De Blasio Defends Jails Commissioner Ponte After Daily News SlamMayor Mill de Blasio defended his corrections commissioner Monday, after a New York Daily News editorial called for his ouster following a record-breaking month of inmate violence in city lockups.
History Not On California Chrome's Side At Crowded BelmontSince Affirmed became the last Triple Crown winner in 1978, three Belmont fields with the same history on the line also drew 11 horses in 1981, 1988 and 2002.
'Tough Race' Shaping Up For California Chrome's Triple Crown Bid At BelmontThe Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner galloped his usual 2 miles at Belmont Park on Wednesday, and new horses are lining up to challenge his bid at history in the Belmont Stakes.
California Chrome Trainer: Horse Racing Needs A Triple Crown WinnerCalifornia Chrome has arrived in New York to begin preparations for his bid to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner in 36 years.
DOI To Board Of Elections: Get Dead People Off Voter RollsThe New York City Board of Elections has its work cut out for it, as the city Department of Investigations has asked the board to purge the dead and other ineligible voters from its rolls.
Bloomberg Appoints DOI Commissioner Hearn To Head Up Campaign Finance BoardOn his penultimate day in office Monday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announce3d outgoing City Department of Investigation Commissioner Rose Gill Hearn will take over as chair of the city Campaign Finance Board.
Report: Kelly Declines Offer To Take Over Nassau County PoliceA published report said NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly was offered the top position in the Nassau County Police Department on Long Island, but he politely said no thank you.
Joe Torre Has 'No Aspiration' To Be Next MLB CommissionerFormer Yankees manager Joe Torre doesn't see himself becoming the next commissioner of Major League Baseball. But he'd think about it.
State Education Chief Says New Evaluation System Will Improve Teaching And LearningNew York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott and United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew both said they were pleased with the plan.
Sports Verdict: Who's The NBA's Biggest Villain? LeBron James Vs. David SternAs the feats, and really the legend of LeBron James grows ever larger, he has begun to transcend the game itself, much to the dismay of many fans. Consequently, is he, or Commissioner David Stern, the greatest villain currently in the NBA?
Carton Blows A Gasket, Begs NFL Commish Roger Goodell To Come Out Of His HoleCraig Carton has seen enough of the NFL's replacement officials. He hasn't seen enough of the league's commissioner. And boy did he let Goodell know it.
Hero In Gunman Chase At Orange County Courthouse Speaks Out"We had eye contact. Maybe it was the way I was dressed, maybe he thought I was a police officer, and that's when he started running," said Jacob Tawil.
NYPD May Use .50-Caliber Rifles As Part Of Anti-Terror CapabilitiesIt’s extreme security, for an extreme situation. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly may have been referring to the massive .50-caliber rifle when he spoke of the NYPD’s ability to take down an aircraft. It’s a weapon that can do the job.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Calls For Wireless Network For First RespondersThe 9/11 Commission Report pointed to shortcomings in the communications systems used by first responders during the Sept. 11 attacks in New York City in 2001.
Sen. Gillibrand, Commissioner Kelly Want Wireless Network For First RespondersSen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the NYPD needs a broadband network that would allow it to communicate with other agencies, including federal law enforcement