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Mayor Stresses Need For Improvement in NYPD’s Handling of Mental Health Incidents

By: Shenal Tissera Coming off his sit down with the Pope in Vatican City over the weekend, Mayor Eric Adams addressed the recent killing...

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Legal Aid, NYCLU Reach $512K Settlement in Lawsuit Against NYPD

The Legal Aid Society and the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) announced a $512,000 settlement against the City and New York City...

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Community Outraged as City Fails to Address Shelter Needs in Clinton Hill

By: Shenal Tissera Residents of Clinton Hill crowded a town hall meeting at Brown Memorial Baptist Church on Monday night to voice their...

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OMB Director: City Budget Boosted by $2.2 Billion Through Mayor’s Austerity Measures

By: C. Zawadi Morris Jacques Jiha, director of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget, held a press briefing on...

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Mayor Commends NYPD’s Success in Maintaining Safety at Columbia University

By: Shenal Tissera Prior to the police clearing and arresting pro-Palestinian protesters at Columbia University Tuesday night, New York...

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Call for Action: Clarke and Haiti Caucus Co-Chairs Push for Protection of Haitian Migrants

Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke, along with Haiti Caucus Co-Chairs Ayanna Pressley and Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, on Tuesday led a group of...

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Budget Proposal: Police and Education Funds Reinstated, Libraries Hit by Cuts

New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced a $111.6 billion fiscal 2025 executive budget plan on Wednesday, which includes restored...

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Mayor Blames Outside Influence for Protest Disruptions, Announces Expansion of NYPD Recruit Classes

By: Shenal Tissera New York City mayor Eric Adams criticized the people who have caused disruption, like throwing chairs and bottles,...

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Albany Approves $237 Billion State Budget

New York State Governor Kathy Hochul and state legislators came to a final agreement on a $237 billion fiscal year 2025 budget over the...

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New York Drops 1.4 Million from Medicaid Rolls

Photo: Envato Elements   Following the end of the federal continuous coverage policy from the COVID-19 pandemic, approximately 1.4...

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