A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked pending changes to the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk program. It also removed the judge from the case.
A federal judge struck down the city's stop-and-frisk policing tactic as unconstitutional on Monday. Here is what you need to know.
School districts including New York City are reviewing their safety plans in the wake of Friday's mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school. The city's department of education also sent suggestions to staffers for calming students who want to talk. WNYC's Yasmeen Khan and Kathleen Horan checked in with parents and students at schools in Park Slope and Brownsville to see how they've discussed the shooting.