At a recent borough hall event with business leaders Adams’ staff handed out materials intended to raise funds for his new charity, a not-for-profit called “One Brooklyn.”
City Councilman Jumaane Williams said outer borough homicide cases have fewer detectives assigned to them than do killings in Manhattan. Williams said the NYPD is looking into it.
Markowitz said he’s going to miss the only job he said he’s ever really wanted.
Leaders of the black and Jewish communities joined together Sunday on the steps of Brooklyn Supreme Court to repudiate the violent “knockout game.”
Four Democrats and on Republican won races to Tuesday night to become the new presidents of each of New York City’s five boroughs.
The 74-year-old former New York State lawmaker secretly recorded other politicians in a bid for leniency after she pleaded guilty to embezzling money.
Malcolm Smith of Queens and John Sampson of Brooklyn, two of those recorded, have already been charged with crimes including bribery and embezzlement, WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell reported.
Today, Joseph Esposito, who just retired as Chief of Department after over 44 years on the force, testified about allegations made by St. Sen. Eric Adams during the trial.
The Assembly voted in favor of the bill 104-43. The bill was passed by the Senate 43-18 late Monday. It was immediately was brought to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who signed it into law.
State Senators Eric Adams and Kevin Parker, along with City Councilman Jumaane Williams called for the assistance of FBI profiling experts to track down whoever is responsible for these apparently linked killings, they announced on Sunday.
State Senator Eric Adams likened the app to having a community watch group right on your cell phone.
Community leaders are banding together to encourage gun buyback programs across Brooklyn.
About 100 people marched to the 28th precinct police station from the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building in Harlem Friday afternoon.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and state Sen. Eric Adams said that federal prosecutors need to step in to protect the rights of minorities.
New legislation is being proposed which would require high schools to make it part of their public health curriculum to teach students what to do if they give birth to a newborn infant that they do not want.