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Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Jiu Jitsu Instructor Says Sexed-Up Dojo Axed Her for Showing Racy Video

Juliet Silveira says bosses tolerated a sexist atmosphere but fired her for showing a co-worker a video.

Downtown Brooklyn »

High-Ranking Brooklyn Prosecutor Quits Amid Sexual Harassment Claim

Abe George tried to kiss a woman who worked for him, sources said.

Midtown »

Gov. Cuomo Announces First Sexual Assault Policy for SUNY Campuses

All 64 SUNY campuses will adopt state-wide standards to combat sexual assault and violence. 

Upper East Side »

Veteran Staffers Left Unemployed After Micah Kellner's Office Shuts Down

Two staffers were left jobless after Sheldon Silver closed the office over sex harassment allegations.

Greenwich Village »

Giant Inflatable 'Street-Harassment Cat' Erected to Combat Catcalls

The cat, instead of a rat, was unveiled at Washington Square Park to call out street harassers.

Upper East Side »

Kellner Challenges Ethics Committee as Gov. Cuomo Calls for His Resignation

Governor Andrew Cuomo said Assemblyman Micah Kellner should either deny the allegations or resign.  

Upper East Side »

Assemblyman Micah Kellner Sexually Harassed Staffers, Ethics Committee Says

Speaker Sheldon Silver released a letter admonishing Kellner after an ethics committee report.

Jamaica »

Ex-Worker Sues Funeral Home Boss Over Quips About Cadavers' Private Parts

Ex-employee Richard Santiago seeks $500,000, claiming his funeral home boss sexually harassed him.

Long Island City »

Ed Dept Boss Accused of Sexism Gave Raises Only to Men, Sources Say

John Shea, a Department of Education CEO, didn't give raises to female workers, angering staff.

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.

East Williamsburg »

Scandal-Plagued Candidate Vito Lopez Cancels Rare Public Appearance

Vito Lopez canceled his first scheduled appearance at the nonprofit he founded.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Hell's Kitchen High School Dean Had Sex With Four Students, Officials Say

Malik Taylor resigned in May after allegedly having sex with female students as young as 16.

Midtown »

Amanda Bynes Shows Up for Court Wearing Aqua-Blue Wig

Troubled actress Amanda Bynes looked ready for a Halloween costume party when she arrived at court.

Midtown »

Amanda Bynes Claims Cop Sexually Harassed Her Before Bong Arrest

Actress Amanda Bynes, who allegedly tossed a bong out the window, disputed the account on twitter.