2 hrs ago
's Gut Check for July 23, 2014
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in a combative interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer in Israel, said he was there "to show support for Israel's right to defend itself" and to underscore, in his opinion, that U.S. flight restrictions there are a mistake that only helps Hamas.
15 hrs ago
Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg Flies to Israel, Dismissing Safety Fears
An El Al Airlines plane sits at Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City on July 22, 2014 Hamas rockets may be falling from the skies, but Israel, Bloomberg says, is "safe" and "a great place to visit" Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has flown to the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, CBS reports , thumbing his nose ... (more)
17 hrs ago
The Marion Star
NYC police express anger at reaction to chokehold death
Members of Internet sites that allow law enforcement to air out issues are expressing outrage and offense over public reaction to last week's death of a New York City man after police administered a chokehold, which is against police department policy.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
New York Magazine
Bloomberg Is Flying to Israel to Protest the FAA BanHea s flying...
Michael Bloomberg is steamed about the FAA's decision earlier today to halt U.S. flights in or out of Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv after a rocket landed nearby, so he's decided to stage a protest in a manner befitting a billionaire.
Cleveland councilman urges 'Stop and Frisk' tactics
Cleveland councilman urges 'Stop and Frisk' tactics CLEVELAND -- Monday night brought another scorecard of gun violence in Cleveland.
Minneapolis mayor nominates state commissioner Cronk to be city coordinator
Mayor Betsy Hodges has tapped Spencer Cronk , commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Administration, to be Minneapolis' next city coordinator.
ItCH: A Papal Vision for Hizzoner
Mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday played a smart political card while on his Italian vacation - reaching out to the pope.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
New York Daily News
Dan Halloran uses Michael Bloomberg defense during trial
Dan Halloran is a former City Councilman from Queens. He's accused of arranging bribes to get Democratic state Sen. Malcolm Smith on the Republican ballot in last year's mayoral race.
EDITORIAL: Another try by the soda Nazis
San Francisco and Berkeley nestle on the opposite side of the country from Manhattan, but they're all kindred spirits.
Editorial: Death on Staten Island challenges NYPD
Police Commissioner William Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio as they preside over the NYPD Medal Day Ceremony at One Police Plaza on June 10, 2014.
Harlem: New York's new tech hub?
When people think of the fast-growing New York City tech scene, they think Silicon Alley in the posh neighborhoods of lower Manhattan -- not 125th Street.
Google To Turn NYC Payphones Into WiFi Hotspots
New York City wants to put its 9,670 payphones back to use by converting them into WiFi hotspots.
A Hidden Weapon against the Entitlement State
New York Post columnist Michael Goodwin appeared on Fox & Friends to discuss the increase in food stamp recipients and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's refusal to allow New York City to fingerprint residents who receive nutritional assistance to root out fraud.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The China Post
Officer in fatal NY arrest stripped of gun, badge amid protest march
A New York City police officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on desk duty, police said.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Insurance Journal West
NYC Sandy Rebuilding Is Now on Track, Mayor de Blasio Says
An often-criticized initiative to rebuild Superstorm Sandy-damaged homes has started work on more than 130, finished 30 and dispensed more than $6.3 million to reimburse homeowners for reconstruction costs, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday.
Silicon Alley Insider
'We are Going to Fight': Al Sharpton Rallies After Video Shows Man Killed While Being Arrested
Rev. Al Sharpton rallied his supporters Saturday morning after an African-American man, placed in an apparent chokehold by NYPD officers, died while being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes Thursday afternoon.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
New York Daily News
Richard Emery appointed new CCRB chairman by Mayor de Blasio
Civil Rights lawyer Richard Emery has been appointed chairman of the police Civilian Complaint Review Board by Mayor de Blasio.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
18 years for actress who sent poison to president
AN ACTRESS who sent ricin-laced letters to president Barack Obama and the New York City mayor, and then tried to blame the crime on her soon-to-be ex-husband has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.
Nerd Breakfast With Bloomberg: Media Mogul Opens R&D Lab in SF
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was a little late to his own geek party this morning at WeWork in the South of Market area of San Francisco.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Duson's police chief has been fired
Jackson Foster will turn 2 in August, and his family is hoping he will be able to hear them sing "Happy Birthday" for the first time.