Benjamin lawyer floats defense that helped de Blasio avoid indictment

Disgraced ex-Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin showed up in court Monday with ex-Mayor Bill de Blasio’s former defense lawyer – who immediately floated the same theory that helped get Blasio off the hook in a “pay-to-play” corruption probe. Barry Berke appeared to telegraph his planned strategy on behalf of Benjamin, who resigned last week following his … Read more

Mayor Eric Adams reveals homeless drug den, vows more sweeps

Mayor Eric Adams unveiled a shocking photo of a homeless encampment littered with around 500 used syringes as he vowed Wednesday to continue cracking down on makeshift shelters across the city. “Look at this condition!” a clearly exasperated Adams said during a news conference at City Hall. “And I’m supposed to act like I do … Read more