NYC begins registering travelers at COVID-19 checkpoints

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City opened new traveler checkpoints Thursday to register visitors and residents returning from nearly three dozen states who are required to quarantine for 14 days — an initiative that drew swift criticism from privacy advocates. The checkpoints, targeting busy entry points like Penn Station, are more of an awareness […]

Sanger’s name to be dropped from NYC clinic over eugenics

NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood of Greater New York will remove the name of pioneering birth control advocate Margaret Sanger from its Manhattan health clinic because of her “harmful connections to the eugenics movement,” the group announced on Tuesday. Sanger, one of the founders of Planned Parenthood of America more than a century ago, […]

Prosecutor: Video shows NYC dismemberment suspect buying saw

NEW YORK (AP) — Surveillance video shows thepersonal assistant chargedin the death of a 33-year-old tech entrepreneur found dismembered in his luxury Manhattan condo buying the electric saw and cleaning supplies that were left near the body, prosecutors said Saturday. Tyrese Haspil, 21, was arraigned just after midnight on a charge of second-degree murder in […]

Mayor: NYC poised to open zoos, play ball under reopen plan

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is on track to allow zoos to open at limited capacity and professional sports without spectators starting next week under the next phase of its reopening plan, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday. While a formal approval from the state had yet to be announced, de Blasio said […]

NYC delays resumption of indoor dining at restaurants

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that he was delaying the planned resumption of indoor dining at restaurants in the city out of fear it would cause a spike in coronavirus infections.

NYC delays resumption of indoor dining at restaurants

NEW YORK (AP) — Indoor dining at New York City restaurants will be delayed out of fear it would cause a spike in coronavirus infections, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. De Blasio, a Democrat, said he was concerned that if the city welcomed diners back into the enclosed spaces of […]

In NYC, marking 50th anniversary of Pride, no matter what

NEW YORK (AP) — There were protests, rainbow flags and performances — it was LGBTQ Pride, after all. But what was normally an outpouring on the streets of New York City looked a little different this year, thanks to social distancing rules required by the coronavirus. With the city’s massive Pride parade canceled, Sunday’s performances […]

NY adds states to quarantine list, sends monitors to NYC

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is urging travelers from eight additional states to self-quarantine for 14 days as it awaits a decision on the reopening of indoor dining in New York City. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a Tuesday television interview that he plans to send state police and health and liquor officials to […]

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