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Proposed legislation would make it easier to alert officers, voluntarily, when someone has communication difficulties.

Dr. Ashwin Vasan, the city's health commissioner, warned "we cannot declare victory" yet.

If passed, the bill would apply to fast food restaurants with 30 locations or more within the five boroughs, including McDonalds and Starbucks.

Some New Yorkers and Jerseyans are fighting charges of hundreds of dollars for tests they thought would be free.

The first of two COVID emergency orders expires on Monday. The Democratic governor hasn’t said whether she will extend them again.

Here's your guide to finding the updated COVID-19 boosters and what they mean for your body’s protection against the coronavirus.

Water samples at the Jacob Riis Houses were "found to be negative" for arsenic. But City Hall warns residents not to consume the tap water just yet.

Mayor Eric Adams signed a package of bills into law Tuesday afternoon that aim to improve maternal health and create more equitable outcomes for pregnant New Yorkers.

Ravenswood Generating Station is a central piece of the city's energy supply — primarily by burning natural gas and fuel oil. Gothamist toured the facility to learn about its new plan to go green.

If successful, the measure would end a practice in which New York home care workers are assigned to 24-hour shifts and paid for just 13 hours of their time.