The report indicated that word of the policy shift had started to hit the street and sources told The Post that there are concerns that it could lead to a spike in violent crimes.
Police say the victim, 21-year-old Islan Nettles, died Thursday night, five days after she was attacked in Harlem.
Mayor Bloomberg blasts override: “Today’s vote is an example of election year politics at its very worst and political pandering at its most deadly.”
The two Democratic candidates for mayor took shots at each other Thursday ahead of a veto override vote of two controversial NYPD oversight bills.
Bill de Blasio in particular was the target of several barbs Wednesday evening, as seven Democratic mayoral candidates went head-to-head in their third debate.
Families are largely off limits when it comes to campaign attacks, but on Wednesday, the race for New York City mayor placed City Council Speaker and Democratic candidate Christine Quinn against rival Bill de Blasio’s wife.
A downtown Brooklyn coffee vendor has been in a David-vs.-Goliath battle with the city Department of Transportation, but some powerful officials have decided to step in on his behalf.
The man said he was upset that St. Vincent’s Hospital closed, making it more difficult for him to visit his sick wife in her final days.
Kim Catullo, a product liability lawyer, said she’ll be a regular on the campaign trail leading up to primary day despite not liking the media spotlight.
New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly made the rounds on the Sunday talk shows to again defend the controversial stop-and-frisk policy.
New York City restaurants will soon be paying lower fines for minor health department violations.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said this week that she wants to improve the quality of the free condoms that are given out to New Yorkers, according to published reports.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was among the lawmakers Saturday who called on the Metropolitan Transit Authority to make up for the loss of G Train service between Brooklyn and Queens.
City officials have filed notice to appeal the ruling against the NYPD stop-and-frisk policy, but City Council Speaker Christine Quinn wants court-mandated changes to go ahead regardless.
It happened early Wednesday morning in the area of West 25 Street and 9 Avenue shortly after Peter Notman and Michael Felenchak left the Chelsea Bowtie Cinemas.