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Bill Bratton and Bill de Blasio (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Appoints Former Top Cop William Bratton To Lead NYPD

William Bratton is being named to lead the NYPD as it tries to maintain a historic drop in crime and an extensive counterterrorism program, even as its tactics have come under increased scrutiny.

12/05/2013

Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial 'stop-and-frisk' policy rally on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Court Rejects City’s Appeal To Get Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Tossed

The city had argued that the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to remove federal Judge Shira Scheindlin meant it should also nullify her rulings.

11/22/2013

Former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, Nov. 19, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Bratton: I’d ‘Certainly Consider’ Returning As Police Commissioner Under Mayor De Blasio

Bratton insists he’s not campaigning for his old job and said he hasn’t spoken with the de Blasio transition team.

11/19/2013

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Stop-And-Frisk Actions Down 80 Percent Compared With Last Year

The number of street stops under the NYPD stop-and-frisk policy has plummeted 80 percent in recent months compared with the same time last year, and officers are recovering fewer weapons, according to police department data obtained Monday.

11/18/2013

Bill de Blasio (Photo EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)/Ray Kelly (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

De Blasio Says He’s ‘Cleared The Air’ With Kelly

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio spoke Saturday at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network in Harlem.

11/16/2013

Jay-Z points as Beyonce looks on during the 2013 NBA All-Star game at the Toyota Center on Feb. 17, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Jay-Z Offers Conditions For Continued Work With Barneys

In the face of racial profile allegations against Barneys New York, rapper Jay-Z says he will still sell his clothing line at the store.

11/15/2013

NYPD Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kelly To Playboy: Mayoral Candidates Were Full Of S–t

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and the other Democratic candidates were “pandering to get votes” when they criticized the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy.

11/15/2013

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

New York AG: Half Of Stop-And-Frisk Arrests Don’t Lead To Convictions

In a first-of-its kind analysis, a report from the New York Attorney General’s office found that just 1.5 percent of stop-and-frisk arrests resulted in a jail or prison sentence longer than 30 days.

11/14/2013

Opponents of the NYPD’s "stop-and-frisk" policy march on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Won’t Reconsider Stop-And-Frisk Order

A three-judge panel had removed federal Judge Shira Scheindlin last month, saying she had misapplied a ruling that allowed her to preside over the stop-and-frisk cases.

11/13/2013

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

City Attorneys To Court: Toss Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

A judge ruled in August that the city violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of blacks and Hispanics by disproportionately stopping, questioning and sometimes frisking them.

11/10/2013

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

NYC Police Unions File Motion To Intervene In Stop-And-Frisk Dispute

The unions representing more than 29,000 of the NYPD’s 35,000 members filed papers Thursday with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

11/07/2013

City leaders call on Bloomberg administration to drop stop-and-frisk appeal from the steps of City Hall, Nov. 6, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Following De Blasio Win, Local Leaders Call For City To Drop Stop-And-Frisk Appeal

“Mayor-elect de Blasio ran on a platform of changing stop-and-frisk and the people overwhelmingly supported that yesterday, so I hope the administration realizes – number one – this is going to happen anyway in two months,” said Rep. Jerrold Nadler.

11/06/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brown U. President Looking Into Ray Kelly Protest

In a campus-wide letter sent Wednesday, Christina Paxson said she is forming a committee made up of faculty and students about the Oct. 29 lecture.

11/06/2013

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota campaign in the New York City mayoral race. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Stop-And-Frisk Appeal Could Be Over After Election

A federal appeals court block of a judge’s ruling that found the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy discriminated against minorities may be short lived, depending on the outcome of next week’s mayoral election.

11/01/2013

New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio speak at a news conference near the United Nations headquarters denouncing Iran's diplomacy offensive on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Mayoral Hopefuls Make Appeal To Voters With Election Day Fast Approaching

Ahead of the vote, Democrat Bill de Blasio and Republican Joe Lhota each sat down for one-on-one interviews with WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb to discuss the key issues impacting voters this election season.

11/01/2013

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