Police are searching for a woman who was seen on video pointing fireworks at people in Brooklyn. She appears to be holding a Roman candle as sparks fly over people’s heads and into a liquor store on Nostrand Avenue near Saint John’s Place in Crown Heights. Video CBS New York news
Mayor de Blasio delivers remarks at a rally calling for the preservation and expansion of speed cameras near New York City schools.
Union Square Park . E 17th Street and Broadway Manhattan NYC June 24, 2018 Official NYC NYC Mayor’s Office video
New policies will soon reduce unnecessary marijuana arrests: NYPD will instead issue summons for low-level marijuana possession
• FDNY EMT Yadira Arroyo—killed in the line of duty last March—is honored in the South Bronx
• The New York Botanical Garden’s Edible Academy expands, offering more hands-on gardening and cooking courses for children . Official NYC NYC Mayor’s Office video
New York’s primaries for the U.S. House and Senate are just one week away, while New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will face off against actress Cynthia Nixon in September. Politico New York’s Laura Nahmias spoke to Elaine Quijano on CBSN’s “Red & Blue” about next week’s races to watch, and how Cuomo recently signaled he would support legalized marijuana less than a year after calling marijuana a “gateway drug.”
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Mayor de Blasio, Council Speaker Johnson, other elected officials and subway riders will attend a rally to celebrate Fair Fares funding in the Budget. Fulton Street Subway Station Enter at Fulton Street & Broadway Manhattan June 12, 2018. NYC official video.
David Storobin and Michael Grimm – David Storobin a former New York State Senator who represented District 27 in the New York State Senate, which includes the neighborhoods of Borough Park, Midwood, Bensonhurst, Brighton Beach, Kensington, Bergen Beach, Mill Basin, Gravesend, Sheepshead Bay, and Manhattan Beach..
Michael Gerard Grimm – Grimm represented New York’s 13th congressional district during his first term, after which he represented New York’s 11th congressional district. Both districts consisted of Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn. Grimm is a member of the Republican Party, and during his time in office was the only Republican to represent a significant portion of New York City. He is a former FBI agent, businessman, convicted felon, attorney, and U.S. Marine, having served in the Persian Gulf War.