‘It’s Against The Rules:’ De Blasio Plans To Crack Down On Parking Placard MisuseAs part of the crackdown, the mayor is hiring 100 additional traffic agents to go after placard abusers, adding more tow trucks and creating a new $100 parking fine.
'I Have A Sickness:' Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner Pleads Guilty To Sexting Teen GirlHe could face a fine and anywhere from no time in prison to up to 10 years. He may also be required to register as a sex offender. A judge will make the final determination.
Times Square Crash Incident Will Be Lesson For Police, Terrorists, Expert SaysSecurity experts said the incident Thursday in which a driver mowed down multiple people in Times Square is a learning lesson – not only for the NYPD, but for would-be terrorists as well.
De Blasio Defends Giving Out Parking Placards To School Staffers, Says Abuses Won't Be ToleratedFacing criticism, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday vigorously defended his election year gift – parking placards to all city teachers and school staffers.
Controversy Erupts Over Use Of 'Warning Cards' For NYC Public School Students Who Commit Low-Level OffensesThere was criticism Tuesday evening about giving students “warning cards” instead of criminal summonses for some low-level offenses.
City To Give Out 50,000 Parking Placards To School Employees; Experts Say They'll Be AbusedMayor Bill de Blasio was under fire Monday evening for a new gift to school employees.
NYC Department Of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte Steps DownThe head of New York City's Department of Correction retired Friday amid growing pressure over his use of a city-issued vehicle.
Sources: Jails Commissioner Ponte To Announce He'll Leave Post FridayEmbattled Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte is set to announce he will leave his post Friday amid a scandal involving city vehicle use.
Councilman Suggests De Blasio May Have Put Correction Commissioner Up To 'Bad Advice' DefenseWednesday marked another day of controversy for embattled New York City Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte.
Questions Arise About Correction Commissioner's Testimony About Out-Of-State Car UseThe embattled commissioner of the New York City Department of Correction is caught in a yet another scandal – this time facing accusations of lying to the City Council, which is a crime.
Demanding Answers: Spying Scandal Added To Investigation Into City DOCWe can add a spying scandal to the investigation into the city's Department of Correction, as a top deputy was removed from his job amidst an investigation of the Correction Commissioner for allegedly misusing city vehicles.
De Blasio: Correction Commissioner Didn't Know He Was Doing Anything Wrong When He Misused CarMayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday offered a stunning defense of his correction commissioner and the official’s use of a city car to take more than 18,000 miles of out-of-state trips.