Bill de Blasio
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.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration says there will be a grace period, without fines, until January 2016.
The number of criminal summonses cops handed out in the past week totaled 347, compared with more than 4,000 the same week a year ago.
A year after a groundhog slipped from Mayor Bill de Blasio’s grasp during the annual Staten Island Zoo Groundhog Day ceremony, the zoo is reportedly making a change to prevent the mayor from handling the animal.
Arctic air and wicked wind chills have followed the snow that fell across the Tri-State area, bringing bitter cold temperatures to much of the region.
Extra officers have been stationed at various locations throughout the city, including the French Consulate, since the attack Wednesday on the Paris offices of the satirical newspaper, the Charlie Hebdo weekly.