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.
This week, while we pick through our Valentine's Day chocolates looking for the good ones and watch our roses wilt, let's think about buying love. Not with chocolates, lingerie or jewelry, but with cash or credit card.
Two startling verdicts came down last week in two cop-related fatal shootings. In one, a Brooklyn jury acquitted the getaway driver of a botched robbery that resulted in the killing of NYPD officer Peter Figoski.
Tens of thousands of families are living with the same pain Dionne Gordon and her family endure on a daily basis. It's the pain of losing a loved one to murder.
The NYPD has violated a longstanding court order in its pervasive spying on Muslims and lied about it, according to papers to be filed today in federal court.
Protecting rights is an integral part of protecting communities. Keeping our city safe and treating all people with dignity and respect are not mutually exclusive. The NYPD should stop and think about that.
Over my many years as a rock 'n' roll/pop culture freak, I've had my share of classic New York City encounters with celebrities and ummmmm, street life.
New York City is installing a system that will track people 24/7, using thousands of closed-circuit televisions (CCTVs), radiation and license plate readers, and other technologies. If it works as promised, Microsoft -- which is developing the software -- stands by to sell it to your city.
Not only is Raymond W. Kelly the longest-serving police commissioner in city history but he is also, with a 75 per cent approval rating, the most popular. How does he do it?
Ray Kelly was at his misleading best at the 92nd Street YMHA last week in trashing the Associated Press' Pulitzer prize-winning series about the New York City Police Department's widespread and pervasive spying on Muslims.
So there's a deal: City Council Speaker Christine Quinn keeps Ray Kelly as police commissioner if she's elected mayor, according to the NY Post.
City Council Speaker and mayoral front-runner Christine Quinn, who appeared to favor reappointing Ray Kelly police commissioner, meets with former Police Commissioner Bratton.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was not in the holiday spirit as he prepared to set off from the Plaza on his Christmas Eve stroll.
Newly obtained NYPD documents, prepared in 2003 and 2004, provide an insight into how the Intelligence Division operated in the aftermath after 9/11 as it sought to protect the city against another terrorist attack.
It is that time of the year, when pundits start writing their top ten lists as if every American really wants to read the top most influential, best-l...
I stood on the corner of 49th Street and 7th Avenue completely stunned. I had just seen a man die. No, I had just seen a man killed. I leaned against the wall of a building, trying to catch my breath as the sun beat down on my face.