De Blasio Announces Several NYPD Reforms, Including Shifting Funding From Police To Youth ServicesFollowing more than a week of protests over the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minnesota, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday a series of police reforms in New York City.
NYC Enlists U.S. Military Experts To Help Front-Line Workers Manage 'Combat Stress'A team of Air Force, Army and Navy service members will share their expertise on combat-related trauma.
De Blasio Outlines Vision For 'Fair' Recovery After Coronavirus Pandemic, Announces Advisory Councils To Help"We're going to build something new and we're going to build something better, and not just better because it's more modern. We're going to build something more fair. We're going to build something for everyone," De Blasio said.
First Lady Chirlane McCray Unveils 'New Family Home Visits' Program For First-Time ParentsMcCray says the new project will kick off in Brooklyn.
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 Officials Unveil $37 Million Investment To Tackle Mental Illness In NYCThe new $37 million initiative, in partnership with the NYC Crisis Prevention and Response Task Force, is aimed at reducing mental health crises that end in in 911 calls and serious mental illness cases.
Mayor De Blasio Under Fire After First Lady's Mental Health Program Backs Out Of Event With Pro-Police GroupThis comes as the NYPD has been rocked by another string of officer suicides this week. “It’s sickening,” Councilman Joseph Borelli of Staten Island said. “It is a lie,” de Blasio claimed.
USWNT’s Allie Long Gets New Key To New York City After Original Was StolenMayor Bill de Blasio presented each player with a key during their World Cup victory celebration last week. But Long said hers was stolen from a Los Angeles hotel room after the ESPY Awards.
NYC Scales Back NYPD Involvement In Schools, Police Won't Be Called For 'Low Level Offenses'Schools chancellor Richard Carranza announced the city is adding 85 new licensed social workers, limiting suspensions to 20 days, and has overhauled its agreement with the NYPD's involvement in schools.
Mayor's New Budget Proposal Cuts City Employees, Takes Bite Out Of First Lady's Mental Health InitiativesFearing a national economic slowdown, Mayor Bill de Blasio has proposed a new budget that for the first time during his tenure that actually reduces the number of city employees.
NYC's First Lady Called Before Council To Explain Her Pricey Mental Health ProgramChirlane McCray, the city's first lady, is testifying before the city council today about her mental health initiative Thrive NYC.
NYC First Lady McCray To Testify Before City Council About Thrive NYC ProgramCouncil Speaker Corey Johnson said he asked her to speak during a budget hearing on March 26.
Not Everyone Is Convinced First Lady McCray's 'Thrive NYC' Initiative To Combat Mental Illness WorksThere are about a program launched by the first lady of New York City that is designed to tackle mental health issues. Critics want to know if Thrive NYC is actually working.
NYC Announces 4 New Monuments Honoring WomenBillie Holiday, Elizabeth Jennings Graham, Dr. Helen Rodriguez Trias and Katherine Walker will be honored with monuments.
City Comptroller To Investigate ThriveNYC Mental Health Initiative's $850 Million EffortsCity comptroller Scott Stringer says he plans to look into the finances of the mental health initiative spearheaded by the city's first lady.