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John Farley  |  August 10, 2011 12:50 PM | Comments
On Aug. 9, Newark Mayor Corey Booker swore in Sheila Coley, the city's first chief of police since the position was dissolved in 2008.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  August 4, 2011 6:00 AM | Updated: August 22 12:30 PM | 3 Comments
Monday marks the 350th Anniversary of Staten Island. The proprietors of Great Kills bagel store, who were busted selling prescription pills and guns, were really excited to celebrate.
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Leah Robinson for City Limits  |  August 2, 2011 3:12 PM | Comments
Jostling, Criminal Trespassing, Disorderly Conduct, Loitering and several other New York State laws contain broad and equivocal wording. Opponents of over-policing are targeting these "vague" laws. City Limits reports.
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John Farley  |  August 1, 2011 10:52 AM | Updated: August 4, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
As lawmakers in Albany begin redistricting, based on recent Census data, the process is ripe with both corruption and ingenuity.
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John Farley  |  July 27, 2011 2:27 PM | Comments
Administration for Child Services Commissioner John Mattingly announced on Tues. that he is resigning after seven years of service. On Weds., Mayor Michael Bloomberg appointed his replacement, Family Court Judge Ronald E. Richter, who inherits a complicated legacy.
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July 22, 2011 12:05 PM | 1 Comment
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
David King for Gotham Gazette  |  July 11, 2011 5:42 PM | 1 Comment
Criminal justice advocates support Cuomo's plan to downsize the prison system, but some unions as well as communities across the state, particularly those in the economically hard-pressed upstate areas, are concerned about the loss of jobs.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn
Kira Cohen and John Farley  |  July 11, 2011 5:15 PM | Updated: September 1, 2011 01:52 PM | 4 Comments
The five month saga that was the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case comes to a close this week as the former chief of the International Monetary Fund prepares to return to Paris.
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