stop and frisk

Queens Morning Roundup
Queens Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/04/2014 at 6:18AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Friday: Overcast with rain showers at times. High near 45. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Friday night Rain likely. Low 42. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.

City drops suit over anti-profiling law
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/05/2014 at 1:19PM

As part of a series of reforms to the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday the city is dropping a lawsuit that prohibits “bias-based” profiling by police officers.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/03/2014 at 7:16AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Snow this morning will give way to some clearing this afternoon. High around 15. Winds NNW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of snow 80%. About one inch of snow expected. Friday night: Clear skies. Low around 0. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. NYC public schools closed Friday All New York City public [...]

De Blasio names Bill Bratton next NYPD commissioner
De Blasio names Bill Bratton next NYPD commissioner
Politics Maggie Hayes 12/05/2013 at 11:49AM

In a much anticipated move, mayor-elect Bill de Blasio named Bill Bratton as the city’s top cop  on Thursday, promising to “heal the wounds” caused by stop-and-frisk. “He has combined the best of tradition and the best of innovation in an extraordinary career of achievement,” de Blasio said. This is Bratton’s second run as commissioner, [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/19/2013 at 8:01AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 48. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 34. Breezy. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 20 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Benjamin Britten: The Complete [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/14/2013 at 7:41AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 48. Breezy. Winds from the WSW at 15 to 20 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 39. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: D.B. Rielly at Winegasm D.B. Rielly will perform a wide-ranging collection of Americana music, spanning several [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/11/2013 at 8:12AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 52. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night :Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 39. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 10 to 20 mph shifting to the WNW after midnight. Chance of rain 50%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Working Life in Meiji Japan 1868-1912 [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/01/2013 at 7:28AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Overcast with rain showers, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 70. Windy. Winds from the SW at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible. Friday night: Clear in the evening, then overcast. Low of 55. Winds from the [...]

Federal court grants stay on stop-and-frisk decision
News Liam La Guerre 10/31/2013 at 6:16PM

A federal court halted the decision that requires reforms to the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk practice. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit granted a stay on District Judge Shira Scheindlin’s decision, while the city is appealing the ruling. The court also removed Scheindlin from the case. Scheindlin originally ruled the policy unconstitutional in [...]