Under investigation by both the FBI and the IRS, Mount Vernon's Mayor Ernie Davis recently fired his police commissioner with no credible public explanation and replaced him with -- of all people -- our old friend, Sir Reginald Ward.
At the end of the day, neither public service messages nor increased cooperation between schools, police, and social welfare services will cut the truancy Gordian Knot.
For decades, and through one administration after another, the lack of safety in our healthcare system has gone un-addressed, placing us at greater and greater risk.
Ray Kelly's "policing 101 refresher" memo underscores the giant hole in the supposed NYPD successes in lowering crime over the past decade. It indicates that for the past eight years Kelly has refused to tackle a widespread problem.
31 years ago this week, John Lennon had just been murdered, and the city was going wild because the New York Post ran a shocking front-page photo of his body in the morgue.
My Dad was what the old timers call a "newspaperman." Not a "journalist" or "broadcaster" or "personality" or, God forbid, "talking head."
It seems no exaggeration to say that the NYPD has infiltrated every level of Muslim life in NYC. Where's the outrage? Where's the concern? Where's the lawsuit?
It's the nightmarish scene that plays out in the minds of many women who are rape victims -- that if they took their allegations to court they would end up being the ones on trial, rather than the rapist.
James A. DeSoucey Jr. is a squat muscle-bound square with laughing baby blues. He looks as though he coulda been a boxer. Or a prizefighter. Or at least a contender.
Not everyone agrees that we should continue to harbor such ill will against LeBron. Here, a roundup of what sports columnists are saying about "The Decision" as the Heat sit on the brink of elimination.
On Monday, the rumor and speculation will end, as the world finds out what Apple has really been working on all this time -- and whether we want to use it to play our music.
We turn today to one of New York State's oldest oxymorons: Albany ethics. Governor Cuomo has sent an ethics package to the Senate and the Assembly, and is speaking up for it on a statewide tour.
Oh boy, am I ever going to take heat for this. But it must be said. There are some women caught up in the awful throes of domestic abuse because they...
It's been a rocky road for the pop star. His stardom has also given pop critics time to evaluate what's behind Bieber's appeal, popularity, and following. Here, a sample of what they're saying.
While the "Chicken Little" Conservatives' shrieking alarms over Medicare's immediate solvency are overblown, the Federal government must address the added strain all of these new enrollees will place on this program.
Journalists, writers and artists are insecure and needy people. Elaine Kaufman filled their needs. She fed them, gave them a shoulder to cry on, and then a kick in the butt to motivate them.