The Rev. Al Sharpton hosted several prospective candidates for New York City mayor at the National Action Network's House of Justice on Tuesday evening.
Bill de Blasio, Bill Thompson, Sal Albanese, Christine Quinn, John Liu all attended and answered some questions from Sharpton.
They tackled issues such as stop-and-frisk, crime, incarceration, taxes, and more.
First Lady of New Jersey Mary Pat Christie is leading the charge to raise funds for Superstorm Sandy victims on National Dine Out Day. Proceeds from the event go to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund.
A car crashed into a building on 2nd Avenue and East 4th Street in the East Village on Wednesday morning. At least eight people were injured, three in serious condition, according to FDNY officials.
A car jumped the curb on 2nd Avenue and East 4th Street in the East Village on Wednesday morning injuring eight people. Witnesses say the Nissan was traveling at a high speed before it took out the store front, trees, bicycles, a light post and a fire hydrant.
Riders should anticipate some changes but "near normal" service on the Long Island Rail Road for the morning rush. Crews have been working to repair tracks and switches after Monday's derailment.