The city will file a motion to vacate a federal judge's ruling, according to the city Law Department.
Judge Shira Scheindlin, who ordered a federal monitor for the NYPD, was also removed from the case.
Things between Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota got tense over charges of a race baiting political ad.
The Democratic mayoral nominee made a brief stop at the 77th Precinct Community Council meeting Monday.
Insiders say the Republican mayoral candidate's anemic poll numbers are keeping supporters away.
The GOP mayoral candidate said frontrunner Bill de Blasio has no idea how to properly keep the city safe.
Part of the legendary rap group that put Staten Island on the map, U-God still loves New York.
The groups, which have recently stepped up their Bronx patrols, focus on stop-and-frisk.
The city's request to hold off on a federal monitor of the police was denied Tuesday.
In a brief filed in state court, the mayor's office says state law preempts the City Council's law.
The city asked Judge Shira Scheindlin to put a stay on her earlier ruling on the police tactic.
The council cleared the way for new measures to curtail NYPD practices despite Bloomberg's opposition.
The mayor said the measure would curb crime in the projects.
The mayor's office is fighting a federal judge's ruling that found the NYPD violated rights.
The city will file a notice of appeal Friday against Monday's stop-and-frisk decision.
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