Growing Calls For Investigation Into Alleged Racial Profiling At NYC Department StoresBrooklyn 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.
Councilwoman Brewer Wins Nomination For Manhattan Borough PresidentCity Councilwoman Gale Brewer (D-6th) emerged victorious Tuesday in the race for Manhattan borough president.
State Lawmaker: MTA Is Not Doing Enough For Disabled CommutersNew York State Sen. Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) called on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Sunday to improve accessibility for the disabled at subway stations.
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.
Lawmakers Demand Penalties For Those Who Give Guns To CriminalsIt 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.
Lawmakers Call For Better Consumer Protection Against Gas Price GougingTwo New York State lawmakers on Sunday calling for more protection for consumers against price gouging at the gas pump.
New York Senator Proposes Equipping Transit Workers With TasersThe idea played to mixed reviews from several commuters in midtown Manhattan.
Manhattan Business Owners File Lawsuit Against NYPD Over Sting OperationsOwners 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.
Bronx Substitute Teacher Arrested For Alleged Sex Crime Against StudentPolice 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.
Local Leaders Establish Scholarship Fund For Crown Heights Hit-And-Run Victim's SonState 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.
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.”
Parents Plan Protest Against Bloomberg's Schools PickThe movement against Mayor Michael Bloomberg's choice for Schools Chancellor is gaining strength.