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What Happened in New York This Week: 10 Stories You Need to Read

From another tale of Bill de Blasio lateness to Brooklyn hip-hop star Bobby Shmurda's arrest. 

St. George »

New Judge Assigned to Decide on Releasing Eric Garner Grand Jury Evidence

Judge William Garnett, an acting justice in Brooklyn, was appointed to the case.

St. George »

Garner Judge Recuses Himself From Decision on Grand Jury Evidence Release

Judge Stephen Rooney stepped aside after several organizations asked him to unseal grand jury testimony.

Stapleton »

Mayor's Police Rhetoric Hit Right Note in Crisis As Critics Question Policy

Groups that helped elect de Blasio say his comments on police and minority relations lag behind policy.

St. George »

1985 Probe Called For Lifting Grand Jury Secrecy in Police Fatality Cases

A state panel recommended releasing grand jury evidence in police fatality cases 30 years ago.

St. George »

Grand Juries Must be More Transparent in Wake of Garner's Death, Pols Say

State Sen. Diane Savino and Assemblyman Matthew Titone want to release grand jury information.

Clinton Hill »

Hundreds Mourn Unarmed Brooklyn Man Shot and Killed By Rookie Officer

Family and friends gathered to remember Akai Gurley, 28, who was gunned down in the Pink Houses in Nov.

Midtown »

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

From the Eric Garner grand jury decision to steampunk-themed luxury, a lot happened this week.  

St. George »

Here's Why Grand Jury Proceedings in New York Are So Secretive

State law guarantees secrecy to prevent witness tampering and innocent people from being smeared.

St. George »

83 People Arrested as Thousands Protest Eric Garner Decision

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets, many headed for the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

St. George »

NYPD Gears Up for Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said he would increase police presence on Staten Island this week.

Times Square & Theater District »

Marchers Shut Down Streets in Second Night of Protesting Ferguson Decision

Hundreds congregated in city squares to express frustration over police treatment of minorities.

St. George »

Staten Island's DA Not Worried About Ferguson Impacting Garner Case

Donovan said he wasn't worried that protests in Ferguson would affect the Eric Garner grand jury.

Tompkinsville »

Grand Jury to Start Hearing Evidence on Eric Garner's Death Monday

Garner died from an apparent chokehold while being arrested on Staten Island.

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