- NYPD officer who was shot in cheek released from hospital Updated: Feb-05-16 4:48 pm
NEW YORK - One of two New York City police officers who was shot and wounded in the stairwell of a public housing project was released from the hospital Friday to cheers from fellow officers.
- NYC Council votes to give itself 32 percent raise Updated: Feb-05-16 2:38 pm
NEW YORK - The New York City Council has voted itself a 32 percent pay raise.
- Subway riders dismiss NYPD plan to wake snoozing passengers Updated: Feb-05-16 12:39 am
NEW YORK - Even in the city that never sleeps, there's at least one place New Yorkers value a little shuteye.
- NYC pulls reins on plan for Central Park horse carriages Updated: Feb-04-16 3:31 pm
NEW YORK - A much-debated plan to dramatically overhaul New York City's carriage horse industry collapsed Thursday, with the city council pulling the reins on a plan that would have limited the tourist-toting animals to a small section of Central Park.
- NYC vets public-info requests for 'sensitivity' Updated: Feb-03-16 1:07 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio denied he was micromanaging his image last year when his lawyers issued a sweeping mandate to review all public records requests that could "reflect directly on the mayor."
- Ex-NYC mayoral aide's son accused of stabbing teen to death Updated: Feb-02-16 6:02 pm
HACKENSACK, New Jersey - The son of a former aide to New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's wife knew the man he is charged with fatally stabbing, according to a prosecutor who told a judge Tuesday that both men were drug dealers.
- Slain teen's parents ask New York City mayor to fire officer Updated: Feb-02-16 1:34 pm
NEW YORK - The parents of an unarmed black teenager killed by a white police officer four years ago Tuesday rallied at City Hall to demand the city fire the patrolman.
- Chuck and Phil in agreement: Early spring is coming Updated: Feb-02-16 7:48 am
NEW YORK - Staten Island Chuck says early spring is coming.
- NYC Mayor de Blasio to campaign in Iowa for Clinton Updated: Jan-26-16 10:13 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) is set to campaign for Hillary Clinton in Iowa.
- In Albany, NYC mayor pressed over property tax cap Updated: Jan-26-16 6:12 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio got the full Albany treatment Tuesday as state lawmakers grilled him for five hours over his city's finances and its status as the only local government in the state not subject to a cap on property taxes.
- In snowed-under cities, many struggle to return to work Updated: Jan-26-16 10:48 am
WASHINGTON - After more than three days with life at a virtual standstill in the nation's capital and elsewhere up and down the East Coast, the cities hit hard by a massive snowstorm were getting closer to their normal routines.
- States deal with a variety of issues after historic blizzard Updated: Jan-25-16 3:17 pm
From getting the most snow to treacherous Monday morning commutes, here's a look at how states along the East Coast are digging out from the weekend blizzard.
- NYC salt shed, hailed as art, gets first winter test Updated: Jan-23-16 3:55 pm
NEW YORK - The building looks like a modern art painting come to life, all angles and edges, with concrete walls that can look bluish or grayish or whitish, or some combination of the three. It would be an unusual structure in any setting, but none more than the fairly prosaic function it was created for - storing thousands of pounds of the rock salt that New York City's Department of Sanitation uses to deal with snowy streets.
- Despite strong economy, NYC mayor unveils cautious budget Updated: Jan-21-16 6:42 pm
NEW YORK - Despite the city's roaring economy, Mayor Bill de Blasio outlined a cautious budget, one that largely forgoes splashy and expensive new projects and instead focuses on funding previously announced programs that further his administration's stated mission to combat inequality.
- NYC Council to introduce bills to change low-level offenses Updated: Jan-20-16 9:47 pm
NEW YORK - The New York City Council is slated to introduce legislation that could change how the city handles minor crimes like littering or public urination.
- Celebrities perform speeches at NY church to honor MLK Day Updated: Jan-18-16 8:45 pm
NEW YORK - Comedian Chris Rock and actors Octavia Spencer and Michael B. Jordan joined hundreds of people Monday night at a historic church to pay tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
- NYC deal reached to keep some horse-drawn carriages Updated: Jan-18-16 3:16 pm
NEW YORK - A deal to reduce the number of horse-drawn carriages in New York City and permanently move stables to Central Park will now go to the City Council for approval in a compromise between the drivers and Mayor Bill de Blasio, who had pledged to end the popular rides.
- New Yorkers blast Cruz's comments on 'New York values' Updated: Jan-15-16 12:01 pm
NEW YORK - New Yorkers are taking Ted Cruz's swipe at what he called "New York values" very personally. In some cases, they are responding about the way you'd expect New Yorkers to react.
- NYC mayor: I'll fight Cuomo's plan to shift costs to city Updated: Jan-14-16 8:35 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed Thursday to fight a proposal from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that would shift hundreds of millions of dollars in Medicaid and higher education costs from the state to the city.
- De Blasio accepts panel's recommendations for raises, reform Updated: Jan-14-16 3:13 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is accepting a panel's recommendations that city elected officials should get raises in exchange for a ban on outside jobs.
- Cuomo unveils 2016 plans for housing, transportation Updated: Jan-13-16 6:32 pm
ALBANY, New York - Housing the homeless, a higher minimum wage and paid family leave top an ambitious agenda detailed Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in an address that featured personal connections to policy, a heckling legislator and a vision that balanced liberal priorities with big investments in public infrastructure.
- Cuomo: Spend $700M from settlements on Thruway projects Updated: Jan-13-16 3:23 pm
ALBANY, New York - The latest on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address and budget presentation (all times are local):
- Ex-Sen. George Mitchell to lead NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade Updated: Jan-11-16 9:52 am
NEW YORK - A former U.S. Senate majority leader who helped broker peace negotiations in Northern Ireland has been picked to lead New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade.
- NYC's homeless skeptical of programs intended to help them Updated: Jan-10-16 2:17 pm
NEW YORK - A surge in homelessness is bedeviling New York City, and dozens of homeless people made it clear in interviews that it will take more than outreach programs by the mayor and governor to bring them in from the cold.
- Jon Stewart joins NYC mayor in honoring 9/11 first responder Updated: Jan-09-16 6:33 pm
NEW YORK - Jon Stewart says he was only a "wingman" to a cancer-stricken Sept. 11 firefighter who helped stage a last-ditch congressional fight to secure future health care for first responders.