Public Advocate Letitia James
Public Advocate Letitia James rallied parents, teachers and other education advocates, demanding more funding for public schools from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The New York Civil Liberties Union and other petitioners have gone to court to demand that Judge William Garnett open the record in the Eric Garner case.
The New York Civil Liberties Union was set to go to court Thursday, as the group demanded the release of the grand jury transcript from the Eric Garner case.
During the rally, the Alliance for Tenant Power outlined its plan to shore up rent regulation laws that are up for renewal in June.
On Wednesday, James released an annual list of the city’s landlords who’ve been cited with the most housing violations.
To prevent sexual lewdness and sexual assaults on subways, the MTA says it will be installing surveillance cameras on a new fleet of subway cars, hopefully to be ordered in the next capital plan from 2015-2019.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will soon roll out a pilot program in five precincts and one housing project in which patrol officers will wear body cameras.
A loophole in the City’s Inclusionary Housing Zoning incentive system apparently allowed one developer to build a 33-story high-rise on Riverside Drive South on the Upper West Side with two income entrances
A candlelight vigil was held in Brooklyn Tuesday night, in prayer for the safe the safe return of three teens kidnapped in the West Bank last week.
Union leaders and elected officials stood elbow-to-elbow in front of City Hall Friday, calling on the city to get police officers out from behind desks shuffling paper and back onto the street fighting crime.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling on state officials to negotiate with other firms after the winning bidder’s ability to open a full-scale hospital fell through.
Two hundred and fifty UPS workers were given pink slips after participating in a 90-minute protest last month over the firing of a long-time employee.
Thousands of doormen, porters, supers, and handypersons marched on Fifth Avenue and 79th Street around 5 p.m. as the union considers a possible strike if talks with building owners break down.
Some rent-stabilized tenants in an Upper West Side building were furious this week, after a gym opened up in their building and they were told they were forbidden from using it.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that a deal to keep Long Island College Hospital open under a new operator would mark the end of an “epidemic of hospital closings” going back all through his predecessor’s administration.