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Philly Mayor Kenney's Administration Under Fire For How City Spending Part Of Federal Grant Meant For Coronavirus Testing, Contact Tracing

Philly Mayor Kenney's Administration Under Fire For How City Spending Part Of Federal Grant Meant For Coronavirus Testing, Contact Tracing

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's administration is under fire for how the city is spending a small part of a big federal grant meant for COVID-19 testing and co [...] Read full article: Philly Mayor Kenney's Administration Und...→

Philly Mayor Kenney's Administration Under Fire For How City Spending Part Of Federal Grant Meant For Coronavirus Testing, Contact Tracing

Philly Mayor Kenney's Administration Under Fire For How City Spending Part Of Federal Grant Meant For Coronavirus Testing, Contact Tracing

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's administration is under fire for how the city is spending a small part of a big federal grant meant for COVID-19 testing and co [...] Read full article: Philly Mayor Kenney's Administration Und...→

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio projects that up to 22,000 city employees could be laid off or furloughed to save $1 billion in agency spending for fiscal year Read full article: Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city emp...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence's mayor ordered the word "plantations" scrubbed from Rhode Island's official state name on official city documents. Read full article: Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' ...→

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

“Structural racism pervades this city in ways that are still not acknowledged and recognized,” said de Blasio. "We have to change that." Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Ho...→

Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step in After Same Building Keeps Catching on Fire

Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step in After Same Building Keeps Catching on Fire

Some serious deja vu is playing out on Dalbergia Street in Barrio Logan, and not the good kind. The kind that endangers human lives, private property, and wast [...] Read full article: Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step i...→

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

A group of aldermen this week sent Lightfoot a letter demanding a promise not to spend any of those funds on policing, but the mayor's office has made no such [...] Read full article: Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's ...→

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta had recently started a review of all of its police use of force policies when Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police officers in the parking lot [...] Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Revie...→

Fire Forces People From Center City Row Homes

Fire Forces People From Center City Row Homes

Residents were forced from their homes early Monday morning after fire broke out in a row of Center City homes. Read full article: Fire Forces People From Center City Row ...→

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston's mayor declared racism a "public health crisis" and announced the reallocation of funds from the police department's overtime budget. Read full article: Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public H...→

Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Plaza set to be demolished

Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Plaza set to be demolished

President Trump’s vacant former hotel and casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is officially set to be demolished nearly six years since closing, Mayor Marty S [...] Read full article: Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Pl...→

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

With many people still suffering from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the Philadelphia City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a package o [...] Read full article: Philly City Council Votes to Extend Evic...→

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

The mayor’s plan comes just one week after the city passed a budget that maintained the police department’s budget Read full article: San Jose mayor releases extensive police...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

The City Council is putting pressure on the mayor's office and the city's health commissioner to turn over an internal report that allegedly shows undercounted [...] Read full article: City Council gives mayor, health commiss...→

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Earlier this week, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea reportedly told The Associated Press he would be willing to scale back the department’s role in schools and [...] Read full article: Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New ...→

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. Read full article: NYC to make Juneteenth an official city ...→

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

As many as 300,000 workers are expected to get back to work as outdoor dining, in-store shopping and office work resume. Read full article: New York City Will Enter Next Phase of R...→

Firefighter injured after rescuing family, dogs from Cooper City house fire

Firefighter injured after rescuing family, dogs from Cooper City house fire

COOPER CITY, FLA. (WSVN) - A firefighter was injured after entering a home that went up in flames in Cooper City. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue... Read full article: Firefighter injured after rescuing famil...→

Protesters rally outside Newton fire station after mayor orders removal of memorial flag

Protesters rally outside Newton fire station after mayor orders removal of memorial flag

NEWTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A flag fight is underway in Newton after the city’s mayor ordered firefighters to remove a memorial flag. More than 200... Read full article: Protesters rally outside Newton fire sta...→

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

"The size of the city hall bureaucracy has without a doubt grown over the years. It needs to be stopped," said Mayor Johnson. Read full article: Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defun...→

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

MIAMI (WSVN) - City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced that the city is not going into the next phase of reopening due to major... Read full article: Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase...→

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Cassie Franklin, the 48-year-old mayor of Everett, Washington, made national headlines early on during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19...→

Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening, protests, police reforms

Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening, protests, police reforms

Police reform and defunding the police have been sentiments being shared by protesters across the country, including cities in the tri-state area. Read full article: Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening...→

City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove South Philly Columbus Statue

City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove South Philly Columbus Statue

Following weeks of protests, physical confrontations and allegations of police bias, Mayor Jim Kenney announced the city intends to “seek the removal” of the C [...] Read full article: City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove S...→

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

A Michigan mayor has resigned amid criticism for saying she’d be “crucified” if she didn’t vote to reappoint a black city official. Beth Bashert stepped down a [...] Read full article: Michigan mayor resigns over race comment...→

Judge Denies City Of Chicago's Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit After 2018 Fire Killed 10 Children

A judge has denied the City of Chicago's motion to dismiss a lawsuit following a deadly fire in Little Village that killed 10 children.  Read full article: Judge Denies City Of Chicago's Motion To...→

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for city government during a news conference Friday. The mayor’s address is scheduled [...] Read full article: Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial...→

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

This founder’s no keeper as far as some powerful New York City Council members are concerned. A group of Big Apple local elected officials on Thursday formally [...] Read full article: Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Th...→

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

The mayor of Duluth, Minn. is pushing city council members to remove the word “chief” from job titles, saying the term is offensive to Native Americans. Read full article: Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove...→

FBI Turns To Social Media To Find Philadelphia Woman Who Allegedly Lit 2 Police Vehicles On Fire During Civil Unrest In City

FBI Turns To Social Media To Find Philadelphia Woman Who Allegedly Lit 2 Police Vehicles On Fire During Civil Unrest In City

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Federal authorities turned to social media to help charge a Philadelphia woman in the arson of two Philly police vehicles during the unres [...] Read full article: FBI Turns To Social Media To Find Philad...→

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has declared Juneteenth an official city holiday. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in America. [...] Read full article: Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Junet...→

Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant police request for more officers | WTOP

After a string of violent incidents on the boardwalk, the mayor of Ocean City, Maryland, said Monday that it is time to grant the police department’s request f [...] Read full article: Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant pol...→

Woman Found Dead During North Philly House Fire

Woman Found Dead During North Philly House Fire

A woman was found dead during a house fire in North Philadelphia Monday afternoon. Read full article: Woman Found Dead During North Philly Hou...→

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Criticizes Group 'Protecting' Christopher Columbus Statue

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Criticizes Group 'Protecting' Christopher Columbus Statue

On Sunday, Mayor Jim Kenney said in a Twitter post that officials were aware of “groups of armed individuals ‘protecting'" the statue. Read full article: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Criticizes...→

Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; Dallas Mayor to City Manager

Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; Dallas Mayor to City Manager

Amid protesters’ talk of ‘defunding’ police, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson sent City Manager TC Broadnax a memo Friday saying top executives compensations should b [...] Read full article: Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; D...→

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio projects that up to 22,000 city employees could be laid off or furloughed to save $1 billion in agency spending for fiscal year Read full article: Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city emp...→

City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove South Philly Columbus Statue

City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove South Philly Columbus Statue

Following weeks of protests, physical confrontations and allegations of police bias, Mayor Jim Kenney announced the city intends to “seek the removal” of the C [...] Read full article: City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove S...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

Judge Denies City Of Chicago's Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit After 2018 Fire Killed 10 Children

A judge has denied the City of Chicago's motion to dismiss a lawsuit following a deadly fire in Little Village that killed 10 children.  Read full article: Judge Denies City Of Chicago's Motion To...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Earlier this week, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea reportedly told The Associated Press he would be willing to scale back the department’s role in schools and [...] Read full article: Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New ...→

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

“Structural racism pervades this city in ways that are still not acknowledged and recognized,” said de Blasio. "We have to change that." Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Ho...→

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

This founder’s no keeper as far as some powerful New York City Council members are concerned. A group of Big Apple local elected officials on Thursday formally [...] Read full article: Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Th...→

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

As many as 300,000 workers are expected to get back to work as outdoor dining, in-store shopping and office work resume. Read full article: New York City Will Enter Next Phase of R...→

FBI Turns To Social Media To Find Philadelphia Woman Who Allegedly Lit 2 Police Vehicles On Fire During Civil Unrest In City

FBI Turns To Social Media To Find Philadelphia Woman Who Allegedly Lit 2 Police Vehicles On Fire During Civil Unrest In City

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Federal authorities turned to social media to help charge a Philadelphia woman in the arson of two Philly police vehicles during the unres [...] Read full article: FBI Turns To Social Media To Find Philad...→

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta had recently started a review of all of its police use of force policies when Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police officers in the parking lot [...] Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Revie...→

Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant police request for more officers | WTOP

After a string of violent incidents on the boardwalk, the mayor of Ocean City, Maryland, said Monday that it is time to grant the police department’s request f [...] Read full article: Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant pol...→

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

"The size of the city hall bureaucracy has without a doubt grown over the years. It needs to be stopped," said Mayor Johnson. Read full article: Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defun...→

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston's mayor declared racism a "public health crisis" and announced the reallocation of funds from the police department's overtime budget. Read full article: Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public H...→

Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; Dallas Mayor to City Manager

Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; Dallas Mayor to City Manager

Amid protesters’ talk of ‘defunding’ police, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson sent City Manager TC Broadnax a memo Friday saying top executives compensations should b [...] Read full article: Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; D...→

Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening, protests, police reforms

Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening, protests, police reforms

Police reform and defunding the police have been sentiments being shared by protesters across the country, including cities in the tri-state area. Read full article: Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening...→

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

With many people still suffering from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the Philadelphia City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a package o [...] Read full article: Philly City Council Votes to Extend Evic...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

A Michigan mayor has resigned amid criticism for saying she’d be “crucified” if she didn’t vote to reappoint a black city official. Beth Bashert stepped down a [...] Read full article: Michigan mayor resigns over race comment...→

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

The mayor’s plan comes just one week after the city passed a budget that maintained the police department’s budget Read full article: San Jose mayor releases extensive police...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

The City Council is putting pressure on the mayor's office and the city's health commissioner to turn over an internal report that allegedly shows undercounted [...] Read full article: City Council gives mayor, health commiss...→

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence's mayor ordered the word "plantations" scrubbed from Rhode Island's official state name on official city documents. Read full article: Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' ...→

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for city government during a news conference Friday. The mayor’s address is scheduled [...] Read full article: Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial...→

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. Read full article: NYC to make Juneteenth an official city ...→

Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step in After Same Building Keeps Catching on Fire

Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step in After Same Building Keeps Catching on Fire

Some serious deja vu is playing out on Dalbergia Street in Barrio Logan, and not the good kind. The kind that endangers human lives, private property, and wast [...] Read full article: Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step i...→

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

The mayor of Duluth, Minn. is pushing city council members to remove the word “chief” from job titles, saying the term is offensive to Native Americans. Read full article: Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove...→

Firefighter injured after rescuing family, dogs from Cooper City house fire

Firefighter injured after rescuing family, dogs from Cooper City house fire

COOPER CITY, FLA. (WSVN) - A firefighter was injured after entering a home that went up in flames in Cooper City. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue... Read full article: Firefighter injured after rescuing famil...→

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

A group of aldermen this week sent Lightfoot a letter demanding a promise not to spend any of those funds on policing, but the mayor's office has made no such [...] Read full article: Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's ...→

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has declared Juneteenth an official city holiday. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in America. [...] Read full article: Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Junet...→

Protesters rally outside Newton fire station after mayor orders removal of memorial flag

Protesters rally outside Newton fire station after mayor orders removal of memorial flag

NEWTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A flag fight is underway in Newton after the city’s mayor ordered firefighters to remove a memorial flag. More than 200... Read full article: Protesters rally outside Newton fire sta...→

Woman Found Dead During North Philly House Fire

Woman Found Dead During North Philly House Fire

A woman was found dead during a house fire in North Philadelphia Monday afternoon. Read full article: Woman Found Dead During North Philly Hou...→

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

MIAMI (WSVN) - City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced that the city is not going into the next phase of reopening due to major... Read full article: Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase...→

Fire Forces People From Center City Row Homes

Fire Forces People From Center City Row Homes

Residents were forced from their homes early Monday morning after fire broke out in a row of Center City homes. Read full article: Fire Forces People From Center City Row ...→

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Criticizes Group 'Protecting' Christopher Columbus Statue

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Criticizes Group 'Protecting' Christopher Columbus Statue

On Sunday, Mayor Jim Kenney said in a Twitter post that officials were aware of “groups of armed individuals ‘protecting'" the statue. Read full article: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Criticizes...→

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Cassie Franklin, the 48-year-old mayor of Everett, Washington, made national headlines early on during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19...→

Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Plaza set to be demolished

Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Plaza set to be demolished

President Trump’s vacant former hotel and casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is officially set to be demolished nearly six years since closing, Mayor Marty S [...] Read full article: Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Pl...→

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio projects that up to 22,000 city employees could be laid off or furloughed to save $1 billion in agency spending for fiscal year Read full article: Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city emp...→

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

With many people still suffering from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the Philadelphia City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a package o [...] Read full article: Philly City Council Votes to Extend Evic...→

City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove South Philly Columbus Statue

City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove South Philly Columbus Statue

Following weeks of protests, physical confrontations and allegations of police bias, Mayor Jim Kenney announced the city intends to “seek the removal” of the C [...] Read full article: City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove S...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

A Michigan mayor has resigned amid criticism for saying she’d be “crucified” if she didn’t vote to reappoint a black city official. Beth Bashert stepped down a [...] Read full article: Michigan mayor resigns over race comment...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

The mayor’s plan comes just one week after the city passed a budget that maintained the police department’s budget Read full article: San Jose mayor releases extensive police...→

Judge Denies City Of Chicago's Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit After 2018 Fire Killed 10 Children

A judge has denied the City of Chicago's motion to dismiss a lawsuit following a deadly fire in Little Village that killed 10 children.  Read full article: Judge Denies City Of Chicago's Motion To...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

The City Council is putting pressure on the mayor's office and the city's health commissioner to turn over an internal report that allegedly shows undercounted [...] Read full article: City Council gives mayor, health commiss...→

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence's mayor ordered the word "plantations" scrubbed from Rhode Island's official state name on official city documents. Read full article: Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' ...→

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Earlier this week, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea reportedly told The Associated Press he would be willing to scale back the department’s role in schools and [...] Read full article: Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New ...→

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for city government during a news conference Friday. The mayor’s address is scheduled [...] Read full article: Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial...→

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

“Structural racism pervades this city in ways that are still not acknowledged and recognized,” said de Blasio. "We have to change that." Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Ho...→

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. Read full article: NYC to make Juneteenth an official city ...→

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

This founder’s no keeper as far as some powerful New York City Council members are concerned. A group of Big Apple local elected officials on Thursday formally [...] Read full article: Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Th...→

Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step in After Same Building Keeps Catching on Fire

Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step in After Same Building Keeps Catching on Fire

Some serious deja vu is playing out on Dalbergia Street in Barrio Logan, and not the good kind. The kind that endangers human lives, private property, and wast [...] Read full article: Barrio Logan Workers Want City to Step i...→

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

As many as 300,000 workers are expected to get back to work as outdoor dining, in-store shopping and office work resume. Read full article: New York City Will Enter Next Phase of R...→

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

The mayor of Duluth, Minn. is pushing city council members to remove the word “chief” from job titles, saying the term is offensive to Native Americans. Read full article: Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove...→

Firefighter injured after rescuing family, dogs from Cooper City house fire

Firefighter injured after rescuing family, dogs from Cooper City house fire

COOPER CITY, FLA. (WSVN) - A firefighter was injured after entering a home that went up in flames in Cooper City. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue... Read full article: Firefighter injured after rescuing famil...→

FBI Turns To Social Media To Find Philadelphia Woman Who Allegedly Lit 2 Police Vehicles On Fire During Civil Unrest In City

FBI Turns To Social Media To Find Philadelphia Woman Who Allegedly Lit 2 Police Vehicles On Fire During Civil Unrest In City

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Federal authorities turned to social media to help charge a Philadelphia woman in the arson of two Philly police vehicles during the unres [...] Read full article: FBI Turns To Social Media To Find Philad...→

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

A group of aldermen this week sent Lightfoot a letter demanding a promise not to spend any of those funds on policing, but the mayor's office has made no such [...] Read full article: Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's ...→

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has declared Juneteenth an official city holiday. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in America. [...] Read full article: Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Junet...→

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta had recently started a review of all of its police use of force policies when Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police officers in the parking lot [...] Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Revie...→

Protesters rally outside Newton fire station after mayor orders removal of memorial flag

Protesters rally outside Newton fire station after mayor orders removal of memorial flag

NEWTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A flag fight is underway in Newton after the city’s mayor ordered firefighters to remove a memorial flag. More than 200... Read full article: Protesters rally outside Newton fire sta...→

Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant police request for more officers | WTOP

After a string of violent incidents on the boardwalk, the mayor of Ocean City, Maryland, said Monday that it is time to grant the police department’s request f [...] Read full article: Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant pol...→

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

"The size of the city hall bureaucracy has without a doubt grown over the years. It needs to be stopped," said Mayor Johnson. Read full article: Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defun...→

Woman Found Dead During North Philly House Fire

Woman Found Dead During North Philly House Fire

A woman was found dead during a house fire in North Philadelphia Monday afternoon. Read full article: Woman Found Dead During North Philly Hou...→

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

MIAMI (WSVN) - City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced that the city is not going into the next phase of reopening due to major... Read full article: Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase...→

Fire Forces People From Center City Row Homes

Fire Forces People From Center City Row Homes

Residents were forced from their homes early Monday morning after fire broke out in a row of Center City homes. Read full article: Fire Forces People From Center City Row ...→

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Criticizes Group 'Protecting' Christopher Columbus Statue

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Criticizes Group 'Protecting' Christopher Columbus Statue

On Sunday, Mayor Jim Kenney said in a Twitter post that officials were aware of “groups of armed individuals ‘protecting'" the statue. Read full article: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Criticizes...→

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston's mayor declared racism a "public health crisis" and announced the reallocation of funds from the police department's overtime budget. Read full article: Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public H...→

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Cassie Franklin, the 48-year-old mayor of Everett, Washington, made national headlines early on during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19...→

Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; Dallas Mayor to City Manager

Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; Dallas Mayor to City Manager

Amid protesters’ talk of ‘defunding’ police, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson sent City Manager TC Broadnax a memo Friday saying top executives compensations should b [...] Read full article: Top Executive Pay Should Be Cut First; D...→

Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Plaza set to be demolished

Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Plaza set to be demolished

President Trump’s vacant former hotel and casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is officially set to be demolished nearly six years since closing, Mayor Marty S [...] Read full article: Atlantic City mayor says former Trump Pl...→

Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening, protests, police reforms

Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening, protests, police reforms

Police reform and defunding the police have been sentiments being shared by protesters across the country, including cities in the tri-state area. Read full article: Jersey City mayor weighs in on reopening...→