Katie Honan

Katie Honan is a reporter for THE CITY. Previously, she covered City Hall for The Wall Street Journal, and neighborhoods in Queens for DNAinfo.com. She also worked as a social media editor at NBC 4 New York. A Queens native, Honan graduated from St. John’s University and the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.

Mayor says he’ll instruct NYPD to get people to psychiatric treatment when they fail to meet their “basic needs.” Advocates say he’s crossing a line.
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Elon Musk’s chaotic takeover of the social media platform has some of the city’s most prolific users wondering how they’ll instantly communicate with millions of New Yorkers.
Mayor says “public safety issues” at his Brooklyn townhouse caused him to rent a room in an apartment leased by Lisa White, who’s now a police deputy commissioner.
NYCFC will be crossing from The Bronx to Queens for a new soccer stadium that will be coupled with 2,500 so-called affordable housing units, local electeds and developers are expected to announce Wednesday.
Because of once-a-decade redistricting, City Council members are having to defend their seats just two years after taking them. Tuesday night’s strong showing for local Republicans is a big topic of conversation — in Puerto Rico.
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Janno Lieber, the MTA’s chairperson and CEO, made a trip to the Somos conference — the first of its kind for any transit leader in recent memory — where he called for lawmakers to find new sources of revenue for the struggling system.
As Republicans look poised to oust veteran Democratic lawmakers, some officials are publicly sounding the alarm about the state and county party organizations.
While pre-election polls showed a close race, Democrats’ overwhelming registration advantage and late get-out-the-vote effort were enough for the incumbent to prevail.
The former DOB head hired Joseph Livreri as a City Council aide in 2019. Livreri is still working under Councilmember Joann Ariola, even as the Manhattan DA investigates possible mob ties.