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City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Sources Say Deal Reached To Decriminalize Minor Offenses In NYC

Major changes will indeed be coming to quality of life law enforcement in New York City, sources told CBS2 on Tuesday.

04/28/2015

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton. (Credit: CBS2)

Mark-Viverito, Bratton Square Off Over ‘Broken Windows’ Policing Policy

Debates over the broken windows law enforcement policy are shaping up to be a battle between City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and police Commissioner Bill Bratton.

04/27/2015

Marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Up For Debate

Connecticut lawmakers are taking up several bills that would legalize marijuana for medical purposes and decriminalize the possession of small amounts of the illegal drug.

03/13/2011

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy (Photo: CT Governor's Office)

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy Renews Push To Decriminalize Marijuana

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is making waves with efforts do decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, and he’s not stopping there.

02/18/2011