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  • New York Mayor de Blasio reaches agreement on stop-and-frisk reforms

    New York Mayor de Blasio reaches agreement on stop-and-frisk reforms
    NEW YORK -- Following a long-fought legal battle over the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk tactics, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that the city has reached an agreement with civil rights attorneys that will bring about major reforms...
  • Remains of unidentified 9/11 victims moved to ground zero

    The official procession moved slowly through Manhattan early Saturday, blinking red lights illuminating streets barely awake.  It carried the remains of more than 1,100 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, whose resting place will be back...
  • NYPD limits use of condoms seized from sex workers as evidence

    Condoms no longer will be seized from sex workers for use as evidence in prostitution cases, police announced Monday in a move that officials say should help prevent the spread of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases among people at high risk of...
  • Moderates win the day in off-year election

    Moderates win the day in off-year election
    Republican Gov. Chris Christie rolled to easy reelection Tuesday in New Jersey, setting up an expected 2016 presidential bid, while former national Democratic Party Chairman Terry McAuliffe squeezed past his tea party Republican opponent to seize the...
  • Bill de Blasio wins New York mayoral election

    Bill de Blasio wins New York mayoral election
    NEW YORK – With violent crime at historic lows but rents and homelessness at record highs, New Yorkers elected Democrat Bill de Blasio as their next mayor Tuesday after embracing his vow to bridge the gap between rich and poor and to end police...
  • Bill de Blasio outlines liberal agenda after New York mayoral victory

    Bill de Blasio outlines liberal agenda after New York mayoral victory
    NEW YORK -- To the cheers of hundreds of supporters, New York’s next mayor, Bill de Blasio, promised Tuesday to lead the city down a path that would tackle racial inequality and undo income gaps that he said were “decades in the making.”...
  • An election with a message

    An election with a message
    While is it generally unwise to read too much into local elections from a handful of states, Tuesday's results produced a message writ too large to ignore. If Republicans want to win over swing voters, they'll need to produce candidates more like New...
  • City's 'stop and frisk' oversight criticized

    City's 'stop and frisk' oversight criticized
    Baltimore police say they stopped residents 123,000 times last year but found only nine handguns — a figure civil rights advocates say is so implausible that it raises questions about whether the agency is actually monitoring the conduct of officers...
  • Miami Gardens and the insanity of 'zero tolerance'

    Miami Gardens and the insanity of 'zero tolerance'
    In all the commotion about a Miami-area police force's allegedly mindless harassment of workers and patrons of a convenience store, one aspect that may have been overlooked is how the cops' behavior was fostered by a "zero tolerance" program.  You may...
  • De Blasio discusses, perhaps for the only time, father's suicide

    When you're in politics, to borrow a phrase from Faulkner, the past is never the past, especially when you're running for high office. Even from when you were only 18 years old. Bill de Blasio, the 52-year-old Democratic favorite to become New York...
  • Appeals court halts New York stop-and-frisk ruling, removes judge

    A federal appeals court handed New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg at least a temporary victory in the stop-and-frisk case by blocking a lower court order requiring changes to police policy. The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals also removed District...