Wednesday’s Headlines: Cycle of Rage Edition
Tuesday was a busy morning on the "criminal mischief" beat. Plus other news.
Prophet Motive: Restler Bill Would Restore 25% Bounty for Blocked Bike and Bus Lane Tickets
"If the kickback gets more people reporting, we’re all for it," said one high-profile advocate.
FDNY Chief Blames Slower Emergency Response Times on More Cars
FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh said during Friday's City Hall’s public safety briefing that congestion is the main reason ambulances and fire trucks are slow to respond.
Video Unmasks NYPD Lies About ‘Resolved’ Bike Lane Complaints
Until there are consequences for lying, city employees will continue to break the law. But also, why are cops misspelling their own names on emails? Therein lies a tale.
Monday’s Headlines: Tom Wolfe Edition
A Council member's story about a supposedly racially motivated traffic stop got all around the world before the NYPD even got its boots on. Plus other news.
NYPD Hands Out ‘Vision Zero’ Awards After 257 People Were Killed and 40,000 Injured Last Year
Police brass on Friday said that 70 of its 77 precincts — or 91 percent — failed to achieve Vision Zero in 2023, yet the agency handed out awards anyway.
Mayor Adams Claims He’ll Create a ‘Department of Sustainable Delivery’
For now, there'll only be a task force to study the creation of Adams's proposed Department of Sustainable Delivery, which would be a first-in-the-nation entity to regulate new modes of delivery.
No License Plates? No Problem! Scofflaw Drivers Remove Tags Yet Rarely Get Caught
Cars without license plates are everywhere in New York City, but the Adams administration is failing to crack down on them, allowing tens of thousands of drivers to dodge accountability in the city each year.
Police Nab One Half of Hit-and-Run Duo Who Killed Pedestrian in Queens Last Year
Cops cuffed a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a 68-year-old pedestrian in Queens late last year. The second driver who hit the victim before also fleeing the scene is still on the loose.
Queens Pol Recovering From Broken Arm, Bruises After Driver Strikes Her in Crosswalk
The driver — who Gonzalez-Rojas said received a summons for failure to yield — was traveling slow enough to avoid a worse outcome, the pol said.