Bloomberg Campaign Severs Ties With Company That Using Prisoners To Make Campaign CallsFormer New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has severed ties with a contractor that reportedly used prison labor to make calls for his presidential campaign.
Sources: It's The Real Deal, Bloomberg Could Formally Enter 2020 Presidential Race In Matter Of DaysIt seems like Bloomberg really is ready to throw his hat into the presidential ring. Several sources close to the former mayor said a formal announcement could come in a matter of days.
PBA Head Comes Out Against Anti-Violent Crime Program, Calls For More Police HiresThe head of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association on Tuesday issued sharp criticism of the city's plan to reduce surging gun violence.
Public Outcry Directed At Mayor De Blasio As NYC Murder Rate Shoots UpWith murders up double digits and his crime-fighting reputation on the line, Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to "get a lot of guns away from the bad guys."
Sides Gear Up For War Over NYPD Inspector General, Racial Profiling“You've had months and months to fix this problem. Instead mayor, you did nothing. You did nothing. We had to do something for you," Democrat Jumaane Williams said.
Civil Rights Trial On Stop-And-Frisk Policy Set To BeginThe NYPD “stop and frisk” policy is set to face its biggest legal challenge this week, with a federal civil rights trial on whether the tactic unfairly targets minorities.
NAACP President Jealous Denounces Stop-And-Frisk PolicyNAACP President Benjamin Jealous denounced the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy in a sermon Sunday, and announced a second wave of activism against the policy.
Sharp Divide Over NYPD's Stop-And-Frisk Policy In Apartment BuildingsIt's called “Operation: Clean Halls,” but critics said the trespassing stops by the NYPD are anything but clean.
New Form For NYPD In Stop And Frisk SituationsNow, every time force is used during a so-called stop and frisk in New York, the officer will have to check a box stating the reason.
Radio Station Exec Charges NYPD With Racial ProfilingIt happens dozens of times a day all around the city -- police stop and frisk someone they think is acting suspiciously. But a Brooklyn man said he wasn't doing anything wrong when he was stopped and frisked in front of his own house recently.