4 days ago | Donald Trump
For the many Americans desperate for any shred of hope that the incoming administration will dissolve in crisis before it can do much harm, the appearance last Tuesday night of a mysterious dossier purporting to outline Russia's control over the p...
7 days ago | Crime
The intricacies of pension fund malfeasance are not always the stuff that tabloid writers dream about, but the unveiling of the indictment of a director of New York's largest public retirement fund just before Christmas was an exception. Navnoor K...
12 days ago | Politics
It's Day Three of our brand new 115th Congress. With the G.O.P. now in control both chambers and Trump soon to take control of the executive, Republicans are furiously spinning up their top legislative priority (besides gutting congressional ethic...
19 days ago | Terrorism
The MTA's long-running "If You See Something, Say Something" ad campaign has already been through nine official iterations over its lifetime. Now, thanks to some anonymous New Yorkers, there's a tenth, unofficial version, that attempts to repurpos...
27 days ago | Crime
Two financial firms raked in billions of dollars of business from the New York State Common Retirement Fund, the $184-billion retirement fund serving many state employees, after their agents bribed one of the pension fund's employees with cash, wa...
27 days ago | NYPD
If you were the in-house counsel for an outfit that was hemorrhaging hundreds of millions of dollars a year paying out lawsuits over the way it conducted business, you'd be looking for ways to stop the bleeding. On the one hand, you might advise y...