New York State Legislator Introduces Bill To Shut Down Wet Markets, Citing Sanitary ConcernsState Legislator Linda Rosenthal introduced a bill to close all wet markets in New York while a task force studies how they can operate in a more sanitary way.
Lawmaker Says Rats Are Jumping Into Baby Strollers In Upper West Side ParksHungry rodents are apparently menacing parents, nannies and babies on the Upper West Side.
Upper West Side Residents: Citi Bike Racks Installed With Little Community InputRacks set up to hold as many as 60 bikes have taken up prime real estate on Riverside Drive, West 82nd Street and West 76th Street -- just to name a few.
NYC Health Department Fights Assembly's Dog Dining BillThe Health Department asserts that dogs at restaurants can create a risk to the health and safety of customers, restaurant workers and other dogs.
CBS2 Exclusive: Assemblywoman Goes Undercover, Finds Industry Of Illegal Airbnb RentalsAssemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, D-Manhattan, went undercover to see exactly how it's happening.
Cuomo Signs Law Banning Pet Tattoos, PiercingsThe new law signed Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo takes effect in 120 days.
Tax Break For Solar Panels In NYC ApprovedGov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a law to extend property tax breaks for installing electricity-generating solar panels on New York City buildings.
NY Lawmakers Pass Bill Banning Pet Tattoos, PiercingsThe bill came following reports of the sale of so-called "gothic kittens" that had piercings on their necks and back, and of a Brooklyn tattoo artist who tattooed his dog.
Taking City's Lead, NY State Lawmakers Urge Increasing Minimum Age For Tobacco PurchasesOn Sunday, State Sen. Diane Savino and Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal announced state legislation to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products.
Lawmakers Calling On Albany To Allow Speed Cameras In NYCThe cameras would not photograph drivers, but would capture license plate numbers. Fines would range between $25 and $100 and insurance companies would not be notified of violations.
Gov. Cuomo Signs New Electronic Cigarette Restrictions Into LawNew laws signed Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo ban the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18 years old. That provision goes into effect on January 1.
NY Legislature Votes To Ban Sale of E-Cigarettes To MinorsNew York's Legislature has voted to ban selling electronic cigarettes to minors.
Upper West Side Residents Getting City's Attention As Mosquitoes Plague NeighborhoodCBS 2 was the first to report on the invasion of sewer-bred mosquitoes last year, and they are back with a vengeance. But bite-weary residents are now finally getting the city's full attention.
Officials Rally, Want DOE To Shorten Timeframe To Rid Schools Of Toxic PCBsAbout 700 New York City Schools have been contaminated with PCBs, and today elected officials called for the Department of Education to shorten its cleanup timetable.
ASPCA: Central Park Carriage Horse Was Unhealthy Before It DiedHe was too sick to be working. The horse that died on a Manhattan street in October should never have been there in the first place, according to a necropsy.