Mayor Eric Adams in his State of the City Address says he wants to crack down on repeat offenders and make changes to the state’s discovery laws to speed up the trial process.
The city says the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal will have room, food, medical care and other services for 1,000 single men.
Adams toured shelters where asylum seekers are staying and met the city's mayor, Oscar Leeser, to see how they are handling the influx of newcomers in their city.
The Mayor's Office is asking New York to open a shelter for 500 asylum-seekers immediately. More than 3,100 asylum seekers arrived in the city last week alone.
Bodega and grocery store owners in New York City are demanding more help to combat brazen shoplifting that is endangering their survival.
Curtis Sliwa is offering to be New York's 'Rat Czar'. New York City Mayor Eric Adams says he can be an intern.
The NYPD has released its latest crime statistics, and it shows crime is up in nearly every major category.
When Eric Adams took office at the beginning of 2022, New York City was in the midst of a COVID surge, vaccine and mask mandates were in place, and major felonies were at their highest since 2016. So how does he think his administration has performed?
Running a bodega in the Bronx isn't what it used to be. Store owners and shopkeepers say they witness shoplifting in their businesses every day. The constant theft is threatening their survival.
Protesters targeted New York City Council member Erik Bottcher's Hell's Kitchen home with demeaning graffiti and allegedly entered the building.
The expiration of Title 42 would mean that New York City could see an influx of thousands of asylum seekers every month. But Chief Justice John Roberts put the expiration on hold and asked the Biden administration to respond to the issue.
“Our shelter system is full, and we are nearly out of money, staff, and space," Adams said in a statement on Sunday, asking for federal assistance to deal with the influx of migrants.
The Coalition for the Homeless claim the average number of people sleeping in a shelter every night climbed to nearly 66,000 in October, an all-time high.
After New York legalized the sale of recreational marijuana, dozens if not hundreds of shops around the city began openly selling cannabis products without a license. So what does the mayor plan to do about these unlicensed weed dealers?
More than two-thirds of homeless individuals who have been moved off streets and subways leave the shelter system within a week of being admitted, according to a report.
A federal judge will not immediately halt New York City's plans to force mentally ill people from the streets and into treatment while he fully examines the issue and makes a final ruling in the coming weeks.
Mayor Eric Adams has claimed that the city has a moral obligation to help someone who is clearly in a mental health crisis. But now a legal motion is seeking to stop his plan to hospitalize people against their will.
"We're dealing with an underfunded health care system and underfunded social safety net system. This is the reality today," said Lt. Paramedic Anthony Almojera.
Mayor Eric Adams joined Good Day New York to discuss his controversial new policy to start forcing homeless people who are determined to be suffering a "mental health crisis" off the streets and out of the subway system.
New York City may ban private landlords from doing background checks on prospective tenants. Opponents warn that murderers could move into buildings without anyone knowing about it.