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Afternoon Bulletin: Kanye Causes East Village Chaos, Human-Pig Hybrids and More

Kanye West tried to keep his New York fans from being disappointed last night. Instead, he disappointed them twice—and plunged the East Village into chaos. Thanks to inclement weather, the final day of the weekend’s Governor’s Ball music festival was canceled on Sunday, along with West’s scheduled performance. 383 more words

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State Senate Leader Says He Won't Sign Off on Mayoral Control of Schools (Yet)

Mayor Bill de Blasio went up to Albany to plead his case for continued control of the city’s school system yesterday—but his performance apparently didn’t resonate with Republican Senate Leader John Flanagan. 571 more words

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De Blasio Asks for at Least 7 Years of Mayoral Control of City Schools

ALBANY—As he testified on the state budget today, Mayor Bill de Blasio revisited one of last year’s biggest defeats: asking the State Legislature once again to grant him control of the city’s school system for at least seven years, if not permanently. 448 more words

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