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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman promotes the I-STOP program - Staten Island, NY - Jul 16, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Schneiderman Seeks To Facilitate Lawsuits By Wrongful Convicts

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has proposed revisions in state law, so that more people wrongfully convicted of crimes bring damage claims against the state.

02/18/2014

Police stand near the Port Authority Bus Terminal, where officers fired shots on Sept. 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Review Under Way After Bystanders Hit During Police-Involved Shooting Outside Port Authority

In a statement, the NYPD reiterated that officers are authorized to use deadly physical force when they reasonably believe they must do so to protect themselves or another person or persons present from imminent death or serious physical injury.

09/16/2013

New NYPD recruit Dina Loor with Police Commissioner Ray Kelly at Queens College - July 10, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Wife Of New York City Cop Stabbed In Head Signs Up To Join The NYPD

One of the NYPD’s newest recruits knows all too well the risks faced by police officers.

07/10/2013

Jeffrey Deskovic (file/credit: Jeffrey Deskovic Foundation for Justice)

Wrongly Convicted Man Jeffrey Deskovic Awarded Graduate Degree

Jeffrey Deskovic, who was freed in 2006 after 16 years in prison, received his diploma from John Jay College of Criminal Justice at a graduation ceremony on Tuesday.

05/29/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: Facebook)

Nassau County Officer’s Actions Dissected In Incident That Killed Hofstra Student

John Jay College of Criminal Justice professor Michele Galietta said the officer was confronted with a split-second choice when a masked man holding 21-year-old Hofstra University student Andrea Rebello in a headlock pointed a loaded handgun at him.

05/20/2013

Sign outside the NYPD Stop-and-Frisk trial in Manhattan (file / credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Protesters Gather Outside Stop-And-Frisk Trial

Protesters chanted and held up signs saying it’s not a crime to be black or Latino.

04/05/2013

John Jay College (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Students Upset After John Jay College Decides To Shorten Graduation Ceremony

The school has decided to eliminate the tradition of calling each student to the stage to receive their diploma as a way to shorten the five-hour-long commencement ceremony by an hour.

03/13/2013

Protesters in front of the New York Stock Exchange - New York, NY - Sep 19, 2011 (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

NYPD Defends Arresting Wall Street Protesters For Wearing Masks

An obscure law that has been on the books since 1845 has been used five times this week at the protests on Wall Street.

09/20/2011

One World Trade Center is seen from Chopper 880 - New York, NY - May 5, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Downloadable Schematics Of One World Trade Center Raise Eyebrows

The detailed schematics of One World Trade Center, the building Police Commissioner Ray Kelly calls the nation’s number one terror target, can be downloaded right off of New York City’s official website.

05/19/2011