(NEW YORK) -- Candidates and officials sharply criticized the New York City Board of Elections -- with some calling for reforms -- after the BOE admitted late Tuesday night to counting over 130,000 test votes in an initial release of vote tallies for the... Read More.
(CINCINNATI, Ohio) -- The family of an 8-year-old boy who took his own life after claims of being repeatedly bullied is expected to reach a tentative $3 million settlement that calls for anti-bullying reforms with an Ohio school district. Third grader Gabriel Taye was a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats repeated calls for Congress to pass sweeping voting rights legislation after efforts to pass election reform in Texas led to a walkout by House Democrats over the holiday weekend. The calls for federal legislation come as restrictive voting bills work their way... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The House late Wednesday night passed a sweeping ethics and voting rights package, first introduced in 2019.The "For the People Act of 2021" is something Democrats say is urgently needed as Republican-controlled state legislatures... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The House on Wednesday is expected to pass a sweeping ethics and voting rights package first introduced in 2019, one Democrats say is urgently needed as GOP-controlled state legislatures scramble to change voting laws in the... Read More.
BY MEREDITH DELISO AND JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(ROCHESTER, N.Y.) -- An independent investigation into the government handling of the death of Daniel Prude moved forward on Friday when the Rochester City Council authorized the power to subpoena several city departments,... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As the novel coronavirus tightened its deadly grip on New York City in the spring, police went on a social distancing crackdown.Instead of the move sending a message about the importance... Read More.