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Google Glass is a wearable computer with an optical head-mounted display that displays information in a smartphone-like hands-free format. (credit: Getty Images)

Some NYC Health Inspectors Might Soon Wear Video Cameras

A bill pending in the City Council would require 10 percent of the 160 health agents to wear some type of body camera when they inspect restaurants and bars.

04/10/2014

Red light camera (credit: CBS 2)

City Councilman Pushes For Signs Alerting Drivers Of Red Light Cameras

The city currently does not post signs in an effort to deter drivers from running reds at all times. Violators caught running a light on one of the cameras are mailed a ticket.

02/26/2014

FILE - A pothole (file/credit: Getty Images)

City Lawmaker Wants More Funding To Fix Potholes

Republican Staten Island councilman Vincent Ignizio said the freeze-thaw cycle, salt and plows have taken their toll. The councilman has also called on the mayor to beef up the DOT budget.

02/18/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Addresses Income Inequality In 1st State Of The City Speech

In his State of the City at LaGuardia Community College in Queens on Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he plans to ask state lawmakers next week for the power to raise the minimum wage.

02/10/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer announcing beach rebuilding plans on Staten Island March 4, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Beach Restoration Project Fast-Tracked For Staten Island

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation will work together on short-term measures to build up the east and south shores of the borough decimated in superstorm Sandy.

03/04/2013

FILE - A seriously damaged home is seen in the Midland Beach neighborhood of Staten Island on November 3, 2012. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bill In City Council Would Require Oversight Of Home Elevation Projects

Staten Island Councilman James Oddo said when he visited New Orleans recently, he was warned repeatedly about home elevation projects.

02/20/2013

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MTA: Agency Losing Up To $100 Million From Bus Fare Cheaters

According to the MTA, the amount of money the agency loses each year because of people not paying their bus fare is staggering.

06/20/2012

Staten Island compost fire at the former Fresh Kills landfill site on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 (credit: Edward Reed/ NYC Mayor's Office Flickr)

Health Concerns Arise Following Staten Island Compost Fire At Fresh Kills Landfill

Many Staten Island residents are worried they have been breathing in toxic smoke from the blaze and now councilmen James Oddo and Vincent Ignizio have asked city agencies to release data from the air monitoring stations downwind of the landfill.

04/11/2012

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Washington So Far Wary Of ‘Canyon Of Heroes’ Parade To Honor Iraq War Veterans

Now that the war in Iraq is officially over two local lawmakers are calling on New York City to honor those who fought there with a ticker tape parade down the “Canyon of Heroes.” But there seems to be some resistance in Washington.

12/21/2011