Family Sues City Over High School Chemistry Experiment That Left Teen BurnedThe parents of a teenager who was badly injured in a chemistry experiment at an Upper West High School have filed a $27 million lawsuit against the city.
NYC Accused By Feds Of Ripping Off Medicaid With False ClaimsThe federal government has filed a lawsuit against New York City, alleging that the city ripped off Medicaid for millions of dollars by submitting tens of thousands of false claims.
NYC Pay Phone Transmitters That Could Track Movements To Be RemovedThe New York City government has scuttled a project that installed thousands of transmitters in pay phone booths that could track people's movements.
Mother Of Inmate Who Died At Rikers Island Files Wrongful Death SuitThe mother of a mentally ill and diabetic inmate who died after spending seven days locked inside a Rikers Island jail cell announced Wednesday that she had filed a wrongful death lawsuit.
De Blasios' 2 Kids Take On Unpaid City InternshipsMayor Bill de Blasio’s son, Dante, and daughter, Chiara, each were set to begin month-long unpaid internships with the City of New York this week.
NYC Sues FedEx Over Deliveries Of Untaxed CigarettesFedEx knowingly violated the terms of a settlement when it delivered tons of untaxed cigarettes to New York City residents, the city government alleges in a civil lawsuit filed Monday.
Sandy Victims Frustrated By NYC Rebuilding ProgramSome victims of Superstorm Sandy were wondering when they would be able to go home at this time a year ago, and many were still waiting a year later.
City Planning To End Hotel Program For Sandy VictimsA Superstorm Sandy relief program that put displaced residents into hotels is set to expire, leaving some families without clear options.
City Launches #LoveNYC Photo Contest For Second YearThe City of New York has launched a photo competition, encouraging residents to showcase their favorite features of the city’s five boroughs.
City Turns To eBay In Effort To Sell Morgue RefrigeratorThe city Office of General Services has gone on eBay, hoping someone will buy a steel morgue refrigerator that has been taken out of use at the Manhattan Psychiatric Center.
City-Owned Overgrown Lot Infuriates Staten Island NeighborsA Staten Island neighborhood was calling for action Tuesday night, after learning who is responsible for an overgrown, dumped-on lot in their community.
Study Urges Extension Of No. 7 Subway Line To New JerseyA feasibility study released Wednesday urged transportation officials to move forward with an extension of the No. 7 subway line to Secaucus, N.J.
New Yorkers React To City-Sponsored App For Sexually Active TeensNew Yorkers have expressed mixed feelings about a new app the city has launched, providing advice to teens who are sexually active.
City Launches New App Directed At Sexually Active TeensThe City of New York has launched a new free app providing advice to teens who are sexually active – and if parents don’t like it, it’s too bad for them.
New York City Asks Residents To Vote On Innovative Pay Phone DesignNew York City has asked residents to vote on a new design for the pay phone of the future.