Scholarship Fund For Crown Heights Hit-And-Run Victim’s Son

State Sen. Eric Adams said he hopes to honor Donna Fountain’s last wishes and get her child the money he needs to afford a quality education.

12/30/2011

NYPD Times Square

Police Keeping Close Eye On ‘Gang Initiation Day’

Police are the lookout this Easter Sunday for any suspicious activity related to what has become known as “Gang Initiation Day.”

04/24/2011

Cathie Black is seen with Mayor Michael Bloomberg and outgoing New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office

Parents Plan Protest Against Bloomberg’s Schools Pick

The movement against Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s choice for Schools Chancellor is gaining strength.

11/22/2010

(Photo/Juliet Papa)

Sen. Donates Bulletproof Vests To Boro Park Watch Group

New York State Sen. Eric Adams, of Brooklyn, is taking steps to ensure a community watch group in Boro Park can safely conduct patrols.

09/06/2010