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Councilman Jumaane Williams

At some point NYPD officers may be wearing cameras while conducting stop-and-frisk stops. (Photo: CBS 2)

Expert: Body-Worn Video Would Usher In New Approach To Stop And Frisk

A blockbuster ruling from a federal judge will not mean the end of the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk program. But one way or another, it likely will mean changes for the controversial police practice.

08/13/2013

Mayor Bloomberg, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sides Gear Up For War Over NYPD Inspector General, Racial Profiling

“You’ve had months and months to fix this problem. Instead mayor, you did nothing. You did nothing. We had to do something for you,” Democrat Jumaane Williams said.

07/24/2013

Zimmerman Protest

Zimmerman Found Not Guilty: New Yorkers Take To The Streets

Strong reaction has erupted in New York and across the country after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

07/14/2013

Speaker Christine Quinn (credit: CBS 2)

Backers To Push For Plan To Allow Anti-Stop-And-Frisk Lawsuits Without Quinn’s Support

A proposal to make it easier to sue over police stop and frisks is setting has set a stage for an unusual drama in New York City politics, as backers said Wednesday they would press to get it passed despite opposition from City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.

04/24/2013

Voters at Vanderveer Methodist Church in East Flatbush (credit: Jumaane Williams/Twitter)

Problems Erupt At A Handful Of New York City Polling Places

Problems erupted at a handful of New York City polling places Tuesday, including a Lower Manhattan site that ran out of ballots, and reports of crowding at some sites in Brooklyn that attracted the attention of a city lawmaker.

11/06/2012

Police arrest an Occupy Wall Street supporter during a protest march around Union Square. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Lawmakers Accept Plea Deals In Occupy Arrests

Two New York City lawmakers arrested at an Occupy Wall Street march have taken offers to get their cases dismissed by avoiding further arrests for six months.

02/01/2012

Flatbush Fire

Drive Held For Displaced Residents Of Flatbush ‘Voodoo’ Fire

Dozens of residents were forced to flee for their lives last Saturday when a fire tore through their Flatbush apartment building. On Saturday, new efforts were underway to help victims recover from the tragedy.

02/26/2011

FDNY crash tax

Lawmakers Upset With FDNY’s ‘Crash Tax’

After the Fire Department of New York revealed its plan to charge drivers who cause car accidents with a so-called “crash tax,” two Brooklyn lawmakers are furious.

12/12/2010