Bill de Blasio eyeing run for Nadler’s Congress seat

Bill de Blasio eyeing run for Nadler’s Congress seat

Ex-Major Bill de Blasio confirmed Wednesday that he is looking to run for a newly redrawn Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn congressional seat. De Blasio announced on Twitter that he formed an exploratory committee for New York’s newly redrawn 10th Congressional District, which The Post first reported Tuesday he is eyeing for a political comeback. “Our … Read more

Christian Diaz arrested after alleged fatal deli stabbing

Christian Diaz arrested after alleged fatal deli stabbing

A Staten Island man accused of fatally stabbing a deli worker for refusing to sell him a loose cigarette at a discount has been arrested after seven months on the lam, cops said. Christian Diaz, 25, was nabbed Tuesday and charged with second-degree murder in the senseless Oct. 19 slaying of Ahmed Almulaiki in East … Read more

NYC jails still ‘potentially life-threatening’ despite Adams’ headway

NYC jails still ‘potentially life-threatening’ despite Adams’ headway

The conditions in the troubled city jail systems are still “severe and potentially life-threatening” despite Mayor Eric Adams’ effort to make progress at the facilities during the first few months in office, a new federal monitor reform report says. The 30-page blueprint for reform was ordered up by Chief Judge Laura Taylor Swain last month … Read more

NYC Mayor Eric Adams lobbied over school control in Albany

NYC Mayor Eric Adams lobbied over school control in Albany

Mayor Eric Adams and top deputies met one on one with some Albany lawmakers Tuesday, lobbying for an extension of mayoral control of the city’s school system – although “no consensus” was reached on a final plan. Adams took the train up early to make scheduled meetings with top education committee chairs – Assemblyman Michael … Read more

NY Dems in civil war sparked by ‘Hochulmander’ overreach

NY Dems in civil war sparked by ‘Hochulmander’ overreach

The Democrats pushed too far and now they are left to turn on one another for political survival. That’s the landscape in New York where an ugly civil war has erupted thanks to the party’s epic failure in gerrymandering congressional districts for partisan gain that were overturned by the courts and order redrawn by a … Read more

NYC schools won’t oust incumbent district bosses after all

NYC schools won’t oust incumbent district bosses after all

New York City’s Department of Education has pumped the brakes on plans to ax popular incumbent superintendents before consulting with families. The reverse-course comes after The Post reported on backlash from parents fuming that they weren’t consulted on the presumed ousting of beloved school bosses, and mounting public pressure from state and local representatives. “The … Read more

Residents outraged as NYC ramps up construction of new jail

Residents outraged as NYC ramps up construction of new jail

New York City is ramping up construction of a new jail in Queens as part of its plan to phase out problem-plagued Rikers Island — sparking outrage from residents, The Post has learned. The presence of a lockup became more tangible for Kew Gardens locals recently when the Department of Design and Construction sent out … Read more