Just 10 ZIP codes represent a quarter of the state's new infections in recent testing, according to the governor. A disproportionate number of new cases have come from communities home to many Orthodox Jews.
The Health Department is vowing to shut down nonessential businesses starting Tuesday if there isn't any improvement by Monday night.
A press conference from the NYC Health Department turned ugly Thursday after a protester interrupted.
New York City officials are warning that shutdowns of schools and non-essential businesses are possible in COVID hotspots.
Coronavirus infections are rising in Williamsburg, Midwood, Borough Park, and Bensonhurst in Brooklyn and in Kew Gardens and Far Rockaway in Queens.
Authorities raided an illegal bar in Brooklyn over the weekend and found nearly 300 people inside.
Two more people are dead after being shot in New York City overnight between Friday and Saturday morning.
Tensions between police and members of New York City’s Hasidic Jewish community flared again Thursday as officers interrupted a crowded funeral procession to crack down on social distancing violators.
Videos posted on social media platforms purport to show weddings and prayer groups going on as usual in heavily Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in Brooklyn.
New York City will install 100 new security cameras in ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in an effort to prevent anti-Semitic attacks, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday.
A 10-year-old boy was killed and his mother seriously injured after a New York City Sanitation Department truck hit in Queens. Later, a cement truck hit and killed a woman in Brooklyn.
The NYPD is asking for the public’s help finding a man caught on surveillance video punching a Jewish man in the face in Brooklyn on Christmas in what may be part of a recent string of anti-Semitic attacks in New York City.
Measles and other infectious diseases roared back in the United States in 2019.
The NYPD wants to find the man seen on a home's surveillance system roaming the kitchen with a knife in his hand.
Five years ago, the country’s first all-female EMT service hit the streets of Brooklyn. Ezras Nashim launched in Borough Park to serve Orthodox Jewish women who, because of modesty concerns, feel uncomfortable with men treating them. The group has seen their membership steadily rise, along with their profile after being featured in a documentary that aired on PBS last year, “93 Queen." But their plans to serve even more women with an ambulance permit are now at risk of being thwarted by members of their own community.
Their plans to serve even more women with an ambulance permit are now at risk of being thwarted by members of their own community.
The NYPD wants to find the four men who tried to lure two children in two separate incidents into a vehicle in Borough Park, Brooklyn.
The NYPD is searching for four men who tried to lure two children into a vehicle in Borough Park, Brooklyn.