An oversight hearing today is expected on e-bike safety, just over a week after a Manhattan fire sparked by an e-bike battery left dozens injured and prompted a rescue.
New York City Council is expected to pass a Rat Action Plan. It is four pieces of legislation aimed at taking real steps to mitigate the citywide rodent infestation.
The New York City Council held a hearing on Friday to examine the status of resources and services for asylum seekers who continue to arrive in the city.
"Gun free zone" signs will be posted at every entry point leading into the Times Square area this week, the NYPD says. But first the city needs to clearly define Times Square.
New York City’s monkeypox caseload has topped 2,000 cases as the city struggles to vaccinate residents.
New York's Democratic leaders aim to preserve as many restrictions as possible on carrying a handgun in public after a U.S. Supreme Court decision Thursday struck down key portions of the state's gun-licensing law.
After pushback from the mayor and her colleagues in the City Council, a councilwoman is defending her criticism of a taxpayer-funding program in which drag queens read stories to children in schools and libraries.
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.