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NYPD Setting Up Treatment Center for Low-Level Offenders in Harlem

A Diversion Center where officers can take low-level offenders will open in Harlem this fall.

Astoria »

De Blasio Calls for New 'Mansion Tax' and Reform to Developers' Tax Breaks

Mayor de Blasio hopes to spur affordable housing through a mansion tax and reform of 421a tax benefits.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Budget Doesn't include Funding For 1,000 New Police Officers

The mayor said his $78.3 billion budget prepared the city for future downturns.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Says His Relationship With the NYPD is in 'Better Place'

Speaking on "Morning Joe," de Blasio said the tone of his relationship with police was "much better."

Civic Center »

De Blasio Signs Law Banning Use of Credit Checks in Hiring Decisions

Brooklyn Councilman Brad Lander called the legislation the "toughest" protections in the country.

Civic Center »

Tension Between NYPD and Mayor Eases in Wake of Young Officer's Death

Union response to de Blasio softens as city mourns shooting death of officer Brian Moore, 25.  

Melrose »

Bronxites Petitioning to Move Homeless Shelter Out of Former YMCA

The site opened in January in response to this winter's frigid temperatures.

Civic Center »

Stolen Gun From Georgia Used in Shooting of NYPD Officer, Police Say

The gun was stolen with 23 other weapons from a bait and tackle shop in Perry, Georgia, police said.

Queens Village »

NYPD Officer Still Critical as Gunman Charged With Attempted Murder: DA

NYPD officer Brian Moore was shot in the head by Demetrius Blackwell, officials said.

Civic Center »

Testy De Blasio Defends NYPD Actions at Freddie Gray Protests

The mayor said the city respects non-violent protests but participants must obey police commands.

Central Harlem »

City Cancels Mission Society Contract to Manage Anti-Violence Programs

The move comes after a SNUG employee was arrested Thursday for pulling a knife on a colleague's spouse.

New Dorp Beach »

Mayor De Blasio Approves Property Tax Relief for Sandy Victims

The bill, sponsored by Councilman Vincent Ignizio, was approved by the mayor.

Morningside Heights »

Hillary Clinton Says Eric Garner Was 'Choked to Death'

Clinton referenced Garner in her first major policy speech which focused on criminal justice reform.

Central Harlem »

Anti-Violence Group Strengthens Screening to Push Out Active Gang Members

The move comes after DNAinfo reported that the program, staffed by ex-gang members, is under scrutiny.

Hunts Point »

De Blasio Plan Aims for No Trash, New Subway for '8.5 Million Jaded People'

The plan proposes aims to address inequality through improvements in transportation, health and economy.