Some cabbies turned in petitions over the six cents per fare fee, but other drivers said the money will go to good use.
The deal is part of a $2.76 billion budget for 2014. The plan won unanimous approval.
A woman was shot and wounded Sunday night in Union, N.J.
Two 17-year-old boys have been arrested and charged in a shooting that left a Newark store owner dead during a robbery attempt, prosecutors said.
Schofield had nothing to say about allegations that she helped her son cover up the murder of his girlfriend April Wyckoff.
Following a violent stabbing rampage last week that injured five people – including a toddler – in Riverside Park South last week, Parks Enforcement Patrol officers are pushing the city to give them guns.
Workers at two car washes in the Bronx walked off the job Saturday, accusing their employers of retaliating against them after they voted to join a union.
A grieving family and police in New Jersey joined forces Sunday night, seeking information about a driver who left the scene of a crash that killed a motorcyclist.
A 13-car pileup snagged the northbound Garden State Parkway in Union, N.J. Tuesday afternoon.
Labor leader Milly Silva was introduced Monday as gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono’s running mate. Silva is executive vice president of 1199 SEIU, a private union of health care workers.
One by one, seven corrections officers and three supervisors entered a plea of not guilty to the 53-count indictment in the beating of Jamal Lightfoot.
New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott and United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew both said they were pleased with the plan.
District Council 37 announced the endorsement Wednesday on the City Hall steps. The union represents 121,000 workers in city government and some state agencies.
Stephanie Tantillo went from market to table Sunday to bring an inside look at Lioni’s Mozzarella Factory.
A city union is using language from the city’s own inspections to detail what it calls decaying schools in the poorest neighborhoods.