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One veteran police supervisor, speaking a few hours after Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced on live television that he was firing Daniel Pantaleo, said the suspense regarding his dec…

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In March 2018, I was asked by a higher-up on the Inner Circle script committee to write the show’s opening number, focusing on Mayor de Blasio to the tune of the song that opened “The Producers.”

Early on July 29, working a midnight-to-8 a.m. shift, Sanitation Worker Tim Moore took a routine ride from his Brooklyn garage across the Verrazzano Bridge, bound for a dump site in Staten Isl…

Halfway into the July 30 Democratic presidential debate, Elizabeth Warren was asked whether her declaration that she was a capitalist was meant to convince voters that she might be “a safer ch…

During the July 19 funeral service for Hector Figueroa, a longtime friend, Steve Giles, recalled that the building-service-workers-union president had persuaded the president of the New York Y…

One day more than 20 years ago at Saratoga Race Course, a Dominican woman walked into the playground area where her small sons were enjoying themselves and asked a woman sitting with her husba…

Yiatin Chu recalled a June 13 meeting at Gracie Mansion where she and four other parent activists from the Asian community came to discuss their concerns about a bill to abolish the test used …

The last week of June was a point of no return for Mets fans who began the baseball season with high hopes, even if they didn’t drink the Kool-Aid new general manager Brodie Van Wagenen had be…

A man walks into a school June 25 at 8:35 a.m. and a poll worker says “four” to denote he is the fourth person in his election district to cast a ballot in the Democratic primary for Queens Di…

Mayor de Blasio, dropping back into town June 17 after spending the weekend on the campaign trail in New Hampshire, was well into his weekly segment on “Inside City Hall” when Errol Louis said…

“What’s this I hear that Cuomo and de Blasio skipped the 9/11 Memorial Glade dedication?” Fausto “Fuzzy” Mamori asked me, sitting on the inmate side of the Federal penitentiary where he is fai…

The day after a lawsuit was filed on behalf of three white female administrators accusing Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza and some key aides of “unlawful race and gender discrimination and…

Listening to NY1 political reporter Grace Rauh’s description May 20 of Bill de Blasio’s hectic schedule the previous weekend flitting from Iowa to Nebraska to North and South Carolina in his f…

During his hour of cross-examination May 15 of Floriana Persechino, the city Medical Examiner who concluded that Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo used a chokehold that was a contributing factor …

In 2010, as the Amalgamated Transit Union was being assailed for having too long failed to act against the organized-crime figures who exerted control over its Local 1181 representing city sch…

Late in 1985, a Police Officer taking an “end-of-probation medical” required of cops at the time they were completing 18 months of service and becoming eligible for tenure weighed in at 267 po…

At 9:52 on the morning that the redacted version of the Mueller Report was to be released, I received an e-mail from a longtime acquaintance who’s a Trump supporter asking for “a public acknow…

In explaining why he dissented from his two colleagues on the state Parole Board panel who April 17 granted Judith Clark her release after more than 37 years in prison for her role in the 1981…

Call me a cynic, but lately every time I hear Mayor de Blasio launch into his spiel about how there’s plenty of money in this city/country/world but “it’s just in the wrong hands,” I can’t hel…