After the failure of the security camera system in a Brooklyn subway station where a gunman fled after shooting 10 people on a train, members of the City Council want answers from the MTA.
New York City Council members took aim at the new commissioner of the Correction Department about the problems with Rikers Island and the city's jail system.
Legislation being considered in New York City would provide nightclubs and bars with training and up to 10 free kits that reverse opioid overdoses.
We see advertisements throughout New York City promising grocery deliveries in less than 15 minutes. But a group that advocates for delivery workers' rights, points to safety issues for both delivery workers and pedestrians.
New Yorkers are noticing a pileup of trash on the streets.
A Republican New York City council member has issued an apology for comparing New York's "authoritarian mandate policies" to Nazi Germany.
Republicans are suing to prevent noncitizens from voting in New York City elections under a new local law, which allows more than 800,000 noncitizens and "Dreamers" in the city to vote in municipal elections. Republican elected officials in New York City want a court to block the law and declare it unconstitutional.
The New York City Council will have its first Black leader after Adrienne Adams was chosen as the council’s speaker.
Get ready for high sugar warnings at restaurants in New York City.
The bill does not confer voting rights for state or federal elections to the city's 800,000 immigrants with green cards and work authorization, nor does it permit unauthorized immigrants to vote.
A coalition called Voice of Gowanus is critical of a rezoning plan recently approved by the City Council. The plan could create thousands of new housing units.
New York City Council members have approved a slew of new measures designed to cut back on traffic caused by trucks making online deliveries.
An 1833 statue of Thomas Jefferson will be removed from New York's City Council chamber by the end of the year. But the Public Design Commission did not decide where it will go.
A request to remove a statue of Founding Father Thomas Jefferson from City Hall came from members of the City Council, the mayor said, and not from him or his wife. The statue has stood in City Hall for 187 years.
Some New York City stores are responding to the increase in shoplifting by locking up inventory like aspirin, toothpaste and ice cream.
The City Council wants illegal dirt bikes, motorcycles, and ATVs off New York City streets. They're pushing Mayor Bill de Blasio to do more.
A former New York City Council member has been sentenced to three months in prison after pleading guilty to charges that he evaded $82,000 in taxes.
New Yorkers citywide used ranked choice voting for the first time in the June primaries. Ranking the top five candidates instead of just one has been credited with helping get more women and minorities elected to public office.
With COVID-19 cases climbing in all 50 states, New York City Councilman Mark Levine, who chairs the Health Committee, is calling for the indoor mask mandate to be reinstated even for the vaccinated.
A New York City political candidate who led protests against coronavirus restrictions in Brooklyn last fall will avoid jail time after pleading guilty Friday to a charge of inciting a riot.