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Nurses treating COVID-19 patients throughout many of the city’s hospitals are reporting that they don’t have enough protective gear.

Nearly 2,000 such kids are without Pre-K seats, and 40% of them are in the Bronx

After decades of advocacy, adoptees in New York can finally get their original birth certificates. But it has been a long, arduous road

New Yorkers seem prepared for the new law despite the state’s one-month enforcement delay

A new city policy may soon offer both small business owners—and pedestrians— some relief. If the Mayor’s Office of Operation and city Law Department approves

A  gym full of angry Queen’s residents greeted Mayor Bill de Blasio with boos Wednesday night at a Town Hall meeting at JHS 190

The mayor, who dropped out of the presidential race himself in September, will stump for Sanders in Nevada

After a mother died last year when she fell down station stairs, the MTA said they would make things better. Many wonder how the

Nearly 87 percent of NYCHA’s 400,000 residents lost heat or hot water at some point throughout last winter.

Incidents of slashings and stabbings in city jails surged 10.4 percent last year and physical confrontations between detainees and corrections officers rose sharply to

Eight candidates already vying to replace Judge Richard Brown, who had planned to retire in June

The state’s district attorneys and public defenders filed a lawsuit against ICE on Monday to stop Immigration and Customs Enforcement from patrolling state courthouses.

Playground construction, Stringer reports, is lagging behind changing demographics, and many of those that do exist need repair

As the city council polishes up a piece of legislation that would ban “cashless” retail, an early adopter of card- and app-only transactions has

Activists working with incarcerated individuals have long been fighting to find a better way of notifying people when their bails are set so low.