City Council Unveils Its Comprehensive Homeless PlanIt includes 90 separate recommendations focusing on preventing homelessness and increasing access to permanent housing.
Schools Chancellor Carranza Says He Has Been Victim Of Racist Remarks Due To His PoliciesRichard Carranza is playing the race card, charging that his aggressive plans to make schools more equitable for black and Hispanic students have made him the victim of personal racist attacks.
Mayor Bill De Blasio Says Community Schools Initiative Is WorkingLaunched in 2014, the initiative integrates academics, health and social services inside schools.
New York Officials Prepare For Possible Coronavirus As 2nd U.S. Case Is Detected In ChicagoThe CDC says there are now 63 patients under investigation from 22 states, although 11 of those patients have tested negative for coronavirus.
Chirlane McCray Facing Criticism While Eyeing Run For Brooklyn Borough PresidentThere have been reports the mayor is trying to strike a deal to win the support of current borough president Eric Adams.
City Boards Up Long-Abandoned House With Cement, But Brooklyn Neighbors Cry It's Not EnoughA vacant home with more than 200 violations is still upsetting neighbors after years of complaints in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn.
Mayor Bill De Blasio Says Eyesore Home In Brooklyn 'Has To Be Addressed'A homeowner on Clarendon Road in East Flatbush has racked up fines totaling more than $300,000, but that owner is nowhere to be found.
Mayor Bill De Blasio Unveils $95.3 Billion NYC Budget, Officials Fear Cuts In State AidThe state's desire to cut aid to New York City is no secret.
It's National Bagel Day! So How Do You Like Your Bagel?People top their bagels with all kinds of things: Meats, cheeses, and especially in NYC, belly-cut salmon prepared typically three different ways
Exclusive: Mayor Bill De Blasio Defends Sanctuary City Policy After ICE CriticismThe war of words specifically stems from whether the man charged in the death of a 92-year-old Queens woman should have been deported after an earlier attack.
Demanding Answers: New Yorkers Skeptical Of Mayor De Blasio's Street Homeless Action PlanThe city has unveiled its latest tool to identify and help the homeless. It's part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's promise to end street homelessness within five years.
Mayor, Commissioner Say There Will Be 'Heightened Vigilance' In NYC After Baghdad AirstrikeOfficials say there is currently no credible threat.
Bail Reform: NY Senate Majority Leader Ready To Consider Changes To Controversial New LawsIn the three days since New York's criminal justice reform law took effect, people charged with committing anti-Semitic hate crimes have made headlines because, under the law, judges freed them without bail.
New York Synagogue Attack: NYPD To Launch Neighborhood Safety Coalitions In Brooklyn CommunitiesSaturday night's attack in upstate Monsey has prompted a big response from both local and state leaders. They are stepping up security and launching initiatives to protect our communities.
400 New NYPD Officers, Including One Who Knows Sign Language, Sworn In Under New CommissionerThe new officers speak 34 languages, including one who knows sign language.