New York City Lawmakers Approve $1 Billion Cut From NYPD Budget; Protesters Say It Still Falls ShortProtesters have been demanding cuts to the NYPD’s nearly $6 billion spending in favor of education and social services to address he root of what drives people to crime.
Mayor De Blasio Says Budget Deal Reallocates $1 Billion From NYPD To Youth And Community ServicesThe City Council and protesters want to shift how the city fights crime by focusing on prevention over punishment.
Thousands March Through Heat, Rain For Tenth Straight Day Of Protests Over Police BrutalityNew York City Councilmember Corey Johnson tells CBS2 elected officials are working on changes.
Mayor Says 'This Is Not Acceptable And Must Stop' After Food Deliveryman Detained During CurfewThe NYPD says approximately 200 people were arrested Thursday, many continuing to march after the 8 p.m. curfew.
Some Elected Officials Say NYPD Officer Should Face Charges Over Shoving Incident Caught On VideoThe video shows the officer knocking the woman to the ground, though what led up to the incident is unclear.
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson Wants NYC Officials To Get Moving On A Reopening Plan: 'We Should Have Spent The Last Two Months Planning For This'Johnson says one of the most urgent needs is a plan for mass transit.
New York City Council Issues Recommendations For Reopening BeachesArea residents have been allowed to go for walks on the beach, but any kind of gathering, or sports, or swimming is not permitted.
New York City Council Members Call Out 'Serious Dysfunction' Behind The Scenes Of City's Coronavirus Response"I'm disappointed that our two health-related agencies have had their infighting exposed," said Councilwoman Carlina Rivera.
NYC Opening At Least 40 Miles Of Streets To Help With Social Distancing This SummerOpening the streets will provide other outdoor options so people can spread out, especially with city pools closed.
New York City Council Votes Virtually On COVID-19 Relief PackageThe New York City Council had its first-ever virtual vote Wednesday, on a COVID-19 relief package of bills to help struggling New Yorkers.
What's Next For Crumbling BQE? Options On Table Are Awfully Expensive, But Clock Is TickingMany New York drivers know first hand that the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway is in desperate need of repairs. City officials are trying to change that, but it will come with a huge cost.
NYCHA Advocates Rip Gov. Cuomo At Rally For Not Putting Money For Public Housing In New BudgetAt a rally on the steps of City Hall, the advocates demanded that the governor earmark $3 billion for public housing projects in the state, including $2 billion of it for NYCHA.
City Council Unveils Its Comprehensive Homeless PlanIt includes 90 separate recommendations focusing on preventing homelessness and increasing access to permanent housing.
City Council Reportedly Considering Legislation To Reduce Use Of Paper ReceiptsThere are reportedly several bills on the matter that are being considered.
Number Of New HIV Diagnoses In New York Falls To Record LowCity Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot says the city takes “a data-driven, sex-positive approach” to preventing new infections with the virus that causes AIDS.