Cuomo said the severity of shutdowns would vary by proximity to hot spots. The rules will take effect no later than Friday in parts of Brooklyn and Queens, sections of Orange and Rockland counties north of the city, and an area within Binghamton near the Pennsylvania border.
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.
New York City officials are warning that shutdowns of schools and non-essential businesses are possible in COVID hotspots.
A Queens man has been charged with a hate crime for allegedly stabbing another man to death on Labor Day.
Coronavirus infections are rising in Williamsburg, Midwood, Borough Park, and Bensonhurst in Brooklyn and in Kew Gardens and Far Rockaway in Queens.
The recent spike in gun violence across New York City claimed the lives of three more men overnight, according to the NYPD.
Gun violence continued to soar in New York City with a rash of shootings, including several fatal, since the weekend.
The NYPD says officer David Afanador was arrested Thursday on charges of strangulation and attempted strangulation over an altercation last weekend on the Rockaway Beach boardwalk.
The swift action of suspending a New York City police officer after he was seen on video putting a Black man in what officials say was a banned chokehold is a sign of “unprecedented times,” Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said Monday.
The NYPD says that an officer has been suspended without pay as it investigates video that appeared on social media.
Police in New York were investigating a body found on a beach in Queens.
A man was shot and killed outside a Queens supermarket on Wednesday evening.
After an investigation, the NYPD has determined that the razor blade found inside of a sandwich served to a plainclothes officer was an accident.
National Grid, a utility company, has reached a deal with New York to pay penalities and connect customers.
Isaac Badaraco closed on his Farmingdale home in February and started construction soon after. The first-time homeowner had an existing meter in the house and called National Grid to get his gas hooked up. However he says he was told by a representative to wait until the work was finished.
Rescue crews are searching for two swimmers missing in the surf off Rockaway Beach in Queens.
Emergency crews were searching for two swimmers believed to be in the waters of the Atlantic off of the beaches in the Rockaways in Queens.
Two men assaulted a custodian who works for FOX 5 inside an apartment building elevator in Far Rockaway, Queens.