Louis Molina and city officials are trying to avoid a federal takeover of Rikers.
As millions jostled on each side of the river, the police and their friends enjoyed prime viewing areas.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed a package of gun restrictions on Tuesday, a day after another mass shooting killed seven people.
Gov. Kathy Hochul signed three climate-focused bills into law in Brooklyn on Tuesday.
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Water was reportedly flooding subways but had not affected service as of 8 a.m.
Sanitation Commissioner Jessica Tisch blamed the loosening of parking regulations for trash buildup on city streets.
The revelation defies a pledge by city health officials in the early spring, when they said they would keep city-run testing sites open despite rollbacks at the federal level.
In the women’s competition, Miki Sudo ate 40 hot dogs after sitting out last year while pregnant. And in the men’s, Joey Chestnut devoured 63.
At least six people were killed when a gunman opened fire at an Independence Day parade celebration in Illinois on Monday. NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell says there are no "specific, credible" threats to the city, but officers will still remain on high alert.
Police data show that shootings are down compared to this time last year, though they are still above pre-pandemic lows. According the NYPD, 31 people had been shot over the holiday weekend as of Monday morning.
Lawmakers approved a bill last Wednesday to hand management of the School of Conservation to a nonprofit run by the school’s longtime supporters.
The 10-year veteran of the county lifeguard force was sent to Southside Hospital with injuries to his chest and hand, officials say.
The incident was cleared before 12:30 p.m., and arrivals and departures were reopened soon after with residual delays.
Dr. Cecilia Sorensen, director of Columbia University’s Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education, explains what the ruling could mean for conditions like asthma and lung cancer.
Sandra Lindsay is a critical care nurse at Northwell Health who served on the front lines during the pandemic.
Police are charging the 51-year-old man with murder and criminal possession of a weapon.
If you find yourself in need of a restroom, here are some tips from Theodora Siegel, the creator behind Got2GoNYC – a TikTok and Instagram account dedicated to helping NYC “pee for free.”
A state Supreme Court justice rejected an attempt by immigrant rights groups and New York City Council to expand the public’s notion of what ‘citizen’ means.

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Isaac Argro, 22, is being charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon.
Run by refugees and immigrants who've formed a potent team, this new restaurant serves dishes from all over the world⁠ — and the food is fantastic.
The festival will present six nights of debut performances that take place right on the sand.
It’s impossible to keep up with everything happening in New York City arts and culture, but here are a few recommendations for events you shouldn’t miss.
Experts urge calm amid crowds, fireworks this weekend
Gov. Kathy Hochul immediately signed the bill into law.
The teen was shot multiple times, police said.
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