Workplace violence is becoming an all too common scene — a disgruntled employee, an ex-spouse or dissatisfied client come backs to settle the score with a gun.
Davis brought political rival Othniel Askew to a council meeting at City Hall on July 23, 2003, and then was shot dead by the man in front of schoolchildren and a chamber full of government leaders.
Gloria Johnson was taken to Brookdale University Hospital on Wednesday afternoon, where she is listed in stable condition. She is expected to make a full recovery.
Protesters against the proposal rallied on the steps of City Hall Tuesday morning prior to the committee hearings.
There were a number of hotly contested Democratic primaries that were getting voters to the polls on Tuesday, especially in the racially and ethnically diverse 8th Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens.
The investigation is continuing Monday into the death of 12-year-old Yakim McDaniels, who died while playing on a parking lot electric gate in Brownsville.
Dave Mercier, who is a vendor in Times Square, said some of the fines include those doled out for vending before eight o’clock at night and vending three feet from the sidewalk.
Barron also reportedly denied any Gadhafi involvement in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 or that he brutalized his own people.
A scarecrow painted to have dark skin was hanging by a rope from a tree in front of a home in Kensington.
A semi-automatic handgun was just one of the weapons police believe was involved in a wild shooting spree in East New York Brooklyn that left at least eight people injured and one man dead.
There were nine separate gatherings — all of which sought to blow the whistle on what they said were tax breaks for the wealthy.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday says that more than three-quarters of parents with children in public schools disapprove of how the mayor has handled the schools.
Councilman Charles Barron led a demonstration insisting the city compensate the “Central Park 5,” who were exonerated in the attack nearly 8 years ago, for their lost years and wrongful imprisonment.
Community members declared victory Tuesday and vowed to do everything in their power to make sure the public school on Remsen Ave. in Canarsie stayed open.
Cuomo was speaking at the Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators annual dinner when Democratic Councilman Charles Barron walked to the front of the Albany Convention center, shouting “Shame on you.”