The operation used its intimate knowledge of NYPD operations to thrive.
The bill allows dual prosecutions of people in the president's orbit who receive pardons or commutations.
Bill de Blasio's coming humiliation is just the latest evidence of the outer-borough president's revenge on Manhattan.
An NYPD Superior Reacted to Eric Garner's Death by Texting 'Not a Big Deal.' And That's Completely Unsurprising.
For five years, the NYPD, its apologists, and even Mayor Bill de Blasio have absolved cops of their role in Eric Garner's death.
N.Y. Food Police Shut Down a 7-Year-Old's Lemonade Stand. This Bill Makes Sure They Can't Do It Again.
"Kids like Brendan Mulvaney are trying to give people sweet lemonade and learn some important business skills but the overzealous state bureaucrats just keep giving taxpayers lemons."
"What started out as a clerical error magnified into a very regrettable and Kafkaesque mistake."
A new study says plastic bag bans encourage people to use less eco-friendly substitutes.
Pinball and Pac-Man: no longer illegal.
Better evidence sharing and a dramatic drop in cash bail demands will help defendants challenge charges.
The Empire State's new budget grows government spending and red tape.
Groups have complained for years that the laws allowed police and prosecutors to selectively charge people carrying common pocket knives.
Paul Manafort Sentenced to Nearly Four Additional Years in Federal Prison Just as New York Files New Charges
Double jeopardy or a way of circumventing a potential Trump pardon? Or both?
Gov. Cuomo throws his support behind a ban on home cultivation, possibly on behalf of already entrenched pot groups.
They say it discriminates against those without checking or savings accounts.
Watch Nick Gillespie discuss this on Fox Business's Kennedy show tonight at 9.30 P.M. E.T.
New York Police Killed Her Son, Then Refused to Answer Her Questions. The Law They're Hiding Behind Could Soon Be Repealed.
An obscure provision designed to protect personnel records makes it nearly impossible to hold the state's cops accountable.
Inmates were left in the dark and frigid cold for a week, while families and lawyers were denied access.
Operation Lucky Bag targets people whose actions hurt absolutely no one.
It all seems rather petty.
It has been nearly four years since the young man passed away.
Plus: Rand Paul has "never been prouder" of Trump, the Women's March clashes with the Park Service, and Vegas' first Stripper Parade & Expo is coming soon.
On marijuana, New York's governor has lagged far behind his party's rank-and-file and the general public.
It's up to state lawmakers to defy the will of the unions to change the rules.
Environmental Protection Agency Gives $45,000 Grant to Help Non-Profit Build Sea Turtle-Shaped Trash Can
The $45,000 grant goes to a New York environmental group's "Going Strawless to Save the Sea Turtle" campaign.
As the prison-industrial complex starts to crumble, get ready for the social-media-surveillance complex to replace it.
New York's Top Court Rules Immigrants Are Entitled to Jury Trials for Crimes that May Lead to Deportation
Many face getting tossed out of the country for minor crimes. This ruling could result in big changes.
The progressive wunderkind will bring to Washington an ambitious, expensive policy agenda.
2016 L.P. veep runner-up set to shatter the 50,000-vote threshold needed to make Libertarians a ballot-qualified party for the first time in state history
The New York Prohibition Party has re-emerged to oppose Cuomo's subsidies for brewers and distillers. They're right to be upset, even if they have a misguided solution.
The Right to Know Act has good intentions, but supporters and opponents fear it will not work as intended.
New ideas, like leasing naming rights for public bridges and buildings, would save taxpayers money.
Ilya Vett claims he was making the gun as a "gift" for his brother. But he was still arrested and charged with attempted criminal possession of a firearm.
An ex-NYPD detective allegedly used his knowledge of police procedure to keep the operation afloat.
Cynthia Nixon Has No Idea How Much New York's Millionaires Pay in Taxes. She Wants Them To Foot the Bill For Her Progressive Agenda Anyway.
Progressive policies require higher rates and a broader base.
All for me and none for thee.
District attorneys rarely ever get punished for misbehavior that puts innocent people behind bars. Is that about to change?
If she wants to serve in Congress, she'd better get used to being hounded by the press.
Tiffany Huang and her fiancé just wanted to exercise their "right to free speech." But security guards apparently had other ideas.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Says America Was Never Great. That's Concerning But Not For the Reason You Think
We should be skeptical of all politicians who want to make America great, whether "again," or for the first time