Locust Club President Michael Mazzeo says the officers were in a difficult position, trying to help someone who appeared to have mental illness. He says they didn't intend to harm Prude.
By Carolyn Thompson, Michael Hill, Associated Press
Daniel Prude died March 30 when his family took him off life support, seven days after officers who encountered him running naked through the street put a hood over his head to stop him from spitting, then held him down…
By Michael Hill, Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
Many cultural institutions in New York City are gingerly reopening their doors. They're weighing the safety of visitors and staff with the need to educate, inspire and support the city's recovery.
By Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy recently announced that he was suspending new operational changes to mail service amid complaints that they had led to delivery slowdowns.
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
By Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press
New York will allow voters to request absentee ballots for the general election because of coronavirus under a new state law signed Thursday. Lawmakers passed the bill last month, and voting rights groups have been calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo…
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get President Donald Trump's tax returns told a judge that he was justified in demanding them, citing public reports of "extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization."…
By Associated Press
The Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday it had lifted a ban that dates back to February. The administration cited a still-existing state law that lets immigrants in the country without legal authorization obtain state driver's licenses and limited federal…
By Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press
The ban approved Wednesday follows an upstate district’s adoption of the technology as part of its security plans, and a lawsuit by civil rights advocates challenging the decision.
By Kathleen Ronayne, Adam Beam, Associated Press
California has surpassed New York for the most coronavirus cases in the country, reporting more than 409,000 infections after setting a record on Tuesday for the state's most confirmed new cases in a single day since the start of the…
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