Convicted killer arrested over attack on Asian American woman in NYC: police

A parolee convicted of killing his mother nearly two decades ago was arrested after allegedly attacking the woman near New York City’s Times Square, police say.

New York City schools in hotspots ordered to close amid coronavirus flare-up

“These clusters have to be attacked,” Governor Andrew Cuomo said, likening the state to a field of dry grass ready to ignite if burning embers aren’t put out fast.

Fifteen children in New York City develop serious inflammatory syndrome possibly linked to COVID-19

The children were admitted to intensive care and required cardiac or respiratory support, including five who required mechanical ventilation. None have died.

New York City mayor lashes out at mourners at large Jewish funeral during pandemic

Bill de Blasio oversaw the dispersal of a large, tightly packed Hasidic Jewish funeral and lashed out at the mourners who had gathered in defiance of social distancing rules.