Christine Quinn

People in Times Square (AP Photo)

Cookie Monster, Elmo get in Times Square trouble

NEW YORK (AP) — Cookie Monster stands accused of shoving a 2-year-old. Super Mario was charged with groping a woman. And Elmo was booked for berating tourists with anti-Semitic slurs.

04/09/2013

(AP Photo)

Bloomberg cigarette plan gets praise, criticism

NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-smoking advocates and health experts hailed proposals from Mayor Michael Bloomberg that would keep cigarettes out of sight in New York City stores, while tobacco companies and smokers called it an overreach.

03/19/2013

New Yorkers react to mayor’s call for ban of plastic foam

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers are wondering what a plastic foam-free city might look like after Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed an all-out ban of the food packaging product.

02/15/2013

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