Tension Rises Between Local Jewish, Palestinian Leaders; De Blasio Heads To IsraelMayor Bill de Blasio is leaving Thursday for a three-day trip to Israel amid escalating violence in the Middle East.
End Of NYPD Muslim Surveillance Program ApplaudedThe NYPD said Tuesday it had disbanded the surveillance program and that detectives assigned to the unit had been transferred to other duties within the division.
NYPD Dissolves Unit That Spied On Muslim CommunitiesThe NYPD has disbanded a unit that drew widespread criticism for reports that it conducted broad surveillance on Muslim neighborhoods.
Anti-Stop-And-Frisk Activists Seek To Register Thousands Of VotersCivil rights and community groups announced Monday that they aim to become an electoral force by registering thousands of voters concerned about the stop-and-frisk policing strategy.
Controversial Pro-Israel Subway Ads Immediately Defaced, Stamped As Hate SpeechIn the wake of violent uprisings abroad following the release of an anti-Islamic film, some said they are worried the ads could fan the flames here in New York City.