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New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ administration wants to house migrants in a notorious federal jail that was closed after disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide there led to its squalid conditions being deemed unsafe for humans.
A federal judge has agreed to begin a process that could wrest control of New York City’s troubled jail system away from Mayor Eric Adams.
With thousands of migrants still arriving in New York City, Mayor Eric Adams is renewing his appeal to the federal government to help the city avert a budgetary crisis as expenses mount.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is highlighting her public safety platform in a bid to help Democrats retake control of the House.
New York Mayor Eric Adams says the city will house as many as 2,000 migrants on an island in the East River where a migrant center was set up last year and then taken down weeks later.
Police have arrested a 17-year-old high school student on a hate-motivated murder charge in the fatal stabbing of a professional dancer during an altercation between two groups of friends at a New York City gas station last weekend.
Social media influencer Kai Cenat is facing charges of inciting a riot and promoting an unlawful gathering in New York City, after the online streamer drew thousands of his followers, many of them teenagers, with promises of giving away electronics, including a new PlayStation.
For days now, newly arrived migrants have been waiting outside New York City’s Roosevelt Hotel, hoping for a bed in an overly crowded shelter system.
New York City officials plan to set up a shelter for up to 1,000 migrants in the parking lot of a state psychiatric hospital as thousands of asylum seekers continue to arrive in the city weekly.
The mayor of New York City says nine civilians suffered minor injuries but no one died when a fire on a construction crane caused its arm to strike a building as it crashed to the street.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams says the city will start giving adult asylum seekers in the city’s shelter system 60 days notice to find somewhere else to live.
Longtime police official Edward Caban has been sworn is as commissioner of the New York Police Department, becoming the first Latino to lead the 178-year-old department.
Six people have been charged in an alleged scheme to divert tens of thousands of dollars in public funds to New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ campaign months before his election.
New York City is receiving $25 million in emergency funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish scores of new e-bike charging stations across the city.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell, the first woman to hold the position, is stepping down after 18 months on the job.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Eric Adams allowed a “Homeless Bill of Rights” to become law over the weekend, a step supporters say will strengthen legal protections for the unhoused in a city struggling with a record number of people in its shelter system.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams has signed legislation that will ban discrimination based on body size by adding weight and height to the list of protected categories such as race, sex and religion.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s mayor asked a judge on Tuesday to let the city suspend its long-standing “right to shelter” obligation, saying officials are no longer able to house every homeless person because of the arrival of tens of thousands of international migrants.
Democratic leaders in major U.S. cities are finding themselves politically squeezed when it comes to addressing homelessness.
New York City has begun housing asylum seekers in public school gymnasiums. The move marks its latest effort to shelter a growing migrant population that has overwhelmed the shelter system and stoked tensions with city residents and neighboring officials.
New York City officials say they will be unable to accommodate an expected influx of asylum-seekers as the federal government’s pandemic-era immigration restriction ends.
A plan by New York City officials to send some migrants seeking asylum to hotels in northern suburbs was met with fierce resistance by local leaders, leading to a delay in an initial transfer that had been touted for Wednesday even as the city insisted its plans hadn’t changed.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams says the death of Jordan Neely at the hands of a fellow subway rider was “a tragedy that never should have happened.”
NEW YORK (AP) — The Republican leaders of two suburban counties have declared states of emergency in an effort to block a plan by New York City’s Democratic mayor to use their communities to house hundreds of international migrants seeking asylum in the U.S.
New York City’s mayor announced plans Friday to send hundreds of asylum-seekers to two hotels north of the city for up to four months as it tries to cope with a surge of arrivals, antagonizing officials in the largely suburban area.
New York Mayor Eric Adams has named a former school teacher as the city’s “rat czar,” tasked with leading the battle against the clawed vermin.
New York City officials have unveiled three new high-tech policing devices including a robotic dog that critics called creepy when it first joined the police pack 2 1/2 years ago.
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NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Eric Adams’ brother is leaving his volunteer post as a mayoral security adviser, a position he took after controversy over initial plans to hire him in a high-paid city job.
New York City officials say lithium ion batteries used to power electric bicycles and scooters have already sparked 22 fires that caused 36 injuries and two deaths this year.