New York City Councilman Sits During Pledge Of AllegianceA New York City councilman refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance Wednesday to protest racial injustice in the United States.
New York City Councilman Offers List Of What Black Men Should Avoid To Not Get Shot By PoliceNew York City Councilman Jumaane Williams sounded off on the recent police shootings in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Falcon Heights, Minnesota, that left two black men dead.
New Law Requires Automatic Fire Sprinklers In NYC Businesses With AnimalsAll pet shops and facilities that house animals for 24 hours in New York City will now have to be equipped with automatic fire sprinklers.
Mayor, NYC Officials Unveil Plaque Marking Spot Of Wall Street Slave MarketThe marker was first proposed by Christopher Cobb, a Brooklyn-based artist and writer.
'Not In My Hood' March In Brooklyn Spreads Message Of Non-ViolenceThe fifth annual "Not in my Hood" march was held through the streets of East Flatbush Saturday.
City Officials Demand Better Safety At Construction Sites Following Worker's DeathManhattan Borough President Gale Brewer said the city already this year has surpassed the eight construction deaths in all of the previous year.
City Council Cracking Down On Used Car Dealers In NYCThe New York City Council has taken the first step to crack down on used car dealers.
2 Dead, Four Others Injured After Shooting Outside Funeral In East FlatbushPolice are searching for multiple gunmen who opened fire outside a Brooklyn church Monday night, shooting six people, two of which are dead.
Midwood Residents Say Traffic Circle Is An Accident Waiting To HappenCars are running through red lights and barely missing each other according to people living near one Brooklyn intersection. They say it's happening all too often, but their complaints may be going unheard.
Advocates For The Homeless Call For Changes To Help End CrisisAdvocates and some elected officials rallied on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday, with some chanting "Housing is a right! Fight, fight, fight!"
Rally Held Outside City Council Hearing On Extending, Strengthening Rent RegulationsCity Councilman Jumaane Williams and other advocates argue with 60,000 people in city shelters right now, that number will spike if rent protections are not strengthened.
City Council Passes Bill Doubling Fines For Landlords Found Guilty Of Harassing Tenants Tuesday's vote also forces those landlords to be publicly listed as offenders on the Department of Housing Preservation and Development's website.