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East Elmhurst »

City Puts Up $18M to Help 3,000 People Remain Free While Awaiting Trial

The $17.8 million program would place low-risk individuals under supervised release.

New York City »

Advocates and Pols Cheer Decision to Drop Rikers Health Care Contractor

The health care provider Corizon will not have its contract renewed, sources said.

Tompkinsville »

New York's Highest Court Asked to Release Eric Garner Grand Jury Testimony

The New York Civil Liberties Union filed the appeal on Tuesday.

St. George »

DA Continues Fight to Keep Eric Garner Grand Jury Testimony Secret

Judge William Garnett heard oral arguments for the release of the testimony, after several delays.

Bed-Stuy »

New Bed-Stuy Commanding Officer Vows to Rebuild Trust With Community

Deputy Inspector Scott Henderson wants to rebuild the bonds between the community and police.

New York City »

NYPD Sued for 'Unconstitutional' Muslim Surveillance Program

The lawsuit filed Tuesday argues that Muslims are unlawfully monitored.

Jackson Heights »

Jackson Heights Latinos Disproportionately Stopped-and-Frisked

The 115th Precinct, in Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst and North Corona, stopped 14,585 Latinos in 2011.

Mott Haven »

Mott Haven and Melrose Had City's Fourth Highest Number of Stop-and-Frisks

Nearly 18,000 people were stopped in the 40th Precinct in 2011, according to NYPD statistics.

Staten Island »

Northern SI Had More Stop-and-Frisks Than Rest of Borough Combined

The borough's 120th precinct had more stops than both the 122nd and 123rd combined in 2011.

New York City »

Judge Restricts NYPD's Use of Stop-and-Frisk

Cops must have "reasonable suspicion" of trespassing before stopping people near certain Bronx buidlings.

New York City »

City Shells Out $22 Million to Settle Civil Rights Cases Against NYPD

Among the cases were brothers wrongly convicted of armed robbery and a girl arrested for doodling.

Jamaica »

Mayor Bloomberg Says NYCLU 'No Better Than the NRA'

Mayor Michael Bloomberg slammed the NYCLU Sunday for criticizing the city's stop-and-frisk policy.

West Harlem »

Jerrold Nadler Says Harlem NYPD 'Wanted' Poster 'Smacks of McCarthyism'

A flier calling two activists "professional agitators" was posted at a Harlem precinct.

Central Harlem »

NYCLU Calls NYPD 'Wanted' Poster of 'Professional Agitators' 'Disgusting'

The NYCLU said a flier posted in the 30th Precinct station house is a safety threat to the protesters.

New York City »

Stop-and-Frisks Have Done Little to Reduce Shootings, NYPD Data Show

Despite a dramatic rise in stop-and-frisks during the Bloomberg administration, shootings are the same.