New York is finally giving its Police Department the scrutiny it deserves.
The decision to only reopen New York City’s public schools part time in September illustrates the looming threat to businesses.
Organizers said they were helping vulnerable people. But nearby residents said the camp had turned into an unruly — and at times violent — shantytown.
The public art project is the latest battle in a feud between President Trump and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Schools are expected to partially reopen in the fall, with students in classrooms only a few days per week. But there's still a lot to figure out.
Citing police misconduct at protests, the attorney general said an independent panel should oversee the city police and hire the commissioner.
Classroom attendance in September will be limited to only one to three days a week in an effort to continue to curb the outbreak, the mayor said.
Over the weekend, 64 people were shot, with 10 dead. A surge of gun violence has shaken a city that was already on edge.
The plan now emerging could have an enormous impact because the local economy may not fully recover until working parents can send children to school.
The city took its narrowest reopening step yet as it welcomed the return of personal-care services and outdoor recreation spaces.
Shorelines are finally open for swimming, but outbreaks across the country have given officials pause about the city’s wider reopening.
Mayor Bill de Blasio postponed indoor dining indefinitely, in response to reports of a surge of infections in other states.
Protests and a fiscal crisis shine a new light on the biggest Police Department budget in America.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City will not allow indoor dining next week as scheduled because of growing coronavirus outbreaks in other large states.
A city government reporter for The Times explains New York's grim fiscal reality, and the moves meant to placate calls to defund the police.
“We can’t allow folks from outside our community to lecture us about Black lives,” said a member of the New York City Council, opposing the N.Y.P.D. cuts.
“We can’t allow folks from outside our community to lecture us about Black lives,” said a City Council member, opposing the police cuts.
The start of indoor service was postponed in New Jersey, and Governor Cuomo said it could be delayed in the city, too.
The mayor and City Council pared $1 billion in funding for the Police Department, but nearly half of that would come from budgetary sleight of hand.
Marches, vigils and rallies have settled in as a part of the city’s daily life, one already disrupted by the pandemic.
There is still time, and it can be done safely. The economic and social payoff is totally worth it.
The 50th anniversary of the first Pride parade in the city was, because of the pandemic, a subdued affair.
The New York police have taken on a vast purview beyond crime fighting that includes schools and mental health. Officials are now rethinking that.
Some American school districts are beginning to announce hybrid schedules that include a mix of online and in-school learning, presenting a difficult challenge for working parents.
Correction officers failed to check on Layleen Polanco, 27, as she was having a fatal epileptic seizure in a solitary cell, an investigation found.
The phase allows for indoor dining and services like manicures and tattooing. The city's basketball courts, tennis courts and dog runs would also reopen.
“We are running out of options here,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said, referring to the economic impact of the outbreak. “That is the blunt truth.”
A task force will target the suppliers of the illegal fireworks that have been booming across the city for weeks, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
More than a dozen people have been fatally shot, including a teenager at her college graduation party and a clothing designer who was washing his car.
With outdoor service allowed again, our chief restaurant critic, Pete Wells, goes in search of his first sit-down restaurant meal since March.
A review shows that the number of people killed by police activity in New York is more than twice what has been reported.
As many as 300,000 workers are expected to get back to work as outdoor dining, in-store shopping and office work resume.
The new level allows outdoor dining and some in-store shopping. Hair salons and barbershops can restart if they enforce social distancing.
Mayor de Blasio said the city would put all police disciplinary records online and speed up the disciplinary process against officers accused of abuse.
The chief executives of the country and its biggest city have found themselves diminished as leaders, lacking the trust of the people they serve.
Many are disregarding rules, prompting state officials to threaten to reinstate restrictions to guard against another wave of coronavirus infections.