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Court to NYPD: Stop Illegally Accessing Sealed Arrest Records

After years of litigation, a state judge has given the NYPD a timeline to clean up its act.

March 29, 2023

Governor Hochul Wants to Get Back in the Marijuana Enforcement Game

Defense attorneys say that huge fines on illicit weed could reopen the door to an NYPD crackdown.

March 28, 2023

NYPD Removes Punisher Poster From Manhattan Sex Offender Check-In Facility

"The NYPD takes claims of offensive material very seriously and it will not be tolerated," a spokesperson told Hell Gate.

March 14, 2023

Eric Adams’s ‘Worst of the Worst’ Report Violated State Law and a Court Injunction

The mayor's press stunt last August that featured that report? It was built on hundreds of violations of the state's sealed arrest law, a judge ruled on Thursday.

March 2, 2023

The NYPD Blamed a ‘Gag Order’ for Skipping a City Council Hearing. There Is No Gag Order

"The NYPD is lying—and frankly, not even doing a particularly good job at it."

March 2, 2023

NYPD Skips Oversight Hearing a Third Time

Because what is the City Council gonna do—not give them $6 billion?

The Police Who Engaged in Abuse During the 2020 Protests Against Unaccountable Police Abuse Are Not Being Held Accountable

A 590-page CCRB report shows many police are evading consequences for what they did during the protests

February 7, 2023

The NYPD Messed With the Wrong Cyclist: License Plate Vigilante Beats Case, Vows to Sue Police

Adam White plans on suing the City and the NYPD for false arrest, and the driver for making false claims.

The NYPD Held a 28 Minute Meeting About Public Safety in Tompkins Square Park

"We're not gonna solve the problems of the world! We just want the park closed at midnight!"

November 17, 2022