Mayor Eric Adams announced this week that officials will begin hospitalizing more homeless people by involuntarily providing care to those deemed to be in "psychiatric crisis."
The state's education department is demanding school districts comply with a previous decision to nix all Native American mascots, team names and logos.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency for parts of western New York ahead of a dangerous storm that had the potential to dump several feet of snow in western New York.
A listeria outbreak has led to 16 infections and one death across six states, with New York having the most cases. The CDC has not yet pinpointed specific products that could be causing the outbreak.
The city and state of New York agreed to pay $36 million to two men who were exonerated for the 1965 assassination of Malcolm X after wrongful convictions led to both men spending decades behind bars.
Diwali celebrates lightness over darkness and is celebrated by more than 1 billion Hindu people each year. It also has its own versions in the Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism religions.
The New York attorney general's office said it reviewed thousands of pages of documents and social media content to study how the suspect used online platforms to plan and publicize the mass shooting.
The move is a direct response to the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade. Though Barnard is in New York, where abortion access hasn't been restricted, the college wants to be prepared.
Andrew Cuomo is alleging New York's attorney general assigned biased lawyers to the investigation of him and did not pursue evidence that undermined the sexual misconduct accusations against him.
Americans remembered the nearly 3,000 lives lost that day with moments of silence, readings of victims' names, volunteer work and other tributes.