NYC Comptroller Stringer Wants Free Sunscreen Dispensers In Public SpacesComptroller Scott Stringer is calling on the city to provide free sunscreen dispensers at public parks, beaches, playgrounds and pools.
Volkswagen Settles Emissions-Cheating Cases For $14.7 BillionVW admitted to installing software that turned on pollution controls during emissions testing then turned them off when the cars were on the road.
Proposed N.Y. State Law Would Crack Down On Illegal Airbnb RentalsA new report issued Monday claims that 55 percent of unique Airbnb listings in New York City are for an entire apartment or home and likely violate state law.
Police Looking To Question Grandson In Elderly Man's Stabbing Death In The BronxNYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Marcus Dobson was seen on surveillance video entering and leaving his grandfather Reynold Dobson's apartment at 120 Bellamy Loop.
De Blasio Defends Immigrants After Supreme Court Tie Blocks Obama PlanMayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday told New Yorkers that the city will stand by the immigrant population -- even as the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against immigration reforms.
MTA Heeds Cuomo's Remark That Rise In Subway Sex Crimes Is UnacceptableThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Wednesday was taking to heart complaints from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that reported sex crimes are on the rise in the subway system.
City Council Approves Gender Neutral Bathroom LegislationThe measure, sponsored by council member Daniel Dromm would require single-occupant toilets to be available for people of all genders.
NYC To Become First City In US To Require Free Tampons In Schools, Shelters, JailsNew York City is on track to become the nation's first city to require free tampons and sanitary pads in public schools, homeless shelters and jails after lawmakers approved the idea Tuesday amid a national discussion of the costs of having a period.
Local Lawmakers Call For Congressional Action On Gun Safety LawsDemocrat Reps. Carolyn Maloney, Nydia Velazquez and Hakeem Jeffries and Jerry Nadler were joined by local representatives on the steps of City Hall Friday to demand action on gun control.
CBS News Poll: Clinton Holds 6-Point Lead Nationally Over TrumpA new CBS News poll shows Hillary Clinton holding a six-point lead nationally over Donald Trump in the presidential race.
New York Remains On High Alert Following Orlando MassacreOfficials say residents can expect a greater police presence and a heightened sense of security in the city.
Police: Firebombings Of 2 Staten Island Churches Are RelatedA suspect was seen on surveillance video about a block away from First Central Baptist Church on Wright Street where investigators said a Molotov cocktail was thrown early Thursday.