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.
A study showed that a California police department that used cameras reduced civilian complaints.
The Democratic mayoral hopefuls rushed to align themselves with Scheindlin's decision.
Thompson evoked Trayvon Martin, but cop unions feel he supports legal frisks.
The mayor and police commissioner presided over the cadet graduation ceremony at Barclays Center.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said minorities are statistically more likely to commit crime.
The City Council also passed the 2014 budget and overrode the mayor's veto of the paid sick leave bill.
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