The proceedings come five weeks after the 43-year-old asthmatic father of six died after being placed in an apparent chokehold by police.
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Lt. Howard Bischoff and firefighters Robert Leaver and Daniel Heglund all died Monday.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have ordered an unprecedented heavier police presence on commuter rail lines, subways, bus stations, airports and bridge and tunnel crossings.
New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton has dedicated the room where police brass are grilled over rising crime to the architect of the department’s crime tracking system.
Police used pepper spray and arrested more than 100 people Monday, as activists flooded Wall Street to protest what they say is corporate and economic institutions’ role in the climate crisis.
Police have stepped up security in Times Square while still insisting that there’s no information pointing to any terror plot against New York City linked to the Islamic State group.
Suspected hate crimes against Jewish and Muslim people are up following unrest overseas, according to the New York City police department.
It appears the shotgun found inside the car is linked to similar crimes in Queens.
Rafael Pineiro had been a top candidate for police commissioner before Mayor Bill de Blasio selected Bill Bratton.
The videotaped confession of a man who admitted killing a 6-year-old Manhattan boy in 1979 is expected to be played in court as a judge determines whether it is fair game for the suspect’s murder trial.
The operators of nine day care centers in Brooklyn and Staten Island are accused of stealing from city taxpayers and putting children at risk, authorities said.
Actor Shia LaBeouf pleaded guilty Wednesday to disorderly conduct stemming from an incident at a Broadway show this summer.
City Council Chair of Consumer Affairs Rafael Espinal Jr. said on Wednesday he does not support a ban on horse-drawn carriages in New York City.
Some longtime Brooklyn residents claim they have stopped receiving mail apparently because the mail slots on their doors are too low.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says NYPD officers will get annual training on the use of force following the police custody death of Eric Garner on Staten Island.