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NYPD Faces Possible Residency Legislation

Future New York City police officers may be required to live within city limits, if legislation introduced by Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries passes.

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Victim’s Family Requests Officers be Fired

Sean Bell’s family in a press conference Thursday urge NYPD Commissioner Kelly to fire Detective Gescard Isnora and the three officers involved in the 2006 shooting death of Bell hours before his wedding.

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Drugs, Gangs, Blamed for N. Bronx Homicides

A Bronx man was shot and killed early Saturday in the borough’s Bedford Park neighborhood, the third homicide in the New York Police Department’s 52nd Precinct in the last eight days.

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Asian-American Community Hit Hard by Cyberbullying

Although bullying is considered by some to be a rite of passage, the bullies of old did not have social media tools, like Facebook, at their disposal.

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An Astoria Nightclub is Under Fire

While community boards don’t have the direct authority to shutter a business, they can recommend that the State Liquor Authority not renew a license – which would cripple any bar.

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Forum on Crime

Crime Forum Reveals Little Faith in NYPD

After 67 shootings and three killings in New York City within 72 hours on Labor Day weekend, community leaders and police organized a forum in East Flatbush on Sept. 20 to work together to reduce local crime.

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Remembering Fallen Brothers

On the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the firefighters of Squad 252 in Bushwick held a memorial for the six men they lost in the terrorist attacks.

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In the Bushwick firehouse, the firefighters who gave their life on 9/11 each have a memorial plaque.

In Bushwick, Memories of 9/11 Still Fresh

From firefighter to Sunday school teacher, residents in Bushwick still have vivid memories of the 9/11 terrorist attacks 10 years ago.

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