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East Flatbush »

Councilman Warns of More Violence After Vigil for Teen Killed by Cops

Councilman Jumaane Williams warned NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly that simmering tension needed fixing.

Jackson Heights »

Hiram Monserrate's Prison Stay Delayed Over Toothache

Hiram Monserrate will start his sentence on April 11 after a judge gave him time to complete dental work.

Upper East Side »

Former Bollywood 'Bad Guy' Promises Change in City Council Race

Hill Krishnan, 37, said his South Asian heritage helps him bring big ideas to the District 5 election.

Upper West Side »

Noah Gotbaum Drops Out of Public Advocates Race to Run for City Council

Education advocate Noah Gotbaum has decided to run for City Council instead.

New York City »

Vendors Celebrate As Council Votes to Cut Fines in Half

But Mayor Bloomberg has promised to veto the bill that reduce fines for street venders.

West Harlem »

Councilman Robert Jackson Sues City After Wife's Fall at Fairway

Robert Jackson says his wife suffered severe injuries at the Fairway market in his Harlem district.

Chelsea »

Christine Quinn Not Worried That Endorsement From Home Club Is at Risk

A DNAinfo.com New York report found that Quinn's home club support is waning, but she's not worried.

West Village »

Village Resident Announces Run for Christine Quinn's City Council Seat

Alexander Meadows is the third openly gay candidate for the District 3 seat on Manhattan's West Side.

New York City »

Quinn, Bloomberg Clash Over Plan to Slash Food Cart Fines

Street vendors have been pressuring Quinn to reduce punitive vendor fines.

Upper East Side »

Candidate Drops Out of Race for City Council District 5 Seat

Domenico Minerva told DNAinfo.com New York that he's no longer running for Jessica Lappin's seat.

Washington Heights »

Ydanis Rodriguez First Councilman to Take Paternity Leave

City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez is the first male member in memory to take parental leave.

Upper East Side »

Micah Kellner Lands More Endorsements from Pols in UES City Council Contest

Shortly after securing nods from area pols, the Assemblyman has gotten additional support.

Upper East Side »

UES City Council Hopeful Casts Himself as Progressive Reformer

Benjamin Kallos says he's not bringing politics as usual to the UES's District 5 City Council race.

Kew Gardens »

Queens Resident Wants to Bring 'Civic Virtue' Back in City Council Run

Jon Torodash fought vehemently against moving the famed Kew Gardens statue.

Upper East Side »

Micah Kellner Lands Endorsements in UES City Council Race

Kellner got a thumb's up from City Council Member Jessica Lappin and Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney.

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