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Downtown Brooklyn »

Hundreds of Old Pot Cases Could Be Tossed Under DA's New Marijuana Policy

Dozens of Brooklyn prosecutors are evaluating pending charges on a "case-by-case" basis, the DA said.

Park Slope »

NYPD Tells Officers to Keep Making Pot Arrests, Despite Brooklyn DA's Memo

Officers were told to keep enforcing the law, despite Thompson's vow to dismiss many marijuana charges.

Upper West Side »

Mom Arrested After Abandoning Baby on Subway Platform, NYPD Says

Frankea Aleasha-Dabbs left her baby in a stroller at the Columbus Circle platform, police said.

Far Rockaway »

6 City Lifeguards Caught Smoking Pot, Officials Say

The lifeguards were caught in a car on the Fourth of July, officials said.

Washington Heights »

Who Can Legally Get Medical Marijuana in New York State

New York's medical marijuana bill will cover those with HIV/AIDS, Parkinson's, Crohn's Disease and more.

West Village »

Man Caught With Assault Rifles Said He Wanted to Die in Combat, Police Say

A Pennsylvania man was stopped after police saw him driving the wrong way on Seventh Avenue.

Hunts Point »

Two Rikers Guards Arrested for Cocaine Possession, Officials Say

More than a dozen other officers were referred for prosecution in a separate sweep.

Prospect Heights »

Marijuana Farm Behind Barclays Center Goes Up in Smoke, Police Say

Antonio Dow was arrested after firefighters found 40 pot plants in his apartment, police said.

Borough Park »

Stockpile of Swords and Guns Found in Brooklyn Home, Police Say

Police found guns, swords and drugs after searching a Borough Park home Thursday morning. 

Astoria »

Queens Bar Whips Up Stoner-Inspired Menu for 4/20 'Munchathon'

Snowdonia's Sunday menu will include stoner-friendly eats, like a mac-and-cheese burger.

West Village »

Man Caught With Fake Check Hid Evidence in His Butt, Police Say

A man who was being strip-searched at the 6th Precinct shoved a fake check up his butt, police said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Man Swallows Lit Marijuana Cigar to Hide it From Police, NYPD Says

Dejon Smith, 22, downed the drug when a police officer spotted him with it, records show.

Greenwich Village »

Friends Help Bail Out Man Arrested in Philip Seymour Hoffman Drug Probe

Friends of Robert Vineberg have pulled together $40,000 for his bail, his lawyer said.

Greenwich Village »

Man Chases Mugger Through Subway Tunnel to Retrieve $94, Lighter

The victim chased the accused thief underground from station to station.

Kew Gardens »

Man Charged With Shooting Girlfriend After Home Invasion Robbery Claim: DA

Steven Diaz claimed his girlfriend was shot by masked robbers during a home invasion, officials said.

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