Appearing on “The Daily Show” on Tuesday, de Blasio acknowledged the city has seen an alarming spike in shootings this year, but also said it’s an issue the Police Department is handling.
Mayor Bill de Blasio responded Tuesday to comments by NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton tying an increase in violent crime in the city to marijuana.
As protests continued Monday over the grand jury decision not to indict an officer involved in the Eric Garner chokehold case, former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s take on the issues surrounding the incident.
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has begun enacting drastic measures to fight crime.
A transit report says crime has risen since last year on Metro North Railroad, but officials of the commuter line and an advocate say riders are safe.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday that he absolutely wants to rebut the terror the news media has created about crime.
The city has deployed more than 700 additional police officers and installed more security lighting.
One man allegedly kidnapped two women in Pennsylvania, tried to burn down a car dealership in New Jersey, and rammed Port Authority police vehicles in New York City.
On May 13, voters will head to the polls for the first time since their mayor moved on the U.S. Senate, and as the election looms a battle is brewing between the two main candidates.
The incident took place at 427 Central Avenue in Bushwick just before 7 a.m.
Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.
The controversial NYPD program was the Democrat’s biggest campaign issue and helped propel him to the top of the pack during the primary. De Blasio pushed for more community policing and tapped Bill Bratton to lead the NYPD.
A suspected thief was caught on camera showing off her dance moves in Brooklyn.
The break-in occurred on Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights at around 3 a.m., police said.
The NYPD wants business owners to help solve crime in one Harlem precinct by turning their security cameras to the street.