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New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Grand Jury Begins Hearing Evidence In Eric Garner Case

The proceedings come five weeks after the 43-year-old asthmatic father of six died after being placed in an apparent chokehold by police.

09/29/2014

Three retired firefighters -- (l-r) Firefighter Daniel Heglund, Lt. Robert Leaver, Firefighter Howard Bischoff -- all died Monday as a result of illnesses from the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (Credit: FDNY)

3 Retired Firefighters Die On Same Day From 9/11-Related Illnesses; Union Leaders Seek Renewal Of Zadroga Act

Lt. Howard Bischoff and firefighters Robert Leaver and Daniel Heglund all died Monday.

09/25/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo shake hands after signing a memorandum of understanding for increasing security in New Jersey and New York on September 24, 2014 at 7 World Trade Center. (Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Govs Agree To Increase Security In N.Y., N.J. In Response To Rising Global Terror Threat

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.

09/24/2014

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks at the dedication of the Jack Maple CompStat Center. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

NYPD Dedicates CompStat Room To Creator Jack Maple

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.

09/23/2014

Protesters at the "Flood Wall Street" demonstrations on Sept. 22, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Over 100 Arrests As Protesters Flood Wall Street Over Global Climate Change

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.

09/22/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton: NYC In ‘New Era Of Potential Terrorism’

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.

09/17/2014

Pearl River Swastika

NYPD: Hate Crimes Against Muslims, Jews Up Due To Unrest Overseas

Suspected hate crimes against Jewish and Muslim people are up following unrest overseas, according to the New York City police department.

09/17/2014

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Police: 3 Arrested Following Police Chase May Be Behind More Robberies In Queens

It appears the shotgun found inside the car is linked to similar crimes in Queens.

09/16/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

First Deputy Commissioner Rafael Pineiro To Retire After Over 40 Years Of Service

Rafael Pineiro had been a top candidate for police commissioner before Mayor Bill de Blasio selected Bill Bratton.

09/16/2014

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. (credit: CBS News)

Videotaped Confession Of Suspect In Etan Patz Murder Played In Court

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.

09/15/2014

Garbage piled up at Next To Home Child Care on Flatbush Avenue. (credit: Handout/Department of Investigation)

Probe Finds Fraud, Safety Violations At 9 NYC Day Care Centers

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.

09/12/2014

Shia LaBeouf appears in court in New York City on Sept. 10, 2014. (credit: Pool)

In Wake Of ‘Cabaret’ Fiasco, Actor LaBeouf Pleads Guilty To Disorderly Conduct

Actor Shia LaBeouf pleaded guilty Wednesday to disorderly conduct stemming from an incident at a Broadway show this summer.

09/10/2014

City Council Chair of Consumer Affairs Rafael Espinal Jr. announces he does not support a ban on horse-drawn carriages on Sept. 10. 2014 (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

City Councilman Espinal Announces Support for Horse-Drawn Carriage Industry; Ban Supporters Protest

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.

09/10/2014

Some Borough Park residents said they've been told that their mail slots are too low. (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Post Office Nixes Delivery To Some Brooklyn Residents With Low Mail Slots In Doors

Some longtime Brooklyn residents claim they have stopped receiving mail apparently because the mail slots on their doors are too low.

09/09/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

Bratton: Training On Tap For NYPD Officers In Wake Of Eric Garner Case

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.

09/08/2014

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