Sources say the offer to hike the minimum wage was offered as part of a deal to revamp disability pensions for cops and firefighters injured in the line of duty.
Councilman Stephen Levin, D-Brooklyn, is sponsoring a bill he calls a “timeout.”
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton met with urban ministers Tuesday following New York City’s decision to hire nearly 1,300 new police officers as part of its $78.5 billion budget agreement.
The state’s rent regulations had expired June 16 but were temporarily extended as lawmakers continued to negotiate.
Schumer, D-N.Y., said once hackers get a hold of the customers’ personal information, it’s all downhill from there.
A new city law allows drivers to prepay one hour before muni-meters go into effect so that they don’t have to sit in their cars watching the clock tick.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority may replace the famous phrase, “Stand clear of the closing doors, please,” with the shorter, “Please stand clear.”
A ton of confiscated ivory was crushed Friday in Times Square to draw attention to elephant poaching and wildlife trafficking.
Police Chief Greg Mullen said 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof was arrested Thursday during a traffic stop in Shelby, North Carolina.
The indictment handed up Wednesday charges Daniel Melamed with unlawfully evicting tenants from rent-regulated apartments, endangering the welfare of a child and filing a false document.
Bloomberg Philanthropies is donating $100 million to a Cornell University graduate school for a new high-tech New York City campus breaking ground Tuesday.
The initiative is modeled after New York City’s career and technical education programs.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was facing a backlash Wednesday over his assertion that the NYPD has a hard time recruiting African-American men as officers because many have arrest records.
The fine for a first-time offense would skyrocket from $1,000 to $10,000 and the maximum penalty would be $50,000.
A small group of demonstrators protested at New York City Hall against the possibility of hiring 1,000 new police officers.