Mayor Eric Adams joins Puerto Rico emergency response team to assist in response to Hurricane Fiona

Mayor Eric Adams joins Puerto Rico emergency response team to assist in response to Hurricane Fiona

Elizabeth, New Jersey — Mayor Eric Adams stands by the people of Puerto Rico. He is trying to help them rebuild after Hurricane Fiona wreaked havoc on the island last week. But as CBS2’s John Dias reported, thousands in New Jersey turned a party into a cause to help too. READ MORE: New York, New … Read more

NYC Ends Vaccine Mandate for Private Sector Employees, Extracurricular Activities

NYC Ends Vaccine Mandate for Private Sector Employees, Extracurricular Activities

NEW YORK — Mayor Eric Adams ended the COVID vaccine mandate for private sector workers, but not city workers, on Tuesday morning. That has left many wondering what the reason was for such a move. CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge spoke to people outside City Hall. “City workers were ordered to shoot or we’ll be fired, so … Read more

Mayor Eric Adams, NYPD celebrate safe Labor Day weekend, West Indian Day events

Mayor Eric Adams, NYPD celebrate safe Labor Day weekend, West Indian Day events

NEW YORK — Mayor Eric Adams says New York City came together to make sure this weekend’s celebration of Caribbean culture went safely and smoothly. With festivities back in full swing for the first time in two years, the NYPD, other city agencies and violence interrupters worked together to keep the events peaceful. READ MORE: … Read more

Jacob Riis Houses tenants are losing patience with the city’s response to tap water arsenic problems

Jacob Riis Houses tenants are losing patience with the city’s response to tap water arsenic problems

NEW YORK — For the fourth day, about 3,000 inhabitants of the city it is advised not to drink or cook with the water at home. NYCHA’s latest test results at the Jacob Riis Houses show no arsenic was found, but further testing is needed. CBS2’s Astrid Martinez spoke to concerned tenants and city leaders … Read more

New York officials share gun safety update

New York officials share gun safety update

New York officials share gun safety update – CBS New York Watch CBS News Gov. Kathy Hochul, Mayor Eric Adams & NYPD officials discuss new gun laws for Times Square and New York City. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On

Political expert: Mayor Eric Adams takes big risk to back moderate Democrats over progressives in state primaries

Political expert: Mayor Eric Adams takes big risk to back moderate Democrats over progressives in state primaries

NEW YORK — Tuesday is decision day for New York voters and Mayor Eric Adams plays an unusually active role in a number of Senate primaries. The mayor wants to beat left-wing Democrats who support criminal justice reforms, which he says has made it harder to make the streets safer, CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reported Monday. … Read more

More Buses of Migrants Sent from Texas Arrive in NYC

More Buses of Migrants Sent from Texas Arrive in NYC

Two busloads of migrants shipped from Texas arrived in Midtown Friday morning, while others departed high-tailed from the Big Apple after failing to get beds in overcrowded local shelters. The influx of asylum seekers from South and Central America to the Port Authority comes just as Mayor Eric Adams bragged on a morning talk show … Read more

Migrants with bus to New York and DC entangled in political struggle

Migrants with bus to New York and DC entangled in political struggle

NYC Mayor Criticizes Texas Governor As More Migrants Arrive 02:04 When nearly 100 migrants arrived in New York City from Texas on Wednesday morning, they got off buses and were caught in a political firestorm. Since Aprilmore than 6,600 asylum seekers who have already been processed and released by the Department of Homeland Security have … Read more