Police investigate a car stopped in front of a security gate this week outside City Hall in New York. Douglas Schifter, a longtime New York City livery driver, took his life in front of City Hall.
New York City has seen a precipitous drop in crime over the past several years. Bill Bratton, who served as NYPD's commissioner, says the department's police tactics have contributed to that crime reduction.
A red arrow points to Akayed Ullah, accused of triggering an explosion in the New York City subway system Monday. The image is from surveillance cameras in the commuter tunnel near Times Square; it's part of the federal complaint against Ullah.
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People walk by a sign at the entrance to Rikers Island on March 31, 2017. New York cITY Mayor Bill de Blasio has said that he agrees with the fundamentals of a plan to close the jail complex within 10 years.
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Police secure the area in Lower Manhattan near where a vehicle drove onto a bicycle path Tuesday afternoon, killing "several people," according to New York City police.
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