COVID Vaccine In NYC: City Officials Modifying Outreach Efforts As Demand For Vaccines PlummetsOn April 8, a record 115,795 COVID vaccine doses were administered. The number has plummeted to nearly 32,500 on Thursday as supply, once scarce, now outpaces demand.
MTA, Union Leaders Call For More NYPD Officers To Patrol Subways After Off-Duty Conductor Nearly Blinded By AttackerMTA conductor Gerard Sykes' face is bandaged and he's in the ICU. Transit leaders say the off-duty worker could have been blinded after being slashed multiple times on the J train.
COVID Progress: NYS Legislature Considering Bill Allowing Pharmacies To Administer All Vaccines Recommended By CDCState lawmakers want pharmacies to play an even bigger role in vaccine distribution, long after the coronavirus pandemic is over.
'Give Me Your Bag:' Man Seen On Video Violently Robbed Woman At Manhattan Subway StationPolice said a 23-year-old woman was leaving the station when a man approached her from behind, punched her in the side of the head and stole her backpack.
Newark Closing In On Swift Completion Of Lead Water Service Line Replacement, A Feat The Feds Call RemarkableLead from the pipes was leaking into the water for years. Now, Newark city leaders say the worry is nearly over.
Coalition For The Homeless Report Finds State, Local Policies Made Things Worse For Single Homeless AdultsIn a new report, the Coalition for the Homeless says state and local policies made things worse, especially for single homeless adults who often cycle between medical facilities, prison and the shelter system.
COVID Impact: NYC Schools Hiring Hundreds Of Social Workers, Psychologists To Provide Mental Health Support, Screenings For StudentsAs New York City public schools hope all students return in person this fall, it’s also preparing to address the pandemic’s widespread impact.
NYC Department Of Correction Capt. Rebecca Hillman Indicted In Suicide Death Of Inmate At The TombsIn state Supreme Court, the family of Ryan Wilson had to hear the details of his suicide at the complex last November, a death the family says could have been avoided.
Activists Say Derek Chauvin's Conviction Shows What Police Accountability Can Look Like, Call For Legislation To Enact Systemic ChangeIf George Floyd’s murder became the rallying cry for police reform, then Chauvin’s conviction is widely believed to be the example of accountability.
'Today, I Can Rejoice': New Yorkers Hit The Streets After Jury Finds Derek Chauvin Guilty In George Floyd's DeathLeaders from Black Lives Matter Greater NY told the crowd the conviction came about because of the relentless protests and pressure of everyday people who would not give up.
Activists Celebrate Conviction Of Derek Chauvin In George Floyd's Death, But Say Fight Is Not Over: 'Tomorrow, We Still Have To Dismantle Systemic Oppression'While George Floyd's murder was a lightning rod that awakened a collective consciousness, activists have been pounding the pavement for years.
With All Eyes On Minneapolis, NYPD Says It Is Prepared For Reaction To Derek Chauvin VerdictAnticipation is mounting as the Tri-State area braces for a verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. The NYPD is getting ready for possible protests.
Day Care Center Workers Relieved As New Stimulus Package Offers $39 Billion Boost To Struggling IndustryAccording to a survey conducted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, 81% of respondents say their programs are serving fewer kids and 56% of centers are losing money every day they remain open.
New Effort To Help Frontline Pandemic Medical Workers Process Their GriefMany experts believe another crisis is brewing when it comes to mental health during this pandemic.
Advocates Sign Letter To Mayor De Blasio Demanding More Preschool Seats For Special Needs StudentsHundreds of students across the city are waiting for a spot in a special education preschool class.