New York City Dismisses Thousands Of Prostitution Cases, Will No Longer Prosecute Many Offenses Related To Sex WorkThe Manhattan District Attorney's office wanted the cases dropped, saying the accused were exploited sex workers and unfairly targeted.
Efforts To Bring Tourists Back To New York City Ramping Up: 'Come Here, Join This Amazing Moment'Pre-COVID, in 2019, the city saw some 66 million tourists. In 2020, that number plunged to 22 million.
'Today, I Can Rejoice': New Yorkers Hit The Streets After Jury Finds Derek Chauvin Guilty In George Floyd's DeathLeaders from Black Lives Matter Greater NY told the crowd the conviction came about because of the relentless protests and pressure of everyday people who would not give up.
Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright Pushes Bill That Would Send Public Servants Convicted Of Sexual Harassment To JailThe bills would apply to all public servants who hold state, local and municipal positions - not just elected officials. It comes as more New Yorkers say they believe Gov. Cuomo committed sexual harassment.
Suspect Lionel Virgile Charged With Attempted Arson For Allegedly Throwing Molotov Cocktail At NYPD VehicleLionel Virgile is facing a federal charge of attempted arson after his arrest for allegedly throwing bleach and a Molotov cocktail at police.
Hate Crime Review Panel Will Make Recommendations To NYPD, Prosecutors When Suspect's Motivation Is UnclearThe community leaders will help police determine which cases should be investigated as hate crimes when the suspect's motivation is unclear.
NYPD: Woman Wanted For Punching MTA Bus Driver In ManhattanAccording to police, it started off as an argument before escalating to physical violence that left the driver with pain and swelling.
Lionel Virgile, Accused Of Throwing Bleach And Molotov Cocktail At NYPD, Facing Federal ChargesCBS2 has obtained exclusive video of his arrest. Reporter Kiran Dhillon spoke with the man's family, who says he is mentally ill.
NYPD: Teens Climbed Fire Escape To Break Into Bronx Apartment, Stole Jewelry, CashInvestigators said the girls, who are believed to be 16 to 18 years old, used the fire escape to break in through a bedroom window.
Producer Scott Rudin Will 'Step Back' From Broadway Duties After Allegations Of Abusive BehaviorAmid mounting anger over allegations of bullying, Broadway and Hollywood producer Scott Rudin broke his silence Saturday.
Road To Reopening: For The First Time In Over A Year, High School Football Is Back In NYCLike other high school sports that have returned since the pandemic, social distancing rules are in place.