New York

New York Policemen Will Carry Antidote for Heroin Overdose

Facing the rising number of deaths caused by heroin overdoses and other opiates, the police of New York have announced that they will provide funding for the acquisition of Naloxone, a drug which could save the lives of people overdosing.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio Clash on the Subject of Education in New York

The Mayor of New York City and the Governor of the state of New York clashed once more on Tuesday, March 4 in Albany when thousands of people took to the streets, some to support Governor Cuomo, who in last January presented a $1.5 billion dollar budget for Pre-K, a school program to support children younger than 6 years of age, while other supported Mayor de Blasio, who disagrees with the measure.
Victoria's Secret

Two Hispanic Women Are Detained With A Dead Baby In Victoria's Secret Store In New York

Two 17-year-old teenagers were detained on Thursday, October 17 when a security officer of a New York boutique suspected that the teenagers had stolen something and when he checked them, he discovered one of the was carrying a dead baby in a bag.
Dream Act

2014 Immigration Reform: New York Assembly Approves the Dream Act

A law project approved by New York's Assembly, which would grant financial support to students who are sons of undocumented immigrant parents in the United States, was sent to the state Senate on Tuesday where it will be finally be approved or not.
Latino Workers

Latinos Have The Highest Mortality Rate In Accidents Of The New York Construction Industry

The Hispanic and immigrant population employed in the construction industry in the state of New York is the ethnic group most vulnerable to fatal accidents in the workplace, according to a report by the Center for Popular Democracy.
Carmen Fariña and Bill de Blasio

Hispanic Teacher Carmen Fariña, New Leader of the Education System in New York

Former teacher Carmen Fariña will be in charge of running the education system in New York during the government of Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton and New York's Mayor Promote Early Education in Latino Children

The former Secretary of State of the US, Hillary Clinton, and New York's mayor, Bill de Blasio, joined forces to launch a public service campaign that seeks to promote early learning in children of the Latino community.

Hispanic Mother and Her Two Daughters Stabbed to Death in Their New York Apartment

A woman and her two small daughters were stabbed to death in their apartment on Sunday, Jan. 19, and no arrests have been made yet.
No Pants Subway Ride 2014

No Pants Subway Ride 2014: People Around the World Celebrate Day with Just Underwear

Sunday January 12, 2014, commuters in major cities throughout the world saw fellow commuters ride the train and subways in their underwear.
Polar Vortex

Winter Storm Watch, News Update & Forecast: Record Temperatures Freeze Midwest America Killing 9

New records for low temperatures were set as a deadly blast of actic air covered the eastern part of the United States.

Teenage Parents in NY Accused of Forcing Their 2-Year-Old Baby to Smoke Marijuana

Two teenager parents have been accused by the Chautauqua, New York Police Department of forcing their two-year-old baby to smoke marijuana, reported local media.

New York Police Investigate Mexican Official Over His Baby's Death

An official from the Mexican consulate in New York and his wife will be investigated by the police relating the death of their four-months-old son, after it was discovered the baby had bruises.
U.S. House won't follow Senate lead on immigration bill: Boehner

Immigration Reform is Dead This Year, According to Speaker Boehner, But Sen. Schumer Still Has Hope

On Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner said that an immigration reform bill would not pass the House this year. However, Sen. Schumer is still hopeful that it could pass this year or early next year.
supreme court

Supreme Court to Decide on Prayers in Public Meeting

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in the Town of Greece vs. Galloway, a case addressing the constitutionality of sectarian prayers at a town council meeting in upstate New York.
Avonte Missing

Avonte Oquendo's Brother Writes 'Avonte, I Know You Are Out There Somewhere' as Search Continues

The brother of missing autistic teen Avonte Oquendo released a message on the Bring Avonte Home Facebook page on Monday.
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