Morgan McKay is a reporter at FOX 5 New York.
Mayor Eric Adams in his State of the City Address says he wants to crack down on repeat offenders and make changes to the state’s discovery laws to speed up the trial process.
Governor Kathy Hochul is the first governor in New York’s history to have her pick for the state’s top judge rejected, but she is not admitting defeat just yet.
It’s hard to miss the marijuana shops on almost every block in New York City.
“New York cannot take more,” Mayor Eric Adams said in El Paso, Texas. “We expect more from our national leaders to address this issue in a real way.”
Governor Kathy Hochul is once again proposing to give judges more discretion when setting bail.
Hochul proposed changes to New York's bail reform laws, a $1 billion investment in mental health services and offered a housing vision that would build 800,000 new homes over the next 10 years.
When Eric Adams took office at the beginning of 2022, New York City was in the midst of a COVID surge, vaccine and mask mandates were in place, and major felonies were at their highest since 2016. So how does he think his administration has performed?
Christmas came early for state lawmakers in Albany. They voted to give themselves a 29% pay hike, making the New York Legislature the highest paid state legislature in the country.
More than two-thirds of homeless individuals who have been moved off streets and subways leave the shelter system within a week of being admitted, according to a report.
But with only a few weeks to go until the end of the year, Governor Kathy Hochul still has to act on more than 100 bills state lawmakers passed.