Eric Ulrich, the borough's only Republican on the City Council, is battling Democrat Mike Scala in a campaign rife with personal attacks.
Our latest podcast examines representation: How we get seen and heard everywhere from the court room to the Olympics.
More asylum seekers are stuck behind bars while their cases are being decided, immigration lawyers say.
A lawsuit filed last month in Brooklyn federal court by New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and other AGs, offers data on DACA recipients in New York.
Local arts venue owners and community organizers are worried the new Office of Nightlife will do little to protect artists from rampant real-estate development.
Jabari Brisport, an actor, Bernie Sanders fan and Green Party candidate, is waging an uphill battle to unseat incumbent Councilmember Laurie Cumbo in Brooklyn.
Some 16 years after the terror attacks, some heroes from that day and its aftermath struggle with serious health problems and deportation fears.
As a fierce debate over immigration roils the nation, our reporters show some of the local faces behind the statistics.