Mayor Bill de Blasio was on the defensive Friday evening, after allowing the Rev. Al Sharpton to come to City Hall and lay down the law about how policing should be handled in the wake of the police custody death of Eric Garner.
Mayor Bill de Blasio says now is the time to transform police-community relations in New York City.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has reportedly warned Cuomo about having contact with former members of the now-defunct Moreland Commission after some voiced their support for the governor’s handling of the anti-corruption panel.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s considering a visit to Israel, despite that nation’s ongoing conflict with the militant group Hamas in Gaza.
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.
The Security Council adopted a presidential statement just after midnight Monday in New York that urged Israel and Hamas “to accept and fully implement the humanitarian cease-fire.”
Questions remain about the Federal Aviation Administration’s ban on flights to Israel earlier this week and whether it was based on safety or politics.
For security reasons officials would not disclose the precise nature of the upgrades or exactly where they will be instated.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says he’s taking over the anti-corruption work that a commission created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo aborted when it was suddenly disbanded in April.
A massive police presence surrounded the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday – even with counterterrorism officers walking the beat – a day after unidentified vandals breached the security of the iconic span to replace the American flags with white flags.
Eric Garner, who police said was arrested for selling untaxed cigarettes, was put in a choke hold after police say he resisted arrest.
There was handshaking and back-patting all around on Thursday, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo helped broker a deal between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Long Island Rail Road unions to avoid a potentially crippling strike.
With a Long Island Rail Road strike potentially set to start on Sunday, the unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority returned to the bargaining table Wednesday and talked for several hours without reaching a deal.
There are no plans to restart talks between the MTA and workers’ unions after negotiations broke down on Monday with both sides walking away from the table.
Long Island Rail Road unions say talks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have collapsed with just six days left before a potential walkout of 5,400 workers.