Queens Councilman Says Thumb Tacks Found On Bike Lane Are 'A Criminal Act Of Vigilantism'The tacks have been since cleaned up, but Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-26th) insists they were purposely put there to hurt someone.
Bill Aims To Crack Down On Car Dealerships That Illegally Park On City SidewalksNew York City pedestrians and the City Council are pushing back against car dealerships they say have stolen their sidewalks.
Woodside Residents Want Railroad To Clean Up Trash On TracksWet, soggy garbage litters the train tracks in Woodside, Queens. It’s a pile of problems for residents who live along the railway that’s run by CSX Transportation.
'This Lobby Is A Hate Crime:' Posters Of Hitler, Jim Crow, Guns & Swastikas Cover Sunnyside LobbyResidents of a Queens condo building claim they're being terrorized by the property manager who has turned their lobby into a tribute to hate.
Queens Leaders, Residents Call For Reopening Of Long Island City FirehouseEngine Company 261 was closed in 2003 by the Bloomberg administration, because of budget cuts. Now, residents say responses times have slowed.
NYC Introduces Its First Girl Scout Troop For Homeless GirlsThe Girl Scouts of New York City are making history.
Queens Accident Victims' Families Demand Street Safety UpgradeFamily members of people killed in traffic accidents joined New York City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer in calling for street safety improvements on Thursday.
Rash Of Accidents Prompts Call For Protected Bike Lanes From Queens CouncilmanAt the same intersection, flowers remained on the corner to honor the life of another man, 32-year-old Gelasio Reyes who was killed while riding his bicycle when he was hit by an alleged drunk driver.
False Stories About ICE Sweeps & Checkpoints Spark Fear In New York's Immigrant CommunitiesPresident Donald Trump's tough talk on immigration is reverberating across New York as false stories about ICE raids spread on social media.
Scammers Posing As ICE Agents Shake Down Latino New YorkersThe four men looked official, even down to the ICE lettering on their jackets. They stopped a man on a street off of Roosevelet Avenue, and demanded cash -- otherwise he'd be taken in.
Queens Councilman Organizes Anti-Trump MarchQueens Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer says even though Donald Trump is a Queens native, he does not represent the values of many residents there.