City Faces Largest-Ever Lawsuit Payout To NYC Teachers Affected By "Discriminatory" Certification Tests
"The test obviously didn't test anything relevant to the jobs that people were doing or being hired to do. But the city used it in many cases to demote people."
Nov 19, 2021 5:00 AM
Federal Judge Promises "Rocket Docket" For NYPD Protest Lawsuits
A federal judge pledged on Monday to fast-track a spate of lawsuits against New York City and the NYPD over this summer's police crackdown on Black Lives Matter protesters.
Feb 23, 2021 9:12 AM
Long-Awaited Release Of NYPD Disciplinary Records Hits New Snag
The delay seemingly stems in part from errors made by attorneys for the city's Law Department.
Jul 22, 2020 10:53 AM
City Councilmembers Propose $100,000 Fine For 'Hideous' LED Billboard Boats
The ad-boat is still making frequent voyages around Manhattan, and it's unclear whether any official enforcement action has been taken.
Updated: Mar 25, 2019 6:05 PM
Cop Who Tackled James Blake Rejects Plea Deal, Will Stand Trial
The NYPD officer who former tennis star James Blake in 2015 has rejected a plea deal that would've allowed him to avoid a public disciplinary hearing.
Updated: Jul 21, 2017 5:27 PM
City Agrees To $380K Settlement For Family Of Rikers Inmate Who Killed Himself
Jail staff took him off of suicide watch days before he died.
Updated: Oct 4, 2018 6:46 PM
Tennis Star James Blake Drops Police Brutality Suit After City Agrees To Create Fellowship In His Name
As part of the deal, the Civilian Complaint Review Board will create a new position tasked with helping people navigate the complaint process.
Updated: Jun 22, 2017 12:50 PM
City Sues Verizon For Failing To Provide Citywide High-Speed Internet By 2014
A third of the city's households still don't have access to Fios, despite a promise made under Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Updated: Mar 14, 2017 4:24 PM
Cop Sues The City After Crashing NYPD Scooter In Central Park
He reportedly rode into a wet field and hit a rut.
Updated: Mar 3, 2017 12:11 PM
Two NYPD Detectives Arrested For Allegedly Lying About A Gun Bust
They have been sued several times by people alleging false arrests.
Updated: Feb 17, 2017 3:01 PM
City Gives $750K To Man Who Suffered Six-Day Erection In Jail
The drug-induced erection caused "permanent injuries to his penis" because guards and medical workers denied him treatment, his lawsuit alleged.
Updated: Jul 7, 2015 4:06 PM
Famed OWS Pepper-Spray Victims Get $60K Each From The City
Taxpayers have Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna to thank.
Updated: Apr 9, 2018 5:47 PM
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