After a long vacancy, New York City's Civilian Complaint Review Board will have a new leader at its helm. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at a city hall news conference this afternoon that longtime civil-rights attorney Richard Emery will assume the chair of the agency. The CCRB is an independent bod ... More >>
From the department of fairly big deals, the Police Department has finally agreed to allow the Civilian Complaint Review Board to prosecute all police officers against whom a complaint has been substantiated. The agreement among City Hall, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and the CCRB comes following ... More >>
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Odin himself might have had a hard time predicting Dan Halloran’s strange career on New York’s City Council
Our favorite heathenMerlin's beard, freshman Councilman Dan Halloran is in the spotlight again! America's highest elected Heathen, and perennial favorite Runnin' Scared Councilman, is in the hot seat today after charges that union sanitation members acted cold-heartedly during Snowpocalypse.
via the PostIcelyn Garcia with LouieMost people probably don't even know it's a law to keep traveling pups in doggie bags on the subway, since dog owners carry them around as though they're cute to everyone (they're not). One Brooklyn College accounting student learned a tough lesson from a pu ... More >>
Dan to NYPD: Bad cop, no donut.Our favorite new member of the City Council may not be running for Congress, but he appears to be running for Sheriff of Whitestone. Dan Halloran (R-Queens), the heathen member of the city council who is prince of his own medieval domain, took it upon himself t ... More >>