New York City's mayor says he expects more closures to go into effect in the city the week after Thanksgiving.
A day after closing schools for in-person learning, the mayor of New York City says everyone should expect more widespread closures citywide as the coronavirus pandemic reaccelerates.
Angry parents called on Mayor de Blasio to abandon the city’s three-percent positivity threshold and reopen their kids’ schools.
Parents of NYC public school students described Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to close schools for in-person learning beginning Thursday as “terrible,” “a lack of leadership,” and “disappointing.”
Mayor de Blasio blames the coronavirus pandemic for the increase in shootings this year in New York City.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams officially entered the mayoral race Wednesday with an announcement on FOX 5 NY morning program, Good Day New York.
Students, parents and teachers continued anxiously watching New York City's coronavirus test results as the latest figures Saturday fell under the city's threshold for shutting down school buildings, but the mayor warned that the city was at a “crucial” point in fighting the virus' resurgence.
Mayor Bill de Blasio says schools could be closed to in-person instruction as early as Monday.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says mental health workers will replace police officers in responding to some 911 calls in 2021.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a dire warning about an increase in coronavirus cases in the city.
Officials say the COVID caseload in the tri-state area is still worrisome.
NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea announced that Chief of Collaborative Policing Juanita Holmes was the new Chief of Patrol.
With the holiday season quickly approaching, the mayor is urging New Yorkers to stay home for the holidays to avoid becoming infected with the coronavirus.
The lawsuit, filed Monday in federal court, also accuses city leadership of doing little to curtail police conduct that included trapping protesters with a technique called kettling, hitting them with pepper spray, inflicting violence and detaining them for hours.
A top commander seen as a rising star in the leadership ranks of the New York Police Department abruptly gave notice Tuesday that he is retiring.
The sudden retirement of NYPD Chief of Patrol Fausto Pichardo has sent shockwaves through the department and beyond.
New numbers show COVID-19 cases are improving.
Harold Tischler was taken into custody Sunday night and arraigned on Monday. He also faces unlawful imprisonment, menacing, and harassment charges.
Mayor Bill de Blasio wants federal immigration authorities to ban its officers from portraying themselves as local police.
In the view of many Orthodox Jews in New York whose areas were hit hard and early by the pandemic, city and state officials stoked tension with their handling of new restrictions.