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NYPD sorry for ‘69 raid at now-landmark Stonewall gay bar

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NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 50 years after a police raid at the Stonewall Inn catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement, New York’s police commissioner apologized Tuesday for what his department did. “The actions taken by the NYPD were wrong, ...

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Should NYPD lawyers step in to prosecute? Protesters say no

NEW YORK (AP) — Arminta Jeffryes was arrested while protesting police brutality. Then the police department played an unusual role in her court case. A New York Police Department lawyer stepped in to prosecute the jaywalking charge against her, in ...

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NYPD suspends officer who posted photo of handcuffed family

NEW YORK — The New York City Police Department has suspended the officer who posted a photo on social media of a handcuffed Brooklyn family with the caption, “Merry Christmas Its NYPD.” Twenty-eight-year-old Kimberly Santiago says the picture was taken ...

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Court reinstates lawsuit over NYPD surveillance of Muslims

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A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated a lawsuit challenging the New York Police Department’s surveillance of Muslim groups in New Jersey after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, saying any resulting harm came from the city’s tactics, not the media’s ...

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COA rejects rant as disorderly conduct

ALBANY (AP) — New York’s highest court has thrown out the convictions of a subway rider who yelled at police. The Court of Appeals says there’s no record to support the disorderly conduct charge that led to the man’s arrest. ...

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Biden to attend NYPD funeral

HONOLULU (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden plans to be among the mourners at the funeral for a New York City policemen gunned down last weekend. The White House says President Barack Obama has asked Biden to attend Saturday’s service ...

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NYPD: Terror threat more complex than ever

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NEW YORK — Air strikes in Iraq, ongoing unrest in Syria and the beheadings of two American journalists are casting a long shadow over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. While there is no specific threat against New ...

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