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The photo of Will Pepe, an employee of Metro-North, standing inside the U.S. Capitol Building Jan. 6, shows him smiling as he looks at his cell phone. 

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The most-astonishing thing about the 44-percent jump in homicides in the city and a doubling of shootings here compared to 2019 is that those crimes had already reached alarming numbers by the…

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Terri Napolitano, who was just fired for posting illustrations of President Barack Obama with a noose around his neck and Hillary Clinton heading for the gallows, clearly has serious psycholog…

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There are few police-union officials who would want the Rev. Al Sharpton to testify on their behalf, but something he said during the protests that were triggered by the death of George Floyd …

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Maybe four years of dealing with Donald Trump's nonsense, from his inflammatory, degrading tweets to backing away from commitments he made a short time earlier, was what led House Speaker Nanc…

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Mayor de Blasio, who erred on the side of extreme caution in closing schools last month when they did not seem to be a significant factor in spreading the coronavirus, may be on the verge of b…

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A relatively civil hearing on a City Council bill that would sharply limit the use of solitary confinement in the city jail system took a sudden turn into nastiness after Correction Officers' …

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It may be a reflection of the polarization in this country, state and city that an attempt by the co-owner of a Staten Island bar ran over a City Sheriff's Office Sergeant Dec. 6 while trying …

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Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians have offered reasons why many of them don't want to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. They include that they've already had the virus and re…

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Mayor de Blasio has insisted that he played no role in the firing nearly four years ago of Ricardo Morales, a top Department of Citywide Administrative Services official with a glowing record …

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December began with former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama volunteering to receive the coronavirus vaccine as a group and President-elect Joe Biden saying he would als…

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Keith Powers, the Chairman of the City Council's Criminal Justice Committee, explained the bill he and Public Advocate Jumaane Williams are pushing to end solitary confinement in the jail syst…

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It is telling that, after 20 years in which his union had fractious relationships with the city's two previous Mayors, United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew sought early on t…

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The increasing aversion to exposing students to the complexities of the real world because doing so might cause them an uncomfortable moment created another controversy, ensuring that battle l…

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It's easy to mock Governor Cuomo for expecting law-enforcement officers to make sure on Thanksgiving that state residents obey his executive order limiting home gatherings to 10 persons.

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The NYPD has a serious problem. Either the commanding officer of its Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, James Kobel, has made more than 500 postings on a website, Law Enforcement Rant, kn…

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The de Blasio administration announced Nov. 10 that over the next year, it will have Emergency Medical Service workers serve as first-responders to cases involving Emotionally Disturbed Person…

It wasn't just a case of law-enforcement anger costing Democrats throughout New York State four State Senate seats, a few in the Assembly and two or three congressional seats, if the prelimina…

It has been a point of pride for the city Correction Department that it has kept the city jails from turning into coronavirus hot spots despite the potential for infections to spread widely, p…