NYPD Union Head Joins GOP Fight to Stop NYC From Flushing Records on the Undocumented
Wed Jan 04 13:06:17 EST 2017 | Observer
The president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association—a longtime foe of Mayor Bill de Blasio—penned a letter in support of two Republican legislators’ lawsuit aimed at stopping the liberal administration from going through with plans to expunge the files of the city’s municipal identification program, believed to contain the personal information of thousands of undocumented immigrants residing in the five boroughs. Edward Mullins addressed his missive to Staten Island Supreme Court Jus..
A pair of Staten Island lawmakers are continuing their fight to block the city from destroying old IDNYC program applications. Assemblymembers Ron Castorina and Nicole Mallio..
Mayor de Blasio Questions Cuomo's Plans for Free Tuition at City and State Universities on The Road to City Ha..
Mayor Bill de Blasio is pouring a little bit of cold water on Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposal to offer free tuition at state colleges. In an interview on Road to City Hall, the ma..
Steve Loomis, the blustery president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association, wrote in "an open letter to the community" that settlements like the one in Cleveland have for..
President Obama Pens Law Review Article On Criminal Justice Challenges
-Talking Point Memo
His commentary, "The President's Role in Advancing Criminal Justice Reform," addresses how presidents can exert influence over the criminal justice system, and how those who serve ..
Court hears arguments on San Antonio lawsuit against Texas immigrant law
Alejandra Flores, from Honduras, huddles with her sons Alexande Josue Romero, 3, and Brision Josue Romero, 10, on the Hidalgo International Bridge in the early hours on Tuesday, De..
Heart Association program targets women
Chris Wilson, wellness director at the Guilderland YMCA, left, and Lisa Wolcott, membership director at the Guilderland YMCA, demonstrate exercises at a kick off for the Heart Asso..
San Jose Mayor Joins Volunteer Cleanup Program
-NBC Bay Area
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo braved the elements and rolled up his sleeves Tuesday morning for a worthy cause while also helping make city streets look a little better. Liccardo joi..
The NYPD is touting 2016 as one of the safest years in decades across the city. NY1 has learned the number of people murdered was down 5 percent last year compared to the year befo..
GOP Bill Would Ban Supreme Court From Citing Its Own Obamacare Cases
-Talking Point Memo
Rep. Steve King (R-IA) hates Obamacare so much that he doesn't even want the Supreme Court to cite its own major Obamacare cases in future opinions, according to a bill he introduc..
As the Senate Judiciary Committee considers the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, it is tempting to see the differences in opinion of the Alabama Republican..
The NYPD is investigating after officers shot and wounded an armed man on Staten Island overnight. It's the third police-involved shooting in the last two days. The shooting happen..
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Court officials in Las Vegas are unveiling a pilot program that'll give petty offenders in quality-of-life cases a chance to perform community service and make res..
Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin, Chancellor Carmen Fariña and Deputy Mayor of Strategic Initiatives Richard Buery launch the NYC Child Savings Account initiative a..
Florida Police Chiefs Association Responds To Latest 2016 Law Enforcement Fatalities Report
-Space Coast Daily
ABOVE VIDEO: Based on the report, law enforcement fatalities nationwide rose to their highest level in five years in 2016. FLORIDA – The Florida Police Chiefs Association (FPC..
For years the liberal elitist politicians of large metropolitan cities around the country have overstepped their boundaries by passing city-level taxes on things like sugary drinks..
Supreme Court thwarts Shumlin in final hours
-Burlington Free Press
MONTPELIER - In a unanimous decision, the Vermont Supreme Court has ruled that outgoing Gov. Peter Shumlin lacks the authority to act this week to replace a justice who will r..
President Barack Obama took office vowing to "vigorously pursue" hate crimes and civil rights cases. He also wanted to work to end racial profiling by police — a cause for which he..
Carl Weisbrod, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s chairman of the City Planning Commission, will exit his role overseeing the municipal zoning revisions at the heart of the administration’s af..
Obama Pens Law Review Article on Criminal Justice
-Voice of America
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama returns to his roots at the Harvard Law Review on Thursday, penning an article about progress his administration made in reforming the cri..
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County officials are opening a five-week period for high school students to apply online for nearly 100 paid summer internships through the Las Vegas-area Su..
Obama, Trump Administrations Duel Over Healthcare Program
-Voice of America
U.S. President Barack Obama is going to Capitol Hill Wednesday to rally Democratic lawmakers to protect his landmark healthcare legislation. Vice President-elect Mike Pence will be..
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Attorneys for outgoing Gov. Peter Shumlin are going to be at the state Supreme Court defending a plan by Shumlin to appoint a new justice months before there..
—President Obama penned an article published online Thursday by the Harvard Law Review in which he lays out the criminal justice reforms his administration has made and outlines th..
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A University of Wisconsin-Madison program that explores --- amounts to a declaration of war on men and the university should be punished in upcoming bu..
GOP legislator rips UW program questioning ---
FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2015, file photo, Wisconsin state Sen. Steve Nass, R-Whitewater, is seen during a hearing at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. Nass said Wednesday, Jan. 4,..
Planned Parenthood on Thursday slammed the GOP plan to defund the group, arguing such a move would result in more unintended pregnancies. "I think what they're trying to do w..
LaPorte County law enforcement units merge to fight drug crimes | Public Safety | southbendtribune.com
-South Bend Tribune
LaPorte County law enforcement officials speak at a press conference last fall after the county was designated a federal High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area or HIDTA, joining Lake..
Police made an arrest Wednesday in a fatal hit-and-run on New Year's Day in Brooklyn. Ted Jerome, 23, is facing charges for leaving an accident that resulted in a death and for hav..
Obama penned a Harvard Law Review article that does not mention Trump by name, but reminds future presidents they “exert substantial influence over the direction of the U.S. crimin..
Obama pens law review article on criminal justice challenges
-The Seattle Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama returns to his roots at the Harvard Law Review on Thursday, penning an article about progress his administration made in reforming the crim..
Barack Obama is no stranger to writing articles in the Harvard Law Review, he was an editor of the law journal as a law student. However, this time he decided to write a..
In 2007, only after historian Alexandra Stern had spent years researching eugenics in the American west, culminating in a published book, did she find the motherlode. During the he..
Yellow Dot program could help Hillsborough residents pass along life-saving information
-Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA -- Hillsborough County may soon provide a new way for residents to relay important information to first responders during an emergency. County commissioners voted Thursday to..
By Adam Klasfeld, Courthouse News Service MANHATTAN (CN) — If President-elect Donald Trump withdraws from the Clean Power Plan, his administration will meet 15 states batter..
NEW YORK - Vapers will have to follow the same laws as smokers following a ruling by the State Supreme Court. The court dismissed a lawsuit filed by a smoker's rights group to over..