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National Security State, Police State

Josmar Trujillo | Posted 03.02.2016 | Technology
Josmar Trujillo

While it may seem strange to have a multinational corporation ostensibly defending Americans against improper searches from the government, stranger yet is that police want to be at the forefront of a debate on civil liberties.

Eyes on the Prize: De Blasio Targets Public Housing While Parents Seek Solutions

Josmar Trujillo | Posted 11.11.2015 | New York
Josmar Trujillo

It's a full court press from city hall as mayor Bill de Blasio's administration takes another step towards the 'tough on crime' persona he's begun to ...

StubHub Says It Was A Victim Of Massive Cyber Fraud

Reuters | Deepa Seetharaman and Jim Finkle | Posted 09.21.2014 | Technology

By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) - Police have arrested seven people on charges they were tied to an international ring that defraud...

Where Was Cy?

Len Levitt | Posted 07.29.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Why didn't Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance attend Police Commissioner Ray Kelly's momentous news conference last Thursday on the Etan Katz case?

David Lohr

'The Dating Game Killer' To Face More Murder Charges | David Lohr | Posted 05.12.2012 | Crime

Rodney Alcala can be extradited to New York to face charges in two killings, California's highest court has ruled. The decision was handed down on ...

NYC's Anti-Profiling Law 'Not Worth The Paper It's Written On'

ProPublica | Justin Elliott | Posted 05.02.2012 | New York

In July 2004, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg presided over a celebratory signing ceremony at City Hall for a new law that banned the NYPD from racia...

John Rudolf

'Reckless' Leaks Threaten Rape Probe of NYPD Commissioner's Son | John Rudolf | Posted 01.28.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said Friday he had "no idea" who leaked information to the media suggesting that prosecutor...

John Rudolf

Rape Probe of NYPD Chief's Son Creates 'Ethical Minefield' for New York District Attorney | John Rudolf | Posted 03.27.2012 | Crime

NEW YORK -- Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance may face pressure to tap an outside prosecutor to investigate rape allegations against the son ...

John Rudolf

'Kings of Dust' PCP Ring Busted In Harlem | John Rudolf | Posted 01.19.2012 | Crime

NEW YORK -- A drug ring in Harlem that specialized in the sale of PCP and used an 8-year-old boy as a lookout has been busted, New York City police an...

When Women Are Abused: Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Shadow of Shame

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 10.27.2011 | Women
SaraKay Smullens

Hundreds of thousands of dollars later Dominique Strauss-Kahn, his wife Anne Sinclair, and his lawyers are rejoicing at what an August 24th New York T...

The Case for Prosecuting Strauss-Kahn: Or Should Prosecutors Play God?

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 10.19.2011 | Crime
Bennett L. Gershman

Will New York District Attorney Cyrus Vance allow the DSK case to proceed to trial and allow a jury to render a verdict? Or will he play God and decide the case himself? He makes his decision on Tuesday.

Strauss-Kahn Fallout: NY DA Takes Five Steps Backwards For Rape Accusers

Shelley Ross | Posted 09.05.2011 | Crime
Shelley Ross

Some people have all the luck and Dominique Strauss-Kahn is one of them. He's had good political fortune. He married a billionairess. Now, it turns o...

Attorney Charged In Child-Porn Sweep Found Dead In Mexico

Posted 08.23.2011 | New York

A former attorney at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher who was charged along with at least two dozen others in a child-pornography sweep died in Me...

Another Take on Terror

Len Levitt | Posted 08.20.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Another full-court press conference on terror. Another terrorism air ball. That's the tale of the tape in last week's indictments of Ahmed Ferhani and Mohamed Mamdouh, two alleged "lone wolf" terrorists.

Which Manhattan D.A. Candidate Will Win The New York Times Endorsement ?

New York Magazine | By Geoffrey Gray | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In races where no voter seems to know any of the candidates, and what the candidates stand for all sounds the same, the endorsement of the New York Ti...

Trouble Buying That Illinois Senate Seat? (A Cheaper Alternative for Holiday Gift-Giving)

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Quigg

I cannot be bought. Not for less than 20 bucks. So there's no need to worry that my judgment has been tainted by the fact that a publisher sent me a ...