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Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Report: Computers On NYPD Network Used To Make Edits To Eric Garner Wikipedia Page

A report claims computers operating on the New York Police Department’s network at its One Police Plaza headquarters have been used to alter Wikipedia pages containing details of controversial cases involving Eric Garner, Sean Bell and Amadou Diallo.

03/13/2015

One of the new jail cells at Rikers Island jail complex on March 12, 2015. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Mayor De Blasio Unveils Plan To Lessen Violence At Rikers Island Jail

Statistics show inmate stabbings and slashings are up this year at Rikers, with six incidents so far this month, 1010 WINS reported.

03/12/2015

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Queens Vietnam Vet To Finally Receive Medal For Heroism During War

A Vietnam War veteran from Queens will be receiving a medal more than 40 years late for his heroism during the war.

03/12/2015

New York Stock Exchange

NY Comptroller: Average Wall St. Bonus Is Nearly $173,000

New York’s state comptroller says the average bonus paid to securities industry employees in New York City grew 2 percent last year to nearly $173,000.

03/11/2015

Cardinal Edward Egan waves before Timothy Dolan's Mass of Installation at St. Patrick's Cathedral April 15, 2009. (credit: Susan Watts-Pool/Getty Images)

Mourners Say Final Farewell To Cardinal Edward Egan During Funeral Mass At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Cardinal Edward Egan was eulogized from the Fifth Avenue pulpit where he once preached.

03/10/2015

Cardinal Edward Egan, former Archbishop of New York, died on March 5, 2015. He was 82. (Photo by Charles Norfleet/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Pay Respects To Cardinal Edward Egan

Monday begins a two-day public visitation for Egan. A man admired by many, the faithful are expected to pay their respects by the thousands.

03/09/2015

Pope Francis waves after his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Sept. 18, 2013  (credit: Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images)

Vatican Expert: Pope Francis Nervous About US Visit

John L. Allen Jr., a veteran Vatican watcher, said the pope has been making calls to his Jesuit contacts to learn more about the church in the United States and is self-conscious about his English.

03/09/2015

A woman reads a book waiting for an uptown 6 train at Broadway-Lafeyette Station on January 28, 2015. (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

MTA: Increased Work On Subway Tracks A Factor In 45 Percent More Delays

Tired of waiting for a train at the subway platform? Get used to it.

03/06/2015

Cardinal Edward Egan, former Archbishop of New York, died on March 5, 2015. He was 82. (Photo by Charles Norfleet/Getty Images)

Cardinal Edward Egan Dead Of Cardiac Arrest At Age 82

Egan, 82, died at NYU Langone Medical Center at 2:20 p.m. of cardiac arrest.

03/05/2015

Delta Flight 1086 skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport on March 5, 2015. (credit: Christian Prenzler via Twitter)

Plane Skids Off Runway At LaGuardia Airport, Crashes Through Fence

Officials were investigating to find out exactly what happened late Thursday, after a Delta Airlines flight skidded and crashed through a fence as it landed at LaGuardia Airport.

03/05/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers remarks at the Association for a Better New York’s breakfast at The Pierre hotel on March 5, 2015. (credit: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office)

De Blasio Urges Business Leaders To Raise Minimum Wages

De Blasio appeared at a gathering of The Association for a Better New York — a group that has not always seen eye-to-eye with the liberal mayor.

03/05/2015

Taxis

Taxi & Limousine Commission Looks To Revamp ‘Trouble Lights’

Currently, drivers can activate the 4-inch circular orange lights, which are seen at the front and back of the cars, by flipping a switch to alert police when they are in danger.

03/04/2015

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council Holds Hearing On Police-Community Relations

The New York City Council is holding hearings on how to improve relations between NYPD officers and residents of the city’s minority neighborhoods.

03/03/2015

In this handout provided by the Israeli Government Press Office, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee 2015 Policy Conference on March 2, 2015, in Washington. (credit: Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

Sen. Schumer Will Attend Netanyahu Speech On Capitol Hill, Rep. Rangel Will Not

Critics have charged that House Speaker John Boehner ignored protocol by inviting Netanyahu without first consulting the president and that the speech opens the Capitol up to Israeli politics.

03/02/2015

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Mayor De Blasio, NY Officials Blast House GOP Over DHS Funding

The mayor described Republicans’ tinkering with Homeland Security funding as inappropriate, unfair and dangerous.

03/02/2015

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