When a scuffle broke out in Monday's Knicks-Cavaliers that involved LeBron James, it wasn't a surprise that Peter Vecsey weighed in. After all, the veteran sportswriter has been a fixture for decades in New York and NBA media.
NEW YORK — In the past 10 years, a small charity called the Bronx Freedom Fund has donated bail money to thousands of poor New Yorkers charged with crimes, freeing them from jail and helping them avoid the dispiriting delays of backlogged local co
With witnesses threatened, documents destroyed and jurors cloaked in anonymity, the trial beginning Monday in a New York courtroom has the trappings of a grisly organized-crime prosecution. It won't be.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's first term was punctuated by probes into his fundraising, arguments with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, ugly clashes with his own police force, rising homelessness and the widely publicized failure of his national agenda.