City officials were bracing for another night of protests across the city Thursday night, a day after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.
About 22,000 patrolmen are being retrained during a three-day course, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said. The retraining began earlier this month and officials hope it will be completed by June.
A grand jury has decided Wednesday not to indict the police officer who placed a Staten Island man in an apparent chokehold just before he died.
The commissioner said he anticipates the grand jury will begin deliberations this week.
Spurred by the Ferguson shooting and anti-police protests in New York and around the country, President Barack Obama on Monday announced new initiatives to bridge police mistrust.
The NYPD’s newest protest protocol received mixed reception Wednesday, a day after protests against the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, shut down expressways and tunnel entrances.
House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is “damaging the presidency itself” with his unilateral action on immigration and says the House will not stand idle and let it happen.
Word of stunning statements made by a major architect of the Affordable Care Act has Republicans vowing to repeal it.
Rachel Noerdlinger, the embattled chief of staff for First Lady Chirlane McCray, has decided to take a leave of absence following the recent arrest of her son.
From halfway around the world on Friday, President Barack Obama upped the ante in the fight for immigration reform.
“Rude.” “Disrespectful.” “Insulting.” Those were words used by various voters to describe Mayor Bill de Blasio’s tardiness at a memorial ceremony for Flight 587.
Relatives of the 260 people who died on American Airlines Flight 587 have commemorated the jetliner’s crash in with a solemn ceremony in the Rockaways.
Former President George W. Bush offered a touching tribute Tuesday to his father, George Herbert Walker Bush – with wry humor, candor and love.
Police Commissioner William Bratton announced Monday that officers will now be allowed to issue simple summonses for certain low-level marijuana offenses, rather than making arrests.
Crews were out Friday putting up new signs to replace those showing higher speed limits.