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Stories with person: William Bratton
  • Council eyes easing punishments for public urination, litter 
    Updated: May-23-16 4:06 pm

    NEW YORK - The City Council is poised to pass a series of criminal justice reforms that would sharply curtail the punishments for low-level offenses such as littering and peeing in public, an overhaul intended to help unclog the courts and jails of the nation's largest city.

  • NYC is creating a new police precinct in Queens 
    Updated: May-03-16 12:19 pm

    NEW YORK - New York City is creating a new police precinct. The move is designed to speed up emergency responses and expand coverage in the growing neighborhoods of southeast Queens.