"It's been a total disaster. They have -- they're six weeks into it now, they have no clue what's going on. And I mean I think I can say right here and now, I think you have to rerun that race because it's a mess. Nobody knows what's happening with the ballots and the lost ballots and the fraudulent ballots, I guess," Trump said. … [Read more...] about Federal judge rules some absentee ballots must be counted in uncalled New York congressional primary race
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Though he tiptoes around placing blame, Salvo is alarmed by the prospect of baked-in error. “City agencies rely on our data, and if that’s not accurate, we pay a price in decisions that are not well informed.” For example, when health officials are trying to gauge the severity of an epidemic, he says, “they have a numerator — the number of cases — but they need to know the denominator. The rate can set of an alarm bell, or not, and if we have a massive under-enumeration, we get rates that are out of kilter with the situation on the ground.” … [Read more...] about New York City’s Demographer-in-Chief Is Worried About the 2020 Census
On a sweltering July afternoon a couple of years ago, Mayor Bill de Blasio relocated one of his normally staid bill-signing ceremonies from City Hall’s blue room to the steps of the Brooklyn Public Library. Surrounded by cheering activists and elected officials, de Blasio marked one of the early triumphs of his soon-to-be tumultuous tenure: bringing a municipal identification-card program to New York City. Undocumented immigrants would finally have access to bank accounts and various city services. Urban liberalism was on the march. … [Read more...] about What Happens to New York’s Municipal ID Card Under the Trump Administration?
The NYPD announced on Wednesday that this summer was the safest New York City has seen in years, according to its data. From June 1 to August 31 there were 82 murders and 345 shootings. Police officers arrested 41,000 fewer people. Commissioner Bill Bratton said on Morning Joe Tuesday, “Ironically, New York City this past summer, June to end of August … this was the safest summer we’ve had in 25 years in terms of shootings and murders.” However, thanks to an uptick in murders at the beginning of the year, the homicide rate for 2015 is still up 6 percent from last year. There has also been a 5 percent increase in incidents of rape. Major felony crime is down 4 percent overall. … [Read more...] about This Summer Was the Safest New York Has Seen in Decades, NYPD Says
For tomorrow, morning showers will transition to a steadier, heavier rain into the afternoon (esp. inland) — this is “Isaias” moving through — before coming to an end tomorrow evening. That said, a FLASH FLOOD WATCH has been issued and will go into effect as early as late tonight for parts of the area, and remain in effect until as late as early Wednesday morning for parts of the area. For the city, it will go into effect at 6 AM tomorrow and remain in effect until 6 AM Wednesday. … [Read more...] about New York Weather: CBS2’s 8/3 Monday Afternoon Forecast