With just over a week to go before the mayoral primary, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is keeping up the pressure on the Bloomberg Administration over the NYPD's use of "stop and frisk."
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie spent the run-up to the Labor Day weekend making appearances at the Jersey Shore. And if you weren't at the shore to see the governor himself, you could see him everytime you turned on the TV.
Dante de Blasio provides a big lift for his dad, who finds himself increasing in the line of fire as the primary approaches. Meantime, the primary gets hotter and hotter, with slaps, verbal jabs, and frantic elbowing between the candidates. And a sound rejection of a key plank of the Bloomberg legacy characterizes This Week in Politics. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein, Anna Sale, and Jessica Gould break it down.
A 25-year-old woman was struck by a cab while she was walking near Radio City Music Hall in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday — and passersby, including Dr. Oz, rushed to her aid.
This week's polls showing Bill de Blasio hitting first place and Anthony Weiner heading for the single digits in the New York City Mayor's race contain a super-interesting set of cross-tabs: there's no gender gap and just a slight racial edge for Bill Thompson among African Americans. That's true even though the city could get its first woman Mayor or its second African American. Is this a post-identity politics era?
A New York City jury has found that a former Goldman Sachs trader known as "Fabulous Fab" is liable in a massive mortgage securities fraud case.
Governor Chris Christie is taking on Republican Rand Paul while still casting himself as a conservative.
Christie has been working on his national profile for more than a year now, but this time he's engaging in 2016 national primary politics while running for re-election in his own state.
An appeals court on Tuesday upheld a ruling that struck down a ban on large, sugary drinks from being served in restaurants, theaters and other eateries in New York City.
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Federal authorities are charging the hedge fund owned by billionaire Steven Cohen with making hundreds of millions of dollars illegally, and of engaging in rampant insider trading. Tuesday's announcement caps years of investigations into alleged misdeeds at Cohen's firm, SAC Capital Advisors, which at one point managed $15 billion in assets.
Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner says he's putting his past behind him and moving forward in the mayoral race, despite new allegations that have come to light about continued explicit, online correspondence that took place after his resignation from Congress in 2011.
Chrissie Lam always wondered if you could fry an egg on the sidewalk on a hot day. So she choose the corner of Bowery and 4th street. At 10 minutes in, the organic egg is congealing --getting close to soft boiled.
Long Island College Hospital is in the process of clearing the Brooklyn facility of its patients.
Twelve people are injured, three seriously, after an explosion inside a five-story building in Chinatown caused it to partially collapse Thursday afternoon, officials said.
New York City mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio, arrested on disorderly conduct charges in a protest over the possible closure of a Brooklyn hospital, was released Wednesday afternoon.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is among the members of the anti-corruption panel tasked with investigating campaign fundraising in Albany, Governor Andrew Cuomo revealed today.
The City Council passed with a veto-proof majority the most expansive plan in years to impose oversight on the NYPD and cleared the way to make it easier to bring racial profiling claims against the police early Thursday.
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A report commissioned by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo finds a "troubling" and "startling" pattern of paying out huge amounts to consultants, including a company, Navigant, that showed a "disturbing revolving door practice" with the long-criticized power company for Long Island.