A 35-year-old woman was stabbed to death inside her Lower Manhattan apartment early Sunday by a man who had followed her down the street and into her building, the police said. The woman, whose identity has not yet been released but who the police said was Asian, is seen inContinue Reading

The New York Police Department issued new guidance late Sunday night requiring all employees to once again wear face masks indoors and outdoors when interacting with the public, whether they are vaccinated or not. The guidance, sent out in an email, says that “regardless of vaccination status,” members of theContinue Reading

More than 2,000 New York City firefighters have taken sick days over the past week in what city officials describe as a large-scale protest against the city’s Covid vaccine mandate for municipal workers, which goes into effect Monday. “Irresponsible bogus sick leave by some of our members is creating aContinue Reading

New York City’s sweeping effort to compel most city employees to receive the coronavirus vaccine before Monday appears to have rapidly boosted inoculation rates and pressured thousands of police officers, firefighters and other government workers who had long held out to get the shot. The vaccination rate among workers affectedContinue Reading

Officials in New York City are bracing for staffing shortages, overhauling schedules and making contingency plans amid fears that thousands of police officers and firefighters could stay home when the vaccine mandate for city workers takes effect on Monday. The mandate, set by Mayor Bill de Blasio, requires city workersContinue Reading