NYC mayor calls on city council to not close down Rikers Island due to public safety issues
New York Mayor Eric Adams has called on the city council to reevaluate the plan to close down Rikers Island Prison Complex in 2027 due to hi...
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NYC bans TikTok on government phones for posing ‘security threat’
New York City has banned social video app TikTok on government-owned devices, citing security concerns.
Driving the news: On Wednesday, New ...
NYC Mayor Eric Adams says he is ‘Gandhi-like’ at India Indepedence Day ceremony
“I am Gandhi-like,” said Adams. “I think like Gandhi. I act like Gandhi. I want to be like Gandhi”
Asian man, 86, killed by scooter-riding gunman in NYC multiple shooting
An 86-year-old Asian man was fatally shot by a scooter-riding gunman in a shooting rampage that injured three others in Brooklyn and Queens,...
NYC Koreatown restaurant shut down after couple reports they found dead rat in soup
A restaurant in Manhattan’s Koreatown was shut down Wednesday following an inspection triggered by a customer’s report of a dead rat in soup...
Ex-NYPD hate crimes chief sues Mayor Adams for ‘destroying’ her reputation over alleged mishandling
The former head of the New York Police Department’s Hate Crimes Task Force filed a suit against Mayor Eric Adams and the city on Tuesday, ac...
NYC Mayor Adams condemns anti-Hindu hate crimes following latest Gandhi statue vandalization
On Wednesday, New York City Mayor Eric Adams spoke out against anti-Hindu hate crimes after the Shri Tulsi Mandir’s statue of Mahatma Gandh...
New York City Mayor Eric Adams urges support for police after subway shootings: ‘Raise your voice’
On Tuesday, New York City Mayor Eric Adams urged constituents to voice support for the police as violence continues to plague the city.
Mayor Adams announces New York City’s first-ever annual AAPI Cultural and Heritage Parade
New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced Wednesday the city’s first annual Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Cultural and Heritage...
NYC Mayor Eric Adams wants Biden to apologize to Chinese Americans for Trump’s COVID-19 rhetoric
New York City Mayor Eric Adams, who was sworn in on Saturday, said President Joe Biden should apologize to the Chinese community for the su...
Mayor-elect Eric Adams appoints NYC’s first Asian American deputy mayors as part of 5 all-women team
New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams appointed five women as deputy mayors on Monday, two of whom are of Asian descent.
Who they are: The in...