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New Jersey could decriminalize marijuana. Yet, marijuana has been decriminalized in New York for over three decades, and arrests are higher than they've been since 2000.VIDEO
The full schedule of City Council's hearings on the executive budget for 2013 is now available.
On May Day, workers at the Strand Bookstore picketed their workplace and said they're planning to vote whether to authorize a strike. VIDEO
MetroFocus met four immigrants whose own experiences led to careers fighting for the rights of others.
The NYPD sent one jailed Zuccotti protester home without charges, but with the pair of metal handcuffs used during his arrest.
Geographical allegiance, rather than party alliances, appears to be influencing whether pols support or oppose the NYPD's surveillance operations of Muslim communities.VIDEO
In 1895, Theodore Roosevelt was appointed NYC police commissioner, and set off to clean up the decidedly sin-loving town. But sin wasn't going down without a fight.
Does NYC need an independent agency to oversee the scandal-scarred NYPD? MetroFocus looked at the effects these watchdogs have had on other cities.VIDEO