Privacy? That's so 20th Century. "We certainly monitor the traffic cameras," Police Commissioner Ray Kelly told me today, when I asked him about the 32 video cameras and E-ZPass readers placed throughout Midtown as part of the real-time traffic system Mayor Bloomberg unveiled yesterday, with ... More >>
""recoverycouch.jpg" viaIt happens: some mornings you get to work without having been home the night before and you pull a freshly starched white shirt from the bottom drawer of your desk, you brush your teeth under the fluorescent light of the men's room with one of those little things you p ... More >>
This is not the real officer, probably not even on Halloween.Married Deputy Inspector Valentim Neves did it all for the nookie, then lied under oath about his affair with his subordinate, married Officer Mareli Hnatko, according to the Daily News. But, as the saying goes, "Hell hath no wrath ... More >>
Earlier today, we brought news of the MetroCard Killer known as PayPass, which is one of those wonderful little technologies much like London's Oystercard service: You touch a card to a sensor, and it lets you through. No more "SWIPE AGAIN" error messages for New Yorkers? Oh yes. And now, the ... More >>
Nathaniel Chambers, a driver for the Department of Homeless Services, was supposed to drive commissioner Robert Hess to City Hall on Friday for the inauguration, and if he'd had an E-ZPass on his city vehicle he might have made it. Instead, he ended up arrested with DWI, partly on the basis ... More >>
WABC held two brief "conversations" with the Democratic and Republican candidates for the 13th District Congressional seat, shortly to be vacated by the scandalized Vito Fossella. Eyewitness News' Diana Williams and Tom Wrobleski of the Staten Island Advance did the questioning. First up: Democrat ... More >>
As average New Yorkers face rising food and fuel costs and looming MTA fare hikes, MTA board member David Mack sure seems to be enjoying his free ride. "Why should I ride and inconvenience myself when I can ride in a car?" the wealthy real estate developer was quoted as saying when asked yesterday ... More >>
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