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No Indictment for Officer in NYC Chokehold Death

CRIME | By Tom Hays and Coleen Long | Dec 3
A grand jury cleared a white New York City police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man who had been stopped on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes

Unfriendly Neighborhood 'Spiderman' Punches NYC Cop in the Face

CULTURE | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 29
Saturday's incident involving a violent costumed Spiderman in midtown leaves many nostalgic for the days of a hooker-filled and less kid-friendly Times Square.

NYPD to Stop Seizing Sex Work Suspects’ Condoms

HIV/AIDS | May 12
The New York Police Department will no longer confiscate unused condoms as evidence of prostitution by people suspected of being sex industry workers.

NYPD Seeking Suspect in Gay Bias Attack

CRIME | Mar 7
The NYPD has released a sketch of a suspect in a gay bias attack on a New Jersey man on a subway platform.

Photos Released Of Three Suspects Wanted in Jan 1 Manhattan Anti-Gay Attack

CRIME | Feb 9
The NYPD is are looking for three men in connection with the Jan. 1 assault on a gay man in the Gramercy Park area of Manhattan. Police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

NYPD Releases Photos of Suspects Wanted in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

CRIME | By EDGE | Feb 7
The NYPD is looking for three men in connection with the Jan. 1 assault on a gay man in the Gramercy Park area of Manhattan. Police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

Activists to Protest NYPD’s Handling of Transwoman’s Murder

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 28
Human rights groups will gather at 4 p.m. on Jan. 30 at New York City’s One Police Plaza to protest the NYPD’s negligence in the brutal beating death of transgender woman, Islan Nettles.

Winds Cooperate, Allow NYC Parade Balloons to Fly

LOCAL | By Jake Pearson | Nov 28
Snoopy, Spider-Man and the rest of the iconic balloons have gotten the all-clear to fly between Manhattan skyscrapers at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

NYC Marathon Returns Amid Increased Security

CRIME | By Rachel Cohen | Nov 2
The increased security Sunday will be most evident near the finish line in Central Park. There will be barricades around the park limiting entry points, bag checks, bomb-sniffing dogs.

NYPD Arrest Suspect in Connection with May 5 Gay Bashing in Midtown

CRIME | By EDGE | Oct 14
One of a group of eight men who allegedly attacked a Manhattan gay couple outside of Madison Square Garden in broad daylight last May has been apprehended by police and has been charged with assault as a hate crime.

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