Councilman Daniel Halloran
Halloran was found guilty Tuesday in a scheme to bribe Republican party leaders so state Sen. Malcolm Smith, a Democrat, could run for the GOP line in the New York City mayoral race.
Councilman Daniel Halloran said Wednesday that he wouldn’t seek to keep his Queens seat in November’s election so he could focus on exonerating himself.
Some local politicians and firefighters are vowing to fight a plan that will close several firehouse across the city. The demonstrators say the cuts would destroy emergency response time and put lives at risk.
It’s a story of government bureaucracy that may be out of control. New York City wants a Queens homeowner to install a sidewalk on a block where other sidewalks don’t exist — and foot the bill.
Criminal investigations are under way to find out why it took so long to dig out from last week’s massive snow storm. Exclusive videos suggest that the clean-up job may have been dirtier than once thought.