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Inspector general to NYPD: ‘Train officers better’

In a report last week, NYPD Inspector General Philip Eure outlined ways police officers can avoid unnecessarily violent confrontations.

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All in the family: Boyland’s ex-wife in custody

The ex-wife of disgraced former New York Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. might meet a fate similar to his.

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Fixing police-community relations

At One Centre Street, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and civil rights attorney Norman Siegel unveiled a new report from town hall meetings on police.

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Unions, activists react to mayor’s education speech

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio introduced a new education agenda at a speech in the Bronx last week.

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Teachers fight back against tenure lawsuit

Teachers in New York have had enough of the attacks on their livelihood.

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CCRB report sees decrease in complaints, increase in substantiated ones

A new semi-annual report by the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board demonstrates the power of camera phones.

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Cuomo aide dies

The family of an aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in grief this week after learning that the aide, Carey Gabay, who was shot in the head last week, has died.

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Cuomo: ‘It’s time to fix Common Core’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Common Core is broken and needs to be reviewed.

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Cuomo aide shot: Electeds say blame violence, not carnival

While millions enjoyed the 48th annual West Indian American Day Carnival parade on Labor Day, an unfortunate series of events have some labeling the multimillion-dollar generating event dangerous.

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Police commissioners fight over policy

Former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly isn’t holding his tongue about how he feels about law enforcement in the city since he left the NYPD.

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