Rochester Mayor Fires Police Chief over Handling of Daniel Prude’s Death

“We have a pervasive problem in the Rochester Police Department, one that views everything through the eyes of the badge,”

Federal Court Blocks Trump Order to Exclude Illegal Immigrants from Census Count

“The Presidential Memorandum violates the statutes governing the census and apportionment in two clear respects,” the judges wrote in their

Cuomo Rejects Independent Investigation of N.Y. Nursing Home Deaths, Saying It Would Be ‘Political’

The governor dismissed allegations that the state had not adequately protected nursing home residents from coronavirus.

De Blasio: Black Lives Matter Protests Exempt from Large-Event Ban

The mayor has canceled all large events in NYC through September, but will continue to allow protests in the city.

Supreme Court’s Rulings on Trump Subpoenas — Ho Hum

A New York prosecutor may pursue the president’s financial information. Congress, though, must relitigate its case in lower courts.

New York State AG’s New Plan Would Strip NYPD Control from Mayor de Blasio: Report

Letitia James has called to end the mayor’s ability to appoint the police commissioner and to oversee the hiring and

NY Health Dept. Asserts Cuomo Order ‘Could Not Be the Driver’ of Nursing Home Deaths in the State

The order has been criticized for possibly leading to additional deaths in nursing homes, which have appeared as a major

Cuomo Says New York’s Christopher Columbus Statue Represents ‘The Italian-American Legacy,’ Supports Keeping It

Statues of Columbus in Virginia, Massachusetts, and Minnesota were targeted on Tuesday night as protests continue against racism and police brutality.

N.Y. Judge Extends Initial Detention Period for Looters Due to Civil Unrest

Holding facilities in the city have seen an increase in suspects arrested either for looting or peacefully protesting after an

As New York Posts Highest One-Day Death Toll, Cuomo Says No Victim Died ‘Because We Couldn’t Provide Care’

“Our health care system is operating. I don’t believe we’ve lost a single person because we couldn’t provide care,” Governor

Cuomo, N.Y. Lawmakers to Rollback Some Bail Reform Measures following Police Criticism

The lawmakers appear to have agreed to add several misdemeanors and felonies to a list of crimes for which a

RNC sets sights on blue House seats in November

(Mario Tama/Getty Images) As vulnerable House Democrats elected in 2018 look to defend their seats in November, the Republican National

Cuomo Announces One-Mile ‘Containment Zone’ around Epicenter of N.Y. Coronavirus Outbreak

The “containment area” centers around Young Israel of New Rochelle synagogue in New Rochelle, a Westchester County suburb just north of the

Trump Pushes Back on Cuomo’s Claim Yhat Administration Is Sending ‘Mixed Messages’ on Coronavirus

Trump took aim at Washington State governor Jay Inslee after Mike Pence had praised the governor’s response to the coronavirus