New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio made a trip to Paris to show his support after terrorist attacks there that left 17 people dead.
De Blasio paid his respects Tuesday at the offices of the Charlie Hebdo newspaper and at a kosher supermarket. The attacks were carried out on Jan. 7 and Jan. 9.
Accompanied by Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and Charlie Hebdo columnist Patrick Pelloux, he laid flowers at a memorial up the street from the satirical newspaper.
A slate of challengers is working to unseat longtime New York police union leader Patrick Lynch.
The group is led by the Brooklyn South trustee at the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association.
Brian Fusco said Tuesday that union leaders have been "grandstanding" instead of improving officers' "disgraceful and dangerous" work environment.
Lynch is seeking a fifth term as head of the union, which represents 24,000 officers. He had no immediate comment.
Democrats are closing in on a final decision on where to hold their 2016 national convention.
Servers, bartenders and other tipped workers in New York say they deserve a raise but restaurant owners warn paying them more before tips could hurt business.
Seven suburban New York school districts have reached an agreement with the state attorney general to expand educational access for students with limited English skills.
This year’s Oscar nominations are out, which means a lot of complaints from fans of the Lego Movie, which got snubbed for Best Animated Feature, Interstellar, which garnered no big nominations, and diversity in Hollywood, as not a single actor of color got an acting nomination. The Lower Hudson Valley had something to celebrate though, as LoHud.com proudly shares area residents getting Oscar noms including Bill Murray and Foxcatcher director Bennett Miller
New York lawmakers have proposed funding bulletproof glass for police cars in New York City.
New York’s lowly Knicks are trying something new to end their losing streak—they’re heading to London! It got us here thinking about which of the two big cities is better? We think New York, obviously, and luckily the writers at Versus gave us 36 reasons why they agree, like more ethnic groups and lower sales tax. Anglophiles can read the list of why London’s better too… like a lower murder rate.