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.
The city council has passed a bill lifting the cap on street food vendors for the first time in 40 years.
Ranked-choice voting will be used for special elections and primaries. So how does it work?
Deputy Inspector James Kobel, the former head of NYPD's workplace discrimination office, submitted retirement papers to avoid a departmental trial over accusations that he posted hateful messages online.
Keeping an eye out for people who are parked illegally could lead to some cash if a new bill before the city council becomes law.
Following the vote, King filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan against the City Council over the expulsion.
City Council members say President Trump is trying to hurt immigrants. So they have stepped in with funding to help immigrants with the challenges they face.
Councilman Mark Treyger said some principals in District 22 have tried to order devices through an approved vendor but haven't had any luck.
A bill to allow restaurants to add a 10 percent dining surcharge to help cover costs related to COVID-19.
A group of principals in the Bronx say that it’s unsafe for their schools to conduct classes outside because the neighborhoods around the buildings are riddled with drugs and violence.
Council Member Robert Cornegy Jr., who represents parts of Brooklyn, said reforming the police is a complicated balancing act.
The group set up tents late last month demanding the city defund the NYPD by $1 billion, but once the cut was made, many protesters remained in the encampment they had created.
The spending plan acknowledges protesters' demands to cut police spending but falls short of what activists sought.