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Protestors spill over onto FDR. (Credit: kristen Gwynne)

Critics: Protesters Are Getting Away With Too Much Under New NYPD Protocol

The NYPD’s newest protest protocol received mixed reception Wednesday, a day after protests against the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, shut down expressways and tunnel entrances.

11/26/2014

Protesters march through the streets of New York after learning at police officer Darren Wilson, of the Ferguson, MO police department, who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown on August 9, would not be indicted by a grand jury on November 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Protesters Take Over FDR, West Side Highway Night After Ferguson Decision

The website of the National Action Network is calling for noontime rallies around the country, including in New York City and in New Jersey in Newark, Atlantic City, Paterson and Camden.

11/25/2014

Cars in traffic on the ramp to the Henry Hudson Parkway at the George Washington Bridge (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Right Lane Closed On Short Stretch Of Southbound West Side Highway

One lane of the southbound West Side Highway on an Upper West Side stretch will be closed through at least Monday morning, as crews conduct inspections.

04/11/2014

Courtroom sketch of bikers Wojciech Braszczok and James Kuehne, charged in the Sept. West Side Highway motorcycle melee. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

DA: Charges Stand Against Officer Accused In Motorcycle Melee

The Manhattan district attorney’s office had said in December that the SUV driver’s facial injuries were healing and might not warrant the first-degree assault and gang assault charges against Detective Wojciech Braszczok and nine other bikers. The charges require permanent disfigurement.

02/27/2014

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Eight Injured In Multi-Vehicle West Side Highway Crash

The crash took place on the northbound side near 59th Street. It was not clear whether pot holes played a role in the accident but one vehicle had suffered obvious axle damage.

02/16/2014

Photo of Range Rover driver Alexian Lien on the ground after police said he was beaten by a group of bikers on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Report: Alex Lien, Man Attacked In Biker Melee, Intends To Sue City

Prosecutors say an off-duty police detective was among the bikers who pursued and beat Alexian Lien after a confrontation on the West Side Highway.

01/18/2014

Bikers surround a Range Rover in Washington Heights.

State Bill Seeks To Prevent Another Biker Melee

Lawmakers have been inspired to take action in the wake of the infamous viral video showing a confrontation between a group of bikers and a man driving a sport-utility vehicle.

12/23/2013

Two men attack a Range Rover in Washington Heights. (Credit CBS 2)

Bikers Accused In Road Rage Incident Could Get Plea Deals, Reduced Charges

Charges against some of the bikers accused in the incident will likely be reduced and others may be offered plea deals.

12/20/2013

George Washington Bridge

Lead Engineer: GWB Traffic Nightmare Could Happen Again And Again

There were epic traffic delays, yet again, Monday night, because of emergency repair work at the George Washington Bridge. And then on Tuesday the head engineer said we haven’t seen the end of this.

12/17/2013

Courtroom sketch of bikers Wojciech Braszczok and James Kuehne, charged in the Sept. West Side Highway motorcycle melee. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Undercover NYPD Detective Pleads Not Guilty To Gang Assault Charge In Motorcycle Melee

Wojciech Braszczok appeared in Manhattan state Supreme Court Wednesday. He and 10 other bikers were charged with gang assault in the Sept. 29 West Side Highway incident.

11/20/2013

Bikers Rally

Seen At 11: Behind The Vest, An Inside Look At Motorcycle Clubs

Several police officers were a part of the pack of bikers leading many to wonder how the situation got so out of control.

10/17/2013

Ralph Angelo Jr. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Motorcyclists On The Defensive After High-Profile Incidents

Motorcyclists have been venting all over the Web about high-profile cases they said are giving them a bad name.

10/15/2013

Bikers chased this Range Rover down the West Side Highway and into Washington Heights before allegedly assaulting the SUV's driver.

Sources: At Least 2 Off-Duty Cops At Scene Of Biker Melee In Washington Heights

A law enforcement source has confirmed that the officers were at the scene of the attack on the driver, Alexian Lien.

10/04/2013

Images of a suspect who police say was seen bashing in the SUV's window. (credit: NYPD)

NYC Tourism Impacted By Slew Of Negative Headlines? Not A Chance

It’s known as the city that never sleeps, but what happens when visiting and living in New York City seems more like a nightmare?

10/03/2013

Bikers vs SUV Sept. 29, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Motorcycle Melee: What To Do If You’re Faced With Similar Danger

A recent road rage attack by bikers who surrounded an SUV on the Henry Hudson Parkway has many drivers wondering what they would do in a similar situation.

10/01/2013

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