The judge shot down an attempt by Daniel Halloran’s attorney Vinoo Varghese to suggest that the former mayor had paid GOP bosses under the table for their support.
More than 300 demonstrators gathered along a main highway leading to the stadium. Some in the crowd tried to block traffic, but police repeatedly pushed them back, firing canisters of tear gas and using stun grenades.
Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver kicked off the opening of 55 outdoor public pools at Crotona Olympic Pool in the Bronx on Friday. The pools will be open everyday until Labor day.
The nation of 11 million people, smaller than the state of Pennsylvania, produces 220,000 tons of chocolate annually and makes more than 800 beers. The Belgian soccer players swept their first three World Cup games, and they easily defeated the U.S. 4-2 last year in a friendly match in Cleveland.
Halloran’s lawyer accused an FBI undercover of living large on the public dime. The FBI agent posed as a business man to snare Halloran and state Sen. Malcolm Smith in a corruption bust.
Sherman Gamble, 54, still faces charges of kidnapping, assault, promoting prostitution and sex trafficking after he allegedly tortured women he lured in using advertisements on Backpage.com and other sites.
Richard Pearson, 49, was arrested and charged with attempted murder in the seemingly unprovoked attack in which he stabbed 60-year-old Baare Batchiri in the chest. Pearson has more than 20 arrests on his record, police said.
The Dignity for All Students Act of 2010 requires all city schools to report incidents of bullying, but for the 2012-2013 school year, 80% reported zero incidents. This includes Intermediate School 117 in the Bronx, where emotionally disturbed 14-year-old Noel Estevez fatally stabbed his classmate, Timothy Crump, 14, on Wednesday.
Success Academy, founded by Mayor de Blasio rival Eva Moskowitz, applied for permits to open…
Legislators from the Bronx introduced ‘Nicolas’ Law,’ which would require owners to lock and store their weapons; and pushed for the passage of ‘Luisito’s Law,’ which would toughen the sentences for gunmen caught firing their weapons around children.