But as expected, the bill is getting push back from small businesses.
New York State Police spokesman Beau Duffy said officers were investigating a possible sighting of the prisoners in Allegany County near the Pennsylvania border.
Residents of a Queens apartment complex are fed up after going the past month and a half without hot water and cooking gas.
On a soggy Sunday morning, thousands ushered in the summer solstice in Times Square by taking part in an all-day yoga event.
A man who allegedly assaulted a Jewish leader in front of the Barclays Center last fall has been slapped with upgraded charges.
Thompson said many New Yorkers are in danger of going to jail for failure to respond to summonses for low-level offenses.
Brooklyn’s sprawling Greenwood Cemetery has gotten into the business of beekeeping, hoping to bottle its own honey.
A former Rikers Island guard convicted of ignoring the pleas of a dying inmate dabbed tears from his eyes Thursday after he was handed a five-year prison term by a judge who said the sentence was intended to be a deterrent to others.
Police say Tyrelle Shaw is wanted for the attacks on four Asian women in Manhattan.
The father of Queens college student, who is accused of planning an attack on New York City landmarks on behalf of ISIS, is speaking up for his son.
Investigators claim Munther Omar Saleh used his personal computer to search topics ranging from weapons and pressure cookers, to eluding police and disguises.
An appeals court is revisiting the issue of whether the grand jury record in the Eric Garner chokehold death case should stay sealed.
A search was under way Monday for a worker who was swept away in the Passaic River in New Jersey.
Port Authority police swarmed the tarmac as Delta Flight 69 from Heathrow Airport landed.
The former executive director of the NYPD Civilian Complaint Review Board will be allowed to move forward with a lawsuit that questions the board’s willingness to punish misuse of stop-and-frisk enforcement.