The Brooklyn district attorney has created a hate crimes unit to deal with a rise in reported racially and religiously motivated attacks across the borough.
Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. said the letter-grading system would give customers of the city’s 2,000 licensed nail salons more comfort.
De Blasio and his family have been living at Gracie Mansion since July. But a uniformed cop and guard booth can still be outside his 11th Street row house in Brooklyn.
New York City Public Advocate Letitia James says despite the thousands of nail salons across the five boroughs, there are only 27 inspectors in the entire state to keep track of salon cleanliness and safety.
A group of New York elected officials, community activists and housing advocates gathered on the steps of City Hall Friday to launch a campaign against the home-sharing company Airbnb.
Public Advocate Letitia James demonstrated the body-worn cameras Thursday at a news conference at her Lower Manhattan office.
Video cameras are mounted on sidewalks, inside buildings and nearly everywhere else, and now, city Public Advocate Letitia James has said she would like to see them on police officers.
James is seeking better training for police officers, tougher sentences for offenders and are calling for more cameras to be installed in subway cars.
American flags are once again flying on top of the Brooklyn Bridge after someone replaced the flags sometime overnight with what appeared to be whitewashed or faded versions of Old Glory.
Tenants erupted in protest, but some landlords were also unhappy Monday night, when the New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted against a rent freeze for tenants who live in stabilized apartments.
Accusations of major delays in the city’s 911 emergency response system was the subject of a rally and two City Council hearings on Friday.
Public Advocate Letitia James is proposing a bill that would require colleges to coordinate with the local rape crisis centers and the NYPD and force them to release sex assaults stats to the public every month.
Joel Israel testified for the first time at his contempt hearing for not making repairs at 98 Linden Street as he has agreed to do.
The 250 workers based out of Maspeth, Queens staged a 90-minute protest in February over the firing of a long-time employee.
Lawsuits are being filed this week over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to move charter school students out of public school space.