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New York City Comptroller John Liu on the steps of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

John Liu Says In Radio Interview That He Did Work In A Sweatshop

John Liu, the Democratic New York City Comptroller and mayoral hopeful, tried to clarify what was a key part of his campaign for his current office.


New York City Republican Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Joe Lhota for Mayor)

Eye On Politics: Lhota Wants To Continue Legacies Of Giuliani, Bloomberg

New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.


Anti-stop and frisk button (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)/Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed/Mayor's Office)

Mayor Blasts DOJ’s Recommendation For NYPD Monitor Ahead Of Stop-And-Frisk Decision

The court papers filed by the Justice Department say the government was weighing in “only in order to assist the court on the issue of remedy, and only should it find that NYPD’s stop-and-frisk practices are unlawful.”


Members of the NYPD in Times Square (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Reform Bills Headed For City Council Vote This Month

With the blessing of Speaker Christine Quinn, a pair of bills designed to reform the NYPD are headed to a vote in the City Council this month.


A rusted girder at the 111th Street station. (credit: MTA Office of the Inspector General)

Report: Parts Of Subway Long Overdue For Safety Inspections

The auditors failed to find records of recent inspection for critical parts of the system, including defects like a rusted girder at the 111th Street station, the report said.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg . (Photo: CBS 2)

Bloomberg: Restrictions On NYPD Would ‘Undermine Public Safety’

In his weekly radio address Sunday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted two proposals that he said would “undermine public safety” by placing a yoke on the NYPD.


Members of the NYPD at the St. Patrick's Day Parade - March 16, 2013 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: New Yorkers Want Inspector General For NYPD

A poll finds New York City voters overwhelmingly support a plan to put the New York Police Department under the scrutiny of an outside watchdog.


Joseph Esposito, as NYPD Chief of Department, attending an event at One Police Plaza - July 13, 2011 (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Fmr. Top Uniformed NYPD Officer Testifies In Stop-And-Frisk Trial As Activists Push For Change

Former Chief of Department Joseph Esposito was questioned by about whether the police department has any program for tracking officers who may have a suspicious pattern of racial profiling in using stop-and-frisk tactics.


Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Lhota Calls Quinn’s Support For NYPD Inspector General ‘Reckless’ And ‘Dangerous’

Last month, Quinn announced city lawmakers had reached a deal to install an inspector general to monitor the nation’s biggest police department following criticism over the NYPD’s stop and frisk policy and widespread surveillance of Muslims.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Support For NYPD IG Not Deal-Breaker For His Vote

Bloomberg said he has no intention of announcing who he’s backing, leaving the door open to possibly change his mind before November.


New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (credit: Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Kelly Warns NYPD Inspector General Would Make City ‘Less Safe’

City Council Speaker and Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn announced last week that city lawmakers had reached a deal to install an inspector general to monitor the department.


Mayor Bloomberg, Christine Quinn (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Sparks Fly As Bloomberg, Quinn Spar Over Proposed NYPD Inspector General

Friday’s clash of the two political titans came as the mayor is furiously trying to derail a council bill to have an inspector general monitor one the of the Police Department’s signature crime fighting tools: stop and frisk.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Speaker Christine Quinn (credit: Getty Images)

Bloomberg Says He’ll Veto Proposal For NYPD Inspector General

“The bill being considered by the City Council would undermine the accountability that has been essential to the department’s success and make our city less safe,” Bloomberg said Wednesday.


NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Quinn: Agreement Reached To Create Inspector General To Oversee NYPD

The proposal has been championed by civil liberties advocates and others troubled by some of the department’s practices, including stop and frisk.


NYPD (file / credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Politics Could Block Effective NYPD Inspector General

There’s a renewed push for New York City to follow most other major cities and set up an inspector general’s office to oversee police policies like stop-and-frisk. But, election year politics could play a big role, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported.