City officials said Wednesday a $1 billion shopping mall in the parking lot of Citi Field will spearhead development in a blighted section of Queens.
“What have these two men done since their fall from grace to make it clear to women and men, for that matter, that their selfish, dishonest ways are behind them?”
The emails obtained by CBS 2 were written a day after the death of 4-year-old Ariel Russo, who was killed in a car accident on the Upper West Side.
“They just keep saying, ‘Oh, it’s a disproportionate percentage of a particular ethnic group.’ That may be, but it’s not a disproportionate percentage of those who witnesses and victims describe as committing the murders,” Bloomberg said. “In that case, incidentally, I think we disproportionately stop whites too much and minorities too little.”
Investigators say 17-year-old Franklin Reyes was behind the wheel of an SUV, fleeing from police when he struck and killed Ariel Russo on June 4th.
A Queens woman was arraigned Wednesday on charges that she kicked and injured a police dog, as an officer tried to arrest her following a fight on a subway platform.
The New York Police Department’s widespread spying programs directed at Muslims have undermined free worship by innocent people and should be declared unconstitutional, religious leaders and civil rights advocates said Tuesday after the filing of a federal lawsuit.
The City Council Speaker and Democratic hopeful never pointed to a particular opponent but said no one else is offering New York voters real solutions.
Opponents rallied on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday before a City Council meeting where the ban was to be introduced.
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.
Last month, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice was the first in the state to put the policy into effect and now she is leading the fight for the passage of a state law.
Lt. Thomas Woods was off-duty when he rescued 25 people from a rising storm surge and rapidly moving fire in Belle Harbor the night Superstorm Sandy hit the city.
New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott met with some angry and hostile comments Tuesday, as he testified at a budget hearing before the City Council Finance and Education committees.
Those eligible for the so-called NYC Build It Back program can turn to an individual recovery specialist for repairing, rebuilding or even getting reimbursed for work already done. An option to sell a property is also available.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has a message for mayoral hopefuls who are thinking about giving city workers retroactive raises when they take office: It’s a terrible idea.