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Amazon has announced plans to open an office in Hudson Yards to house 1,500 employees. (Photo: jetcityimage/iStock) Read More.
A few years ago, Times Square was overrun by people dressed as popular cartoon characters, harassing tourists for money. (Photo: 400tmax/iStock) Read More.
New NYPD commissioner Dermot Shea has expressed concern about the effect of the state’s criminal-justice reform measures on public safety.(Photo: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images) Read More.
Politicians are demanding higher taxes to make up the budget deficit. (Photo: Pool/Getty Images) Read More.
The NYPD’s new top cop, Commissioner Dermot Shea, takes charge. (Photo: Kena Betancur/Getty Images) Read More.
New York City has banned the sale of flavored-nicotine vaping products. (Photo: BackyardProduction/iStock) Read More.
Even with the nation’s most extensive public transportation system, New York is still remarkably dependent on private cars. (Photo: peeterv/iStock) Read More.
Starting in 2020, state criminal justice reforms, including bail, will go into effect. (Photo: designer491/iStock) Read More.
Mike Bloomberg apologized for his use of the policing tactic known as “Stop, Question, and Frisk.”(Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images) Read More.
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