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Wednesday’s Headlines: Cycle of Rage Edition

Tuesday was a busy morning on the "criminal mischief" beat. Plus other news.

February 28, 2024

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.

February 8, 2024

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.

February 5, 2024

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.

January 31, 2024

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.

January 29, 2024

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.

January 27, 2024

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.

January 25, 2024

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.

January 16, 2024

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.

January 11, 2024

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.

January 8, 2024