Mayor Michael Bloomberg is suing to try to block a law that would make it easier to sue the NYPD over stop and frisks or other actions people claimed were discriminatory.
New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran (R-19th) wants bribery charges against him dismissed.
A judge said Monday the state’s minimum wage law trumps the bill. The city’s current minimum wage is $7.25 an hour.
Democrat Bill Thompson has ushered in a new phase in the hotly contested New York City mayor’s race after linking the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy to the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida.
A New York City councilwoman from Harlem has been under fire for her personal business dealings, and some residents want to see her held responsible.
On the heels of at least four shootings this weekend, 10 gun buyback programs will take place over 12 months in all five boroughs of New York City.
The City Council Public Safety Committee on Tuesday approved a package of nine bills intended to improve emergency operations in the event of another superstorm striking the area.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday vetoed two bills aimed at impacting the NYPD that were recently passed by the City Council.
“What have these two men done since their fall from grace to make it clear to women and men, for that matter, that their selfish, dishonest ways are behind them?”
Early Thursday morning, the City Council voted to create an inspector general to review and monitor the NYPD and expand the definition of racial profiling to include age, gender, sexual orientation and immigrant status.
Early Thursday morning the New York City Council voted on and passed two bills that will potentially impact how the NYPD operates on a day-to-day basis.
One of the proposals would make it easier for those who feel they’ve been racially profiled to sue the NYPD; the other measure would establish an independent inspector general to oversee the department.
A budget agreement has been reached between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Council.
Emergency dispatchers, firefighters and EMS workers say the city’s new $2 billion modernization of its 911 system, which includes using new technology and a new backup call center, is unreliable.
If he wins the seat he is running for on the City Council, Mel Wymore will become the first openly transgender person to be elected to public office in the city.