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Coronavirus Update: All New Yorkers Can Now Get Free Meals, De Blasio Says; Covid-19 Food Czar Kathryn Garcia Discusses Her 'Biggest Concern'

Coronavirus Update: All New Yorkers Can Now Get Free Meals, De Blasio Says; Covid-19 Food Czar Kathryn Garcia Discusses Her 'Biggest Concern'

What's helping is that 40% of the city's food used to go to restaurants which are now closed. So wholesale distributors are repackaging their food for retail.  Read full article: Coronavirus Update: All New Yorkers Can ...→

Coronavirus Update: All New Yorkers Can Now Get Free Meals, De Blasio Says; Covid-19 Food Czar Kathryn Garcia Discusses Her 'Biggest Concern'

Coronavirus Update: All New Yorkers Can Now Get Free Meals, De Blasio Says; Covid-19 Food Czar Kathryn Garcia Discusses Her 'Biggest Concern'

What's helping is that 40% of the city's food used to go to restaurants which are now closed. So wholesale distributors are repackaging their food for retail.  Read full article: Coronavirus Update: All New Yorkers Can ...→

More than 300 arrested during NYC violent protests; de Blasio calls it a 'tense night' for police officers

More than 300 arrested during NYC violent protests; de Blasio calls it a 'tense night' for police officers

More than 300 people were arrested in New York City's overnight violent anti-police brutality demonstrations, in what Mayor Bill de Blasio called a "tense" nig [...] Read full article: More than 300 arrested during NYC violen...→

New York budget crisis takes de Blasio back to the ’70s

New York budget crisis takes de Blasio back to the ’70s

Democratic mayor wants to borrow big to dig city out of budget mess — just like it did four decades ago. Fiscal watchdogs say it’s the wrong move. Read full article: New York budget crisis takes de Blasio b...→

De Blasio defends police, blames 'outside element' for violence on Saturday of protests

De Blasio defends police, blames 'outside element' for violence on Saturday of protests

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was steadfast in his defense of the NYPD and ordered protesters to go home after a Saturday that saw some peaceful protestin [...] Read full article: De Blasio defends police, blames 'outsid...→

De Blasio calls out violence, Cuomo embraces reform of police law in wake of chaotic NYC protests

De Blasio calls out violence, Cuomo embraces reform of police law in wake of chaotic NYC protests

Images of police vehicles set ablaze and officers attacking protesters in Brooklyn spread across social media throughout the night and early morning. Read full article: De Blasio calls out violence, Cuomo embr...→

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Partisan bickering and Senate disputes over the HEROES Act have placed doubt on when -- or if -- Americans will receive a second coronavirus relief stimulus ch [...] Read full article: Second stimulus check update: Here's wha...→

Protests Flare in Brooklyn Over Floyd Death as de Blasio Appeals for Calm

Protests Flare in Brooklyn Over Floyd Death as de Blasio Appeals for Calm

Demonstrators stormed the perimeter of Barclays Center, hurling bottles and debris at police officers, who responded with tear gas and mace. Read full article: Protests Flare in Brooklyn Over Floyd De...→

De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first phase of New York City reopening

De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first phase of New York City reopening

The city is on track to meet all of the state’s metrics needed to begin relaxing its stay-at-home order. Read full article: De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first...→

Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up Destruction Of Homeless Encampments

Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up Destruction Of Homeless Encampments

"If the city isn't going to give me a safe place to stay inside, can't they at least just let me live in peace outside?" Read full article: Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up...→

WATCH: Gov. Murphy Provides Latest Update On Coronavirus Pandemic And New Jersey Reopening

WATCH: Gov. Murphy Provides Latest Update On Coronavirus Pandemic And New Jersey Reopening

He is expected to address outdoor dining regulations and the potential return of youth sports, among other topics. Read full article: WATCH: Gov. Murphy Provides Latest Updat...→

Mayor De Blasio's Statement That Some New Yorkers 'Are Going To Have To Improvise' To Get Around Town Raises Eyebrows

Mayor De Blasio's Statement That Some New Yorkers 'Are Going To Have To Improvise' To Get Around Town Raises Eyebrows

The mayor was asked what he would tell New Yorkers who don't have a car and don't feel comfortable riding mass transit as the city prepares to reopen.  Read full article: Mayor De Blasio's Statement That Some Ne...→

De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to improvise’ their way around town

De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to improvise’ their way around town

New Yorkers will “have to improvise” how they get around town during the next phase of the coronavirus crisis, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday. Read full article: De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to impr...→

New Yorkers bash Cuomo over 'unconscionable' nursing home deaths from coronavirus pandemic

New Yorkers bash Cuomo over 'unconscionable' nursing home deaths from coronavirus pandemic

Fox News contributor Lawrence Jones spoke to New Yorkers this week about Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: New Yorkers bash Cuomo over 'unconsciona...→

The daily coronavirus update: 35 more deaths, a single-day record | MinnPost

The daily coronavirus update: 35 more deaths, a single-day record | MinnPost

The health commissioner also specifically addressed those protesting the death of George Floyd, encouraging social distancing and the use of face masks. Read full article: The daily coronavirus update: 35 more de...→

De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined other city lawmakers who have suggested laws could change to punish incidents like the one in Central Park in which a [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'd...→

NYPD sergeant's union shoots back at de Blasio after mayor asks for 'light touch' with protesters

NYPD sergeant's union shoots back at de Blasio after mayor asks for 'light touch' with protesters

Retired members of the NYPD shot back at Mayor Bill de Blasio over comments that he expects officers to use a “light touch” with protesters following the death [...] Read full article: NYPD sergeant's union shoots back at de ...→

'We have much more to do': De Blasio blames cops, demonstrators for Brooklyn unrest - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Dermot Shea blamed both officers and civilians after an initially peaceful protest in Brooklyn turned violent Read full article: 'We have much more to do': De Blasio bla...→

Coronavirus Saturday update: 30 more COVID-19 fatalities push death toll passed 1,000

Coronavirus Saturday update: 30 more COVID-19 fatalities push death toll passed 1,000

Minnesota’s COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1,000 people Saturday when the state Department of Health reported another 30 deaths related to the coronavirus. The [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Saturday update: 30 more COV...→

De Blasio calls for 'full review of what happened' in Brooklyn protest

De Blasio calls for 'full review of what happened' in Brooklyn protest

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio expressed his frustration with an at-times violent protest in Brooklyn Friday night over the death of Minnesota man George F [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls for 'full review of what...→

De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters:

De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters: "Direct That Anger" To Politicians, Not Cops

"The police officer in front of you is a man or woman just trying to do their job. They did not create the policy, they did not create the pain." Read full article: De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters: "D...→

De Blasio backs George Floyd protests despite coronavirus gathering ban

De Blasio backs George Floyd protests despite coronavirus gathering ban

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday welcomed peaceful mass protests in the Big Apple over the police-involved death of George Floyd — even as he has staunchly barre [...] Read full article: De Blasio backs George Floyd protests de...→

LIVE: Gov. Cuomo gives update on NY’s coronavirus response

LIVE: Gov. Cuomo gives update on NY’s coronavirus response

Gov. Cuomo holds a press briefing to give an update on New York’s coronavirus response from Iona College in New Rochelle, New York. Read full article: LIVE: Gov. Cuomo gives update on NY’s co...→

Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner amid George Floyd outrage: 'I made a mistake'

Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner amid George Floyd outrage: 'I made a mistake'

"We made a mistake. I made a mistake," Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday, reflecting on Eric Garner and parallels between Garner's death and the killing of Geor [...] Read full article: Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner ...→

De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Businesses 2 Million Face Coverings As They Reopen

De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Businesses 2 Million Face Coverings As They Reopen

Mayor Bill de Blasio said 200,000-400,000 will likely be going back to work in the coming weeks, and said business owners need help and guidance as the New Yor [...] Read full article: De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Business...→

East Bay SPCA offers free pet food to families in need amid the coronavirus pandemic

East Bay SPCA offers free pet food to families in need amid the coronavirus pandemic

NO PETS LEFT HUNGRY: The East Bay SPCA is hosting a free pet food drive for residents who have been financially impacted amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: East Bay SPCA offers free pet food to fa...→

'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested Thursday that the white woman the Internet has nicknamed “Central Park Karen,” who called police to report she was [...] Read full article: 'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should ...→

Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Activists are taking a dim view of what they believe as a lackadaisical approach to mitigating increased traffic from fearful mass transit users turning Read full article: Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough t...→

Many States Scrambling to Update Hurricane Plans for Coronavirus

Many States Scrambling to Update Hurricane Plans for Coronavirus

Officials across the U.S. South are scrambling to adjust their hurricane plans around the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Many States Scrambling to Update Hurrica...→

" We hear you loud and clear, " Mayor de Blasio tells protesters to go home - amNewYork

Late Saturday night, Mayor Bill de Blasio told demonstrators taking part in protests in Manhattan and Brooklyn sparked by death of Minneapolis man George Read full article: " We hear you loud and clear, " Mayor de...→

Stranded New Yorkers find true love while stuck in Costa Rica amid coronavirus

Stranded New Yorkers find true love while stuck in Costa Rica amid coronavirus

When Matt Robertson and Khani Le decided to plan a long weekend for their third date, they had no idea just how long it would be. Sunday marks day 76, as the N [...] Read full article: Stranded New Yorkers find true love whil...→

De Blasio promises ‘independent review’ after anti-cop riots in New York City

De Blasio promises ‘independent review’ after anti-cop riots in New York City

New York CIty Mayor Bill de Blasio has promised an “independent review” after anti-cop riots in Brooklyn saw hundreds arrested and an NYPD van set on fire -- p [...] Read full article: De Blasio promises ‘independent review’ ...→

Protesters clash with police at George Floyd demonstrations, de Blasio warns of 'long night ahead'

Hundreds rallied for hours.  Crowds them moved to different areas as Mayor Bill de Blasio warned of 'a long night' ahead for police and city officials.... The [...] Read full article: Protesters clash with police at George F...→

The daily coronavirus update: 29 more deaths, raising the total to 996 in Minnesota | MinnPost

The daily coronavirus update: 29 more deaths, raising the total to 996 in Minnesota | MinnPost

MDH also said Friday there have been 23,531 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, up 584 from Thursday’s count. Read full article: The daily coronavirus update: 29 more de...→

Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questions, calls George Floyd video ‘horrifying’

Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questions, calls George Floyd video ‘horrifying’

“I watched that video and my heart just broke,” said de Blasio in response, in reference to viral video footage that shows a white Minneapolis police officer w [...] Read full article: Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questi...→

De Blasio, MTA in row over NYC subway and bus readiness for reopening - amNewYork

New Yorkers might need to "improvise" to get around town once the city reopens, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday — a statement that sparked a stern rebuke Read full article: De Blasio, MTA in row over NYC subway an...→

Coronavirus Friday update: 29 more Minnesotans die as death toll approaches 1,000

Coronavirus Friday update: 29 more Minnesotans die as death toll approaches 1,000

Minnesota’s coronavirus-related deaths neared 1,000 people when 29 new fatalities were reported Friday. It’s been a little more than two months since Minnesota [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Friday update: 29 more Minne...→

‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday called for charges against the Minneapolis cops involved in the death of George Floyd, saying he was “horrified” by the video. “G [...] Read full article: ‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges ...→

Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurants and bars are vital to the Big Apple, but many face the risk of closing for good. Owners are begging for reopening directives from Mayor Bill de Bla [...] Read full article: Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs...→

De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be New York's

De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be New York's "Short Term Reality"

"For the next few months, people are going to make their own choice. Some are going to come on mass transit and some are not." Read full article: De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be...→

More than 300 arrested during NYC violent protests; de Blasio calls it a 'tense night' for police officers

More than 300 arrested during NYC violent protests; de Blasio calls it a 'tense night' for police officers

More than 300 people were arrested in New York City's overnight violent anti-police brutality demonstrations, in what Mayor Bill de Blasio called a "tense" nig [...] Read full article: More than 300 arrested during NYC violen...→

Many States Scrambling to Update Hurricane Plans for Coronavirus

Many States Scrambling to Update Hurricane Plans for Coronavirus

Officials across the U.S. South are scrambling to adjust their hurricane plans around the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Many States Scrambling to Update Hurrica...→

De Blasio defends police, blames 'outside element' for violence on Saturday of protests

De Blasio defends police, blames 'outside element' for violence on Saturday of protests

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was steadfast in his defense of the NYPD and ordered protesters to go home after a Saturday that saw some peaceful protestin [...] Read full article: De Blasio defends police, blames 'outsid...→

Stranded New Yorkers find true love while stuck in Costa Rica amid coronavirus

Stranded New Yorkers find true love while stuck in Costa Rica amid coronavirus

When Matt Robertson and Khani Le decided to plan a long weekend for their third date, they had no idea just how long it would be. Sunday marks day 76, as the N [...] Read full article: Stranded New Yorkers find true love whil...→

'We have much more to do': De Blasio blames cops, demonstrators for Brooklyn unrest - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Dermot Shea blamed both officers and civilians after an initially peaceful protest in Brooklyn turned violent Read full article: 'We have much more to do': De Blasio bla...→

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Partisan bickering and Senate disputes over the HEROES Act have placed doubt on when -- or if -- Americans will receive a second coronavirus relief stimulus ch [...] Read full article: Second stimulus check update: Here's wha...→

De Blasio promises ‘independent review’ after anti-cop riots in New York City

De Blasio promises ‘independent review’ after anti-cop riots in New York City

New York CIty Mayor Bill de Blasio has promised an “independent review” after anti-cop riots in Brooklyn saw hundreds arrested and an NYPD van set on fire -- p [...] Read full article: De Blasio promises ‘independent review’ ...→

Protests Flare in Brooklyn Over Floyd Death as de Blasio Appeals for Calm

Protests Flare in Brooklyn Over Floyd Death as de Blasio Appeals for Calm

Demonstrators stormed the perimeter of Barclays Center, hurling bottles and debris at police officers, who responded with tear gas and mace. Read full article: Protests Flare in Brooklyn Over Floyd De...→

De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters:

De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters: "Direct That Anger" To Politicians, Not Cops

"The police officer in front of you is a man or woman just trying to do their job. They did not create the policy, they did not create the pain." Read full article: De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters: "D...→

De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first phase of New York City reopening

De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first phase of New York City reopening

The city is on track to meet all of the state’s metrics needed to begin relaxing its stay-at-home order. Read full article: De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first...→

LIVE: Gov. Cuomo gives update on NY’s coronavirus response

LIVE: Gov. Cuomo gives update on NY’s coronavirus response

Gov. Cuomo holds a press briefing to give an update on New York’s coronavirus response from Iona College in New Rochelle, New York. Read full article: LIVE: Gov. Cuomo gives update on NY’s co...→

WATCH: Gov. Murphy Provides Latest Update On Coronavirus Pandemic And New Jersey Reopening

WATCH: Gov. Murphy Provides Latest Update On Coronavirus Pandemic And New Jersey Reopening

He is expected to address outdoor dining regulations and the potential return of youth sports, among other topics. Read full article: WATCH: Gov. Murphy Provides Latest Updat...→

De Blasio, MTA in row over NYC subway and bus readiness for reopening - amNewYork

New Yorkers might need to "improvise" to get around town once the city reopens, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday — a statement that sparked a stern rebuke Read full article: De Blasio, MTA in row over NYC subway an...→

De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to improvise’ their way around town

De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to improvise’ their way around town

New Yorkers will “have to improvise” how they get around town during the next phase of the coronavirus crisis, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday. Read full article: De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to impr...→

De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Businesses 2 Million Face Coverings As They Reopen

De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Businesses 2 Million Face Coverings As They Reopen

Mayor Bill de Blasio said 200,000-400,000 will likely be going back to work in the coming weeks, and said business owners need help and guidance as the New Yor [...] Read full article: De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Business...→

New Yorkers bash Cuomo over 'unconscionable' nursing home deaths from coronavirus pandemic

New Yorkers bash Cuomo over 'unconscionable' nursing home deaths from coronavirus pandemic

Fox News contributor Lawrence Jones spoke to New Yorkers this week about Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: New Yorkers bash Cuomo over 'unconsciona...→

Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurants and bars are vital to the Big Apple, but many face the risk of closing for good. Owners are begging for reopening directives from Mayor Bill de Bla [...] Read full article: Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs...→

'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested Thursday that the white woman the Internet has nicknamed “Central Park Karen,” who called police to report she was [...] Read full article: 'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should ...→

De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined other city lawmakers who have suggested laws could change to punish incidents like the one in Central Park in which a [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'd...→

New York budget crisis takes de Blasio back to the ’70s

New York budget crisis takes de Blasio back to the ’70s

Democratic mayor wants to borrow big to dig city out of budget mess — just like it did four decades ago. Fiscal watchdogs say it’s the wrong move. Read full article: New York budget crisis takes de Blasio b...→

" We hear you loud and clear, " Mayor de Blasio tells protesters to go home - amNewYork

Late Saturday night, Mayor Bill de Blasio told demonstrators taking part in protests in Manhattan and Brooklyn sparked by death of Minneapolis man George Read full article: " We hear you loud and clear, " Mayor de...→

NYPD sergeant's union shoots back at de Blasio after mayor asks for 'light touch' with protesters

NYPD sergeant's union shoots back at de Blasio after mayor asks for 'light touch' with protesters

Retired members of the NYPD shot back at Mayor Bill de Blasio over comments that he expects officers to use a “light touch” with protesters following the death [...] Read full article: NYPD sergeant's union shoots back at de ...→

De Blasio calls out violence, Cuomo embraces reform of police law in wake of chaotic NYC protests

De Blasio calls out violence, Cuomo embraces reform of police law in wake of chaotic NYC protests

Images of police vehicles set ablaze and officers attacking protesters in Brooklyn spread across social media throughout the night and early morning. Read full article: De Blasio calls out violence, Cuomo embr...→

Coronavirus Saturday update: 30 more COVID-19 fatalities push death toll passed 1,000

Coronavirus Saturday update: 30 more COVID-19 fatalities push death toll passed 1,000

Minnesota’s COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1,000 people Saturday when the state Department of Health reported another 30 deaths related to the coronavirus. The [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Saturday update: 30 more COV...→

Protesters clash with police at George Floyd demonstrations, de Blasio warns of 'long night ahead'

Hundreds rallied for hours.  Crowds them moved to different areas as Mayor Bill de Blasio warned of 'a long night' ahead for police and city officials.... The [...] Read full article: Protesters clash with police at George F...→

De Blasio calls for 'full review of what happened' in Brooklyn protest

De Blasio calls for 'full review of what happened' in Brooklyn protest

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio expressed his frustration with an at-times violent protest in Brooklyn Friday night over the death of Minnesota man George F [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls for 'full review of what...→

The daily coronavirus update: 29 more deaths, raising the total to 996 in Minnesota | MinnPost

The daily coronavirus update: 29 more deaths, raising the total to 996 in Minnesota | MinnPost

MDH also said Friday there have been 23,531 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, up 584 from Thursday’s count. Read full article: The daily coronavirus update: 29 more de...→

De Blasio backs George Floyd protests despite coronavirus gathering ban

De Blasio backs George Floyd protests despite coronavirus gathering ban

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday welcomed peaceful mass protests in the Big Apple over the police-involved death of George Floyd — even as he has staunchly barre [...] Read full article: De Blasio backs George Floyd protests de...→

Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up Destruction Of Homeless Encampments

Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up Destruction Of Homeless Encampments

"If the city isn't going to give me a safe place to stay inside, can't they at least just let me live in peace outside?" Read full article: Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up...→

Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questions, calls George Floyd video ‘horrifying’

Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questions, calls George Floyd video ‘horrifying’

“I watched that video and my heart just broke,” said de Blasio in response, in reference to viral video footage that shows a white Minneapolis police officer w [...] Read full article: Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questi...→

Mayor De Blasio's Statement That Some New Yorkers 'Are Going To Have To Improvise' To Get Around Town Raises Eyebrows

Mayor De Blasio's Statement That Some New Yorkers 'Are Going To Have To Improvise' To Get Around Town Raises Eyebrows

The mayor was asked what he would tell New Yorkers who don't have a car and don't feel comfortable riding mass transit as the city prepares to reopen.  Read full article: Mayor De Blasio's Statement That Some Ne...→

Coronavirus Friday update: 29 more Minnesotans die as death toll approaches 1,000

Coronavirus Friday update: 29 more Minnesotans die as death toll approaches 1,000

Minnesota’s coronavirus-related deaths neared 1,000 people when 29 new fatalities were reported Friday. It’s been a little more than two months since Minnesota [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Friday update: 29 more Minne...→

Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner amid George Floyd outrage: 'I made a mistake'

Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner amid George Floyd outrage: 'I made a mistake'

"We made a mistake. I made a mistake," Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday, reflecting on Eric Garner and parallels between Garner's death and the killing of Geor [...] Read full article: Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner ...→

‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday called for charges against the Minneapolis cops involved in the death of George Floyd, saying he was “horrified” by the video. “G [...] Read full article: ‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges ...→

East Bay SPCA offers free pet food to families in need amid the coronavirus pandemic

East Bay SPCA offers free pet food to families in need amid the coronavirus pandemic

NO PETS LEFT HUNGRY: The East Bay SPCA is hosting a free pet food drive for residents who have been financially impacted amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: East Bay SPCA offers free pet food to fa...→

The daily coronavirus update: 35 more deaths, a single-day record | MinnPost

The daily coronavirus update: 35 more deaths, a single-day record | MinnPost

The health commissioner also specifically addressed those protesting the death of George Floyd, encouraging social distancing and the use of face masks. Read full article: The daily coronavirus update: 35 more de...→

De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be New York's

De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be New York's "Short Term Reality"

"For the next few months, people are going to make their own choice. Some are going to come on mass transit and some are not." Read full article: De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be...→

Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Activists are taking a dim view of what they believe as a lackadaisical approach to mitigating increased traffic from fearful mass transit users turning Read full article: Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough t...→

More than 300 arrested during NYC violent protests; de Blasio calls it a 'tense night' for police officers

More than 300 arrested during NYC violent protests; de Blasio calls it a 'tense night' for police officers

More than 300 people were arrested in New York City's overnight violent anti-police brutality demonstrations, in what Mayor Bill de Blasio called a "tense" nig [...] Read full article: More than 300 arrested during NYC violen...→

Many States Scrambling to Update Hurricane Plans for Coronavirus

Many States Scrambling to Update Hurricane Plans for Coronavirus

Officials across the U.S. South are scrambling to adjust their hurricane plans around the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Many States Scrambling to Update Hurrica...→

New York budget crisis takes de Blasio back to the ’70s

New York budget crisis takes de Blasio back to the ’70s

Democratic mayor wants to borrow big to dig city out of budget mess — just like it did four decades ago. Fiscal watchdogs say it’s the wrong move. Read full article: New York budget crisis takes de Blasio b...→

" We hear you loud and clear, " Mayor de Blasio tells protesters to go home - amNewYork

Late Saturday night, Mayor Bill de Blasio told demonstrators taking part in protests in Manhattan and Brooklyn sparked by death of Minneapolis man George Read full article: " We hear you loud and clear, " Mayor de...→

De Blasio defends police, blames 'outside element' for violence on Saturday of protests

De Blasio defends police, blames 'outside element' for violence on Saturday of protests

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was steadfast in his defense of the NYPD and ordered protesters to go home after a Saturday that saw some peaceful protestin [...] Read full article: De Blasio defends police, blames 'outsid...→

NYPD sergeant's union shoots back at de Blasio after mayor asks for 'light touch' with protesters

NYPD sergeant's union shoots back at de Blasio after mayor asks for 'light touch' with protesters

Retired members of the NYPD shot back at Mayor Bill de Blasio over comments that he expects officers to use a “light touch” with protesters following the death [...] Read full article: NYPD sergeant's union shoots back at de ...→

Stranded New Yorkers find true love while stuck in Costa Rica amid coronavirus

Stranded New Yorkers find true love while stuck in Costa Rica amid coronavirus

When Matt Robertson and Khani Le decided to plan a long weekend for their third date, they had no idea just how long it would be. Sunday marks day 76, as the N [...] Read full article: Stranded New Yorkers find true love whil...→

De Blasio calls out violence, Cuomo embraces reform of police law in wake of chaotic NYC protests

De Blasio calls out violence, Cuomo embraces reform of police law in wake of chaotic NYC protests

Images of police vehicles set ablaze and officers attacking protesters in Brooklyn spread across social media throughout the night and early morning. Read full article: De Blasio calls out violence, Cuomo embr...→

'We have much more to do': De Blasio blames cops, demonstrators for Brooklyn unrest - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Dermot Shea blamed both officers and civilians after an initially peaceful protest in Brooklyn turned violent Read full article: 'We have much more to do': De Blasio bla...→

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Partisan bickering and Senate disputes over the HEROES Act have placed doubt on when -- or if -- Americans will receive a second coronavirus relief stimulus ch [...] Read full article: Second stimulus check update: Here's wha...→

Coronavirus Saturday update: 30 more COVID-19 fatalities push death toll passed 1,000

Coronavirus Saturday update: 30 more COVID-19 fatalities push death toll passed 1,000

Minnesota’s COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1,000 people Saturday when the state Department of Health reported another 30 deaths related to the coronavirus. The [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Saturday update: 30 more COV...→

De Blasio promises ‘independent review’ after anti-cop riots in New York City

De Blasio promises ‘independent review’ after anti-cop riots in New York City

New York CIty Mayor Bill de Blasio has promised an “independent review” after anti-cop riots in Brooklyn saw hundreds arrested and an NYPD van set on fire -- p [...] Read full article: De Blasio promises ‘independent review’ ...→

Protesters clash with police at George Floyd demonstrations, de Blasio warns of 'long night ahead'

Hundreds rallied for hours.  Crowds them moved to different areas as Mayor Bill de Blasio warned of 'a long night' ahead for police and city officials.... The [...] Read full article: Protesters clash with police at George F...→

Protests Flare in Brooklyn Over Floyd Death as de Blasio Appeals for Calm

Protests Flare in Brooklyn Over Floyd Death as de Blasio Appeals for Calm

Demonstrators stormed the perimeter of Barclays Center, hurling bottles and debris at police officers, who responded with tear gas and mace. Read full article: Protests Flare in Brooklyn Over Floyd De...→

De Blasio calls for 'full review of what happened' in Brooklyn protest

De Blasio calls for 'full review of what happened' in Brooklyn protest

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio expressed his frustration with an at-times violent protest in Brooklyn Friday night over the death of Minnesota man George F [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls for 'full review of what...→

De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters:

De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters: "Direct That Anger" To Politicians, Not Cops

"The police officer in front of you is a man or woman just trying to do their job. They did not create the policy, they did not create the pain." Read full article: De Blasio To George Floyd Protesters: "D...→

The daily coronavirus update: 29 more deaths, raising the total to 996 in Minnesota | MinnPost

The daily coronavirus update: 29 more deaths, raising the total to 996 in Minnesota | MinnPost

MDH also said Friday there have been 23,531 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, up 584 from Thursday’s count. Read full article: The daily coronavirus update: 29 more de...→

De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first phase of New York City reopening

De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first phase of New York City reopening

The city is on track to meet all of the state’s metrics needed to begin relaxing its stay-at-home order. Read full article: De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first...→

De Blasio backs George Floyd protests despite coronavirus gathering ban

De Blasio backs George Floyd protests despite coronavirus gathering ban

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday welcomed peaceful mass protests in the Big Apple over the police-involved death of George Floyd — even as he has staunchly barre [...] Read full article: De Blasio backs George Floyd protests de...→

Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up Destruction Of Homeless Encampments

Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up Destruction Of Homeless Encampments

"If the city isn't going to give me a safe place to stay inside, can't they at least just let me live in peace outside?" Read full article: Despite CDC Guidance, De Blasio Ramps Up...→

LIVE: Gov. Cuomo gives update on NY’s coronavirus response

LIVE: Gov. Cuomo gives update on NY’s coronavirus response

Gov. Cuomo holds a press briefing to give an update on New York’s coronavirus response from Iona College in New Rochelle, New York. Read full article: LIVE: Gov. Cuomo gives update on NY’s co...→

Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questions, calls George Floyd video ‘horrifying’

Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questions, calls George Floyd video ‘horrifying’

“I watched that video and my heart just broke,” said de Blasio in response, in reference to viral video footage that shows a white Minneapolis police officer w [...] Read full article: Bill de Blasio dodges Eric Garner questi...→

WATCH: Gov. Murphy Provides Latest Update On Coronavirus Pandemic And New Jersey Reopening

WATCH: Gov. Murphy Provides Latest Update On Coronavirus Pandemic And New Jersey Reopening

He is expected to address outdoor dining regulations and the potential return of youth sports, among other topics. Read full article: WATCH: Gov. Murphy Provides Latest Updat...→

De Blasio, MTA in row over NYC subway and bus readiness for reopening - amNewYork

New Yorkers might need to "improvise" to get around town once the city reopens, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday — a statement that sparked a stern rebuke Read full article: De Blasio, MTA in row over NYC subway an...→

Mayor De Blasio's Statement That Some New Yorkers 'Are Going To Have To Improvise' To Get Around Town Raises Eyebrows

Mayor De Blasio's Statement That Some New Yorkers 'Are Going To Have To Improvise' To Get Around Town Raises Eyebrows

The mayor was asked what he would tell New Yorkers who don't have a car and don't feel comfortable riding mass transit as the city prepares to reopen.  Read full article: Mayor De Blasio's Statement That Some Ne...→

Coronavirus Friday update: 29 more Minnesotans die as death toll approaches 1,000

Coronavirus Friday update: 29 more Minnesotans die as death toll approaches 1,000

Minnesota’s coronavirus-related deaths neared 1,000 people when 29 new fatalities were reported Friday. It’s been a little more than two months since Minnesota [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Friday update: 29 more Minne...→

De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to improvise’ their way around town

De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to improvise’ their way around town

New Yorkers will “have to improvise” how they get around town during the next phase of the coronavirus crisis, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday. Read full article: De Blasio says New Yorkers ‘have to impr...→

Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner amid George Floyd outrage: 'I made a mistake'

Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner amid George Floyd outrage: 'I made a mistake'

"We made a mistake. I made a mistake," Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday, reflecting on Eric Garner and parallels between Garner's death and the killing of Geor [...] Read full article: Mayor De Blasio reflects on Eric Garner ...→

De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Businesses 2 Million Face Coverings As They Reopen

De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Businesses 2 Million Face Coverings As They Reopen

Mayor Bill de Blasio said 200,000-400,000 will likely be going back to work in the coming weeks, and said business owners need help and guidance as the New Yor [...] Read full article: De Blasio Says NYC Will Provide Business...→

‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday called for charges against the Minneapolis cops involved in the death of George Floyd, saying he was “horrified” by the video. “G [...] Read full article: ‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges ...→

New Yorkers bash Cuomo over 'unconscionable' nursing home deaths from coronavirus pandemic

New Yorkers bash Cuomo over 'unconscionable' nursing home deaths from coronavirus pandemic

Fox News contributor Lawrence Jones spoke to New Yorkers this week about Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: New Yorkers bash Cuomo over 'unconsciona...→

East Bay SPCA offers free pet food to families in need amid the coronavirus pandemic

East Bay SPCA offers free pet food to families in need amid the coronavirus pandemic

NO PETS LEFT HUNGRY: The East Bay SPCA is hosting a free pet food drive for residents who have been financially impacted amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: East Bay SPCA offers free pet food to fa...→

Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurants and bars are vital to the Big Apple, but many face the risk of closing for good. Owners are begging for reopening directives from Mayor Bill de Bla [...] Read full article: Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs...→

The daily coronavirus update: 35 more deaths, a single-day record | MinnPost

The daily coronavirus update: 35 more deaths, a single-day record | MinnPost

The health commissioner also specifically addressed those protesting the death of George Floyd, encouraging social distancing and the use of face masks. Read full article: The daily coronavirus update: 35 more de...→

'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested Thursday that the white woman the Internet has nicknamed “Central Park Karen,” who called police to report she was [...] Read full article: 'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should ...→

De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be New York's

De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be New York's "Short Term Reality"

"For the next few months, people are going to make their own choice. Some are going to come on mass transit and some are not." Read full article: De Blasio Expects More Car Traffic To Be...→

De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined other city lawmakers who have suggested laws could change to punish incidents like the one in Central Park in which a [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'd...→

Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Activists are taking a dim view of what they believe as a lackadaisical approach to mitigating increased traffic from fearful mass transit users turning Read full article: Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough t...→