Two NYPD officers who drove their SUVs into a crowd of protesters blocking a Brooklyn street at the height of the George Floyd protests in late May 2020 have been cleared of wrongdoing by police commissioner Edward Caban, Civilian Complaint Review Board officials confirmed Friday. Caban endorsed an NYPD administrative trial judge’s recommendation that officer […]
The city’s Department of Investigation has opened an inquiry into Mayor Eric Adams’ Director of Asian Affairs, Winnie Greco, following reporting by THE CITY on allegations that Greco tried to benefit improperly from her government position. Greco was hired as a senior advisor to the mayor in January 2022 at a salary of $100,000. Over […]
As much as $1.6 million worth of personal protective equipment was damaged so badly it had to be tossed during the Coronavirus pandemic after being stored improperly for months outside a state-operated nursing home in Queens, a new probe by the state inspector general found. The probe was launched in the summer of 2021 in […]
In March 2021, a 33-year-old tech worker from Flushing, Queens, joined Eric Adams’ mayoral campaign as a volunteer, working regularly with an effusive and understatedly powerful member of Adams’s inner circle named Winnie Greco. Shortly after Adams got to City Hall, Greco, by then on the city payroll as the mayor’s $100,000-a-year director of Asian […]
Less than two months before the 2021 general election, the Eric Adams campaign received five $2,000 donations from people listed as employees of Bay Atlantic University, a small Turkish-owned institution based in Washington, D.C. Now, the university-linked contributions are under scrutiny as part of an investigation conducted by federal prosecutors and the F.B.I. to determine […]
Internal documents obtained by THE CITY show that city regulators repeatedly asked Eric Adams’ mayoral campaign about a cluster of donations that are now part of a federal probe into one of the mayor’s top fundraisers. The investigation, which triggered an FBI raid at the home of Adams’ campaign operative Brianna Suggs on Thursday, is […]
He’s got no public schedule to speak of. He’s rarely seen in public with Eric Adams, but has the mayor’s ear across a variety of subjects. He works for a quasi-city agency, the Economic Development Corporation, but runs point for City Hall on security in migrant shelters and makes top-level decisions about the New York […]
The family of Kawaski Trawick, who was shot and killed in his Bronx apartment in 2019, also demanded a meeting with Mayor Adams ahead of any decision by the NYPD.
A draft decision by an NYPD administrative judge argues a late filing by the Civilian Complaint Review Board meant misconduct charges against officers who killed the 32-year-old Bronx man are “moot.”
Students in 133 schools that serve about 63,000 students were given secondary screeners during the last school year that identify students who are at risk of dyslexia or other reading challenges. The effort, while relatively small, is set to be expanded.