Queens in the snowAccording to the National Weather Service, the snow is over (until Christmas, when we can expect rain, snow and sleet). After this, it's just going to blow around. Their last official accumulation numbers were 6" at LaGuardia, 11.1" at Kennedy, and 9.1" in Central Park as of ... More >>
The whole Annie Le case is depressing, and closure doesn't seem any more imminent as the New Haven cops release the person of interest/non-suspect Raymond Clark, the 24-year-old lab tech who had been taken in last night. They've got his DNA samples, but apparently no cause to hold him after ... More >>
Earlier in the week the Feds said they weren't giving New York stimulus money for cops because our crime rate was already low. This sort of echoed fired Inspector General Gerald Walpin's argument that the New York City Teaching Fellows program shouldn't get any more money because it was already doi ... More >>
The Supreme Court has overturned the New Haven job discrimination ruling in favor of white people. They ruled 5-4 that in in Ricci et al. v. DeStefano et al, 20 white firefighters were unfairly passed over for promotion to which they were entitled by exam results by superiors eager to promote blac ... More >>
Peter McManus', Chelsea, shortly after midnight We'd been warned that Times Square could be hit with a "Mumbai-style attack" on New Year's Eve, so only about a million people showed up. (The celebration in Aspen, Colorado didn't fare so well, but they sure had fun in New Orleans.) On TV Kathy G ... More >>
Baggage from Marc Jacobs, Josh Brolin's take on Harvey's killer.
Two probable mayoral candidates have some unfinished business about school thugs