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    NEW YORK (AP) — Eight years after a judge ruled New York City police violated the constitution by stopping, questioning and frisking mostly Black and Hispanic people on the street en masse, people in communities most affected by such tactics say they’ve been shut out of the legal process to end them. Lawyers for plaintiffs in two landmark stop-and-frisk lawsuits...
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    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is offering $100 to residents willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19.  “It does not get better than that,” de Blasio said during a Wednesday press conference. Beginning Friday, the city will hand out the money to anyone who goes to get their first dose of a COVID-19  vaccine at a city-run site, according...
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    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Citi Bike is expanding in Brooklyn and Queens. The New York City Department of Transportation tweeted out two feedback maps Sunday. READ MORE: 28-Year-Old Man Burned In Garage Explosion At Perth Amboy Home Citi Bike is expanding and we’d like to know where you’d like to see @CitiBikeNYC stations! There are two feedback maps open; one...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo struck a defiant tone Monday when asked about the probe into his alleged misconduct. He said New Yorkers will be “shocked” when it’s over. Meanwhile, Republicans are pushing for a vote to remove him from office, CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported. READ MORE: Worker Hurt In Wild Brawl At Brooklyn Pizza Shop; Like A...
    "I am telling you as I sit here — I have told you the facts on COVID from day one," the governor said defiantly during a news conference on Monday. "Whether they were easy, whether they were hard, I told you the truth. While a lot of people were talking politics and a lot of people were talking theory and...
    Embattled New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) insisted Monday that he had always told his state’s voters the “truth” about Covid-19. “I am telling you as I sit here — I have told you the facts on covid from day one,” Cuomo said at a press conference in Albany. “Whether they were easy, whether they were hard, I told you...
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo said “New Yorkers will be shocked” as he doubled down on his claims of innocence amid the Attorney General’s probe into allegations of sexual harassment made by former aides. During a briefing from Yankee Stadium on Monday, July 26, Cuomo again proclaimed his innocence, stating that he will continue to “let the process continue” before commenting on...
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    It’s a doggone shame. New Yorkers — who snatched up dogs and cats in droves as the pandemic set in and kept everyone home — are now dumping their pets at city shelters, according to NYC animal advocates. Animal Care Centers of NYC saw 1,393 animals brought to them in June, more than twice February’s 631 dogs and cats. Because...
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    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Even with coronavirus cases on the rise, New York City continues to reopen.Today the city's marriage bureau will resume in-person weddings.You can get your marriage license in person, too.But unlike before the pandemic, you have to have an appointment."A lot of folks were waiting for this moment," said NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio. "A lot...
    ALBANY, New York -- New York state has sent out just $117,000 in coronavirus pandemic rent relief money to help bail out struggling landlords and tenants as of Thursday, and lawmakers say that is far too little as the expiration of the state's eviction moratorium nears.The Legislature plans to hold a hearing soon on the sluggish roll-out of the state's...
    The pandemic appears to have driven an exodus from New York to Florida with more than 33,000 New Yorkers heading south for more sun, looser COVID-19 restrictions and cheaper taxes, over the past year.  According to data from the Florida's Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles 33,565 people from New York applied for Florida drivers licenses from September 2020...
    NEW YORK -- More than 33,500 New Yorkers have moved to Florida in the last 10 months, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.Sara Guando, 34, originally from Long Island, said the COVID-19 pandemic prompted her to make the move to Tampa in February."There's so many more things to do outside," Guando said.Guando said she had...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- More than 33,500 New Yorkers have moved to Florida in the last 10 months, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.Sara Guando, 34, originally from Ridge, said the COVID-19 pandemic prompted her to make the move to Tampa in February."There's so many more things to do outside, be outside," she said.ALSO READ...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- New York State is closing four mass vaccination sites Monday, including the site at Jones Beach on Long Island.The site at the Javits Center in Manhattan is already closed.But, the push to get more people vaccinated continues.That task is proving much harder in more conservative parts of the country, like Missouri and Arkansas where low vaccination...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Friday’s another day of extreme heat and humidity. Health officials are advising everyone to stay safe and cool, and that’s just what CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge was doing at John Jay Pool on the Upper East Side. The pool opened at 11 a.m. There was a line to get in starting at 9 a.m., Duddridge reported. With...
    With the Delta COVID-19 variant threatening to cause a new surge of cases and hospitalizations in the US, the Hudson Valley has seen an uptick in newly confirmed infections. The positive COVID-19 infection rate in the region has been on the rise since the weekend, from 0.76 percent on Sunday, July 11, up to 0.81 percent the following day before...
    With the Delta COVID-19 variant threatening to cause a new surge of cases and hospitalizations in the US, Long Island has seen an uptick in newly confirmed infections. The positive COVID-19 infection rate on Long Island has been on the rise since the weekend, from 0.96 percent on Sunday, July 11, up to 1.04 percent the following day before increasing...
    MANHATTAN, New York (WABC) -- A federal judge has ruled to temporarily stop the transfer of disabled homeless New Yorkers from hotels to shelters.The ruling was issued Tuesday by U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Judge Gregory Woods.The ruling temporarily pauses the transfer of homeless disabled New Yorkers from hotel rooms back to crowded local homeless...
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    More from: Jennifer Gould This newly built Hamptons mansion comes with 8-foot-tall, $1M TV Reeboks ex-CEO Robert Meers sells NYC spread for a $100K loss Meet the Parents house hits market for $2.29 million in Oyster Bay Famed lawyer behind NBA merger dunks price of NYC co-op down to $21M Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones list CPW mansion for $21.5M...
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    More On: Coronavirus in NY Masks off in the city: Post’s week in photos Vaccinated hardhats can drop masks at NYC work sites Amid backlash, Cuomo eyes other sites for COVID workers memorial in Battery Park Jacob Javits Center to close as COVID-19 mass vaccination site in New York New York’s COVID-19 positivity rate remains at less than 1...
    Just days after Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a “disaster emergency," due to the rise in gun violence, a new survey shows New Yorkers are just as worried. The survey, conducted by SafeWise, polled over 5,000 Americans in their annual State of Safety survey which focuses on crime, their feelings about crime, and their overall feeling of safety and security. Survey results...
    Thunderstorms caused flooding in parts of New York City and its suburbs Thursday, including many of the city’s subway stations. Videos circulating on social media show New York City residents wading through knee-deep water at the subway station at 157th Street and water leaking from the ceiling at a station along the subway’s sixth line. The storm caused the lower...
    Severe weather and flash flooding has hit New York City, leaving motorists stranded in water and subway stations submerged, even as Tropical Storm Elsa prepares to pound the region. As shocking videos emerged showing New Yorkers wading through filthy waist-deep water to catch a train, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez weighed in on Twitter to blame 'fossil fuel execs' and promote her...
    Taking the subway? Make sure to pack a lifeboat! Heavy rains caused titanic-level floods at several Big Apple train stations Thursday — forcing some desperate New Yorkers to wade through subterranean lakes just to get on with their commute. Shocking video showed a woman walking into waist-deep water as she attempted to reach the platform at the 157th Street No. 1 train...
    Two men from New York have been killed after the small plane in which they were traveling crashed east of Aspen, Colorado on Saturday afternoon.  Officials confirmed on Sunday that the remains of Ruben Cohen and David Zara were found near Midway Pass, about nine miles east of Aspen near the Continental Divide. Midway Pass is an expansive area, topping out at 12,140...
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    Two men from New York are dead after a small plane, which was reported missing, crashed east of Aspen, Colorado Saturday afternoon, according to a news release.   At 5:34 p.m. Sunday, officials confirmed that they found the remains of Ruben Cohen and David Zara, near Midway Pass, about nine miles east of Aspen near the Continental Divide. Midway Pass is...
    Police have identified the heavily armed 10 adults and one juvenile who were apprehended after an hours-long standoff in a wooded area off a busy stretch of Interstate 95 and announced the charges against them. The situation began to unfold in the early morning hours Saturday, July 3 on the stretch of I-95 in Wakefield, Massachusetts, just north of Boston. As a...
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    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City's 311 service is expanding to the subway system.For the first time, New Yorkers will be able to request outreach assistance for people believed to be homeless.New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement Friday, along with the Department of Homeless Services, Department of Information Technology and Metropolitan Transportation Authority."New York...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — If you’re going to the beach this summer, the MTA wants you to take the train. All state beaches reopen to 100% capacity by July 4, and at Jones Beach on Long Island, there will be fireworks to enjoy. READ MORE: Borough Of Tenafly Teams Up With Simon Wiesenthal Center For Holocaust Awareness Education Program To...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is gearing up for the city’s Fourth of July celebrations, and when fireworks are launched from the East River, the Harbor Unit will watch for potential trouble spots. Most New Yorkers will be looking up during the Fourth of July fireworks, but the NYPD’s Harbor Unit has all eyes on the East River. READ...
    Support for Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to wane as the majority of New Yorkers are encouraging him not to run for re-election next year, according to a new Siena College poll. Poll Do You Think Gov. Andrew Cuomo Should Run For Re-election? Yes. He should finish his term but not run again. He should resign immediately. Submit Vote View Results...
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    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is being slammed on Twitter after he told New Yorkers to cut power usage on the hottest day in eight years.  De Blasio said on Wednesday that the city was experiencing a heat emergency and called on residents to take 'immediate' action to cut down electricity usage in their homes in a bid...
    A majority of New Yorkers say Governor Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoCynthia Nixon backs primary challenger to Rep. Carolyn Maloney New York GOP backs Zeldin for governor New York sees drop in unemployment MORE (D) should not run for reelection in 2022, according to a new Siena College poll. The poll found 39 percent of voters believe Cuomo should finish out his...
    For many New Yorkers dealing with searing temperatures amid a brutal heat wave, it may have been asking too much. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday requested that city residents try to limit their consumption of electricity in order to avoid power outages. "We need New Yorkers to take IMMEDIATE action," de Blasio wrote on Twitter. "Reduce...