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Mysterious White Flags Replace American Flags Atop Brooklyn Bridge

nbcnewyork.com — Someone has mysteriously replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with white flags.
Jul 22, 2014

@OrenYaniv @thecitywanderer City worker says would take up to 2 hours. That's a long time for no one to notice. nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Whi…

Jul 22, 2014

RT @TracyConnorNYC: City worker says it would have taken 2 hours for someone to replace Stars & Stripes w/ white flag on Brooklyn Bridge ht…

Jul 22, 2014

RT @NBCNewYork: NEW photos of white flags mysteriously put atop the Brooklyn Bridge 4.nbcny.com/d4MA8We @ashleyaffrunti/Instagram pic.twitter.com/n1bjwmv1KC

Jul 22, 2014

City worker says it would have taken 2 hours for someone to replace Stars & Stripes w/ white flag on Brooklyn Bridge nbcnews.to/1pAGzIW

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Delta Cancels All Flights to Israel Indefinitely After Rocket Report Forces Diversion

nbcnewyork.com — local Delta has canceled all flights to Israel indefinitely, citing a report of a rocket near the airport in Tel Aviv. The airline said it had to divert a 273-passenger flight to France because of reports of a rocket or associated debris near Ben Gurion International Airport.

Many Newark Police Stops Unconstitutional, Department of Justice Report Finds

nbcnewyork.com — local The Justice Department issued a report Tuesday alleging that as many as 75 percent of police stops in New Jersey's largest city were not legally justified. Investigators also found use of force by Newark police officers was unreasonable in about 20 percent of all arrests where force was used.
Jul 22, 2014

Report: "As many as 75 percent of police stops in New Jersey's largest city were not legally justified." nbcnewyork.com/news/local/New…

Jul 22, 2014

RT @NBCNewYork: As many as 75 percent of police stops in Newark since 2011 were not legally justified, report finds 4.nbcny.com/xU2X5P0 @Jonathan4NY

New York to Add $3 Billion Windfall to State Budget

nbcnewyork.com — local New York is poised to collect nearly $3.3 billion from a recent record settlement with France's largest bank, and the Cuomo administration plans to add it to the state's general fund. It's more than enough to fund the state's prison system or its child welfare programs for a year.
Jul 22, 2014

Is Albany so off the beaten path that THIS crooked picture is the best available of the state Capitol? nbcnewyork.com/news/local/New…

EMS on Modified Duty, Cop Stripped of Badge in Chokehold Arrest Death

nbcnewyork.com — local Four EMS workers who responded to the arrest of a man who later died in police custody were placed on modified duty a day after an eight-year veteran of the NYPD was stripped of his badge and gun for allegedly using a chokehold while handcuffing the man.
Jul 22, 2014

RT @NBCNewYork: #BREAKING: 4 EMS workers suspended without pay in chokehold arrest, hospital officials announce 4.nbcny.com/XMj87B6

Jul 21, 2014

@NBCNewYork: #BREAKING: 4 EMS workers suspended without pay in chokehold arrest case, hospital officials announce 4.nbcny.com/XMj87B6

Jul 21, 2014

RT @NBCNewYork: #BREAKING: 4 EMS workers suspended without pay in chokehold arrest, hospital officials announce 4.nbcny.com/XMj87B6