Thousands of striking school bus drivers and their supporters held a protest Sunday, calling Mayor Michael Bloomberg “heartless” as the city prepares to open competitive bidding for new contracts.
Families rallied in support of a Catholic school in the Bronx Monday, the day before Archdiocese of New York was set to vote on whether to close it.
Outrage has been the common response following an announcement on Twitter that the Westboro Baptist Church would be picketing at Sandy Hook Elementary school, where a gunman left twenty children and six adults dead on Friday.
Students who seized Cooper Union University’s clock tower on Monday afternoon said they won’t come out until their demands are met.
It was a bumpy Black Friday for Walmart. Across the country, hundreds of Walmart workers walked off the job on the busiest shopping day of the year.
LIPA also had a change of heart about the inspection they told residents would have to undergo before they could get power, but the big move was not enough to end the outrage.
Three women who were arrested in a protest supporting the Russian punk band Pussy Riot have launched an attempt to overturn a New York state law forbidding wearing masks in public.
The Lower East Side has been booming for years with raucous nightlife, and some neighbors argued Monday night that one more bar is one too many.
Supporters of a mentally ill man who was shot dead by police in his Harlem apartment marched on police headquarters on Sunday.
Monday will mark the one-year anniversary of the start of the Occupy Wall Street protests, but Occupiers are getting the celebration started early.
A protest over a deadly police shooting in East Flatbush this week began at noon in Brooklyn on Saturday. 23-year-old Shantel Davis died after she was shot in the chest as she tried to drive off in a stolen car that police said she had crashed.
Some New York City Council members contend the NYPD used excessive force in its handling of the weekend protests, but Bloomberg refuted the notion, saying the police know how to handle a crowd.
On Saturday, outraged PBA members and residents came together to fight a proposal to revamp four precincts, turning them into community policing centers.
The dozen protesters had been kept across the street from the Ritz-Carlton hotel Sunday afternoon. They had been waving flags and yelling in opposition to President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
The judge made the decision citing security concerns even beyond worries about its potential as a terrorism target.