Liz Benjamin has this rundown of where things stand for Majority Leader wannabe Malcolm Smith.Speaking of Liz Benjamin, she was the subject of a press release sent out by Ruben Diaz earlier today to clarify comments he had made previously to her about gays jamming his phones.
NY1 has a video interview with the wife of the man who police killed in North Fordham. She says he wasn’t wielding a baseball bat but a much smaller stick.
According to the Post, two witnesses say he lowered the bat and took a step back before he was shot, but 4 out of 15 witnesses say he had the bat chest high. The officer is on desk duty pending an investigation.
Newsday wonders when we’re going to get beyond the massive distraction of the leadership mess in the state Senate and start focusing on the task at hand – the state budget.
The News reports that 17,000 Bronx kids are without a school library.