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NYPD commissioner's exit: 'Right time' after tense summer

Nov. 4, 2019 8:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's police commissioner, who has found himself caught at times between loyalty to his officers and demands from the public and politicians for greater police accountability, announced Monday that he is retiring. James O'Neill said he will leave for a private sector job in...

NYPD officer fired in chokehold death sues to get job back

Oct. 23, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The officer who was fired in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner is suing the New York Police Department and the police commissioner to be reinstated. Daniel Pantaleo's lawyer, Stuart London, told the New York Post the lawsuit was filed on Wednesday and argued that his termination...

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio drops 2020 presidential bid

Sep. 20, 2019 12:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ended his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Friday after struggling to gain traction in a sprawling field of candidates. Announcing his decision in an MSNBC interview, de Blasio did not throw his support behind any candidate but...