Lawmakers Discuss Police Shooting Of Unarmed Brooklyn Man With ProsecutorsThe medical examiner's office said Sunday that 28-year-old Akai Gurley died from a single bullet to the torso.
Members Of Congress Seek Federal Probe Into Eric Garner's DeathSix members of New York's congressional delegation are asking the Justice Department to formally investigate last month's police custody death of Eric Garner.
Suspect Apprehended In Stabbings That Left 1 Child Dead, 1 Hurt In Brooklyn Police named a suspect Wednesday evening in the stabbing of two children, one fatally, inside an elevator in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Community Calls For Action As Search Intensifies For Stabbing SuspectThe father of a 6-year-old boy who was stabbed to death inside an elevator in Brooklyn claims the suspect being sought by police is a homeless man he's seen in the building before.
A Primary Day Like No Other Winds Down In New YorkThere 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.
Jewish Voters Could Very Well Decide House Battle Between Barron, JeffriesIn the heated contest to replace retiring Congressman Ed Towns, it is the positions on Israel and the Middle East that may decide the election between Charles Barron and Hakeem Jeffries
State Lawmakers Call For Commission To Investigate NYPD's 'Culture Of Corruption'Recent alleged incidents, including the Bronx ticket scandal, have officials like Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries calling for action.
NYPD Loosening Up On Marijuana ArrestsNew York City police commissioner Ray Kelly has ordered his officers to stop arresting people for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
Lawmakers Propose Legislation To Educate High School Students About Dealing With Unwanted NewbornsNew legislation is being proposed which would require high schools to make it part of their public health curriculum to teach students what to do if they give birth to a newborn infant that they do not want.
NY Legislators Propose Domestic Violence RegistryThree New York legislators want the state to register domestic violence offenders just as sex crime offenders are publicly listed.
Cathie Black Out As NYC Schools ChancellorBloomberg's selection of Black to succeed Klein was almost instantly controversial. The decision received withering criticism from parents and lawmakers.