Mayor Bill de Blasio
A city investigation into New York City jail hiring practices has found dozens of recently hired guards had gang ties, previous arrests and otherwise checkered histories.
The city financed the creation of more than 17,300 affordable housing units during 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office announced Thursday.
A new poll Thursday showed a low approval rating for Patrick Lynch, president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association.
As Mayor Bill de Blasio tries to heal the rift with police, he may find himself up against the City Council.
Police statistics show that in the last three weeks police issued about 44,000 fewer parking tickets than during the same period last year.
Reports of force by New York City jail guards against inmates reached record levels in 2014 in the face of heightened scrutiny of the jails by federal prosecutors and others.
Photos posted on social media showed a plane trailing a banner calling for de Blasio’s resignation.
Mayor Bill de Blasio says he would veto a proposed New York City Council bill that would make chokeholds illegal.
The card, dubbed IDNYC, is aimed at those who do not currently have an ID. They include the elderly, homeless and an estimated 500,000 immigrants in the city who live in the U.S. without legal documentation.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Friday that enough NYPD officers stopped writing tickets and making low-level arrests since the assassination of two officers in Brooklyn that the number of summonses plummeted 90 percent.
Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City’s customer service hotline had its busiest year ever in 2014.
The NYPD will revise its patrol guide and training materials over stop-and-frisk practices in New York City Housing Authority buildings, as part of a preliminary agreement to settle a lawsuit.
The city is considering possible legal action against NYPD officers who aren’t writing enough tickets.
The Patrolman’s Benevolent Association is thanking New Yorkers for their support as tensions remain high between rank-and-file officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Mayor Bill de Blasio laughed Wednesday as he dismissed a reporter’s question about whether he ever smoked marijuana in the Gracie Mansion.