Judge Lifts Temporary Pause On Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers, Who Now Must Be Vaccinated By MondayA separate decision on a state mandate for health care workers has been delayed.
Democratic Nominee Eric Adams Says If He Is Elected Mayor, He Will Rid The NYPD Of Bad CopsDemocratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams says the NYPD has become a "safe haven" for officers not qualified to wear the uniform.
Family Members Of Those On Rikers Island, Former Inmates Say The Problems At The Floating Jail Are Very RealAnother inmate has died in the custody of the Department of Correction, this time at the Vernon C. Bain facility in the Bronx. This comes as calls for reform get even louder.
Lawmakers On Long Island Begin Pushing 'Death By Dealer' Bill To Curb Rash Of Fatal Drug OverdosesFatal drug overdoses have surged during the pandemic. Pushers and suppliers currently charged only with criminal sale of a controlled substance may soon face tougher penalties.
Mayor De Blasio Announces Changes To Intake At Rikers Island After Isaabdul Karim's Death, 12th In Last 12 MonthsThe Department of Correction said the 42-year-old father of two died shortly before 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the infirmary.
United Nations General Assembly Returns To NYC, With COVID-19 And Climate Front And CenterPresident Joe Biden will attempt to reclaim the United States' position as a global leader while the body deals with climate change, superpower polarization and the pandemic.
Public School 79 In East Harlem To Remain Closed Due To COVID-19 Cluster; Remote Learning In Place Until Sept. 28One week into the school year and New York City is closing its first school due to a cluster of COVID-19 cases.
NYC Restaurant Owners Sound Off On Vaccine MandateRestaurant owners are pushing back against the city's mandate that requires eateries to ask for proof of vaccination for indoor dining.
Nearly 200 People Being Released From Rikers After Gov. Hochul Signs 'Less Is More Act,' Calls N.Y.'s Incarceration Rate 'A Point Of Shame'The announcement comes amid worsening violence, inmate deaths and inhumane conditions at Rikers Island.
NYCHA Residents Accounted For Disproportionate Number Of COVID Deaths From March 2020 To June 2021The latest statistics from city public health officials include bombshell numbers about our neighbors who live in communities run by NYCHA.
COVID Impact: Some Parents In Jersey City Keep Children Home From School After District Reports Positive CasesThe New Jersey health commissioner said Wednesday there have been six COVID-19 outbreaks in schools across the state.
Cuomo Allowed To Keep $5.1 Million From COVID Book DealFormer Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be able to keep the $5.1 million he made from his memoir on the pandemic.
Mayor De Blasio Announces Emergency Plan For Rikers Island After Wave Of ViolenceCity lawmakers visited the jail Monday, describing scenes of violence, health hazards and deteriorating conditions.
Poll Finds New Yorkers Split On Gov. Kathy Hochul 3 Weeks After She Was Sworn InAccording to Siena College Research Institute, 42% of voters view the governor favorably, and 17% view her unfavorably.
New York City Officials Celebrate 1st Day Of School, Parents Say They're Still NervousFor the first time in a year and a half, all 1 million students in New York City public schools were expected back for in-person learning.