Lawmaker Blasts 'Poverty Pimps', Pushes Back Against Plan To Open New Homeless SheltersAs New York City's homeless population continues to rise, the debate over how to handle the problem is getting even more fired up.
Lawmakers Push Back Against DOT, Mayor Take ‘Spin’ Bikes For Protest RideDespite a 'cease and desist' letter from the city, bikeshare company 'Spin' brought some bikes to the Rockaways on Monday.
NYC Council Members Voting For Salary Increase To $148,000 A YearMembers of the New York City Council are expected to vote next week to raise their pay to $148,500 a year.
NYC Council Speaker Wants City To Cover Bail For Poor, Low-Level DefendantsIn 2013 -- the most recent numbers available -- 16,663 defendants couldn't make bail of $2,000 or less, according to City Council data. And 6,327 people couldn't make bail of $20 to $500.
City Council Overrides Veto Of New NYPD Oversight MeasuresMayor Bloomberg blasts override: "Today's vote is an example of election year politics at its very worst and political pandering at its most deadly."
Quinn: Queens Sex Assault Suspect ‘Will Be Arrested’"We simply cannot let the streets of Queens or anywhere else become places where girls and young woman are unsafe," Quinn said.
Planned Parenthood Denounces New Teen Pregnancy Ad CampaignThey show images of toddlers and what the campaign calls the "hard-hitting facts about the money and time costs of parenting, and the negative consequences of having a child before you are ready."
Broad Channel Library Reopens After Being Wrecked By SandyA Queens community still reeling from superstorm Sandy now has one of its most treasured gathering places back.
Rockaways To Get Temporary Ferry Service To ManhattanSeastreak will operate the hourly ferry service beginning at 5:45 a.m. Monday.
Four New York City Council Members To Let You Decide How Money Is SpentThere is a new effort to give New York City residents a louder voice in how the city should spend some of their tax dollars.
NYC Dems Choose Assemblyman To Run For Weiner's SeatAssemblyman David Weprin will compete for the 9th district Congressional seat in a special election on September 13.