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Council Passes Two Bills Reforming Medical Examiner's Office After Scandals

Poorly trained lab techs and unlogged DNA evidence prompted the reform, councilmembers said.

Upper East Side »

Ben Kallos Cruises to Win in UES City Council Primary

Kallos beat Micah Kellner, whose campaign took a hit when sex harassment allegations surfaced in July.

Williamsburg »

Antonio Reynoso Beats Vito Lopez and Stephen Levin Keeps City Council Seat

Antonio Reynoso beat Vito Lopez and Stephen Levin kept his spot in office in Tuesday's primary.

Red Hook »

Carlos Menchaca Beats Incumbent to Take District 38's City Council Seat

Menchaca defeated incumbent Sara Gonzalez for the City Council seat in Red Hook and Sunset Park.

Chinatown »

Margaret Chin Wins Big in Downtown Democratic Council Primary

Chin retained her seat in a fight against challenger Jenifer Rajkumar, with a 17-point lead.

Jamaica »

Council Hopefuls Vie for Leroy Comrie's Southeast Queens Seat

Also up for grabs was a seat that will be vacated by Councilman James Gennaro.

Upper West Side »

Noah Gotbaum Touts Business Background, School Advocacy in UWS Council Bid

Noah Gotbaum said he would be a strong, independent voice in the City Council. 

Fort Greene »

Pro-Development PAC Donation Causes Bad Blood in 35th District Race

Jobs for New York is canvassing Fort Greene on behalf of City Council candidate Laurie Cumbo.

Chelsea »

Johnson and Kurland Attack Each Other's Record in District 3 Debate

The Monday night debate often veered into attacks on each other's pasts.

Upper East Side »

UES Council Candidate Uses Tech Background to Connect with Voters

Ben Kallos wants to publish all city contracts online and expand broadband service to low-income tenants.

Sunnyside »

Man Arrested After Torching Ex-Councilman's SUV in Sunnyside, Cops Say

Devon Page, 22, lit ex-Councilman Eric Gioia's SUV on fire Sunday, cops said. 

Stapleton »

Skate Park Owner Called Cops After Fight Over City Council Campaign Sign

Workers from Lisa Giovinazzo's staff allegedly yelled at kids who took down her campaign signs.

Upper East Side »

32BJ Labor Union Pulls Endorsement of Micah Kellner After Sex Allegations

The union dropped its support of Kellner due to allegations of sexual misconduct.

Bushwick »

Vito Lopez Cancels Second Campaign Appearance in Five Days

Lopez has now canceled his first two scheduled appearances at the non-profit he founded.

Midtown »

Stringer Issues 'Conditional Approval' for East Midtown Plan

The proposal, which would allow bigger skyscrapers around Grand Central, now heads to City Planning.

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