The measure which passed 49 to 14 Thursday night exempts retired members of law enforcement from the 10-bullet cap on the number of rounds in ammo clips.
With just five days left in 2012, there would need to be a major spike in murders to top the record low of 471 murders set in 2009.
The new initiative would provide EMTs and paramedics who are assaulted on the job with the same legal protection that is currently afforded to police officers.
At Indian Larry’s Motorcycle Shop in Williamsburg, past the gleaming, sleek, custom-made choppers, you will find, on the back wall, a floor-to-ceiling photograph of a young boy – a boy who left this world too early, but a simple test could have saved his life.
Several New York and New Jersey lawmakers are “cashing in” on some big bets that Big Blue would be bringing home the title.
In the wake of the death of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky of Brooklyn, lawmakers are calling for a new law that would toughen penalties against child predators.