NYC cancels all large events through September 30

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that any large events that require a permit from the city have been canceled through September 30 as the city works to prioritize open space for public use.

NYC passes budget that cuts $1B from NYPD

New York City lawmakers approved an austere budget early Wednesday that will shift $1 billion from policing to education and social services in the coming year, acknowledging protesters' demands to cut police spending — but falling short of what activists sought.