New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says fixing bureaucratic backlogs in the courts will reduce the number of people locked up in the troubled Rikers Island jail complex.
New York City Council wants to spend more to fix roads, however the money wasn’t outlined in the mayor’s original budget proposal.
The crash happened around 4:30 a.m. Sunday at the Second Baptist Church in Baldwin, police said.
A 21-year-old woman has died in a Times Square hotel.
City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office says it has received 205 notices of claim surrounding the March 12 gas blast as of Monday.
If you used the United States Postal Service’s priority mail thinking it would be delivered in two days, you should know, the post office says the service is not guaranteed to arrive on a particular day.
State Sen. Simcha Felder helped to obtain $100,000 in state funds to expand the program, which employs out-of-work and disabled people, into the Brooklyn neighborhood for at least a year.
They carried two huge wreaths. A line of police officers stood saluting in silence as they placed the wreaths at the site.
Forecasters say rain will be heavy at times Wednesday and could cause flooding on the streets and in areas of poor drainage.
Some protest organizers have dismissed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s request for a “time out” until after the murdered officers are laid to rest.
Former Delta baggage handler, Eugene Harvey was arrested last weekend in Atlanta. A FBI affidavit said there was enough evidence to charge him with trafficking firearms, violating airport security and aiding others in the scheme.
An NYPD baseball cap surrounded by flowers, teddy bears and candles marks the spot where two police officers were killed by a gunman in Brooklyn who was targeting law enforcement.
The event benefits the non-profit group Save the Children.
“Dr. Salia was extremely critical when he arrived here, and unfortunately, despite our best efforts, we weren’t able to save him,” said Dr. Phil Smith, medical director of the biocontainment unit.
The New York Democrat says Sunday that more than $20 million has been spent on tracking health professionals and others arriving from Ebola-stricken countries and treating Dr. Craig Spencer.