PopMuse: New York News http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2019 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Upstate man who shot wife dead while cleaning gun avoids jail time https://nypost.com/2019/11/19/upstate-man-who-shot-wife-dead-while-cleaning-gun-avoids-jail-time/ https://nypost.com/2019/11/19/upstate-man-who-shot-wife-dead-while-cleaning-gun-avoids-jail-time/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 05:45:06 UTC Tamar Lapin at Metro | New York Post Lake George teacher Eric Rosenbrock, 36, was slapped with five years probation as part of a plea deal that saw him cop to criminally negligent homicide in September for the shooting death of his wife, 36-year-old Ashley Rosenbrock. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ De Blasio says Bloomberg should apologize for more than stop-and-frisk https://nypost.com/2019/11/19/de-blasio-says-bloomberg-should-apologize-for-more-than-stop-and-frisk/ https://nypost.com/2019/11/19/de-blasio-says-bloomberg-should-apologize-for-more-than-stop-and-frisk/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 05:33:47 UTC Rich Calder at Metro | New York Post De Blasio told NY1 that he believes his billionaire predecessor “really missed the boat” on assisting New Yorkers affected by the “Great Recession” of 2008 and addressing the “income inequality that was gripping the city." http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ MTA negligence led to 2018 Borough Hall ceiling collapse, audit shows https://nypost.com/2019/11/19/mta-negligence-led-to-2018-borough-hall-ceiling-collapse-audit-shows/ https://nypost.com/2019/11/19/mta-negligence-led-to-2018-borough-hall-ceiling-collapse-audit-shows/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 05:07:52 UTC David Meyer at Metro | New York Post The MTA knew about a key flaw in its station inspection procedures for nearly a decade that could have prevented the dramatic roof collapse at Brooklyn’s Borough Hall station last year, The Post has learned. MTA inspector general Carolyn Pokorny found the transit bureaucracy failed to follow recommendations made by her department after a similar... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Donor to de Blasio’s old charity sues to block probe of $60K in contributions https://nypost.com/2019/11/18/donor-to-de-blasios-old-charity-sues-to-block-probe-of-60k-in-contributions/ https://nypost.com/2019/11/18/donor-to-de-blasios-old-charity-sues-to-block-probe-of-60k-in-contributions/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 03:23:07 UTC Bernadette Hogan, Bruce Golding at Metro | New York Post A major donor to Mayor de Blasio’s since-shuttered nonprofit is suing to block a state probe of its $60,000 in contributions. Broadway Stages claims that the Joint Commission on Public Ethics exceeded its authority by slapping the TV and film production company with an Aug. 19 subpoena. The subpoena seeks copies of “all communications” between... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Transit workers’ union demands more cops in NYC subways https://nypost.com/2019/11/18/transit-workers-union-demands-more-cops-in-nyc-subways/ https://nypost.com/2019/11/18/transit-workers-union-demands-more-cops-in-nyc-subways/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 01:50:04 UTC David Meyer, Jacob Henry, Bruce Golding at Metro | New York Post The transit workers’ union demanded Monday that the NYPD step up crime-fighting in the subways, after The Post revealed a massive spike in offenses that include random assaults on riders. Transport Workers Union Local 100 President Tony Utano accused cops of focusing on fare-beaters while MTA employees face “assaults, threats and other forms of disgusting... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Watch: Driver who once dragged cop in Times Square busted for fleeing DEA agents https://nypost.com/2019/11/18/watch-driver-who-once-dragged-cop-in-times-square-busted-for-fleeing-dea-agents/ https://nypost.com/2019/11/18/watch-driver-who-once-dragged-cop-in-times-square-busted-for-fleeing-dea-agents/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 01:02:03 UTC Rebecca Rosenberg at Metro | New York Post A suspected drug dealer who once dragged a cop with his car in Times Square was arrested again Monday for an incident in which he fled from DEA task force agents in a BMW on the Upper East Side and nearly hit a young woman with a dog. Officials released surveillance video of Arfhy “Coyote”... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Cop in fatal crash would’ve lost his car under councilman’s safety bill https://nypost.com/2019/11/18/cop-in-fatal-crash-wouldve-lost-his-car-under-councilmans-safety-bill/ https://nypost.com/2019/11/18/cop-in-fatal-crash-wouldve-lost-his-car-under-councilmans-safety-bill/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:05:12 UTC Ben Cohn, Jorge Fitz-Gibbon at Metro | New York Post An NYPD cop who racked up 10 speeding tickets and red-light infractions this year before fatally crashing on the FDR is proof that traffic-cam violations should carry stronger penalties, a city councilman said Monday. Brooklyn Democrat Brad Lander said the Saturday night wreck that killed Officer Garman Chen and left two others seriously injured is... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Accused bike-path terrorist Sayfullo Saipov tells judge he only answers to Allah https://nypost.com/2019/11/18/accused-bike-path-terrorist-sayfullo-saipov-tells-judge-he-only-answers-to-allah/ https://nypost.com/2019/11/18/accused-bike-path-terrorist-sayfullo-saipov-tells-judge-he-only-answers-to-allah/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 23:56:10 UTC Emily Saul at Metro | New York Post Accused bike path terrorist Sayfullo Saipov told a Manhattan federal court judge Monday he doesn’t respect his authority — while prosecutors said they want to empanel an anonymous jury to oversee the death penalty case. “The orders issued here have nothing to do with me,” Saipov told Judge Vernon Broderick through an Uzbek interpreter. “I... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Patrols upped in Bay Ridge after spates of car vandalism https://nypost.com/2019/11/18/patrols-upped-in-bay-ridge-after-spates-of-car-vandalism/ https://nypost.com/2019/11/18/patrols-upped-in-bay-ridge-after-spates-of-car-vandalism/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:47:08 UTC Craig McCarthy at Metro | New York Post Cops have upped patrols in Bay Ridge after vandals struck at least 52 cars in two incidents this month, officials confirmed Monday. The response comes after someone scratched up and slashed tires on 32 cars on Shore Road near 72nd Street over the weekend. A similar incident was reported to cops on Oct. 18, when... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Murder trial to begin in death of iconic Brooklyn pizza joint owner https://nypost.com/2019/11/18/murder-trial-to-begin-in-death-of-iconic-brooklyn-pizza-joint-owner/ https://nypost.com/2019/11/18/murder-trial-to-begin-in-death-of-iconic-brooklyn-pizza-joint-owner/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:35:18 UTC Andrew Denney, Ebony Bowden at Metro | New York Post It’s an enduring murder mystery with all the red sauce fixings. Three years after a killing that shocked Brooklyn, the trial of the suspect in the shooting of Louis Barbati, co-owner of the legendary Gravesend pizzeria L&B Spumoni Gardens, is set to begin in Brooklyn Supreme Court this week. The feds initially investigated the murder... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/