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De Blasio Was 30 Minutes Late for Boat to Flight 587 Ceremony, Sources Say

Fog played a minimal role, if any, in the mayor missing a moment of silence for the plane crash victims.

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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.

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Law Would Remove Surgery Requirement to Change Gender on Birth Certificate

Transgender men and women said the requirement has caused havoc in their lives.

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

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

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Bratton Says Role That Banks Rejected Was More Politics Than Policing

Chief Philip Banks III rejected the first deputy commissioner role.

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NYPD Officer Attacked With Hatchet Only Eligible for $27 a Day in Pension

Under the city's new rules, Kenneth Healey is only eligible for $10,000 a year if he can't work.

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Resignation of Highest Ranked Black NYPD Officer Raises Diversity Concerns

Politicians and community leaders say the resignation of Philip Banks is a blow to NYPD reform efforts.

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First NYPD Officers Start Retraining in Wake of Garner Death This Week

The officers will be in a "test" class for revamped training designed to improve public relations.

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Mayoral Aide Owes Nearly $900 in Unpaid Parking Tickets

Rachel Noerdlinger got eight parking tickets since being appointed the first lady's chief of staff.

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City's Worst Landlord Racked Up 3,000 Violations at 13 Buildings

Landlord Robin Shimoff has 3,300 open violations at 13 buildings in The Bronx, Leticia James said.

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City Clears Top Mayoral Aide of Wrongdoing in Background Check Omission

City Hall announces no discipline for top aide who failed to disclose she lived with convicted killer.

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De Blasio Aide Did Not Disclose Ex-Con Lover on Background Check: Sources

Rachel Noerdlinger was required to disclose her relationship to the Department of Investigation.

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Chirlane McCray Becomes Only First Lady to Attend NYPD Crime Stats Meeting

The mayor's wife and son attended separate meetings at which police brass grill commanders about crime.

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City Council Seeks to Eliminate Credit Checks for Job Seekers

Backers say there is no reason that job seekers' credit should be considered, with a few exceptions.

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Bratton Opposes Law to Make Chokeholds Illegal

The police commissioner told the City Council he also wants funding for 1,000 new police officers.

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