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  • NYC to begin banning restaurant plastic foam containers

    NYC to begin banning restaurant plastic foam containers
    New York City will move to the forefront of a growing environmental trend by banning food establishments from using plastic foam containers starting this summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration announced Thursday. De Blasio's mayoral ban will...
  • Cop killer blame game shows a double standard

    Cop killer blame game shows a double standard
    Going by objective standards of reason and fairness, Al Sharpton is not to blame for the assassination of two New York City cops over the weekend. Nor are New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, President Obama or any of the...
  • New York's embattled mayor meets with police union leaders

    New York's embattled mayor meets with police union leaders
    Undoubtedly hoping to quell criticism from the police force, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio met with police union leaders Tuesday as the city prepared to bury a second slain officer this weekend. It's not known what officials said in the closed-door...
  • New York City moves to name streets after two slain officers

    New York City moves to name streets after two slain officers
    New York City officials plan to name two streets after the two NYPD officers who were shot and killed in their patrol car earlier this month. The move was announced in a Wednesday news release from Mayor Bill de Blasio and four city council members, and...
  • NYC officer pleads not guilty to manslaughter in stairwell shooting

    NYC officer pleads not guilty to manslaughter in stairwell shooting
    A rookie police officer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to manslaughter, official misconduct and other charges in the shooting death of a man in a pitch black stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing complex. Officer Peter Liang appeared briefly in a Brooklyn...
  • New York mayor dogged by police anger, and a fumbled groundhog

    New York mayor dogged by police anger, and a fumbled groundhog
    If Mayor Bill de Blasio decides to go to this year's Groundhog Day event on Monday — an appearance that has come to be expected of every New York mayor — he will have a chance at a do-over. Last year, Chuck, a groundhog from the Staten...
  • Hundreds of mourners gather for funeral of Mario Cuomo

    Hundreds of mourners gather for funeral of Mario Cuomo
    Draped in a New York state flag, the casket containing the body of former three-term Gov. Mario Cuomo was brought into a Manhattan church where more than 800 mourners were gathered to pay their last respects to the man who spoke for a vision of Democratic...
  • Ignore the peddlers of outrage

    Ignore the peddlers of outrage
    Recent events from Ferguson, Mo., to Staten Island, N.Y., might prompt an observer to infer that American cops are racist and that a bigoted white populace tolerates unnecessary lethal force against minorities. One might also conclude that America has a...
  • Nuevo terremoto en Nueva York, pero por corrupción

    Nuevo terremoto en Nueva York, pero por corrupción
    NUEVA YORK - Un nuevo escándalo de corrupción amenaza con provocar un auténtico terremoto político en el estado de Nueva York tras la detención hoy de un veterano dirigente demócrata acusado por las autoridades federales de haber aceptado millones de...
  • Sheldon Silver, powerful head of New York Assembly, faces graft charges

    Sheldon Silver, powerful head of New York Assembly, faces graft charges
    New York politics were roiled Thursday when Sheldon Silver, the longtime speaker of the state Assembly, was charged with using the power of his office to seek and receive millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks. Silver surrendered to the FBI in...
  • Police make 5th arrest in Brooklyn Bridge melee that injured officer

    Police in New York City announced Sunday the arrest of a fifth person in a melee that left an officer with a broken nose as fallout continued over the slayings of two officers by a gunman who had posted online rants against police. The latest arrest...