(NEW YORK) -- New York City plans to open humanitarian relief centers for asylum seekers coming from Texas and states along the southern border, Mayor Eric Adams announced Thursday. The Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Centers will offer aid to individual and family asylum seekers... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York City Mayor Eric Adams on Sunday called for more "coordination" with the federal government and Govs. Greg Abbott, R-Texas, and Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., who are busing and flying newly arrived migrants to blue states across the country. "I traveled to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Former Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms defended President Joe Biden's prime-time address on Thursday, warning of the threat "MAGA" Republicans pose to American democracy on "This Week," saying Biden spoke "optimistically" about the country, but also said that the nation needs to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The main pump at the main water treatment facility in Jackson, Mississippi, shut down due to flooding that worsened longstanding issues, leaving up to 180,000 people without access to running water in their homes. A state of emergency was declared on Tuesday... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Staffing shortages, system issues and multiple equipment failures have led to a crisis where Jackson, Mississippi, residents have lost running water for an indefinite amount of time, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said at a press conference on Tuesday. Lumumba attributed the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott defended sending buses of migrants from the Texas-Mexico border to Democrat-led cities amid a feud with New York City Mayor Eric Adams, who accused Abbott of using migrants as “political pawns” amid a crisis on the southern... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In an effort to combat a surge in gun violence, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner implemented the One Safe Houston initiative that he said has made significant progress. Turner spoke to ABC News’ GMA3 about engaging his community to join the fight against... Read More.
(LAS VEGAS, N.M.) -- As his city stands on the brink of running out of water, Las Vegas, New Mexico, Mayor Louie Trujillo said the fires that initiated the problem could have been avoided. "The government is 100% responsible for this disaster and we intend... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- At a House subcommittee hearing last week on the economic impact of mass shootings on local communities, Mayor of Buffalo, New York, Byron Brown, testified about the aftermath of the shooting at a supermarket in May that killed 10 people and left... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Just 16 days after a man wielding an AR-15-style rifle allegedly killed seven people and injured more than 40 at a Fourth of July parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, the town's mayor pleaded with Congress to pass a federal... Read More.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin made his stance on the premature publication of the surveillance video at Robb Elementary School abundantly clear to community members in attendance at the city's council meeting Tuesday, calling the way it was released "one of the... Read More.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- ABC News pieced together what happened the day Salvador Ramos allegedly killed 21 people at Robb Elementary School, using maps, video evidence and information from law enforcement. The mayor of Uvalde, Texas, said in a press release Friday that he supports... Read More.