Public Advocate Bill de Blasio
The proposal has been championed by civil liberties advocates and others troubled by some of the department’s practices, including stop and frisk.
Speaking Tuesday at a midtown restaurant that is voluntarily adopting the city’s sugary drink policy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the ban and said he is confident the city will win in appeal.
Of the 68,000 children eligible for full-day Pre-K in New York City, only 20,000 receive it, according to Public Advocate Bill de Blasio.
Bratton, 65, was commissioner from 1994 to 1996 under Mayor Rudy Giuliani. He spoke to reporters after delivering the keynote speech at a symposium on school safety at Purchase College in the New York suburbs.
The set of five keys could control virtually every elevator in the city, along with stoplights, subway gates and some firehouse doors.
New proposed legislation would increase subway grinding to a Class B felony with jail time and registration as a sex offender.
As police step up security at Sikh temples across New York City and Long Island, authorities have released new details about Sunday’s mass shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin.
Problems at the buildings range from lack of heat or hot water, lead paint, toxic mold or broken plumbing.
Imagine having your electricity go off every 15 minutes during this intense heat wave. That’s what a group of tenants in Sunset Park, Brooklyn say is happening to them.
In a potential matchup, the poll shows New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly trailing each of the three leading Democratic candidates by double digits.
Sonia Bender is a widow who said she is about to lose the only means she has of supporting her three kids, the rents from two apartments and two retail businesses in a tiny upper Manhattan building, all because of glitches in the city’s new water meter system.
Political jaws dropped Monday when New York City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn angrily stalked out of a rally after someone criticized Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
“Am I paying a mortgage here? Because that’s what it sounds like me: I’m paying a mortgage. $1,400 to pay for water, come on,” said Sahodra Samaroo.
According to a report, 50 percent of career and technical high schools with three years of academic data available have made the State’s Persistently Low-Achieving list since 2009.
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio says a new state report that looked at 75 child fatality reports last year shows there is still work to be done to improve the child welfare system.