In a first-of-its kind analysis, a report from the New York Attorney General’s office found that just 1.5 percent of stop-and-frisk arrests resulted in a jail or prison sentence longer than 30 days.
Speaking Friday on his weekly radio show, Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin, who earlier this week ruled that the NYPD’s stop, question and frisk tactic was unconstitutional.
Under the plan the TLC will be able to issue 18,000 hail licenses over the next three years – 20 percent must be handicapped-accessible.
A federal judge has ordered the New York City Police Department to stop making trespass stops outside certain privately owned Bronx buildings without reasonable suspicion.
Corporation Counsel Michael Cardozo said the City cannot be called on to bail out the state’s public benefit corporations. The OTB filed a motion to withdraw its bankruptcy reorganization petition Wednesday, saying it plans to close.
Judge Nicholas Garaufis said his permanent injunction would be lifted if the city agreed to court-proposed hiring methods.
New York City won’t hire any rookie firefighters until a new entry exam is created to replace one that a judge has declared discriminatory.