Bill de Blasio
New York City-based Weitz & Luxenberg announced the separation Wednesday. President Perry Weitz says the firm was “shocked” to learn about the accusations against Silver.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has been the target of criticism but has defended the decisions officials made ahead of the storm.
Travel bans were lifted Tuesday morning, a day after officials barred drivers from streets throughout the Tri-State area.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said there will be a review of the city’s storm procedures to see if anything can be done better the next time around.
New York City public schools will be closed Tuesday, and all nonemergency vehicles will be banned from the roads as of 11 p.m. Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced.
The Tri-State area is bracing for a “crippling and potentially historic” storm that could bury communities in up to 2 or more feet of snow.
A knife-wielding Palestinian stabbed 11 morning commuters on and near a bus Wednesday, striking in the heart of Tel Aviv and reigniting fears of continued violence ahead of Israeli elections in March.
At a seperate MLK Day event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Borough President Eric Adams, a former NYPD captain, also stuck up for the mayor.
Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch is speaking out after a new poll found only 18 percent of New Yorkers had a favorable opinion of the longtime union leader.
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced Thursday that the new vests for NYPD cops will be one of the things council members will be pushing for in next year’s budget.
Police union leaders have called for de Blasio to apologize for not supporting the NYPD following the grand jury’s decision not to indict a white officer in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man.
Photos posted on social media showed a plane trailing a banner calling for de Blasio’s resignation.
De Blasio’s comments came in response to an article in The New York Times, which quoted aides to the mayor as saying the de Blasio seemed depressed after the murders of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.
NYPD statistics show arrests were up in the past week after plummeting in the weeks following the fatal ambush of two patrolmen in December.
Arctic air sent temperatures plummeting across the Tri-State area on Thursday with wind chills driving them even lower.