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Â Atop a Brooklyn roof, a single bullet from one cop’s gun pierced the chest of a nineteen-year old last month, ending his life and sparking yet another firestorm over police
Â Critics of New York Police Department policies instituted in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks ended the year with a sense of anticipation-and disappointment.
A new, non-binding City
Â Q. What do Albany, Ithaca and Syracuse have that New York City does not?
A. A Bill of Rights Resolution.
Immediately following the September 2001 acts of terrorism, with little public debate,
Â An attempted rape in Prospect Park in September as well as four attacks on women
in city parks earlier in the year has raised concerns about whether the parks
Â An ambitious new city plan to help ex-offenders find
jobs, affordable housing and drug treatment probably
wouldn't have meant much to Clifton Murrell -- not when
Â Keila Pulinario testified at her 1997 murder trial that Imagio Santana had raped her and then bragged about it to his friends. When she confronted him some days later about
Andrew Haswell Green gets nothing more than a portrait in City Hall and a park bench.
Exactly one hundred years ago on November 13th, Cornelius Williams, a jealous and delusional furnace
Â After notorious bank robber Willie Sutton was released from prison, he filmed
a commercial in 1970 for a Connecticut bank, touting the bank's new photo credit
card, a security measure.
Â More than four years after Amadou Diallo was gunned down by police, a wrongful
death lawsuit filed by Diallo's parents seeking millions in damages nears trial,
Â "Dismissed in the interest of justice," are words rarely uttered
in our legal system. But in the case of People v. Gragert, New York
City Criminal Court Judge