Attorney: Cops In The Bronx Arrested Innocent People To Make QuotasAn attorney on Tuesday claimed some NYPD detectives in the Bronx lied and arrested innocent people over a period of several years, in an effort to meet quotas.
NYC Health Department To Look At New Proposed Guidelines For Tanning SalonsUnder the proposal, the health department would assume oversight of tanning salons from the state, which issues their permit.
Walcott 'Extremely Hopeful' For Safe Return Of Missing Autistic Teen From Queens Police have stepped up the search for Avonte Oquendo, who has been missing for nearly a week. He was last seen Friday on surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City.
Thousands Rally In Support Of Charter Schools In NYCAbout 10,000 people are expected to take part in the March for Education Equality, organizer Jeremiah Kittridge with Families with Excellent Schools said.
Lauren's Law Takes Effect, Requires NYS Drivers To Decide Whether To Be Organ DonorsLauren's Law was named for 13-year-old Lauren Shields of Stony Point, in Rockland County. She received a heart transplant when she was 9.
NYC Residents Left Homeless By Sandy Speak Out Days Before Hotel EvictionsFederal funding for the program ended this week but about 300 people are still sleeping in city-funded hotel rooms that are paid for through Friday.
Local Officials Rally For 'Better, Smarter, Fairer' Instant Runoff VotingElected officials pointed to the $13 million price tag to hold Tuesday's public advocate runoff election that saw very low voter turnout as a reason to change the current procedure.
Lawmakers: Grand Central Area Rezoning Plan Is Bad For New YorkersLawmakers joined labor and business leaders Tuesday to protest against a rezoning plan that would affect a broad area around Grand Central Terminal.
City Bill Would Ban Bosses From Demanding Facebook Access To Current, Potential EmployeesThe City Council held a hearing Wednesday on an Internet privacy bill that would ban employers from demanding access to the social media accounts of current or prospective employees.
Lhota: De Blasio 'Needs To Explain Himself' Over Cuba Honeymoon, Sandinista SupportDemocratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio was on the defensive Tuesday, explaining his support for the socialist government of Nicaragua and a honeymoon in Cuba that was so secret, he never told his kids.
Lawmakers: End Madison Square Garden Tax BreakSome lawmakers on Tuesday took issue with the city’s plan to give Madison Square Garden a $17 million property tax break every year for the past 31 years.
Bill De Blasio Opens Huge Lead Over Joe Lhota In Quinnipiac Mayoral PollDemocrat Bill de Blasio has a commanding lead in the New York City mayoral race, a new poll shows, but Republican Joe Lhota says he's not panicking.
New Vote Totals Show De Blasio Topping 40 Percent In PrimaryThe New York City Board of Elections has released new numbers in the Democratic mayoral primary, giving Bill de Blasio 40.88 percent of the vote.
Bloomberg: Criminals 'Brazenly' Buying Thousands Of Guns Illegally OnlineMayors Against Illegal Guns conducted a four-month investigation of Armslist.com, which found that 1 in 30 would-be buyers had a felony record.
Quinn Endorses De Blasio For NYC MayorBill de Blasio became the undisputed Democratic nominee Monday after primary runner-up Bill Thompson withdrew from the race.