NYC Human Rights Commission Opens Investigation Into Viral Central Park ConfrontationThe NYC Commission on Human Rights opened an investigation into an incident in Central Park in which a white woman called 911 claiming an African-American man was threatening her after he asked her to leash her dog.
NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea Pushes Back Strongly On Allegations Of 'Racist Policing' By The NYPDThe outcry is coming after several videos showing people of color in violent confrontations with police.
Brooklyn DA Opens Probe Into Apparent Racial Disparities In Enforcement Of Coronavirus Social Distancing"We cannot police ourselves out of this pandemic. Instead, we need to give people the knowledge and the ability to keep people safe," Eric Gonzalez said.
Overwhelmed Funeral Directors Ask NYC Medical Examiner's Office To Extend Hours Amid Coronavirus PandemicThe insurmountable death toll caused by the coronavirus has some funeral homes handling what would be a month's worth of work in one week.
Coronavirus Summer: What's The City's Plan For When The Weather Gets Hot Again?Right now there's no plan and one top official is warning it could lead to a dramatic spike in crime.
Coronavirus Update: Cuomo Says A Return To 'New Normal' Won't Happen Until There's Massive Testing, Orders People To Wear Face Coverings In PublicGov. Andrew Cuomo said that trend line of coronavirus cases is improving, but reopening the economy and a "new normal" in society won't be possible until there's a massive increase in testing.
Coronavirus Deaths: Officials Told 'Bodies Being Piled Up In Nursing Homes' As Desperate Families Face SilenceSome say family members living in New York nursing homes are like prisoners being held in captivity.
Coronavirus Update: What's The Racial Impact Of COVID-19 In New York?Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are on the hot seat facing calls to do more to protect minority communities and share a racial breakdown of those sickened by COVID-19 as evidence mounts that the economically-disadvantaged are the hardest hit.
Coronavirus Update: Leaders In COVID-19 Hot Spots Say Pandemic Is Reflecting, Exacerbating Inequality In NYC"It is frustrating when I hear anyone say this does not discriminate because it erases the racially disparate impact of the coronavirus outbreak," Councilman Ritchie Torres said.
Coronavirus Update: Boro Pres, Union Demand Better Protections For Rikers Correction OfficersRikers Island and other local jails have been hit especially hard by the coronavirus outbreak.
Point Of View: Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Discusses Plans To Run For Mayor & MoreAdams joined CBSN New York's political reporter Marcia Kramer for this week’s episode of “The Point.”
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Calls Stop-And-Frisk Policy 'A Great Tool'Adams says that under former Mayor Michael Bloomberg it was used improperly.
Brooklyn Launches Program To Help Residents Save MoneyThere is a new campaign to help Brooklyn residents save for a rainy day. The goal isn't to save astronomical amounts of cash. Instead, the idea is to start off small.
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.
Breastfeeding NYPD Officers File Lawsuit Against Department Over Filthy Conditions, MistreatmentBreastfeeding mothers in the NYPD are taking a stand and pursuing a class-action lawsuit alleging the department is not providing proper accommodations to female officers to pump.