Sen. Jose Peralta

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New York Lawmakers Push For Regulations On Motorized Scooters

Sen. Jose Peralta and Assembly member Aravella Simotas are pushing for the Department of Motor Vehicles to maintain a registry, establish safety regulations, and set minimum liability insurance coverage.

05/24/2015

A dancer performs at a strip club  (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Strip Billboard Mounted Over Queens Church Comes Down

A billboard over a storefront church in Corona, Queens that advertised a strip club has come down.

10/16/2013

Law enforcement stands near the covered body of a suspected shooter on 5th Ave. near the Empire State Building August 24, 2012. (credit: Andrew Kelly/Getty Images)

Local Leaders React To Fatal Shooting Near Empire State Building

The incident, which comes less than two weeks after a knife-wielding man was shot dead by police in Times Square, is prompting some local leaders to call for stricter gun law

08/24/2012