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“To see the values ‘courtesy, professionalism and respect’ on every police car is an insult," one rape survivor testified. Her case, closed without her knowledge, involved her calling her rapist at the NYPD's prompting, where he yelled at her.

A Queens City Council seat held by Republicans for 12 years is in danger of flipping blue; a three-way race in Staten Island is opening the door for a Democrat to win a seat in the GOP stronghold. Read more on the competitive races here ↪️

The New York City Sanitation Department is gearing up for another snow season, with the aim of avoiding a repeat of the great debacle of 2018, when six inches of snow caught an under-prepared city off guard, trapping New Yorkers on roadways for hours.

Early voting for the city’s general election has begun. Before you head to the polls to vote for our next mayor, your borough president, ballot proposals and more, get informed with our 2021 election guide here ↪️

Tonight on #USofAnxiety , @kai_wright  sits down with @errollouis  to better understand the backstory of Eric Adams. As the mayoral election approaches, learn how issues of race and power have evolved in New York City. Listen at 6PM on WNYC.

Mayor de Blasio announced NYC will require all government workers—including first responders such as firefighters & police officers—to get at least one vaccine dose by Oct. 29th, after which they will no longer be able to opt-out via weekly COVID testing.

“Nobody’s getting fired over this incident, nobody’s getting suspended over this incident," Police Commissioner Shea said about two NYPD officers who forcibly removed a commuter from a subway platform for asking why they weren't wearing their masks.

"What today's announcement really indicates is a next level in our ability to combat the climate crisis. And that is essentially a full divestment from fossil fuels from our public pension funds," Rep. Ocasio-Cortez said.

The Public Art Fund has brought a statue of pioneering photographer Diane Arbus to Central Park. It’s the second statue depicting a real woman in the park, but will only be there until August 2022.

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We are devastated to share the news that our beloved colleague Richard Hake has died.

The politically-connected son of a Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge was among the band of Trump-supporting marauders who ransacked the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday.

Does a Boy Scout have to be a boy? Hear from a teen pushing the to allow girls to become official members

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"I think it’s got Instagram potential, or at least TikTok vibes." See the latest contribution to CONNECT, BTS at Brooklyn Bridge Park:

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In the most alarming sign that New York may be on the cusp of a resurgence or second wave, coronavirus cases are skyrocketing in two communities in suburban Rockland County.

Tonight at 7 pm, a #ClapBecauseWeCare  initiative will launch with a two-minute clap that you can participate in from wherever you are in the city. It will be in celebration and appreciation of all essential workers.

Hundreds of NYPD officers arrested dozens of protesters on West 8th Street and 5th Avenue. Many of the officers wearing armor did not display any identification. One officer told a reporter they didn't need to.

Making their first joint, in-person public appearance since leaving their roles in the British royal family, Prince Harry & Meghan Markle visited the World Trade Center with Gov. Hochul & Mayor de Blasio before attending Saturday's Global Citizen Festival.

?? NEW PODCAST ?? "La Brega" is a series created by a team of Puerto Rican journalists, musicians and artists—about life, power, history and "the hustle" in Puerto Rico. All episodes in English and Spanish are out today! Listen now:

“Nobody’s getting fired over this incident, nobody’s getting suspended over this incident," Police Commissioner Shea said about two NYPD officers who forcibly removed a commuter from a subway platform for asking why they weren't wearing their masks.

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