In waning weeks as Attorney General, Loretta Lynch asserts more control over Federal prosecutors in New York

In waning weeks as Attorney General, Loretta Lynch asserts more control over Federal prosecutors in New York

LETTER FROM NEW YORK : Under Attorney General Loretta Lynch, the U.S. Department of Justice asserts more control over the work of Federal prosecutors' offices in New York, including of the Eric Garner civil rights investigation.

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For one year, Cuomo appoints Schneiderman to serve as special prosecutor in police cases [Updated]

For one year, Cuomo appoints Schneiderman to serve as special prosecutor in police cases [Updated]

Governor Andrew Cuomo has appointed for a period of one year State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to serve as a state-wide special prosecutor in cases of police officer-involved crimes, including homicides committed by police.

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de Blasio silent about NYPD scandal of deception and fraud of Wikipedia entries

de Blasio silent about NYPD scandal of deception and fraud of Wikipedia entries

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has his own checkered history with Wikipedia, is keeping his distance from a scandal involving the NYPD making deceptive and fraudulent edits to Wikipedia pages about corruption and brutality.

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Council Speaker Mark-Viverito subject of whistleblower complaint

Council Speaker Mark-Viverito subject of whistleblower complaint

Growing frustration with stalled police reforms, such as the firing of a City Council whistleblower, are driving activists to demand a commission investigation into NYPD corruption.

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