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Even as new cases emerge that highlight the flaws in the state’s new bail-reform law, three city District Attorneys with very different constituencies have continued to make the case against a…

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Kerry O’Connell, the Assistant District Attorney who gained a conviction Jan. 15 of Rysheim Smith for the murder of a 6-year-old boy 40 months ago, struck the right balance in her summation to…

The tendency at the Department of Education to either bury bad news or obscure the problem to avoid criticism has been on full display in two different forums recently. What is particularly no…

Unions representing superior officers in the NYPD had looked with some trepidation at a key goal each had entering this contract round: how to match the 2.25-percent “extra” raise the Police B…

A Daily News report on the problems posed in developing the Rikers Island site if and when the jail complex closes because of the presence of methane gas quickly led to a follow-up story in wh…

There are two reasons for outrage about the laggard pace at which the de Blasio administration has moved to bring quality education to 28 yeshivas at which English instruction was insufficient…

Sergeants Benevolent Association President Ed Mullins over nearly two decades in office has shown himself to be a thoughtful, smart man when the mood strikes him. But there is also an impetuou…

The unanswered question regarding Hillary Clinton both prior to and during her 2016 run for President when she said and did things that created the impression she had distanced herself from a …

The city’s Fire Prevention Inspectors have two major issues with the de Blasio administration: their pay is too low and they aren’t allowed to take a promotion exam that eases the path to Fire…

“New York Is Unnerved By Student’s Killing,” blared the headline in the Dec. 13 New York Times, referring to the fatal stabbing in Morningside Park two days earlier of Tessa Majors, an 18-year…

The tentative Transport Workers Union  Local 100 contract may have gotten done after months of angry rhetoric and stop-and-start negotiations because two respected professionals came to the ba…

A state Parole Board in early November approved the release of a woman who helped her boyfriend kill a Police Officer 21 years ago, and the cop’s widow and the Police Benevolent Association ha…

A recent hearing called by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services about lifting a cap on the number of Assistant Corporation Counsels that the Law Department can hire drew oppositi…

As this newspaper went to press Nov. 25, the Public Financing Commission voted at Westchester Community College to approve proposals that would have a serious impact on how state campaigns wer…

The testimony of three career diplomats over two days of impeachment hearings before the House Intelligence Committee figured to be a tough match-up for President Trump in areas like poise, di…

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.