Good morning and happy Monday!

Happening today:

At 9:30 a.m., Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will deliver remarks at the 20th anniversary celebration of the Strivright School. 3321 Avenue M at 34th St., Brooklyn.

At 10 a.m., Hochul will announce the opening for the affordable and supportive housing for older New Yorkers, 333 Lenox Road Apartments, Brooklyn.

Also at 10 a.m., Democrat Michelle Hinchey will kickoff her campaign for the 46th Senate district. The Senate House, 296 Fair St., Kingston.

At 10:30 a.m., New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will deliver remarks. City Hall Rotunda, New York City.

At 11 a.m., Speaker Carl Heastie will join Assemblywoman Jamie Romeo to tour I-Square, 400 Bakers Park, Rochester.

At 1 p.m., Speaker Heastie will visit the Repurpose and More Store at the Child Care Council of Rochester, 595 Blossom Road.

At 2 p.m., New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams will announce citywide Bahamas relief initiative. Blue Room, City Hall, New York City.

Also at 2 p.m., Heastie will visit the University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics (this is closed to the press). 250 East River Road, Rochester.

At 2:15 p.m., New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray will make an announcement, City Hall Blue Room, New York City.

At 2:30 p.m., Hochul will announce the launch of workforce development awareness week and funding for job training at New York City Employment and Training Coalition’s 2019 conference. CUNY Graduate Center. 365 5th Ave., New York City.

At 3 p.m., Sen. Robert Ortt will hold a press conference on a bill banning charitable gun raffles. 5657 Killian Road, North Tonawanda.

At 7 p.m., Mayor de Blasio will be on NY1’s Inside City Hall.


City Councilman Ydanis Rodríguez has begun the process to run for Rep. José Serrano’s Bronx congressional seat, according to Federal Election Commission records.

Five years after the death of Eric Garner, legislation is being introduced in New York State to stop chokeholds.

A New York judge Friday ordered President Donald Trump to give a videotaped deposition in a lawsuit filed by protesters who claim they were roughed up outside Trump Tower in 2015.

Major changes are coming to New York’s criminal justice system, including an end to cash bail in many instances and speedy trial guarantees, by the end of the year.

State lawmakers have introduced legislation to ban untraceable “ghost guns” that do not have a serial number.

More than $350,000 in jewelry was stolen from two apartments in Trump Tower on 5th Avenue.

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are competing side by side for New York’s progressive base in the Democratic primary.

The Department of Education is contacting 19,000 former students that they are eligible for free medical care for illnesses stemming from the Sept. 11 attacks.

The technology for texting your emergency to 911 has had its share of technological glitches.

Gov. Cuomo says New York’s red flag law can be a model for the rest of the country grappling with a series of mass shootings.

Some renters are owed hundreds of dollars back in broker fees due to the passage of the rent control and regulatory reform law earlier this year.

State officials are blasting a proposal that would ban chocolate milk in New York City schools.

Passengers were forced to evacuate an F train Saturday evening after it partially derailed in Queens, MTA officials said.

An MTA chaplain has lost his job after he was found to have used his placard to park at the Home Depot.

New York City’s subways have seen an increase in four major crimes and cops say they are being restrained in how they can respond.

Amtrak is ending its lightly used dining cars, which were not popular with younger passengers.

The roof of the Oculus transit hub is leaking and Port Authority officials are scrambling to fix it before the winter begins.

Democrat Michelle Hinchey is launching her bid for a state Senate seat, challenging Republican George Amedore.

Rep. Elise Stefanik is continuing her push for Republicans to recruit more women to run for office.

The plan to charge for new license plates may have been abandoned, but the cost of owning a car in New York can still add up.

The College of New Rochelle is filing for bankruptcy and its campus is to be sold at auction.

Gov. Cuomo’s office announced a $2 million grant to benefit New York bomb squads.

People living in the Cooper Road Trailer Park in Wappinger say they could be homeless by mid-October. That’s because Dutchess County says it is unsafe for them to stay in their homes because the water in the park isn’t safe for drinking.

The Liverpool Golf and Public Country Club has been part of the community for 70 years, but this summer could be its last. The course is the sight of a proposed 3.7 million square foot distribution center.

A Carmel town board member was accused of throwing a plastic water bottle at a columnist for The Journal News during a fracas at a meeting.

John Keenan, the NYPD chief of detectives who led the manhunt for the Son of Same killer, has died at 99.

Bat Signal and all, New York City was guarded by the Dark Knight on Saturday night for “Batman Day.”

In national news:

The pressure within the Democratic Party to impeach President Trump is building as he confirms he discussed former Vice President Joe Biden’s son’s business dealings with Ukraine officials.

Here’s a rundown of the accusations and details of Hunter Biden’s work in Ukraine and accusations of the president and his allies.

The Trump campaign does not think it can win Michigan a second time around.

A growing list of House Republicans, now at 18 members, are heading for the exits rather than face re-election next year.

Republicans are facing challenges in suburban Atlanta, where Democrats in recent years have made gains.

More climate change protests are expected in Washington, D.C. on Monday to being attention to the issue.

The president, along with the prime minister of India, held a massive rally in Houston.

Massachusetts U.S. Congressman Joe Kennedy III announced Saturday he is vying for the U.S. Senate seat held by Sen. Ed Markey for the last six years. As the state representative launches his campaign he made a stop in Pittsfield for an intimate breakfast with voters on Sunday morning at Eat on North.

Chasten Buttigieg, the husband of Mayor Pete, has gone from an opening act to a fundraising star.

Here’s a complete list of last night’s Emmy winners.

From the editorial pages:

The Daily News blasted the Trump administration for revoking California’s Clean Air Act waiver.

The Buffalo News writes minimum staffing is needing at the U.S.-Canada border after officers were reassigned south.

The Times Union says the seemingly ridiculous story of a state lawmaker firing an aide for refusing to dress up as a leprechaun is also about the more serious problem of government staffers being told to do campaign work.

From the sports pages:

The Buffalo Bills are 3-0, beating the Bengals 21-17.

The Giants are 1-0 in the Daniel Jones era.

Another embarrassing loss for the Jets.