New York City Articles


NYPD: 'We Will Arrest You' If On the Road

3:05 PM, Jan 23, 2016

Martial law has been decalred in New York City. This comes in response to this year's biggest snow storm.

The New York Police Department is threatening to arrest anyone on the road. They are calling it a "travel ban."

"After 2:30 p.m and you're on the road, we will arrest you @NYPDChiefofDept says," NYPD says.

"Stay off the road, @NYPDChiefofDept says. We don't want to have to arrest you."

After 2:30 p.m and you're on the road, we will arrest you @NYPDChiefofDept says— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) January 23, 2016

"We are asking people to make good common sense decisions. Use your head," @NYPDChiefofDept says.

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Michelle Obama: 'Poverty Is Sexist'

8:26 PM, Sep 26, 2015

Michelle Obama introduced Bono at an event this evening in New York City. As the first lady introduced the singer-turned-icon, she repeated one of his signature lines: "povery is sexist."

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Towering Infernal

The trouble with Two World Trade Center.
Sep 21, 2015

In June, Wired unveiled the plans for the most important building to be constructed in New York since the Freedom Tower: Two World Trade Center. The design is by the rising Danish star Bjarke Ingels, who ousted the previously selected eminent architect Sir Norman Foster.

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Giuliani's New York, Shattered

9:10 AM, Aug 27, 2015

As New York suffers through yet another challenging era of ineffective political leadership, it is worthwhile to recall what one leader can accomplish under the most difficult circumstances. 

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Video: NYC Residents Complain About Hillary Reset: 'It's Going to Be Horrendous'

8:03 AM, Jun 12, 2015

America Rising has a compiled a video of New York City residents complaining about Hillary Clinton's campaign reset set for tomorrow at Roosevelt Island:

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NYPD Chief Wants 450 Cops to Combat ISIS

7:09 AM, May 18, 2015

New York City police chief Bill Bratton is worried about ISIS. So worried, in fact, that he's going to assign 450 New York Police Department cops to fight terrororism that may come from the Islamic State.

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De Blasio Inserts Himself Into Foreign Policy Debate

4:55 PM, Apr 20, 2015

Bill de Blasio is trying to insert himself into the foreign policy arena. The New York City mayor, more specifically, has commented on the deaths of refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea.

"Drowning deaths off Libya are a man-made tragedy. EU must get serious about tackling the problem at the root and caring for those at home," de Blasio says on Twitter.

 

Drowning deaths off Libya are a man-made tragedy. EU must get serious about tackling the problem at the root and caring for those at home.

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De Blasio Shuns Hillary: 'This Is a Different Country We’re Living in Right Now'

'A candidate who has not been in the public eye in this sense for almost eight years'
4:45 PM, Apr 14, 2015

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio once again refused to endorse his former boss, Hillary Clinton, in remarks today. "This is a different country we’re living in right now, and I think we need to hear a vision that relates to this time," de Blasio said.

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Teacher Tenure Case Goes Forward in New York City

8:03 AM, Mar 13, 2015

The New York Post reports: 

A Staten Island judge ruled Thursday that the the city’s Department of Education and the ​teacher’s union must face a lawsuit challenging existing teacher tenure.

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Credentials for Hillary Press Avail Needed to Be Requested 24 Hours Ahead of Time

But word of the event didn't leak out until hours before event.
9:15 AM, Mar 10, 2015

Hillary Clinton will be holding a press availability today at the United Nations in New York City. But all members of the press won't be able to attend. Only those who requested credentials 24 hours before the event (or about 18 hours before news of the availability leaked out) will be credentialed.

MSNBC's Alex Seitz-Wald reported on the arrangement just now on MNSBC:

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CNN Host Kisses De Blasio Before Interview

Chris Cuomo Complains About Waiting for Hot Cocoa
8:21 AM, Jan 27, 2015

On CNN this morning, the host kissed Mayor Bill de Blasio before she interviewed him, and handed him a cup of hot chocolate:

The other host, Chris Cuomo, complained that he'd been waiting for an hour and a half for his hot cocoa to arrive.

"The mayor comes and the hot cocoa comes," Cuomo complained as his co-host arrived on set in the middle of his interview with de Blasio. "The hot cocoa comes. I've been asking for it for an hour and a half."

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Thousands of Police Officers Turn Their Backs on De Blasio

12:21 PM, Dec 27, 2014

CNN reports that thousands of police officers turned their backs on New York City mayor Bill de Blasio, when he spoke this morning at the funeral of slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos:

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Obama to Remain in Hawaii as Biden Attends Slain NYPD Officer's Funeral

4:45 PM, Dec 23, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden will attend the funeral of a slain NYPD officer, the White House announced.

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The Deadly Lie of the 'Anti-Cop Left'

12:16 PM, Dec 23, 2014

Heather Mac Donald writes at City Journal on how an anti-cop lie has left two New York police officers dead:

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Two Con Ed Utility Workers Witnessed Cop Killings, Then Chased Murderer

4:52 PM, Dec 21, 2014

Fox News reported this morning on two brave utility workers, employed by Con Edison, who chased the New York City cop murderer from the crime scene to the subway:

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Obama: 'Reject Violence and Words that Harm'

12:18 AM, Dec 21, 2014

President Obama reacts to the murder of two New York City police officers:

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New York City Police Officers Turn Their Backs on Mayor After Shooting

10:24 PM, Dec 20, 2014

WNYW, the local New York City Fox affiliate, reports that New York Police Department officers turned their back on Mayor Bill de Blasio after two of their own were shot execution style earlier today in Brooklyn:

"Look what happened: this is video of the mayor arriving for this evening's press conference on the shooting. You can see officers turning their backs on the mayor as he approached the lectern," said the local host.

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Biden Campaigns for Iowa's Dem Senate Candidate Bruce Braley... in New York City

1:26 PM, Oct 30, 2014

Just five days out from Election Day and Vice President Joe Biden is again campaigning for Iowa's Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley -- but not in Iowa. Thursday afternoon, Biden heads to the 8th Floor in New York City according to the official

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Feds Sue New York City for Medicaid Fraud

7:41 AM, Oct 28, 2014

The federal government is taking New York City to court. "Manhattan U.S. Attorney Files Healthcare Fraud Lawsuit Against Computer Sciences Corp. And The City Of New York For Orchestrating A Multimillion-Dollar Medicaid Billing Fraud Scheme," reads a headline from the Justice Department's press release.

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New York City's Hotel War Heats Up

2:16 PM, Oct 24, 2014

As any visitor to New York City discovers, the Big Apple isn’t the best place to get a hotel room. Rates top $300 per night, the highest in the country, and supply is quite limited.

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Don’t Panic; Don’t Panic

10:05 AM, Oct 24, 2014

The news of an Ebola patient in New York has stimulated a predictable response from government officials and the media:

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NYC Health Commissioner Wrongly Claims Ebola Patient Self-Isolated

'May have stopped and gone to a restaurant along the way.'
7:34 AM, Oct 24, 2014

Dr. Mary T. Bassett, commissioner of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, claimed in a press conference last night that the latest Ebola patient had self-isolated since returning from Africa. Later, she admitted that in fact the patient had spent a lot of time in public and with other people:

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Ebola in NYC

7:03 AM, Oct 24, 2014

The New York Times reports:

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A Letter on 'Death of Klinghoffer' and the Met

1:11 PM, Oct 21, 2014

A letter from a physician who practices and teaches at a medical school in New York, who introduced himself to the boss at last night’s protest of the Met's performance of the "Death of Klinghoffer." 

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The Met's Mistake

10:23 AM, Oct 16, 2014

Floyd Abrams writing in the Wall Street Journal:

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Up in Smoke

Sep 29, 2014

Undoubtedly much to the chagrin of the former mayor, more New Yorkers are smoking these days. According to the latest data from the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, adult smoking rates in New York City have risen to 16 percent, from an all-time low of 14 percent in 2010.

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New York Threatens to Fine Car Service $2,000 for Giving Free Rides

8:01 AM, Jul 11, 2014

As anyone who has visited New York City knows, getting a taxicab in the city can prove very, very difficult. And finding a driver that speaks English, has working air conditioning, will let a visitor pay by credit card, and knows directions to major landmarks can be even harder. That’s why it’s utterly bizarre that the city is trying to stop drivers from offering taxi-like rides in the city for free.

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'Alise vs. the Mayor,' the Finale

10:48 AM, Jun 10, 2014

The new documentary "Alise vs. the Mayor," produced by the Blaze, concludes with its final episode. Shot against the backdrop of New York City mayor Bill de Blasio's fight against providing rent-free public school space to charter schools, the film follows young Alise, a Harlem Success Academy scholar. In the final episode, we see the fallout from de Blasio's standoff against a fellow Democrat, New York governor Andrew Cuomo, and how this affects Alise.

Watch the episode below:

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'Alise vs. the Mayor'

10:01 AM, Jun 04, 2014

New York City has become a central battlefield in the fight over school choice and education reform since Bill de Blasio, an ally of the teachers unions and opponent of charter schools, became mayor in January. De Blasio decided early on in his administration to force out charter schools like Harlem Success Academy (founded by de Blasio's longtime political opponent Eva Moskowitz) from open space in public school buildings. The negative response was overwhelming, with even New York's Democratic governor Andrew Cuomo coming out forcefully against de Blasio's anti-charter schools move.

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