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In a decision which clarifies the rights of the approximately 52,000 New York City tenants who receive Section 8 housing subsidies, a State Supreme Court justice has issued a declaratory
In January, 1999,a once-promising young man named Andrew Goldstein pushed a woman named Kendra Webdale into the path of an oncoming subway train. The press found that Goldstein was mentally
Â Ronald York, a consultant who travels the country to help police unions with their contract negotiations, advises his clients to avoid criticizing the other side or complaining about how
When Teresa M. Medina filed an application for asylum in the United States, she supplied a sworn statement that if forced to return to her native Philippines, she would "once
While child abandonment is a crime that carries a penalty of up to four years in jail, prosecutors recognize the grim truth that an abandoned baby is better than the
Edward Conlon joined Gotham Gazette's Reading NYC Book Club in an online chat on March 24, 2005 to discuss Blue Blood, his memoir of being a New York City cop.
Ask any American about citizen participation in democracy, and you will probably hear, "the right to vote, the right to trial by jury." Yet, only about one-half of those eligible
Manhattan D.A. Robert Morgenthau (left) and Brooklyn D.A. Charles Hynes (right) superimposed in the foreground of a promotional photograph for the TV series.
Gotham Gazette's Campaign 2005: Brooklyn District Attorney
Bracha Graber, a social worker in the city for almost three decades, say she was appalled by the way the city's child welfare agency was falsifying records for foster care
Nilma Rivas was walking with her grandson in East Harlem early one evening when a group of men in a car began shooting on the sidewalk. A stray bullet hit