Alicka Ampry-Samuel, of Brooklyn, has co-sponsored eight measures – and introduced one requiring information about sexual harassment be made public.
The recent conviction of Carlos Richard Martinez, a former corrections officer, underscores critics' concerns about conditions at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center.
Some young Russian-speaking Jews in New York are turning to powerful painkillers amid their search for identity.
More than two decades after a cop escaped charges in the fatal shooting of a 13 year old in Brooklyn, the boy's father is calling for a probe of prosecutors.
The Ahmadiyya community in Bensonhurst is reeling from the death sentences recently decreed against three men charged with blasphemy in Pakistan.
Some Dyker Heights residents complain the police are doing little to control large, unruly crowds drawn by the neighborhood's traditionally elaborate holiday displays.
The owners of Coney Island's New York Bread Inc. and some area residents oppose Women In Need's plans to construct a seven-story shelter on Neptune Avenue.
State officials are stonewalling on approving a permit for a state-funded program to use mollusks to clean-up the waterway, activists say.