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Councilman Rory Lancman, the primary sponsor of a proposed bill that would make the chokehold maneuver illegal, said he hopes to amend the measure to make it more palatable to Mayor Bill de Blasio—who has vowed to veto the legislation in its current form. 462 more words
Few people would characterize the New York City Council as a shy and reticent legislature. But some of its members feel like it’s time to speak up—in support of the New York City Police Department. 1,824 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A pair of bills introduced in the City Council on Thursday target the way police patrol New York City’s streets.
One proposal would make the use of chokeholds by officers illegal while another would require cops to identify themselves to the people they stop and inform them of their right to refuse a search if there’s no probable cause. 934 more words
NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Taxi drivers in the city say they do not feel safe, but they are hoping that a simple sign will help.
Two months ago Sanjeeda Khatoon fought off an attacker on the Lower East side, and even tried to chase him down. 370 more words