Far Rockaway Taking Step Backwards, Now Grappling With How To Get Guns Off The StreetsAfter years of progress to stop the violence, a Queens community is again seeing one of the highest number of shootings in the city.
Over 1,200 Complaints About Illegal Fireworks Reported Across NYC In Just 14 DaysThe police department says it's issued 22 summonses and made eight arrests.
Officials: There's Room To Cut From NYPD's Budget, But City Must Be Mindful Of Spike In CrimeMayor Bill de Blasio has heard the calls for police reform and he's making changes, altering his budget to take money from the NYPD and send it elsewhere.
Incoming NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea Will Face Challenges Inside & Outside DepartmentPolice experts say job one may be the morale of the department in the wake of the Daniel Pantaleo chokehold case and mounting incidents of police being disrespected.
Group Rallies In Favor Of Fee On Plastic Bags In New York CityA rally was held Sunday against the efforts in Albany to overturn the New York City plastic bag fee law.
Lawmakers Look To Ban 'Flushable' Wet Wipes From NYC StoresThe legislation, initially proposed in 2015, would stop manufacturers from engaging in what the lawmakers say is false advertising, if they want to sell their products in the city.
Environmentalists, NYC Officials Call On Gov. Cuomo To Nix Natural Gas TerminalState Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos is against the project, which the Coast Guard is reviewing.
City Council Members Rally For Bill Aimed At Curbing Idling In NYCActivists gathered at City Hall Tuesday morning in support of a new proposal to put citizens on patrol to crack down on idling cars in New York City.
NYC Councilman Looks To Turn Out Lights On Some Commercial BuildingsCity Councilman Donovan Richards is proposing a bill that require some unoccupied commercial buildings to go dark.
Storm Victims Testify At City Council Superstorm Sandy Recovery HearingThe city acknowledged it has spent only a fraction of the money available for Sandy-related home repairs and rebuilding, but it's something Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to fix.
Far Rockaway Principal Blasts Investigation Into Alleged TardinessA report released on Tuesday said P.S. 106 elementary school principal Marcella Sills should be fired from her job because she was often absent or late to work.
Flooded Far Rockaway Street Still Freezing Over, But Help ComingHelp is on the way for a Queens neighborhood whose streets have been flooding for more than a year -- and in this week's blast of bitter cold have turned to ice.
After Seven Months, A Train Subway Service Resumes In RockawaysAfter seven months of limited service and an estimated $650 million in hurricane damage, regular service on the A train is rolling through the Rockaways.
City Lawmakers Want Feds To Reimburse Sandy-Devastated HomeownersNearly six months after superstorm Sandy, some victims still haven't seen any of the funds promised to them.
Leading Candidate Increases Margin In Queens City Council ElectionThe leading candidate in a special election for a Queens City Council seat has increased his margin to 80 votes.