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NYPD Rolls Out Pilot Program to Detect Gunshots in Brooklyn and The Bronx

The ShotSpotter program will roll out to five different areas in Brooklyn and The Bronx.

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2 NYPD Officers Who Edited Wikipedia Pages Face Slap on Wrist

The NYPD has tracked down two veteran officers who changed Wikipedia pages about police brutality cases.

Far Rockaway »

Are You Chronically Late? Try Our Mayor De Blasio Lateness Excuse Generator

If you've run out of reasons for being late, borrow some from the mayor of New York.

East Elmhurst »

Rikers Visitors to Face Enhanced Screenings and Limited Hugs Under Plan

Visitors to Rikers Island will now be screened and there will be limited physical contact with inmates.

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Bratton Negotiating With De Blasio for More Police, Mayor Skeptical of Need

Bratton made a case for more police during City Council budget hearings.

East Harlem »

Families of Victims Hold Vigil on Anniversary of East Harlem Explosion

A building explosion killed eight people and injured dozens in East Harlem on March 12, 2014.

New York City »

City Law Department Automatically Deletes Workers' Emails After 90 Days

The revelation contradicts what a City Hall official previously told DNAinfo New York.

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Housing Groups Heckle Mayor on Steps of City Hall Over Affordable Housing

The groups called for more involvement in the city's rezoning process.

Midtown »

Cooling Centers Should Offer Refuge on Bad Air Days, New Legislation Says

The new law would require the DOH to open cooling centers when air quailty reaches dangerous levels.

Bed-Stuy »

Mayor Bucks Bratton By Denying Link Between Pot Arrests and Murder Uptick

The mayor insists he and Commissioner Bill Bratton are "on the same page" on marijuana legislation. 

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Ferret Ban Upheld by New York City Board of Health

Mayor Bill de Blasio said he is "comfortable" with the decision.

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Bloomberg Administration Had Plan to Delete City Emails

The plan would have deleted emails from 14 city agencies after 90 days, but it was never implemented.

Hunts Point »

De Blasio Plans $150 Million Expansion of Hunts Point Market

The mayor also plans to greatly expand the manufacturing sector in certain neighborhoods.  

Chinatown »

Elected Officials Continue Push to Make Lunar New Year a School Holiday

Local elected officials urged Mayor Bill De Blasio to make Lunar New Year a school holiday.

Rockaway Beach »

Officers Will Take Breaks From 911 Calls in New Community Policing Program

The program will be rolled out in 100th and 101st precincts in Rockaway and the 33rd and 34th Uptown.