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The newest officers to join the ranks of the NYPD graduated from the police academy on Friday. (Credit CBS 2)

‘Corrective’ Actions Possible If NYPD Arrest Statistics Continue To Go South

The city is considering possible legal action against NYPD officers who aren’t writing enough tickets.

01/08/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton answers questions during a news conference on Jan. 5, 2015. (Photo: CBS2)

Bratton Chastises Officers For ‘Political Action’ Against Mayor At Funerals

While there are many New Yorkers who have supported police officers’ act of defiance against Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton made it clear on Monday that he’s not one of them.

01/05/2015

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

The Top 14 News Stories Of 2014

In a year where New York City welcomed a new mayor there have been a host of stories that have shaped the landscape of the Tri-State area, the country and the world over.

12/31/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the NYPD graduation ceremony at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 29, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio To Meet With NYPD Unions Amid Volatile Relations

Mayor Bill de Blasio faced applause, boos and catcalls when he took the stage Monday to address hundreds of new police recruits at a police graduation ceremony.

12/29/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton was joined by the family of Eric Garner on Dec. 25, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Family Of Eric Garner, Rev. Al Sharpton Hold Moment Of Silence For Fallen Officers Liu And Ramos

Garner’s mother Gwen Carr, and his wife Esaw Garner helped with the annual dinner for the homeless and senior citizens. They also gave out toys to children.

12/25/2014

Protesters against the NYPD planned to be back out on the streets on Dec. 23, 2014, in in defiance of the mayor's quest for a moratorium following the murder of two cops on Dec. 20. (Photo: CBS 2)

More Chants Against Police As Protesters Break Mayor’s Moratorium

Some protest organizers have dismissed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s request for a “time out” until after the murdered officers are laid to rest.

12/23/2014

Black bunting and a flag at half staff over the NYPD 84th Precinct on December 21, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

NYPD, Other Departments On High Alert After Officers Killed In Brooklyn

The slayings of Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn heightened fears about the safety of law enforcement officials nationwide, though there is no evidence any threats are imminent.

12/22/2014

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 20: The scene at a shooting where two New York City police officers were killed execution style Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner
> on December 20, 2014 in New York City. The suspect, who killed his girlfriend in Baltimore earlier in the day, was apparently motivated by the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

President Obama, Family Of Michael Brown Condemn Killing Of Two NYPD Officers In Brooklyn

President Barack Obama says he unconditionally condemns the murder of two police officers shot in broad daylight on Saturday in New York.

12/21/2014

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Family Of Michael Brown Calls Ambush Killings Of Two NYPD Officers ‘Senseless’

The family of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black Missouri teen who was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., are speaking out after two NYPD officers were ambushed and shot to death in Brooklyn.

12/20/2014

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/20/2014

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Defense Lawyers March In Brooklyn To Protest Police Killings

Scores of defense attorneys in New York City and elsewhere protested the criminal justice system’s handling of police killings of unarmed black men by participating in marches and die-ins Wednesday.

12/17/2014

Police: An unknown woman grabs Lt. Philip Chan and assists in pulling him to the ground, while an unknown man pulls Chan and hits him in the back of the left shoulder. (Credit: NYPD/CBS2)

Police Search For 6 More People In Attack On Lieutenants During Protests

Police said Monday that there are six more suspects being sought in an attack on two NYPD lieutenants during a protest at the Brooklyn Bridge this past Saturday.

12/15/2014

Protesters gather in Washington Square Park for march to One Police Plaza over police violence (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Authorities: 2 Officers Assaulted During Protest Calling For Justice For Eric Garner

Demonstrators gathered in Washington Square Park for a 2 p.m. march to One Police Plaza outside the NYPD headquarters.

12/13/2014

Freedom Plaza filling up in D.C. ahead of march against police violence (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Thousands March Against Police Violence In Washington, D.C.

Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, the Urban League and the NAACP are sponsoring the demonstration.

12/13/2014

Students at Columbia Law school have been given the option to delay their final exams in the wake of the Garner and Brown decisions. (Credit: CBS2)

Columbia Law School Offers Exam Delays In Wake Of Garner, Brown Grand Jury Decisions

Students at Columbia Law School will be allowed to delay final exams, and it’s all due to the grand jury decisions in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

12/09/2014

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