Former NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly had a some surprising things to say about current events in an interview on WABC radio on Wednesday, in a conversation ranging from the events in Ferguson, MO to police body cameras and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
Letitia James, New York City's public advocate, called Monday for the NYPD to hurry up and make with the body cameras, a proposal that emerged partly out of a court decision last year on the controversial stop and frisk program. Part of the ruling in Floyd v. City of New York called for a pilot prog ... More >>
This year the message has been sent out along the Rialto: Don't bring back a show as is! Fix it, tweak it, and make it brand spanking new to keep it relevant. Make it better!
On October 18 Patrick Stump will release his solo debut Soul Punk (Island), a fantastic, hooky pop-soul record, full of choruses that soar into the stratosphere and crystalline lyrics. The Fall Out Boy lead singer plays every instrument on the record, and the album lays bare his appreciation for bot ... More >>
Daily NewsThe only thing more remarkable than the fact that some bus drivers needed sixty days off to pull themselves together after catching a gob of New York spit from unhinged passengers, is that there are no known recent instances of bus-driver-on-passenger homicides. Any number of killi ... More >>
Comes now the classic Pulitzer-bait multi-part epic from the New York Times, a deep look at the folks living on a single cul-de-sac in Southern California as they weather a housing bust in a deep recession. The series, which currently has no end in sight, is modestly tagged "Beth Court" and inclu ... More >>
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