Timothy Pearson, a close friend of Mayor Eric Adams, works both as a senior adviser to the mayor and as a vice president overseeing security at the Resorts World New York City casino in Queens.
City residents are concerned about violent crime, housing costs, school budget cuts and homelessness. Some believe that the mayor has not met the challenge.
Ridership is down, even though crime levels have stayed the same. New Yorkers who ply longest subway route say the city feels unmoored.
Gov. Greg Abbott chartered a bus to send a group of migrants to New York, where Mayor Eric Adams said asylum seekers were overwhelming the city’s homeless shelters.
Thousands of migrants have been arriving on buses sent by the governors of Texas and Arizona. Many have ended up in homeless shelters and on the streets.
Mayor Eric Adams is calling forcefully for more changes to state bail laws, putting pressure on Gov. Kathy Hochul as she runs for a full term in November.
There simply aren’t enough places to live, a crisis decades in the making and one that poses a threat to the city’s continuing recovery.
Letters from victims and activists drew the Justice Department’s attention after city and state officials failed to act on the same complaints.
Parents sued the city over plans to cut money to schools that have lost students, even as the mayor and City Council try to make a deal to restore funds.
There’s anecdotal evidence of an uptick in asylum seekers in New York City’s homeless shelter system, but advocates say it’s convenient to blame them.
New York City is letting down its residents by nixing swimming lessons.
The project promises to update the notorious eyesore but critics of the plan are concerned about the cost.
The mayor’s skill in wielding race and biography has energized Black activists with shared experiences to push alternate solutions to New York City’s problems.
As the city and federal government strain to supply enough vaccines, patients face a private battle to find treatment and relief from serious symptoms.
Mayor Eric Adams has traveled across the country to court donors, receiving contributions from casino and sports betting executives.
The mayor says he has never seen crime at this level, but shootings and murders are down this year. Some see his comments as fear mongering.
Long lines for vaccines. Testing is slowed. Antivirals are held up. Treatment is easier for the privileged. Sound familiar?
Competition from the private sector and the government’s balky hiring practices have prompted thousands to flee city government.
It’s hard to imagine support for a white candidate so unsuited for the role.
Once among the most vigilant, New Yorkers respond to a highly transmissible new wave of Covid cases with the most New York of attitudes.
The work of holding law enforcement agencies accountable is arduous but vital.
A deadly confrontation at a Harlem store feeds a broader debate about crime and politics.
Is Eric Adams revealing himself to be the man the city needs?
Mayor Eric Adams says that offering immediate prescriptions to people who test positive at the mobile sites will help address concerns over inequities in distributing antiviral treatments.
Ahead of the state primary elections, Republican and Democratic candidates expound on the issues — and exactly where upstate New York begins.
Mayor Eric Adams has said that he no longer owns a Brooklyn co-op, despite public records to the contrary. But in public filings, he acknowledged ownership.
On Juneteenth, a commemoration tells the story of a community that was displaced when the park was created in the 1850s.
The significance of the new numbers can be hard to discern, because city officials used different methods to tally a subpopulation during the pandemic.
The backing from Mr. Adams, the New York City mayor, could help the governor shore up support among Black and Latino voters.
Mayor Eric Adams laid out a blueprint to increase homeownership, reduce street homelessness and improve public housing. But housing groups say his budget, $1 billion short of what he had promised, will not be enough.
Mayor Eric Adams wants to jump-start the project, but some critics have raised safety concerns.
The mayor has kicked off a cross-country fund-raising blitz for re-election, taking his tour to Chicago and Beverly Hills, even as he confronts major challenges in New York City.
Helped by better-than-expected tax revenue, the spending plan reflects the tension between Mayor Eric Adams and the City Council over the issue of crime.
Mayor Eric Adams faced a bumpy first round in pushing his agenda in Albany, particularly when it came to his education goals.
A bill approved by state lawmakers to shrink New York City class sizes would cost millions, and its passage reignited a longstanding debate about whether the move would help students as intended.
The city’s public housing system, the largest in the nation, has become an emblem of disinvestment and deterioration. But a new deal could lead to needed repairs in 25,000 apartments.
Mayor Eric Adams proposed a series of zoning changes designed to eliminate bureaucratic rules that interfered with New York City’s recovery.
Elected on the premise that he could reduce violent crime, Mayor Eric Adams continues to be confronted with a stubbornly high number of gun offenses.
Mr. Adams was not diagnosed with a learning disability until college. Now, he is making dyslexia screenings a central policy issue.
As workers return to the office, some companies have relocated to ease the commute.
The subway is at a critical moment as transit officials struggle to bring back riders, to shore up the system’s finances and to address fears over safety.
“We’ve got to get it right,” the mayor says, but the City Council and advocates want him to push more and spend more to address the dire shortage of affordable housing.
New York City has abandoned its test to screen for gifted and talented children. Now the responsibility of choosing students falls squarely on teacher recommendations.
Mayor Eric Adams has focused on antiviral treatments and at-home testing as coronavirus cases surge again.
As traffic deaths rise in the city, the State Legislature still has the final say on new safety measures, even decreeing when school speed cameras can operate.
Mayor Eric Adams and his chief of staff, Frank Carone, say Mr. Adams’s endorsement of BolaWrap was entirely coincidental.
Celebrity endorsements may signal the end of an era.
Officials and some pediatricians worry the backlash against a mandate could keep children out of school.
Mayor Adams and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who represent divergent wings of the Democratic Party, have not spoken one-on-one in nearly a year.
The city board that sets rents on most regulated apartments may be considering some of the highest increases in years.