De Blasio Endorsed by Economic Justice Group

By LORETTA CHIN Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Tuesday received the endorsement for mayor of an influential liberal economic justice group boasting 45,000 members. The group, New York Communities…

Charter School Applicants Break Record

By JULIA JOHN-SCHEDER Charter school leaders and parents on Tuesday forecast “big trouble” ahead as a record number of students were applying for seats in a system that has not…

Debt Consolidation Company Indicted

By JANET DIGERONIMO & JENNIFER KUFA Manhattan Federal Prosecutor Preet Bharara announced on Tuesday the indictment of the owner and three employees of a Brooklyn credit consolidation company of wire…

Bloomberg Defends Stop And Frisk — Again

By JERMECIA EDWARDS & JULIA JOHN-SCHEDER Mayor Bloomberg on Tuesday grew feisty as he again defended his Administration’s stop and frisk tactics as the long-running federal trial on the policy…