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After Rashawn Handsome of Brooklyn was arrested for keeping three handguns in a sneaker box in his apartment -- without any license for them -- his Legal Aid
The buildings department just might be Mayor Michael Bloomberg's brooding, dark shadow -- he can't seem to escape the destruction that plagues it.
Already in the first six months of 2008
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Rochester detention center
It’s an experiment that has arguably run its course.
In the last 20 years, states across the country have quadrupled their spending on jails and prisons
Â Over the past few years, New York City has undertaken an impressive transformation of its juvenile justice system. Breaking from the policies of the previous mayor, the Bloomberg administration has
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One percent of all American adults are now in prison or jail, the Pew Center on the States reported earlier this year. That's more than 2.3
Last year, Mayor Michael Bloomberg pledged the most sweeping reform in decades to the City’s juvenile justice system which would reduce the average length of stay in detention, create alternatives
Who knew there were provisions for wagons and regulations for kite flying around the city's telegraph system within the city's fire code.
Well, no more.
After a three-year review, the City Council
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When Jimmy Byrd went on trial for nearly murdering the woman he lived with -- the mother of their young daughter -- the victim did not
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Despite police raids, Chinatown shoppers still find counterfeit goods.
The results of last month's Chinatown raid were dramatic: over $1 million in seized counterfeit goods, 32 illegal vendors
It all started with a careless conversation between two police officers.
Last September, Brooklyn South narcotics officer Sean Johnstone told a fellow officer that he had paid his confidential informants with