New York City Paid an NBA Star Millions After an NYPD Officer Broke His Leg. The Officer Paid Little Price.
“When are people going to be held accountable?” asked NBA guard Thabo Sefolosha. A ProPublica review found New York has paid more than $1 billion in recent years to settle suits against officers, who are rarely punished.
Side door closeup of NYPD police patrol car are patrolling parked near the curb. Concept of safety and protection against danger. – New York …
NYCHA Falsely Certified This Brooklyn Child’s Apartment Lead-Free. Now He Has Lead Poisoning — and He’s Not Alone
“When people make mistakes and then cover those mistakes up with lies upon lies, that’s when people get really hurt,” said Sherron Paige, whose 7-year-old son, Kyan, has grown up in a lead-tainted apartment in the Red Hook Houses.
Views of New York City Housing Authority residences: Red Hook Houses – New York City – November 24, 2017 (Shutterstock)
By Greg B. Smith, …
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D-NY) speaks during a press conference at City Hall on January 9, 2021 in New York City.
By Allison Dikanovic, THE CITY
New York passed one of the nation’s most comprehensive eviction moratorium bills during the Legislature’s special year-end session. But …
Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during parks naming at St. Nicholas Park. – New York, NY – November 21, 2020 (Shutterstock)
By Alex Zimmerman, …
‘Don’t even attempt to come and watch it’: NYC’s Times Square ball drop will be closed to the public on New Year’s Eve
By Thomas Tracy, NY Daily News
It’s fitting that the year from hell should end without a celebration.
The coronavirus pandemic — in its …
High Wind Warning in effect for New York City from 6 p.m. Thursday through 9 a.m. Friday. Gusts up to 60 mph could affect the city.
By Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura, NY Times
Sharon Escobar couldn’t recognize her father.
His face was so badly decomposed that she and her mother were …
Recently released documents show that NYPD commissioners have used their authority to reject the civilian review board’s recommendations and even guilty pleas from officers themselves.
Police Commissioner Dermot Shea attends city officials respond to antisemitism at Brooklyn Public Library – New York, NY – December 29, 2019 (Shutterstock)