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The city is renovating the Brooklyn House of Detention on Atlantic Avenue near Brooklyn Heights but has abandoned plans to expand the facility.
(To read about Gov. Cuomo's prison
Last Updated (Friday, May 25, 2012 11:23 AM)
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Gov, Andrew Cuomo has opted to close the Arthur Kill Correctional Facility on Staten Island
Last Updated (Wednesday, June 06, 2012 01:40 PM)
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Like marriage itself, the laws of marriage are in constant flux. But one thing that has not changed is that a child born to a married woman
Last Updated (Wednesday, June 06, 2012 01:37 PM)
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New York State reformatory, plumbing shop, circa 1921.
Every year New York City sends of its most troubled teens hundreds of miles away, Far from
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Karen Barrueto created this artwork after visiting someone in a federal detention center for immigrants in south Texas.
Growing up in Mexico City, Ricardo Muniz dreamed about being
Last Updated (Friday, May 25, 2012 11:22 AM)
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Overturning lower courts, the state's highest bench issued a ruling that will allow Douglas Warney, who was convicted on the basis of what could have been
Last Updated (Wednesday, June 06, 2012 11:32 AM)
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Several years ago in a private conversation, a Fire Department paramedic explained the tension between the New York Police Department and EMS when their units respond
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In 2009, it was 16.
In both 2010 and 2011, the magic number grew to 20.
For the past three years, the Bloomberg administration has threatened
Last Updated (Wednesday, March 21, 2012 02:04 PM)
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What happens when a man says he's guilty of murder, but state-of-the-art-science says he's not?
That is the question the New York Court of Appeals, the state's highest court,
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The Department of Buildings had issued 13 violations for this Manhattan site where a 2008 crane collapse killed seven people.
The tragic deaths this month of two veteran
Last Updated (Friday, May 25, 2012 08:01 AM)