Rich Lamb

Mayor De Blasio To Head To Israel Next WeekMayor Bill de Blasio will be heading to Israel next week, where he will address the need to fight anti-Semitism before a conference of mayors.
Commissioner Bratton Outlines Next Steps In James Blake False Arrest CaseOn Wednesday, the board returned its findings, substantiating an excessive use of force claim against Officer James Frascatore.
FDNY Begins Diversity TrainingThe latest available numbers show the FDNY is 76 percent white and more than 90 percent male.
Investigators Look For New Possible Causes In Brooklyn Building ExplosionFDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro says fire marshals are checking for accelerants in Saturday's Borough Park blast.
Judge Overturns Johnny Hincapie's Conviction In Infamous 1990 NYC Tourist MurderA man who maintains he was wrongly convicted in a notorious 1990 tourist killing deserves a new trial, a judge said Tuesday, throwing out a verdict in a case that helped crystallize an era of crime and fear in the nation's biggest city.
NY Comptroller: Wall Street Profits Hit $11.3B In 1st Half Of 2015Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said the analysis shows that despite current market volatility, Wall Street may be positioned for a good year overall.
De Blasio Defends Decision To Rename Building After DinkinsDe Blasio announced Friday the 40-story building at 1 Centre St., just a block from City Hall, would be named in honor of Dinkins, the city's first black mayor.
De Blasio: East River Tolls Worth Exploring, But Plan Unlikely To Clear AlbanyCouncilman Ydanis Rodriguez wrote in a policy report released Monday that charging the tolls would "revolutionize the way our city moves and make our roads that much cleaner, safer and more equitably used."
Private Investigator Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Drugs Into Rikers IslandDOI arranged to have a drug-sniffing dog greet the would-be smuggler and the pooch alerted.
Tri-State Area Hit With More Rain As Hurricane's Path Takes ShapeThe Tri-State area is dealing with another day of wet and dreary weather Friday but got some comfort as forecasters said the powerful Hurricane Joaquin would likely stay out at sea.
NYPD Announces Reforms On Use Of Force Amid Critical ReportA rulebook for the nation's largest police department "is completely silent on what actions constitute 'force,'" said the report by Inspector General Philip Eure.
City: 1 Dead From Morris Park Legionnaires' Disease ClusterOne person who contracted Legionnaires' disease in the Morris Park section of the Bronx has died, city officials said Wednesday.