New York City

NYC mom demands toddler mask mandate be lifted

Toddlers ages two to five are the only people masked in New York City. The masks were suppose to come off on April 4, but the city refused to lift the mandate because of rising COVID numbers. OAN’s Stella Escobedo caught up with a mom who said the mask mandate no longer makes sense.

Police patrol the A line subway train bound to Inwood, after NYPD deployed an additional 500 officers into the subway system following deadly attacks, Saturday Feb. 13, 2021, in New York. Authorities say an unidentified man could be responsible for four separate stabbing attacks in the New York City subways that have left two people dead. New York police say the assaults happened between Friday morning and early Saturday. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Poll: Almost half of New Yorkers may leave due to crime

Almost half of New York City residents are considering relocating to other cities as violent crime in the Big Apple spirals out of control. That’s according to a new poll by Morning Consult, which found 40 percent of Manhattan residents and 48 percent of people living in other boroughs want to move out of New York.