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A woman walks by an NYPD officer in Times Square. (credit: Getty Images)

Quinnipiac Poll: Most New Yorkers Support ‘Broken Windows’ Policing

Fifty-six percent of black respondents said they support “broken windows,” while 61 percent of white New Yorkers surveyed said they back it.

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FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

Police Union Leader Blasts Mayor Bill De Blasio’s Brooklyn DNC Bid

Ed Mullins, president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, said he does not support the mayor’s call to bring the convention to the Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn.

08/26/2014

9/11 Memorial and Museum as seen from Chopper 880, May 7, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

9/11 Memorial And Museum To Open For Families Of Victims On Day Of Remembrance

The major components of the 9/11 ceremony will remain the same, including the reading of names and the moments of silence, however a few things will be done differently this year.

08/26/2014

Yaroslav Kolchin climbed the Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Russian Tourist In Court After Climbing Brooklyn Bridge

Yaroslav Kolchin, a 24-year-old Russian tourist visiting the city from Moscow, is charged with reckless endangerment, criminal trespass and other charges.

08/25/2014

School buses idle in front of a school in Manhattan's East Village. (credit: Getty Images)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Defends Raises For School Bus Drivers

Mayor Bill de Blasio justified Monday giving school bus employees raises through the parceling out of city grant money to school bus companies, noting the workers’ compensation had been cut by the Bloomberg administration.

08/25/2014

A Port Authority Police Department banner is posted on a barbed wire fence outside Ground Zero and One World Trade Center on March 21, 2014.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Port Authority Graduates Largest Police Class

Two sons of officers killed in the line of duty during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will be among the 249 cadets receiving their badges during a ceremony in Elizabeth Friday.

08/22/2014

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Investigations Chief At Rikers Island Resigns Amid Brutality Report

Federal reports called Finkle’s investigation division ineffectual, understaffed and biased in favor of correction officers.

08/22/2014

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

City Council Passes Bill That Would Require Reports On Rikers Island Solitary Confinement

The New York City Council has passed a bill that would force correction officials to regularly publish information about Rikers Island inmates in solitary confinement.

08/21/2014

FILE - A Happy Meal at McDonald's. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

City Councilman Introduces ‘Healthy Happy Meal’ Bill To Ban Toys In Certain Kids’ Meals

The measure would ban fast food restaurants from offering free toys and other incentives with kids meals if the food served contains more than 500 calories and more than 600 milligrams of sodium.

08/21/2014

FILE -- This gun was used in an Upper East Side pharmacy robbery in May 2014, police said. (credit: NYPD)

City Council Bill Would Make Gun Offender Registry Public

The bill would also allow people to sign up for monthly emails to update them when gun offenders move into your neighborhood, officials said.

08/21/2014

A school bus. (Credit: ClipArt.com)

De Blasio Looks To Undo Bloomberg, Pushes Bill To Raise School Bus Driver Pay

The bill would establish city grants to raise pay as well as rehire experienced drivers and other school bus employees who lost their jobs or had their incomes drastically cut at the end of the Bloomberg administration.

08/20/2014

City and religious leaders including the Rev. Al Sharpton, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton gather for a meeting. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Sharpton Pledges Zero Tolerance For Violence At Eric Garner Rally After Meeting With Dolan

Cardinal Timothy Dolan is bringing together the mayor and other religious leaders for a roundtable meeting spawned by the death of a man placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer.

08/20/2014

Melissa Mark-Viverito (Credit: Getty Images)

Melissa Mark-Viverito Admits To Worrying About Biopsy Results Following HPV Diagnosis

Mark-Viverito, 45, announced Sunday on Twitter that she has the common sexually transmitted disease that can lead to cancer.

08/19/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Mayor Bill De Blasio To Pre-K Teachers: ‘You’re Going To Be Historymakers’

Speaking at Brooklyn College, de Blasio told teacher that on Sept. 4 they will see the start of some profound changes in the city.

08/19/2014

Anthony Weiner speaks to Marcia Kramer on Aug. 2, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Anthony Weiner Cooking Up Way To Give Back To Rockaways

Weiner says the restaurant project is in its very early stages and intends the eatery to have a nutritious menu, be locally-sourced and provide a training ground for locals to make them more employable.

08/08/2014

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