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In 2008, New York City police arrived at the Bedford Stuyvesant home of Iman Morales, a 35-year old man with a psychiatric diagnosis. Distraught and naked, Morales had climbed out
Jacob Harris was born in 2004, with traces of cocaine, opiates, marijuana and methadone in his body Dutchess County child welfare officials placed him with a foster mother, Diane Sherwood,
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The Marcy Correctional Facility in upstate Oneida County.
It seems simple. With prison populations declining and crime rates plummeting, Gov. David Paterson has proposed closing four upstate
When the New York Times revealed that state troopers had been part of an alleged effort by Gov. David Paterson's office to convince a woman not to
U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael O'Halloran
New York Task Force 1 search and rescue teams prepares to depart for Haiti.
Soon after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on
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Public school teachers have constitutional rights to wear political buttons while in school, according to the United Federation of Teachers. But not according to the United
Forty-nine states in this country recognize "no fault" divorce or allow divorce for "irreconcilable differences." Only New York requires that one party in all contested divorces establish that the other
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In the city of parades, the chain of events sparked by the parade that was like no other may finally be ending -- nine years later. The
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The state's highest court cleared up a dispute about rent hikes at Peter Cooper Village.
Can New York landlords terminate rent stabilization while receiving tax benefits from the city?
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This is one in a series, to run between now and Election Day, examining Mayor Michael Bloomberg's record in key areas. For more on the mayor's