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Thousands of protesters are expected to descend on Staten Island tomorrow to march in memory of Eric Garner, who died in police custody last month, a demonstration that could be a crucial test for the de Blasio administration.

08/22/2014 09:46 PM

Council Approves Solitary Confinement Report Bill

In the wake of recent reports about abuse and violence at Rikers Island, the City Council this week passed a bill requiring the Correction Department to provide more information about inmates in solitary confinement.

08/22/2014 10:25 AM

Number of Green Taxicabs Expected to Double

The city Taxi and Limousine Commission is now selling 6,000 new permits for the lime colored cabs which serve upper Manhattan and the other four boroughs.

08/22/2014 09:45 AM

Public Advocate Tests Proposed Police Body Cameras

The city's public advocate is calling for a new pilot program to equip some police officers with body cameras. On Thursday, NY1 tested the technology with her during a stroll around City Hall.

08/21/2014 08:31 PM

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Teachout Clears Second Hurdle to Appear on Primary Ballot

A Fordham Law School professor on Wednesday won the second round of her court battle with Governor Andrew Cuomo, who was trying to have her thrown off the primary ballot, saying she fails to meet the residency requirement to run. Updated 08/20/2014 09:30 PM

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