New York States plastic bag ban, signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, is set to go into effect March 1st of this year, and will definitely affect peoples daily lives.
A new law was signed by New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio Wednesday, that allows the city to impound the vehicle of people who get a large amount of traffic camera tickets. The law will take effect on February 26th, 2021.
In his race for United States Congress in New York’s Ninth District, Councilman Chaim Deutsch received the endorsement of the Uniformed Sanitationmen’s Association, Local 831. The union is comprised of more than 6,700 men and women who serve New York City within the Department of Sanitation.
The Police Benevolent Association of the City of New York, Inc., which represents 24,000 sworn NYPD members who hold the rank of Police Officer, today announced their endorsement of Councilman Chaim Deutsch for United States Congress in New York’s Ninth District.
Subway commuters in Brooklyn found themselves trapped in close proximity to a knife fight on a Flatbush bound 2 train yesterday. Two commuters allegedly came to blows over an unknown argument, with each one holding a knife to the other.
Councilman Chaim Deutsch (D-Brooklyn) introduced a resolution into the New York City Council following the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s directive calling upon the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, legislation requiring a moment of silence in all public schools at the beginning of each school day.
A New York judge granted a temporary restraining order Monday afternoon, halting a Department of State guidance barring tenant-paid rental commissions from going into effect. The guidance, circulated Feb. 4, would have blocked tenants from paying rental commissions in cases where the landlord hired an agent to market the listing.
Authorities say hours after an officer was shot in a marked police van, a second NYPD police officer was shot Sunday morning at the NYPD 41st Precinct building in the Bronx.
There were multiple arrests made after protesters gathered at Grand Central before taking to the streets Friday night. The protest was in favor of abolishing subway fares and get rid of police patrols in the transit system.
Alternate side parking violations are set to increase to $65 across NYC in 2020, the city’s Department of Sanitation announced in a tweet.
Some NYPD officers are reportedly using facial recognition software that the NYPD’s facial recognition unit has officially said it isn’t using because of concerns about security and potential for abuse.
After vetoing a bill that would legalize e-bikes and e-scooters late last year, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced during his annual budget address that he will legalize them this year.
A Manhattan councilman wants to allow more than 500,000 non-citizens in New York to vote in local elections because President Trump’s re-election could bring more conservatives to the polls.
Gov. Cuomo unveiled plans Tuesday to reduce the state’s deficit by forcing NYC and other local governments to rein in their Medicaid spending — or pay for it on their own.
An 11-year-old Jewish girl was niftar Monday evening, after a fire tore through a home in Brooklyn’s Midwood neighborhood. One firefighter was also injured battling the blaze, which according to reports was not intentionally set.
United States Attorney Richard P. Donoghue published the following statement after a man who attempted to rob four New York City banks was released from police custody due to the Justice Reform Laws. The man went on to commit two additional bank robberies before the federal government stepped in.
A plan from Consolidated Edison to raise rates on electric over the next years was approved Thursday. Monthly bills for typical residential customers will climb 4.2% this year for electricity.
The MTA board voted 9-3 Wednesday to add hundreds of police officers to the subway system. The MTA says the 500 additional uniformed officers are necessary to combat a rise in crime on the subways.
A petition against the discontinuing of a carpool discount by three major Manhattan crossings has gained traction, with over 9,000 people already signing on.
The first snow storm of the season is scheduled to hit NYC Sunday morning, with up to four inches projected to fall on the five boroughs. The storm will bring dangerous road conditions and is expected to drag into Monday.
In what Governor Cuomo is being touted as a great victory for consumers, New York State has reached an agreement with National Grid US regarding its moratorium on gas service.
A young, off-duty NYPD officer, a off duty firefighter and another person were involved in an early Saturday morning crash on the FDR that left the Police Officer dead. Video of the crash shows the high speed wreck.