After a tumultuous first year in office, Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his second State of the City address, focusing on his administration’s affordable housing plan.
Police have been looking for a group of suspects, four men and three women, caught on camera struggling with the two lieutenants during a clash between police and protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday.
Among the proposals is raising the base fare on the MetroCard from $2.50 to $2.75 while increasing the bonus on a pay-per-ride MetroCard.
Midterm elections have lower voter turnout, so both parties have been pulling out all the stops to get people to the polls.
Two state lawmakers are looking to strengthen New York’s anti-hazing laws after a Baruch College fraternity member died in December.
A spokeswoman for the Luzerne County coroner’s office said Friday that the Dec. 8 death of 19-year-old Chun “Michael” Deng had been ruled a homicide.
The Pi Delta Psi fraternity has disowned its Baruch College chapter, following the death of a student who died after taking part of a hazing ritual.
The Luzerne County Coroner said a preliminary autopsy report showed Chun Hsien “Michael” Deng died of “closed head injuries due to blunt force trauma.”
Chun “Michael” Deng, a 19-year-old freshman and pledge at Pi Delta Psi, died Monday while at a weekend retreat with the fraternity in Pennsylvania.
Freshman Chun Hsien “Michael” Deng was pledging Pi Delta Psi and joined about 30 members for a trip to the Poconos when he suffered a traumatic brain injury and died on Monday.
Mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota took jabs, raised their voices and frequently talked over each other at their second debate Tuesday, with de Blasio repeatedly accusing Lhota of “fearmongering,” and Lhota accusing de Blasio of failing to keep promises and being soft on crime.
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio emerged as the top choice in the Democratic mayoral primary, but could still face weeks and another electoral fight before becoming his party’s nominee.
Some of the Democratic candidates for mayor of New York City took part in a forum on transportation issues at Baruch College on Wednesday.
Social networks lit up Wednesday as users argued over who emerged as the key character from Wednesday’s first president debate.
More than 20 Assembly seats and four Senate seats are up for grabs. There is also an unusual number of contests without incumbents because more than 20 of 150 Assembly members and four of 62 senators have retired or resigned this term.