In a less-controversial universe, Police Commissioner James O’Neill’s decision to fire Daniel Pantaleo wouldn’t still be reverberating and have played a role in his choosing to step down at the end of this month to take a top job with VISA.

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Even before the state’s bail-reform law takes effect Jan. 1, ending bail and pre-trial detention for most non-violent felonies and for all misdemeanors including robberies, where violence or i…

The City Council, given an opportunity to expel Andy King for multiple egregious offenses, wimped out despite calls by officials including Mayor de Blasio and their own Speaker, Corey Johnson,…

An example of the happy endings that sometimes develop after acrimonious beginnings was produced by the Professional Staff Congress’s new contract for faculty at the City University of New York.

Judging by the level of hostilities between Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Patrick Foye and top transit-union officials, one might think a strike had begun, or was imminent.

So the City Council approved the closing of Rikers Island Oct. 17. Speaker Corey Johnson and his predecessor, Melissa Mark-Viverito—who was the original driving force behind the move—shared a …