Policy

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill announce a new policy to reduce unnecessary marijuana arrests.
New York City will replace marijuana possession arrests with summonses, but blacks and Latinos will still bear the brunt.
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen defends the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant children from their parents during the White House's daily press briefing on June 18.
Rep. Peter King is the only one to call for an end to the controversial practice.
NYC Health + Hospitals Metropolitan
Rust, muck and pigeons cited at facilities that house the city’s most vulnerable.
A basketball on a roulette wheel
Everything you need to know about the legislative effort to allow sports betting in New York.
Horses racing at Belmont Race Track.
Sports betting is the hot topic, but other gambling issues are also being discussed.
Sports betting in New york
State lawmakers confront legal complications in the rush to allow gambling on games.
Money in a baseball glove new york sports betting
Leading experts weigh in on the likelihood of tackling this “big issue” before the end of session.
Donald Trump, flanked by sons Eric (right) and Donald Jr. (left) during a campaign stop in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2016.
And if federal officials don’t pursue charges, state and city prosecutors could.
NYPD officers
Critics say it lacks transparency, raises civil liberties concerns.
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