A new Siena College poll shows that Gov. Kathy Hochul has a commanding lead over other potential Democratic candidates for governor.
Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he is not going to run for governor of New York.
A lawsuit has been filed in federal court challenging New York City’s sweeping mandate requiring nearly all private-sector businesses to ban unvaccinated employees from the workplace.
A scaled-back crowd will embrace the new year — and bid good riddance to another pandemic-marred 12 months — at the annual New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square.
The farewell event was moved inside, after protesters gathered near city hall to say goodbye to the departing mayor with jeers and chants of "Let's Go Brandon."
Bill de Blasio swept into the New York City mayor’s office eight years ago promising a liberal remolding of the nation’s largest city that would level deep inequities and reform police practices.
The Vision Zero Program promised zero deaths by 2024, but trends have been going in the opposite direction.
New York City will double COVID testing availability and hand out two million at-home COVID test kits when students and stafff return to schools after the holiday break.
New York City is giving $100 to any resident who gets a COVID booster at a City-run or SOMOS clinic by Dec. 31, announced Mayor Bill de Blasio.
A COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all private employers is now in effect in New York City. Also, New Yorkers aged 12 and older are now required to show proof of two vaccine doses to enter most indoor venues.
With a surge of covid in NYC and covid closures, NYC free covid tests are being offered across the fire boroughs.
Just a couple of weeks ago, New York City seemed like a relative bright spot in the U.S. coronavirus struggle. Now it's a hot spot, confronting a dizzying spike in cases, scramble for testing, quandary over a major event and exhausting sense of déjà vu.
New Year's Eve is less than two weeks away and while the fate of the big celebration and the crowds in Times Square are still up in the air due to a surge in coronavirus cases, the preparations continue.
The New York City mayor is warning of trying weeks ahead in the city due to the new coronavirus variant that is spreading rapidly.
New York broke its own record for a third straight day, reporting 22,478 positive COVID tests in a single day.
21,027 New Yorkers have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the highest number since January 14.
Mayor Bill de Blasio laid out additional details to the new COVID vaccine mandate for all private sector businesses in New York City.
Children 5-11 years old must now show proof of at least one COVID dose for indoor dining, entertainment, gyms and to participate in high-risk extracurricular activities in New York City.
Tuesday marks one year since a critical care nurse at a hospital in Queens became the first person in the United States to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
In the waning weeks of their respective tenures, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Dermot Shea held their final monthly briefing on crime statistics. Although crime was up last month compared to a year ago, de Blasio and Shea pointed to progress made in recent years.