Bill de Blasio

Black Student Enrollment in NYC Specialized High Schools Declines

Black Student Enrollment in NYC’s Specialized High Schools Declines

Out of 4,800 students admitted for the 2019-2020 school year, only 190 are Black.

Rikers Island

NYC Mayor Announces Plan to Close Notorious Rikers Island—Finally

In what could become the biggest criminal justice news of the year, a plan has…

NY State Law Keeps Cop Disciplinary Records Under Wraps

Whether or not discipline was meted out on the police officer who placed Eric Garner…

New York City Will Close Schools to Observe Muslim Holidays

NYC Mayor De Blasio to Close Schools for Muslim Holidays

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday that two days in the NYC public school…

NYPD chief says rift between police and mayor 'will go on for a while'

William Bratton Says Friction Between NYPD and Mayor Will Continue

New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton says the rift between the NYPD and Mayor…

Mayor Bill De Blasio Asks That Protests Be Put On Hold Until After Officers' Funerals

Bill De Blasio Requests that Protests Stop Until After Funerals

Mayor Bill de Blasio expressed his condolences to the family of two murdered NYPD officers…