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.
Responding police officers had to shoot and kill the dog just to get on the property, according to police.
The mid-November snowfall caught many by surprise and continued steadily through rush hour.
A musician shot and killed two members of an Iranian indie rock band and a third musician and wounded a fourth before killing himself early Monday, police and the group’s manager said.
“USS New York’s motto, ‘Strength forged through sacrifice. Never Forget,’ says everything about why we are coming to honor the sacrifice of our nation’s heroes — we couldn’t be more proud,” Capt. Jon C. Kreitz said.
Chief Engineer Robert Puciloski, who appeared at the National Transportation Safety Board hearing in Washington, D.C., said the railroad is “behind in several areas,” including a five-year schedule of cyclical maintenance that had not been conducted in the area of the Bridgeport derailment since 2005.
Emboldened by a historic landslide, Bill de Blasio seeks to push ahead with an ambitious liberal agenda aimed at easing the economic inequality.
In his victory speech as mayor-elect of New York City Tuesday night, Democrat Bill de Blasio declaed a mandate to repair the inequality he said has left the city suffering, and said as mayor, “I work for you.”
Democrat Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has a nearly 40-point lead in the polls over Republican Joe Lhota. If de Blasio is elected, he would be the first Democrat elected mayor since 1989.
The Department of Buildings issued a warning to property owners Friday to secure construction sites and buildings as high winds whip through the area.
The 4.3-acre site could feature mixed-use development, including 800 units of housing, a hotel and retail.
It’s the latest effort by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to target the cigarette industry. New York would become the first major city to raise the age for buying cigarettes.
Mount Vernon Deputy Chief John Battista said the fire was shooting out of every entrance to the basement and the rear of the house.
The New York Times/Siena College Poll of likely voters gives de Blasio a 45-point lead, 68 percent to 23 percent.
New York State is spreading the word that it is best to spend your money closer to home, in a new campaign that includes a novel relationship with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.