Over its first year of operation, a new gun crime unit within the city Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) has cut the time for processing evidence in gun cases roughly in half, Mayor Eric Adams announced on Monday afternoon.
Just 44,611 New Yorkers took advantage of the nine-day early voting period for the June 27 primary elections for City Council, Queens and Bronx district attorney and several judgeships, according to unofficial tallies from the city Board of Elections (BOE).
A deranged homeless man who allegedly shoved a woman’s head into a moving subway train in Manhattan last month has been indicted for attempted murder, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office announced Tuesday.
After revealing last month that very few of the over 76,000 migrants who’ve come through the Big Apple since last year have actually applied for asylum, Mayor Eric Adams on Tuesday announced he’s opening a center to help newcomers fill out and submit their claims.
Mayor Eric Adams signed an emergency rule on Friday to nix the mandate that people must spend 90 days in homeless shelters to access city housing vouchers, a month after the City Council passed a bill doing the same thing.
Former Mayor Bill de Blasio has been ordered to cough up nearly $475,000 by the city’s Conflicts of Interest Board (COIB) for improperly billing New York taxpayers for his NYPD security detail’s out-of-state travel expenses during a failed 2019 presidential bid.
CUNY campuses will once again serve as early voting polling sites for the upcoming primary election. Ten colleges in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens will open from Saturday, June 17 to Sunday, June 25. Four colleges will also serve as Election Day voting sites on Tuesday, June 27.
A Manhattan man was indicted Thursday for allegedly targeting a 14-year-old girl and drugging and raping her for months in hotels across Manhattan and Queens, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg announced.