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.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration filed court papers on Thursday to drop the city’s appeal of a judge’s decision to reform the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy.
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 61. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 54. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Haunted Halloween Hike Venture to the Alley Pond Environmental Center for a spooky trail walk, ghost stories and hot cocoa. Costumes welcome! Be sure to bring [...]