New York City Law Department

Ramarley Graham (credit:  CBS 2)

City Settles For $3.9 Million In Case Of Ramarley Graham, Bronx Teen Killed By Cop In 2012

The City of New York on Friday agreed to pay $3.9 million to the family of Ramarley Graham, a black Bronx teenager shot to death by a white police officer in 2012.

01/30/2015

New York Police Department Commisioner Bill Bratton (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bratton Expresses Outrage Over City’s $5,000 Settlement With Machete-Wielding Man Shot By Police

A man shot by police after threatening them with a machete has received a $5,000 settlement from New York City.

01/29/2015

Police officers monitor Occupy Wall Street protesters as they march from the United Nations building to Bryant Park on September 17, 2013 in New York City. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC, Occupy Wall Street Protesters Settle Lawsuit Over Alleged Wrongful Arrests

Attorneys from the firm Stecklow Cohen & Thompson said the $583,000 agreement reached Tuesday is the largest settlement to date in a single Occupy-related civil rights case.

06/10/2014

Workers search through debris in the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Marcus Santos-Pool/Getty Images)

First Lawsuit Against City For Harlem Building Explosion Planned

The family of the late Griselde Camacho filed two notices of claim on Wednesday in connection with the March 12 explosion that killed eight people and hurt more than 60. Camacho’s mother, Carmen Quinones, remains hospitalized.

04/02/2014

One World Trade Center (Photo by Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images)

Lower Manhattan Residents Sue NYPD Over WTC Security Plan

The lawsuit seeks to force the police and other agencies to explain how they came up with the security plan before anything is put in place.

11/13/2013