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  • NYC gives Fla. pizzeria chain a piece of its mind

    New York City is reminding a Florida-based pizzeria chain to make sure it keeps serving up a required topping: a disclaimer saying that NYPD Pizza isn't affiliated with the New York Police Department.


  • Lawyers: NY Muslim surveillance case on track

    Attorneys for critics of the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslims said Friday there's no reason to slow their pursuit of a Brooklyn federal lawsuit challenging the practice after a similar case was dismissed in New Jersey.


  • FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2014 file photo, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers the budget address at City Hall in New York. De Blasio's official vehicles were spotted breaking several traffic laws on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, just two days after he laid out a sweeping traffic safety plan that included harsh restrictions on reckless drivers. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, Pool, File)

    NYC mayor faces flap over SUV speeding video

    Mayor Bill de Blasio faced more questions Friday about why his official vehicles were videotaped breaking traffic laws only two days after he rolled out a sweeping traffic safety plan.


  • Judge: Spying on NJ Muslims by NYPD was legal

    A federal judge has ruled that the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslims in New Jersey was a lawful effort to prevent terrorism, not a civil rights violation.


  • FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2014 file photo, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers the budget address at City Hall in New York. De Blasio's official vehicles were spotted breaking several traffic laws on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, just two days after he laid out a sweeping traffic safety plan that included harsh restrictions on reckless drivers. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, Pool, File)

    NYC mayor touts traffic safety — as his own drivers blow past stop signs

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who just touted a new safe-driving initiative to lower the city's speed limits by 5 mile per hour, has now been caught in an embarrassing situation: His SUV was seen blowing through a pair of stop signs in Queens.


  • NYPD stop-and-frisk case returned to lower court

    A federal appeals court returned litigation over the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk policy to a lower court Friday for a potential settlement between civil liberties groups and the city.


  • NYPD: We're testing 2 pairs of Google Glass

    The New York Police Department has been testing a couple pairs of Google's new, Internet-connected eyeglasses.


  • NY police unions seek stop-frisk appeals ruling

    Police unions told a federal appeals court Friday that they want the courts to decide whether a judge properly ordered changes to the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk program even if the city no longer wants to challenge her rulings.


  • FILE -  In this Dec. 5, 2013 file photo, William Bratton, left, speaks while New York Mayor Bill de Blasio looks on during a news conference in New York introducing Bratton as de Blasio's choice for New York City police commissioner.  Presiding over his first promotion ceremony on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, Bratton told his audience that he's committed to reshaping the NYPD's crime-fighting strategy of aggressive street stops to make it more respectful of the public. He also said he wants more collaboration with the powerful Patrolmen's Benevolent Association.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

    Commissioner Bratton sets new tone at NYPD

    It was no coincidence on Friday when William Bratton entered a packed auditorium at police headquarters in lower Manhattan to the strains of the fabled U.S. Cavalry tune "Garryowen."


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