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National Organization for Women

New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio speaks as Bill Bratton, who he named to lead the NYPD, listens, Dec. 5, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NOW Wants New City Leadership To Crack Down On Crimes Against Women

Reported rapes have gone up 57 percent since 2009. The NYPD receives about 600 domestic violence calls a day, the organization said.

12/10/2013

David Mitchell in 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Man Arrested In Sex Assault Of Elderly Woman In Central Park

David Albert Mitchell, 42, has been charged with rape, criminal sex act, sexual assault, robbery and assault in connection with Wednesday’s attack.

09/13/2012

Tony Simmons

NYC Juvenile Justice Worker Gets Prison For Molesting Girls

A former juvenile justice worker convicted of molesting teenagers at the Manhattan Family Court building has been sentenced to four years in prison.

02/01/2011

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Parking Perks On The Way For NYC’s Pregnant Women?

Pregnant women could soon be enjoying some parking perks in New York City if one councilman has his way.

01/24/2011

Human trafficking

Exclusive: NYC’s Hidden World Of Human Trafficking

Many foreigners dream of coming to New York City and living a life of freedom. But for the thousands of victims of human trafficking who are held here against their will, life is a living hell instead.

12/07/2010