Shortly after 9/11, Carlos Humberto Cardona was part of a construction company clean–up crew that helped clear the rubble at Ground Zero. Because of that work, today he struggles with chronic respiratory illness and gastrointestinal problems. Despite this background, immigration authorities want to deport him back to…
The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office in upstate NY is asking the public for help in identifying suspects who are littering local neighborhoods with flyers for an upcoming KKK rally in Charlottesville, VA, in July.
If you’ve noticed an uptick in disgruntled Facebook posts from your New York City friends, you’re probably not alone. The NYC subway system has been getting worse for years, and a few recent horror stories—like when a 45-minute delay in a crowded, dark, sweltering line caused passengers to literally disrobe—are signs…
Two weeks into May, on a record-breaking 91-degree day, a handful of men and women gathered in a windowless conference room in a Planned Parenthood center in lower Manhattan; they were there to learn about a little-known state abortion law that forces women in New York to give birth to babies who will die in their…
Ahoy there! The ships have docked and there are currently, as in RIGHT NOW, over 3,700 U.S. and Canadian service members in New York for Memorial Day. Yes, now in its 29th year, Fleet Week is upon us! Here’s a peek at what the guys and gals in uniform are up to:
Seven-hundred workers walked out of the Momentive chemical plant in upstate New York one week before Donald Trump was elected president.
Federal immigration agents attempted to enter a New York City elementary school to make contact with a fourth grader last week, but found themselves rejected.
Donald Trump has been talking tough on North Korea and it’s making people nervous AF. So we went to talk to a doomsday “prepper” who’s ready for anything. He’s just one of a growing number of Americans preparing for disaster in an unpredictable time.
A green card-holding immigrant from China who has lived in New York for almost 20 years was arrested by immigration authorities and detained for over eight months without a bond hearing while he awaited deportation proceedings on nonviolent charges from five years previously, it emerged this week.
A month after he was fired by the Trump administration, one of the most successful prosecutors in the country spoke out against the “do-nothing, say-anything” culture on corruption.
Hey New Yorkers! Big boy Donald Trump Jr. wants to become your next governor. Because why should Daddy have all the fun?
En lo que va de este año fiscal (comenzó en octubre del 2016) al menos 5 personas han muerto bajo la custodia del Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE).
New York City is reportedly preparing a plan to close the Rikers Island jail complex, one of the most notorious—and most notoriously troubled—penal facilities in the country.
NEW YORK—The mood in the room was upbeat. Day one of the Convening of Sanctuary Cities, the first meeting of its kind, had brought together dozens of local elected officials, advocates, and legal experts to pick at fruit plates while sharing strategies to work against the White House’s sweeping immigration agenda. Law…
Ongoing brutality, isolation, and civil rights violations have added urgency to continued calls by opponents of New York City’s Rikers Island jail complex to shut the facility down.
NYPD is charging repeat offender Patrick O’Meara, 38, from Long Island, with a hate crime after he screamed transphobic slurs while brutally attacking two transgender women outside a Queens McDonalds on Friday.
The State Department announced earlier this week it would send two outspoken enemies of LGBTQ and women’s rights to the 61st Session of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women, the global organization’s most important annual meeting on women’s issues.
El político de izquierda y dos veces candidato a la presidencia Andrés Manuel López Obrador viajó este lunes a Nueva York con el empresario Alfonso Romo para reunirse con inmigrantes mexicanos que radican en Estados Unidos.
Whether she’s voicing her support for trans teen Gavin Grimm at the Grammys, urging TV executives to cast more transgender actors and actresses, or discussing beauty standards governed by cisgender women, Laverne Cox always gives us reason to pause and evaluate how to best support those who face a constant societal…