The bill is aimed at combating racial discrimination and excessive use of force in law enforcement. But its prospects are dim in the Senate.
When pandemic New York seemed at its most surreal, the park, with its abundant wildlife and familiar progression of the seasons, offered a vision of normal life to a book critic who wandered it daily.
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The officer, Bryan Riser, was arrested on Thursday, nearly two years after a witness said the officer had instructed him to kidnap and kill two people in the city, the police said.