City Council Introduces Bills Regarding Low Level CrimesThe package, known as the Criminal Justice Reform Act, is aimed at handing out fairer punishments and easing the burden of backlogged criminal courts.
NY Pols: Bankruptcy Best Solution For Puerto Rico's Debt CrisisLocal politicians met at City Hall on Sunday for a press conference on Puerto's current fiscal crisis.
NYPD Commissioner Considering Granting Amnesty To 1.2 Million Low-Level OffendersPolice Commissioner Bill Bratton is behind a controversial proposal to grant amnesty to more than 1 million people with open warrants for low-level offenses. But some experts worry it could cause crime to skyrocket.
Police Official Says City Council Policies Are Putting NYPD Officers in DangerWhile protesters have taken to the streets, power brokers have been battling behind the scenes about the fight over the future of the NYPD.
Pandemonium Inside NYC Council: Protesters Shout Down Bratton Over Requested NYPD HiresIt started small, with one woman screaming “It’s a lie!” in the direction of Commissioner Bratton as he started testifying about the NYPD budget.
Some City Council Members Have Doubts About Pushing Police Reform BillsThe New York City Council has been determined to reform the NYPD, but the murder of two officers last month -- and the shooting of two more this week -- have created deep divisions about how to do it.
Police: 2 Arrested In Bronx Shooting Of 2 NYPD OfficersA massive manhunt had been under way for the suspects since Monday night's shooting that happened around 10:30 p.m. on Tiebout Avenue.
NYC Leaders & Alliance For Tenant Power Rally For Stronger Rent LawsDuring the rally, the Alliance for Tenant Power outlined its plan to shore up rent regulation laws that are up for renewal in June.
Bill Requiring Cops To Get Consent For Some Searches Riles Up NYPDA new bill to be introduced Thursday in the City Council has angered many in the NYPD. It calls for officers to get consent before they conduct some searches.
Lawmakers To Introduce Legislation To Only Honor Immigration Detainers With Federal WarrantLawmakers say New York City's police and correction departments should not honor immigration detainers unless a federal judge has issued a warrant.
Young Migrants To NYC To Receive Legal HelpThe Council announced Tuesday that it is earmarking $1 million for legal representation and other services for the minors.
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Reveals She Has 'High Risk HPV'New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said she got the results of a recent gynecological exam on Friday and will undergo a biopsy.