Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tag: Mayor Bloomberg

Texas Actress Who Sent Ricin to Obama,...

Shannon Richardson, the Texas actress who pleaded guilty in December to sending letters laced with ricin to President Barack Obama and then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, received...

NYC Settles with ‘Central Park Five’ for...

The so-called "Central Park Five"—the five young Black and Hispanic men wrongfully convicted of raping and brutally assaulting a jogger in Central Park in...

Georgia Gov. Deal Signs ‘Most Extreme Gun...

In yet another illustration of a major schism cleaving America's soul, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal today put his signature on what is being called...

NY Mayor De Blasio Allows Sweeping Changes...

The new tone in New York has already become apparent, as newly elected Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that he would allow the...

Texas Actress Pleads Guilty to Sending Poison...

An actress from Texas, Shannon Richardson, 35, who had minor roles in the television series “The Walking Dead” and the movie “The Blind Side,” pleaded...

Shocking Decision: Appeals Court Halts Stop-and-Frisk Changes,...

In a remarkably unusual ruling, a federal appeals court threw the entire stop-and-frisk policing strategy into disarray by halting the sweeping changes that U.S....

As NY Appeals Stop-and-Frisk Decision, Bloomberg Suggests...

In yet another stumble on race relations, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg stirred anger by suggesting on a radio show yesterday that public housing residents...

Judge Rules Stop-and-Frisk Unconstitutional; Bloomberg Wants to...

After a federal judge ruled yesterday that the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk policy was unconstitutional and ordered a monitor to oversee the department,...

NYPD Purges Half Million Names From Stop-And-Frisk...

The city of New York has made a major concession in its battle to keep its controversial stop-and-frisk program, agreeing to remove more than...

Mayor Bloomberg Claims NYPD Stops Too Many...

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, upset over two bills passed by the New York City Council curbing the power of the New York Police Department, went...

NY City Council OKs Measures to Constrain,...

The harsh glare that has been shining on the New York Police Department because of its controversial stop-and-frisk policy and also its recently revealed...

US Says Stop-and-Frisk Judge Can Impose NYPD...

 The U.S. Justice Department has given District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin a powerful option in her deliberations into the constitutionality of the NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy, by...

Kimani Gray’s Mother Refuses NYC Mayor’s Condolences

Family, friends and supporters mourned Kimani Gray at his funeral Saturday, two weeks after the 16-year-old was shot and killed by plainclothes police officers. Services...

Minority Groups Stand Out as Unlikely Ally...

Another attempt to solve America’s obesity problems through new laws has been thwarted this week by a New York judge who decided to strike...

Slut-Shaming and Bloomberg's New Teen Pregnancy Campaign

New York Mayor Bloomberg's latest campaign about the effects of teen pregnancy is hitting a nerve; especially with MSNBC anchor Melissa Harris-Perry. She address...

Mayor Bloomberg Announces Decriminalization of Marijuana Possession...

Beginning next month, possession of marijuana will no longer be a criminal offense in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the change in...

Ferry Crash in Lower Manhattan Injures 57

A run-of-the-mill morning commute turned into chaos for hundreds of passengers aboard a ferry that crashed into a dock in lower Manhattan this morning,...

Federal Judge Rules Bronx Stop-and-Frisk Program is...

New York City's controversial stop-and-frisk program was dealt a severe blow yesterday when a federal judge ruled that a portion of the program being...

Mayor Bloomberg Decides to Hold NY Marathon,...

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's decision to go forward with the New York Marathon on Sunday despite the fact that the city is still reeling from...

Mayor Bloomberg’s Ban on Large Sodas, Sugary...

Seeking to reduce runaway obesity rates, the New York City Board of Health on Thursday approved a ban on the sale of large sodas...

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg Latches On to...

As part of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s push to make New Yorkers healthier, city hospitals will restrict and monitor the distribution of baby...