NY state prosecutor, NYPD at odds over city's stop-and-frisk arrests

NY state prosecutor, NYPD at odds over city's stop-and-frisk arrests

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Nearly half of the New York City Police Department's stop-and-frisk arrests were dismissed, an analysis by state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman indicated.
Occupy's first home now barricade-free

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New York court recognizes gay unions

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- A New York appellate court has granted the same recognition to out-of-state marriages of gay couples as heterosexual couples married outside of New York.

Gang member convicted under terrorism laws

NEW YORK, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- A jury in a New York case found a gang member guilty under state terrorism laws as part of charges stemming from a 2002 shooting incident.

Suit targets DHS detentions

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Bloomberg: Protesters should plead guilty

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the 1,800 people arrested during the Republican National Convention "might as well just plead guilty and go on."

Picture-taking ban for New York subways

NEW YORK, May 21 (UPI) -- Civil liberties groups say New York's Transit Authority has gone too far by seeking to ban photography and filming inside the city's subway system.

ACLU sues N.Y. over same-sex marriage

NEW YORK, April 7 (UPI) -- The ACLU has filed a lawsuit against New York State, challenging the constitutionality of the state's law prohibiting same-sex marriage.
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