New hires delayed, the Fire Department runs on overtime

At least 20 firefighters were injured in a Brooklyn blaze in early 2011, a year that saw a spike in firefighter burn injuries. AP Photo/Paul Martinka

FDNY set to spend $238 million this year on extra hours for firefighters while civil rights lawsuit postpones recruitment ⧸ Full Story

The Daily Q: What does a no-snow winter mean for the city budget?

What does a no-snow winter mean for the city budget? This year New York City is on pace for its second-mildest winter ever, according to the National Weather Service. A mere seven inches of snow have fallen on Central Park this season. High temperatures across the region have already savaged business that depend on snow, from ski… ⧸ Full Story

Parade police overtime costs float above Occupy Wall Street’s

NYPD at Thanksgiving Parade

Macy's Thanksgiving festivities cost the NYPD $192,000 last year ⧸ Full Story