Should school lunch be free for all Today, more than 75 percent of city public school students are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, which applies to kids whose families earn less than $43,600 per year.
Time to take care of city's union workers At the start of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s first term, budget surplus from the prior administration has paved the way for a seemingly peaceful start to 2014. However, firefighters, police, sanitation w...
(Reuters) - Two New York police officers were shot on Saturday in their patrol car, and a suspect is in custody, a police spokesman said. The officers were on patrol in the borough of Brooklyn. They were taken to Brooklyn's Woodhull Medical Center, and their conditions are unknown, the spokesman said. The suspected shooter, a 28-year-old man, is being treated for injuries at the Brooklyn Hospital Center, and a weapon has been recovered, he said. (Reporting by Ian Simpson; editing by Gunna Dickson)
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Demonstrators chanting, "Black lives matter," converged in the Mall of America rotunda Saturday as part of a protest of police brutality that caused at least part of the mall to shut down on a busy day for holiday shoppers.
NEW YORK (AP) — An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, striking them both before running into a nearby subway station and apparently committing suicide, police said.