The biggest labor union in New York City has weighed in on the mayor's race. Local 1199 of the Service Employees International Union is providing a prized endorsement for Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in the competitive Democratic primary.
President George Gresham said Friday the health care workers' union sees de Blasio as a champion of working families.
The union represents more than 200,000 workers citywide. It's considered a powerful political ally that can turn out fleets of campaign volunteers.
New York City saw only 58 fire-related deaths last year. That's the lowest number since record keeping began in 1916 - and the FDNY wants to keep it that way.
New York City is planning to expand hurricane evacuation areas to encompass 640,000 more residents, and the number of zones will be doubled so the city can better tailor evacuation orders to the dynamics of a particular storm.
Two former associates of a candidate seeking to become the city's first Asian-American mayor were convicted Thursday in a scheme to illegally raise campaign funds.
A New York City artist has lassoed a small public park, creating a whimsical landscape of bright red, yellow and blue enclosures out of recycled lobster rope for visitors to explore.
New York City's will have to add to the blue signs like the one above.Mayor Bloomberg announced today that things like cd cases, plastic cups, hangers and even washed-out yogurt cups can go in the bins.They're what the sanitation department calls rigid plastics.
As the song goes, if you can make it here, you’ll make it anywhere. A lot people come to New York City to follow their dreams, but the road to fulfillment can sometimes be a bumpy one.
More than 2,000 people displaced by Superstorm Sandy are still living in hotels around New York City five months after the storm.