4 days ago | NYPD
J'ouvert, the annual all-night musical street party that precedes the Caribbean Day Parade, is going to be heavily policed, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced at a press conference at Medgar Evers ...
10 days ago | LGBT
Even after I’d passed through the press check-in, where the list ran six or seven pages; even after I’d passed through a security check and gotten in the elevator at the Wollstein center in downtown Cleveland, there was still a part...
11 days ago | Politics
The journalism industry may be in perpetual free-fall, but the good news is that for the next few months, the Trump vs. Clinton election is an advertising bonanza. There are other ways for media companies to cash in — take the Washington Post...
18 days ago | Politics
Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton's candidacy for President today at a joint press conference with Clinton in Illinois. The endorsement effectively closes the book on Sanders' underdog campaign and unifies the Democratic field in a...
24 days ago | Bill de Blasio
At six-five, Bill de Blasio is usually considerably taller than his conversation partners. But on a cold day in February, the mayor of New York City was on the corner of Third Avenue and 16th Street, interfacing with a nine-and-a-half-foot-tall sl...
25 days ago | NYPD
Matthew Van Ohlen was riding in the bike lane in Williamsburg on Saturday when, according to police, a motorist intentionally slammed into him. Van Ohlen was killed and the driver fled the scene. The NYPD responded the following morning by is...