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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 Council
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,
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 he was at Rikers
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.
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, sure to re-ignite some
"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 Matthew Cooper
Leaving New York
While some New Yorkers are leaving the city, citing bad schools, high housing costs or the daily stresses of urban life, analysts debate whether the exodus is anything
Othniel Askew used a handgun he purchased in North Carolina to kill City Councilmember James Davis inside City Hall. Two months later, during the West Indian American Day Parade,