An ice cream truck makes its way through the streets of Brooklyn, New York, in June 2007. On Wednesday, city officials announced they have begun to seize vehicles involved in an alleged scam to avoid nearly $4.5 million in traffic fines.
More than 285 cases of the measles have been reported in New York since October. Nearly all are associated with people who live in the Williamsburg or Borough Park neighborhoods of Brooklyn.
Vice President Joe Biden, center, arrives for funeral services for New York City police officer Rafael Ramos at Christ Tabernacle Church, in the Glendale section of Queens, on Saturday.
A horse-drawn carriage operator waits for riders near Central Park in New York on October 20, 2014. Mayor Bill de Blasio is backing legislation that would ban such carriages in 2016.
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