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Civic Center »

Complaints Against Police Drop 26 Percent in Late 2014, City Says

The mayor attributed the drop to reformed policing policies around marijuana and stop-and-frisk.

Bushwick »

Man Found Fatally Stabbed in His Bushwick Apartment, Police Say

The 51-year-old victim was found with a stab wound inside his Hart Street home, police said.

Clinton Hill »

Akai Gurley Was Planning Surprise Trip to Mom When He Was Shot by Officer

The Brooklyn District Attorney announced plans Friday to present the shooting to a grand jury.

Sunnyside »

Two Arrested in Robbery of 81-Year-Old Legally Blind Man in Sunnyside

Police say the two suspects punched and robbed the victim at an ATM on Queens Boulevard in Cotober.

Lenox Hill »

Stylish Duo Steals Nearly $60K in Clothes From UES Boutiques, Police Say

The well-dressed thieves hit Five Story, Intermix and Roberto Cavalli, the NYPD said.

Midland Beach »

Man Critically Hurt After Nighttime Beach Brawl, Police Say

The man and a 14-year-old were stabbed during a fight on Staten Island, police said.

Financial District »

Mugger Tries to Rape Elderly Woman in Her Downtown Home, NYPD Says

A man robbed an 81-year-old woman and tried to rape her in a stairwell, NYPD said.

Civic Center »

VIDEO: More Than 200 Arrests in Second Night of Eric Garner Protests

Protesters marched to the Brooklyn Bridge on the second day of demonstrations.

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.

Astoria »

NYPD 'Cop of the Year' Arrested in Florida on Cocaine Trafficking Charges

Phillip Leroy was arrested in Sunrise, Fla., according to a police report.

St. George »

Garner Grand Jury Details Shed No New Light on Case

Staten Island DA Dan Donovan did not ask for release of testimony or evidence from a reluctant judge.

Financial District »

Eric Garner Caused his Own Death, NYPD Union President Says

Union head Pat Lynch defended officer Daniel Pantaleo who was arresting Eric Garner when he died.

St. George »

Donovan Unlikely to 'Shed Any Real Light' on Garner Grand Jury, Sources Say

If a judge allows the DA to discuss the case, he likely won't say anything new about the proceedings.

Crown Heights »

Security Ramps Up at Crown Heights Precinct After Officer's Car is Burned

Officers will patrol outside the 77th Precinct following the Wednesday night incident, police said.

Upper West Side »

UWS Man Punches Girlfriend, Forcing Standoff with NYPD Hostage Team: Police

A man who punched his girlfriend on the Upper West Side forced a two-hour standoff with police.