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De Blasio Approval Holds Steady Even After Fight With Police Unions: Poll

Voters approve of the job Mayor Bill de Blasio is doing by a 49 to 40 percent margin.

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69 Percent of New Yorkers Think NYPD Back-Turning Was Wrong, Poll Says

Nearly 80 percent of those polled also thought that PBA head Pat Lynch's statements were "too extreme."

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De Blasio Would Veto Chokehold Bill, But Councilman Says He Can Override

Rory Lancman's legislation would make the use of chokeholds by police a misdemeanor.

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Police Officers Shout at Union President Pat Lynch During Meeting: Sources

The war of words unfolded at a PBA meeting in Queens Village Tuesday morning, sources said.

East Elmhurst »

City to End Solitary Confinement for Inmates Under 21

The new rule also caps solitary confinement time to no more than 30 days consecutive for all inmates.

Kew Gardens »

Groups Rallying in Queens to Support NYPD After Officers' Deaths

The first rally is scheduled for Tuesday at Queens Borough Hall.

Bed-Stuy »

City Rolls Out Domestic Violence Response Team for NYCHA Residents

The agency will provide services and resources directly to victims at NYCHA developments. 

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A Year After Myls Dobson's Death, Loophole That Led to His Killing Remains

The city and state have not closed a loophole that led to the death of 4-year-old Myls Dobson.

Far Rockaway »

Trucks That Store Cellphones Outside School Will Soon be Out of Business

The trucks made money storing banned cellphones outside schools, but will be gone with the ban lifted. 

Bay Ridge »

WATCH: De Blasio Says He and His Wife Haven't Smoked Pot at Gracie Mansion

"I haven't smoked marijuana since I was at NYU," Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

Civic Center »

City to Lift Cellphone Ban in Public Schools

Students will be allowed to bring cellphones to school, the city announced Wednesday.

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Broken Windows and Stop-and-Frisk 'Here to Stay,' Bratton Says

Mayor de Blasio and Bratton announced a 4.6 percent drop in serious crime in 2014.

Dyker Heights »

Throngs of Officers Turn Their Backs on Mayor During Det. Liu's Funeral

Liu was killed along with his partner, Det. Rafael Ramos, by gunman Ismaaiyl Brinsley.

Dyker Heights »

NYPD Commissioner Asks Officers to Be Respectful as City Mourns Wenjian Liu

Police, grieving relatives and the mayor attended Saturday's wake for Detective Wenjian Liu in Brooklyn.

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Revelers Celebrate New Year's Eve in Times Square

See how  celebrated the New Year in Times Square on Wednesday night.