Hecklers disrupted hearings Thursday morning as Police Commissioner Bill Bratton talked budget with the City Council.
Police 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.
The feelings were so intense, the passions so high that hundreds of firefighters showed up at City Hall on Monday to send a message to Mayor Bill de Blasio.
It started small, with one woman screaming “It’s a lie!” in the direction of Commissioner Bratton as he started testifying about the NYPD budget.
Flushing wt wipes down the toilet can wreak havoc on plumbing and sewer systems. But there may soon be action taken in New York City to solve the problem.
A 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.
Get ready to slow down on city streets. For the first time in more than 50 years the City Council has voted to lower the speed limit.
It gives new meaning to the four letter word “tote.” New Yorkers will have to shoulder the burden of bringing their own bags to a vast array of supermarkets and department stores — or pay a 10-cent fee for each and every bag — paper or plastic.
Since 2002, churches in New York City have been holding worship services in public school buildings. But that’s about to come to an end and religious leaders are upset.
For generations, in New York City if there’s a water leak below ground, in front of your house, it’s been your responsibility to pay for the repair, even if it’s in the street. But that policy may soon change.
Tens of thousands of stray cats in New York City could soon be under the control of a spay and neuter program. The City Council is expected to vote on legislation that would require all five boroughs to begin sterilizing cats.
Visitors to the museum at the national 9/11 memorial could be required to pay an entrance fee of about $20, though victims’ relatives will always be able to enter for free, the president and CEO of the memorial foundation said Thursday.
Controversy over a new homeless shelter has neighbors choosing sides in Chelsea. The fight isn’t about where the shelter is being built, but whether the people building it were honest about their plans.
Michael Bloomberg has apparently caved-in to threats of legal action by the City Council. On Wednesday, the mayor released the list of the 20 fire companies that could be closed.
There was a contentious hearing Tuesday on NYC’s controversial pedestrian plaza program. One city councilman demanded that the Department of Transportation get back to basics and fix roads.