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Health Care Complaints at City Jails Nearly Doubled Since 2012: Records

The city Health Department said more reporting, not inferior care, was to blame. 

Greenwich Village »

ACLU Backs NYU Law Students Subpoenaed After Criticizing School Trustee

The ACLU of New Jersey has thrown its support behind two NYU Law School students.

Greenwich Village »

Man Arrested for Giving Cops the Finger Wins $15K Settlement from the City

Robert Bell, 26, said he would flip off an officer again, preceded by "with all due respect."

Downtown »

NYPD Uses Eye Scan Technology to Track Suspects, Prevent Escapes

The NYPD began using iris recognition technology on Monday to track prisoners after they’re arrested.