Currently, drivers can activate the 4-inch circular orange lights, which are seen at the front and back of the cars, by flipping a switch to alert police when they are in danger.
The New York City Council is holding hearings on how to improve relations between NYPD officers and residents of the city’s minority neighborhoods.
Critics have charged that House Speaker John Boehner ignored protocol by inviting Netanyahu without first consulting the president and that the speech opens the Capitol up to Israeli politics.
The mayor described Republicans’ tinkering with Homeland Security funding as inappropriate, unfair and dangerous.
Zuckerman says “there were no immediate plans to consider a sale,” but “we thought it would be prudent to explore the possibility and talk to potential buyers and/or investors.”
The agreement authorizes 11 percent raises over the next seven years. It follows the pattern set by the teachers union, but, like other uniformed unions, it contains an additional 1 percent raise in its first year.
Restaurant servers, hotel housekeepers and other tipped workers in New York state will soon make $7.50 an hour before tips.
Security organizations from major companies gathered at police headquarters Tuesday for a briefing on the present-day terror threat.
Irish and LGBT community groups and a number of elected officials are continuing their boycott of the St. Patrick’s Day parade in spite of a concession by the event’s organizers.
Snow will follow bitter cold that brought some record-breaking temperatures to parts of the Tri-State area.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday welcomed in a new group of correction officers, without making reference to recent problems that have plagued Rikers Island.
Democrats have picked Philadelphia as the site of their 2016 national convention.
Organizers of the Manhattan parade announced in September that they are ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time.
Officer Peter Liang pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the Nov. 20 death of 28-year-old Akai Gurley.
Parking is prohibited within 15 feet on either side of a fire hydrant and the Brooklyn Democrat said the paint would eliminate guess work for the public and traffic agents.