In a new report, Stringer said the New York City Housing Authority’s current Board of Commissioners structure is hampering its ability to confront major organizational challenges.
Ricardo Laing, 24, of White Plains, is charged with five counts of attempted murder, police told 1010 WINS.
Five people were shot and three others were injured during an annual basketball tournament.
The decision, which was handed down Thursday in Washington D.C., means that most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay a fine.
Police confirmed that at least two laptop computers containing sensitive information were stolen from the mayoral hopeful. It is unknown if those computers contained donor information.
A van and a light pole were sprayed with swastikas on East Second Street in Kensington, police said. The discovery came just days after swastikas were found on six separate locations in nearby Borough Park.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg stood at the pulpit of a black church in a high-crime area of Brooklyn on Sunday to make a tough point: The New York Police Department policy of street stops would continue in a city where “96 percent of shooting suspects are black or Hispanic.”
A former NYPD recruit has hired a lawyer, claiming religious discrimination by the department over his beard after he was cut by the police academy.
A New York judge has granted class action status to a 2008 lawsuit accusing the New York Police Department of discriminating against blacks and Hispanics with its stop-and-frisk policies aimed at reducing crime.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer wants the New York State Legislature to revive the long-dead New York City commuter tax, WCBS 880′s Paul Murnane reported Tuesday.
“There’s no time to waste,” Stringer said. “We need to have the information that’s on this report.”
Wendy’s ran ads in the New York Times, USA Today, Los Angeles Times and other publications, letting its customers know the company only uses 100 percent beef.
The state Agriculture Department has notified school districts it will only offer beef without the ammonia-treated filler, as per federal directives.
Dozens of rescue crews were called to the scene after part of an old warehouse at Broadway and West 131st Street in Morningside Heights crumbled just before 8 a.m. Thursday, according to the FDNY.
The stop-and-frisks totaled 684,330, which set a record dating back to 2002, when the NYPD began keeping a record of the stops.