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NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Council Bills Take Aim At Police Chokeholds, Stop-And-Frisk

A pair of bills introduced in the City Council on Thursday target the way police patrol New York City’s streets.

11/13/2014

A taxi is viewed on September 4, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cab Drivers Hope Simple Sign Will Improve On The Job Safety

A Labor Department study said that taxi drivers are 20 times more likely to be killed on the job than other workers. Now, fed up cabbies want action.

10/21/2014

Rep. Charles Rangel votes in the primary - New York, NY - Jun 26, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

A Primary Day Like No Other Winds Down In New York

There were a number of hotly contested Democratic primaries that were getting voters to the polls on Tuesday, especially in the racially and ethnically diverse 8th Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens.

06/26/2012

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Hotels In NYC To Give Employees Panic Alarms

The New York Hotel Trades Council says the provision is part of a labor contract the Hotel Association of New York approved last year.

02/08/2012