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Woman Arrested as Police Clear Anti-Bratton Protesters Out of City Hall

Protesters repeatedly interrupted Bratton's budget testimony Thursday morning, police said.

Civic Center »

NYPD Backtracks on Machine Gun-Toting Officers Patrolling Protests

The NYPD reversed course Friday, saying its new heavily-armed unit won't roam around at protests.

Civic Center »

Here Are the Words Mayor Bill de Blasio Said Most Often in 2014

The mayor's most-mentioned words last year included "city" and "people."

Civic Center »

Mark-Viverito Will Attend Slain Officers' Funerals if Invited By Families

One of the police unions circulated letters to keep the mayor and the speaker from officers' funerals.

Mott Haven »

FreshDirect Breaks Ground as Protests Denounce the Project

Protesters chanted slogans like "Children's health over corporate wealth!" and "Whose land? Our land!"

Greenwich Village »

NYPD Precincts Across City Cancel Their Holiday Parties Amid Protests

At least two-thirds of the city's precincts have canceled their holiday parties, a source said.

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 »

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.

Midtown »

Fake Blood-Tossing Protester Labeled 'Professional Agitator' by Bratton

Diego Ibanez allegedly threw the liquid during the Ferguson grand jury protests in Times Square Monday.

Upper East Side »

Striking Photos of Ukrainian Protests on View at Upper East Side Exhibit

A show at the Ukrainian Institute features photos of the recent protests as well as archival images.

Midtown »

March Against Climate Change Coming to NYC This Weekend

More than 100,000 people are expected to march for action on climate change on Sunday. 

Upper East Side »

3 Protesters Arrested for Blocking Construction of UES Trash Station

Activists blocked the entrance to the Marine Transfer Station site at East 91st Street and York Avenue.

Greenwich Village »

Giant Inflatable 'Street-Harassment Cat' Erected to Combat Catcalls

The cat, instead of a rat, was unveiled at Washington Square Park to call out street harassers.

Inwood »

Inwood Bakery Worker Was Paid Pittance for Grueling Shifts, Lawsuit Claims

Moraima Ortiz is suing Kenny Bakery, saying the owner paid her sub-minimum wages for 57-hour workweeks.

East Flatbush »

Councilman Blames 'Outsiders' for Inciting Brooklyn Violence

Protests have been raging in Brooklyn after the police shooting of a 16-year-old teen.