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Eric Adams Donor Construction Firm Escaped Past City Graft Tangles

The federal probe of Mayor Eric Adams’ campaign fundraising that exploded into public view last week centers on KSK Construction, a Turkey-tied engineering firm that delivered more than a dozen donations to the mayor’s 2021 campaign that are now a subject of the investigation. But years before KSK’s involvement in this explosive inquiry became public, […]

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Before Shelter Melee, Adams Aide Found Guilty of Obstructing NYPD Investigation into Domestic Incident

A top operative for Mayor Eric Adams now under investigation over allegations that he assaulted a migrant shelter security guard was once convicted by the NYPD of impeding an internal investigation of a domestic incident and placed on a list of cops with credibility issues, THE CITY has learned. Timothy Pearson, a longtime friend of […]

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What We Know About Tim Pearson, the Eric Adams Operative Under Investigation for Shelter Melee

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 […]

Posted inMigrant Crisis

Gov. Hochul Backs Adams’ Call To Suspend ‘Right to Shelter’ During Asylum Crisis

Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday enthusiastically embraced New York City’s request to temporarily suspend the city’s decades-old “right to shelter” agreement in response to the wave of asylum seekers who have inundated the system. Last week, Mayor Eric Adams asked a court to let the city pause the protocol, enacted in the early 1980s, that […]

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New Migrant Shelter Case Judge Ordered Man’s Eviction for ‘Homeless Lifestyle’

A new judge has been assigned to rule on Mayor Eric Adams’ request to suspend the city’s “right to shelter” requirement as migrants fill facilities for the homeless — one with a controversial track record in ruling on housing rights. Acting Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Gerald Lebovits, assigned Friday to the case known as Callahan […]

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Adams Admin Takes Second Shot at Suspending ‘Right to Shelter’ in New Court Filing

Mayor Eric Adams on Tuesday asked a court to temporarily suspend the city’s decades-old practice of offering shelter to any adult who asks, proposing that the protocol deserves an emergency pause while the city grapples with the still-ongoing wave of asylum seekers who have arrived in New York for more than a year. In a letter to […]