Update: Official: Police detective fatally shot in NYC

U.S. 02/12/19, 21:10

The Latest on a fatal police shooting in New York City (all times local):8:45 p.m.An official says a New York City police officer has been shot and killed and another officer was wounded while responding to an armed robbery.The government ...

NYC mayor defends Amazon deal at state budget hearing

New York 02/11/19, 15:33

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says it was "mission critical" for the city to land one of Amazon's second headquarters and the tens of thousands of jobs the company promises to create.The Democrat tells lawmakers in Albany during Monday's ...

Ex-NYC mayoral aide also lost previous job over harassment

U.S. 01/29/19, 12:16

A former New York City mayoral aide who was quietly forced out of his job over sexual harassment allegations was fired previously for similar reasons.The Democratic Governors Association in Washington tells The New York Times that Kevin O'Brien was fired ...

NYC to pay $3 million to settle Kalief Browder lawsuit

U.S. 01/24/19, 18:06

New York City will pay $3 million to the family of Kalief Browder, whose long detention in solitary confinement and suicide at age 22 made him a symbol of a broken justice system, city officials said Thursday.Browder was 16 when ...

Sanders Institute set to host first big meeting

U.S. 11/27/18, 14:53

A think tank founded by the wife and son of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is going to be hosting its first big meeting.The Sanders Institute Gathering, which is not connected to the senator or his political campaign, is scheduled for ...

After months of conflict, NYC mayor fires embattled watchdog

New York 11/16/18, 18:55

Mayor Bill de Blasio has fired New York City's chief watchdog, citing an independent report that accused him of "deliberately misleading statements" and abusive behavior.Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark G. Peters said Friday he'll respond in writing before his firing ...

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