CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Stan Brooks

Madison Square Garden (credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

MSG Given 10-Year Permit Extension; Vote Indicates Arena May Be Forced To Move

The Garden had requested to operate at the site in perpetuity. The city planning commission recommended a 15-year extension.

07/24/2013

A destroyed home is viewed along the beach in Bell Harbor on April 29, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council Committee Advances Bills For Storm Preparedness

The City Council Public Safety Committee on Tuesday approved a package of nine bills intended to improve emergency operations in the event of another superstorm striking the area.

07/23/2013

Former NYC Councilman James Davis was shot and killed in the City Council chamber July 23, 2003. (credit: Dov Hikind/NYS Assembly website)

City Councilmembers Reflect On 10th Anniversary Of Fatal Shooting Of James Davis

Davis brought political rival Othniel Askew to a council meeting at City Hall on July 23, 2003, and then was shot dead by the man in front of schoolchildren and a chamber full of government leaders.

07/23/2013

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, now running for NYC comptroller. (credit: CBS 2)

Beaming Spitzer Claims He Recorded More Than 27,000 Signatures

The disgraced former governor stood outside the offices of the Board of Elections on Thursday night and revealed to a throng of reporters he had obtained more than enough signatures to get on the Democratic primary ballot.

07/11/2013

Citi Field exterior (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Neighbors Protest Plan For Mall In Citi Field Parking Lot

City officials said Wednesday a $1 billion shopping mall in the parking lot of Citi Field will spearhead development in a blighted section of Queens.

07/10/2013

City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn speaks at a campaign stop outside City Hall on July 9, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Quinn: Spitzer, Weiner Haven’t Earned Second Chance

“What have these two men done since their fall from grace to make it clear to women and men, for that matter, that their selfish, dishonest ways are behind them?”

07/09/2013

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly answers questions following graduation ceremony at Barclays Center, July 2, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Emails Appear To Reveal Officials Knew Of 911 System Lost Calls Issue

The emails obtained by CBS 2 were written a day after the death of 4-year-old Ariel Russo, who was killed in a car accident on the Upper West Side.

07/02/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed)

Bloomberg’s Comment That NYPD Stops ‘Whites Too Much’ Prompts Backlash

“They just keep saying, ‘Oh, it’s a disproportionate percentage of a particular ethnic group.’ That may be, but it’s not a disproportionate percentage of those who witnesses and victims describe as committing the murders,” Bloomberg said. “In that case, incidentally, I think we disproportionately stop whites too much and minorities too little.”

06/28/2013

Franklin Reyes

Bail Set For Teen Driver Accused Of Killing 4-Year-Old Girl In UWS Crash

Investigators say 17-year-old Franklin Reyes was behind the wheel of an SUV, fleeing from police when he struck and killed Ariel Russo on June 4th.

06/27/2013

Ravenia Matos-Davis

Woman In Court To Answer To Charges Of Attacking Police Dog

A Queens woman was arraigned Wednesday on charges that she kicked and injured a police dog, as an officer tried to arrest her following a fight on a subway platform.

06/19/2013

Muslims In New York City  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images, FILE)

Civil Rights Groups Sue NYPD Over Muslim Spying

The New York Police Department’s widespread spying programs directed at Muslims have undermined free worship by innocent people and should be declared unconstitutional, religious leaders and civil rights advocates said Tuesday after the filing of a federal lawsuit.

06/18/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: CBS 2)

Quinn Bashes Mayoral Opponents, Touts Own Record Of Results

The City Council Speaker and Democratic hopeful never pointed to a particular opponent but said no one else is offering New York voters real solutions.

06/17/2013

Stryofoam Container In Food Cart (file/credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Food Industry Rallies Against Proposed NYC Foam Container Ban; Quinn Sees Measure Passing

Opponents rallied on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday before a City Council meeting where the ban was to be introduced.

06/12/2013

New apple green taxi that will work in The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island  and Upper Manhattan. (Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

N.Y. State Court Of Appeals Reinstates Bloomberg Outer Borough Taxi Plan

Under the plan the TLC will be able to issue 18,000 hail licenses over the next three years – 20 percent must be handicapped-accessible.

06/06/2013

Kathleen Rice at a rally in front of City Hall on June 6, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NY Officials Want Law Banning Use Of Condoms As Evidence In Prostitution Cases

Last month, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice was the first in the state to put the policy into effect and now she is leading the fight for the passage of a state law.

06/06/2013

more

previous