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NYPD Would Have to Tell of Right to Refuse Searches Under New Bill

The law would require officers to identify themselves and explain why an individual was being stopped.

Rockaway Park »

De Blasio Blames 'Rough Night' and Fog for Missing Flight 587 Ceremony

The mayor missed the tolling of the bell marking the time of the crash.

Civic Center »

MAP: Here's Where the City Added the Most Free Pre-K Seats

The South Bronx's High Bridge saw a big increase in pre-K seats, while Downtown had few new spots.

West Harlem »

Dr. Craig Spencer Released From Bellevue After Beating Ebola

Spencer, a Harlem resident who treated Ebola patients in Guinea, had been treated for weeks.

Bed-Stuy »

Boys and Girls High School Principal Says 'Mediocrity Cannot Be the Way'

New principal Michael Wiltshire announced an improvement plan for the struggling high school. 

Civic Center »

Police Won't Arrest Most People Carrying Small Amounts of Marijuana

Police will issue tickets rather than arrest most people caught with 25 grams or less of marijuana.

Park Slope »

Stabbing Near de Blasio's Park Slope Home Was Gang Attack, Prosecutors Say

A 2013 stabbing near Sixth Avenue and 11th Street in Park Slope was gang related.

Midtown »

What Happened in New York This Week: 9 Stories You Need to Read

A principal made a controversial remark, the NYPD named its No. 2 and a beloved diner owner died.

Civic Center »

City Monitoring 357 People for Ebola Symptoms

The figure is a three-fold increase over the 117 people being monitored last week.

Bloomfield »

Mayor Approves Staten Island Business Improvement District

The West Shore Industrial BID will serve about 50 businesses in Bloomfield and Chelsea.

Civic Center »

New NYPD Deputy Commissioner Gets Tepid Response From Black, Latino Leaders

Benjamin Tucker was selected for the job after Philip Banks III stepped down.

New Dorp »

Incentives Aim to Tempt Businesses Back to Sandy-Hit Staten Island

Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio announced a $400,000 "Race for Space" program for the East Shore.

East Harlem »

MAP: 94 Failing Schools Get Extended Days and Extra Support

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $150 million program to boost failing schools instead of closing them.

Claremont »

Fix Our Parks, South Bronx Residents Tell City

The board hopes to see more than $2.5 million in renovations at several parks in The Bronx.

Upper West Side »

Globe-Trotting Parks Dept. Head Too Busy to Meet, Community Groups Say

In his short tenure as Parks Commissioner, Mitchell Silver has spent time on four different continents.

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