NYC Lawmaker Wants Harsher Penalties For Large-Scale Gun TraffickersNew legislation backed by Sen. Jeffrey Klein would extend sentences for large-scale gun traffickers to a 15 year minimum, with a maximum of life in prison without parole.
De Blasio Says Probe Won't Affect Re-Election Bid, But Experts Say It May Hurt His Party StandingHe steadfastly insists that he and his team did nothing wrong while federal and state investigators probe his campaign fundraising apparatus.
De Blasio On Hot Seat Amid Campaign Finance Probe SubpoenasCity Hall received subpoenas from the U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan and from the Manhattan district attorney's office, mayoral counsel Maya Wiley said Wednesday.
De Blasio's Office Subpoenaed In Campaign Fundraising ProbeMayor Bill de Blasio’s office, and some members of the mayor’s inner circle, have been subpoenaed as state and federal prosecutors sniff around how the mayor raised campaign cash.
New Yorkers Line Up For Free Document Shredding Event In MidtownWith boxes, bags and shopping carts, people waited along 43rd Street between 10th and 9th avenues for Shred Fest 2016.
De Blasio Sets Aside $20 Million For Board Of Elections Reforms After Primary ProblemsDe Blasio is demanding the board hire an outside operations consultant, establish a blue-ribbon panel to identify its failures, enhance poll worker training, and improve communications with voters.
New Yorkers Encouraged To Go Car-Free In Honor Of Earth DayOfficials say they want the event to reduce emissions and bring attention to the need for more investment in mass transit.
Activists Demand Faster, Farther-Reaching Action On Climate Change In NYCThe People’s Climate Movement came to the steps of City Hall Friday to send a message to Mayor Bill de Blasio.
City Council Committee Questions NYCHA Over Deadly Elevator AccidentA New York City Council committee on Thursday held a public hearing about faulty elevators in public housing, after a report that complaints were not addressed.
De Blasio Signs Bill Regulating Times Square CharactersThe City Hall ceremony Thursday morning capped a City Council effort to rein in aggressive panhandlers who have flooded the square, some harassing pedestrians for money.
MTA: L Train Repairs Won't Begin Until 2019; Full Or Partial Shutdown Still UndecidedThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority has still not decided how to handle the shutdown of the L Train for overdue repairs.
'Together, We Did It Again:' Hillary Clinton Wins New York Democratic PrimaryHillary Clinton was projected as the winner Tuesday night in the New York Democratic presidential primary.