‘I don’t like to touch that stuff.’ The undercover agent, known as Raj, referred to an alleged conversation with Smith and cooperating witness Mark Stern in 2012.
Prosecutors say Smith tried to bribe his way onto the 2013 Republican ballot for mayor in a $200,000 scheme, with former Queens GOP Vice Chairman Vincent Tabone allegedly helping to distribute the cash.
Biden, with his wife Jill, went to the Liu family’s home in Brooklyn to meet with them for 25 minutes and offer their condolences. Biden also offered his support to the officers assigned to the Liu home, calling them and the rest of the NYPD ‘the best damn force in America.’
Experts say this Christmas season shaped up as the best in three years, with falling gas prices and a better job market boosting sales nationally roughly 4%.
Cyril Innis Jr. asked participants to call out the names of their ancestors during Friday’s ceremony at 290 Broadway. He also used the gathering to rally New Yorkers to keep up demonstrations against police abuse.
The Rev. John Murray slipped during a stroll along a Long Branch, New Jersey, boardwalk and shattered two vertebrae in 2010, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down. Four years later, the 66-year-old Brooklyn native has an easier time getting around than others living at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help assisted living unit in Sunset Park.
Justice League NYC ‘are moving forward’ with protests despite Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams’ imploring them to hold until Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu are laid to rest.