Friday, August 01, 2014

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Medical Examiner: Eric Garner's Death Ruled a Homicide

The death of a Staten Island man has officially been declared a homicide by the city medical examiner, who says it was the result of being placed in a chokehold while police were trying to arrest him last month. Updated 9:41 PM

Eric Schneiderman has broken his silence on the Moreland Commission, but his opponent claims there are many unanswered questions about the attorney general's role in the now defunct anti-corruption commission.

7:55 PM

Report: U.S. Attorney Threatens to Probe Gov's Moreland Commission

Governor Andrew Cuomo could face legal action from the anti-corruption panel he formed and then disbanded, as a published report says U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara sent a letter to the Cuomo administration warning of an investigation into obstruction of justice and witness tampering.

Updated 07/31/2014 10:14 PM


De Blasio Soaks Up the Spotlight on Italian Vacation

Mayor Bill de Blasio had little time to get over his jet lag after returning from an eight-day Italian vacation that took him from Rome to Capri. While overseas, he soaked up the adoration of his Italian supporters and savored his time in the international spotlight.

Updated 07/28/2014 09:14 PM

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Mayor Hosts Roundtable on Police-Community Relations

In an effort to improve relations between the New York City Police Department and city residents, the mayor, police commissioner and community activists gathered at City Hall Thursday for a roundtable discussion. Updated 07/31/2014 06:41 PM


Crews Work to Meet Mayor's Affordable Housing Goal

One set of numbers sums up what may be Mayor Bill de Blasio's top goal for his time in office: 200,000 units of affordable housing, preserved or constructed, over the next 10 years. How far along is he? NY1's Josh Robin filed the following report. 07/31/2014 09:25 PM

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