Belafonte: De Blasio 'Has Been There For Us, And Now We Are There For Him'Musician and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte announced Tuesday that he is supporting Bill de Blasio for mayor.
Groundbreaking Held For New Governors Island ParkThe Hills will be made of recycled construction and fill materials. The summit of the tallest Hill, 80 feet above sea level, will provide visitors with a 360-degree panorama of the Statue of Liberty, New York Harbor and the Lower Manhattan skyline, according to the city.
MSG Given 10-Year Permit Extension; Vote Indicates Arena May Be Forced To MoveThe Garden had requested to operate at the site in perpetuity. The city planning commission recommended a 15-year extension.
City Council Committee Advances Bills For Storm PreparednessThe City Council Public Safety Committee on Tuesday approved a package of nine bills intended to improve emergency operations in the event of another superstorm striking the area.
City Councilmembers Reflect On 10th Anniversary Of Fatal Shooting Of James DavisDavis brought political rival Othniel Askew to a council meeting at City Hall on July 23, 2003, and then was shot dead by the man in front of schoolchildren and a chamber full of government leaders.
Beaming Spitzer Claims He Recorded More Than 27,000 SignaturesThe disgraced former governor stood outside the offices of the Board of Elections on Thursday night and revealed to a throng of reporters he had obtained more than enough signatures to get on the Democratic primary ballot.
Neighbors Protest Plan For Mall In Citi Field Parking LotCity officials said Wednesday a $1 billion shopping mall in the parking lot of Citi Field will spearhead development in a blighted section of Queens.
Quinn: Spitzer, Weiner Haven't Earned Second Chance"What have these two men done since their fall from grace to make it clear to women and men, for that matter, that their selfish, dishonest ways are behind them?"
Emails Appear To Reveal Officials Knew Of 911 System Lost Calls IssueThe emails obtained by CBS 2 were written a day after the death of 4-year-old Ariel Russo, who was killed in a car accident on the Upper West Side.
Bloomberg's Comment That NYPD Stops 'Whites Too Much' Prompts Backlash "They just keep saying, 'Oh, it's a disproportionate percentage of a particular ethnic group.' That may be, but it's not a disproportionate percentage of those who witnesses and victims describe as committing the murders," Bloomberg said. "In that case, incidentally, I think we disproportionately stop whites too much and minorities too little."
Bail Set For Teen Driver Accused Of Killing 4-Year-Old Girl In UWS CrashInvestigators say 17-year-old Franklin Reyes was behind the wheel of an SUV, fleeing from police when he struck and killed Ariel Russo on June 4th.
Woman In Court To Answer To Charges Of Attacking Police DogA Queens woman was arraigned Wednesday on charges that she kicked and injured a police dog, as an officer tried to arrest her following a fight on a subway platform.
Civil Rights Groups Sue NYPD Over Muslim SpyingThe New York Police Department's widespread spying programs directed at Muslims have undermined free worship by innocent people and should be declared unconstitutional, religious leaders and civil rights advocates said Tuesday after the filing of a federal lawsuit.
Quinn Bashes Mayoral Opponents, Touts Own Record Of ResultsThe City Council Speaker and Democratic hopeful never pointed to a particular opponent but said no one else is offering New York voters real solutions.
Food Industry Rallies Against Proposed NYC Foam Container Ban; Quinn Sees Measure PassingOpponents rallied on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday before a City Council meeting where the ban was to be introduced.