NEW YORK (AP) — According to data released by the New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology more than 1,000 times since 2008. 112 more words
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Complaints of wrongdoing by NYPD officers are up nearly 70 percent.
As WCBS 880’s Stephanie Colombini reported, the spike was reported by the city’s Civilian Complaint Review Board and it has civil rights advocates like Chris Dunn with the New York Civil Liberties Union concerned. 165 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Video footage shows sanitation men decked head to toe in Hazmat suits, dragging sheets, blankets, and more to the dumpster.
As CBS2’s Meg Baker reported, the New York Civil Liberties Union said the video shows city workers removing the belongings of homeless sleeping on the sidewalk in East Harlem in October. 667 more words
ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The owners of a farm north of Albany who refused to host the wedding of a lesbian couple two years ago… 315 more words
Homelessness is again a visible issue confronting and confounding Americans. Last month, the city of Los Angeles declared it a public emergency. When New York’s mayor was criticized for not doing enough about the increase of homelessness, he initially said there was no increase. 674 more words