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New Yorkers React After Not Guilty Verdict Delivered In Zimmerman Trial

A Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on Saturday night.

07/13/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Won’t Apologize For Remarks On Stop-And-Frisk

A defiant Mayor Michael Bloomberg would not apologize Sunday for his controversial comments about the NYPD stop-and-frisk program and how officers stop “whites too much.”

06/30/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed)

Bloomberg Blasts NYPD Oversight Bills, Calls Them ‘Dangerous, Harmful’ Legislation

Early Thursday morning, the City Council voted to create an inspector general to review and monitor the NYPD and expand the definition of racial profiling to include age, gender, sexual orientation and immigrant status.

06/27/2013

New York City Mayoral Candidate Anthony Weiner campaigns in Harlem - May 23, 2013 (credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Candidate Weiner Criticizes Stop-And-Frisk Program

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner on Saturday criticized the NYPD stop-and-frisk program during an appearance at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s headquarters in Harlem.

06/08/2013

Ramarley Graham (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Judge Tosses Manslaughter Indictment Of NYPD Cop In Shooting Of Bronx Teen

On Wednesday, a judge found that prosecutors gave flawed instructions to a grand jury that indicted Officer Richard Haste. He pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges last year in connection with the death of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham.

05/15/2013

Joseph Esposito, as NYPD Chief of Department, attending an event at One Police Plaza - July 13, 2011 (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Fmr. Top Uniformed NYPD Officer Testifies In Stop-And-Frisk Trial As Activists Push For Change

Former Chief of Department Joseph Esposito was questioned by about whether the police department has any program for tracking officers who may have a suspicious pattern of racial profiling in using stop-and-frisk tactics.

04/09/2013

Noel Polanco In Uniform (credit: Facebook)

Attorneys Call On Federal Prosecutors To Review Polanco Case

Attorneys representing the family of an unarmed Army National Guardsman killed by a New York City police detective said Saturday that they will ask federal prosecutors to review the case.

02/16/2013

The Rev. Al Sharpton was remembering late Mayor Ed Koch this week. (Credit: Andrew H. Walker/J.P. Yim/Getty Images)

Rev. Al Sharpton: Koch Was ‘Authentic’

The Rev. Al Sharpton was one of Mayor Ed Koch’s loudest critics, but was remembering the mayor fondly upon his death Friday.

02/02/2013

Former New York mayor Ed Koch attends the third presidential debate in the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University October 15, 2008 in Hempstead, New York. This is the final debate before voters will go to the polls in the 2008 general election on November 4. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Dead At 88

Spokesman George Arzt said Koch died at 2 a.m. at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia hospital of congestive heart failure. The funeral will be Monday at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan.

02/01/2013

Former New York Mayor Ed Koch and former Governor of New York Mario Cuomo attend a party hosted by Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. publisher of the New York Times at the Frederick P. Rose Hall August 30, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Bowers/Getty Images)

Remembering Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch: Statements And Condolences

Statements and condolences have been pouring in since news that former New York City Mayor Ed Koch died early Friday morning.

02/01/2013

John Mayer and Katy Perry attend the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Stars Rub Shoulders With Politicos At Inauguration

It’s not exactly the Red Carpet ceremony, but President Barack Obama’s second-term inauguration has an unmistakable Hollywood look.

01/21/2013

Rev. Al Sharpton Serving Christmas Meal (credit: twitter.com/thereval)

Sharpton, Kelly Join Forces To Call For Assault Weapons Ban

The unlikely duo said they are dedicating this holiday and the New Year to achieving a national assault weapons ban.

12/25/2012

The casket of Army National Guardsman Noel Polanco, draped in an American flag, is carried into the Eternal Love Baptist Church in Queens on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

GCP Shooting Victim Noel Polanco Posthumously Promoted At Funeral In Queens

Members of the Army National Guard lined a street in Corona Friday as the casket of a fellow guardsman, who was shot and killed by an NYPD detective on the Grand Central Parkway, was carried into the Eternal Love Baptist Church.

10/12/2012

Rev. Al Sharpton (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) and Noel Polanco (Facebook.com)

Rev. Al Sharpton Supports Mother Of Noel Polanco Following Fatal Shooting On GCP

Sharpton hugged Cecilia Reyes during an appearance on Saturday at his Harlem headquarters. He said it’s “unthinkable for a mother to have to bury her child.”

10/06/2012

Lloyd Morgan (credit: Handout via Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Funeral To Be Held For 4-Year-Old Bronx Boy Killed During Charity Basketball Game

Lloyd Morgan was shot in the head and killed last week when a gun battle broke out at the Forest Houses, police said.

08/01/2012

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