Ailsa Chang

Ailsa Chang appears in the following:

Two State Legislators Charged With Corruption for 'Unholy Alliance'

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Brooklyn State Senator Carl Kruger and Assemblyman William Boyland, Jr. are among eight people facing public corruption charges for what federal prosecutors in Manhattan call a wide-ranging bribery scheme based on "an unholy alliance of politicians, lobbyists and businessmen."

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Wrongful Death Suits Continue to Hit City After Blizzard Clean-Up

Monday, March 07, 2011

Spring is just around the corner, but the fallout from the city's sluggish response to last December's blizzard may be just beginning.

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City Unions Sending Reinforcements to Madison Protesters

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Public employee unions in New York City are mobilizing their members to travel to Wisconsin in a show of solidarity with the labor protests swelling in the state capital.

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NYPD Officers Praised for Daring Cliffside Cadet Rescue

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Five officers who helped rescue two West Point cadets from a 500-foot cliff in upstate New York over the weekend were honored by New York City Commissioner Ray Kelly on Tuesday, who called the mission a "daring rescue."

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Entire Long Island Crime Lab Shut Down for Error Probe

Friday, February 18, 2011

The problem-plagued crime lab in Nassau County was abruptly shuttered Friday after authorities uncovered a series of drug-testing mistakes.

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Victim's Alleged Failure to Report Stalking Too Familiar, Advocates Say

Monday, February 14, 2011

Women's right advocates say the stabbing rampage that left four people dead this weekend is a chilling reminder of how dangerous it can be when stalking goes unreported.

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Jubilant New York Egyptians Flood Streets of Astoria

Friday, February 11, 2011

A wave of hundreds of Egyptians flooded on to the streets of Little Egypt in Astoria, Queens, on Friday following news that President Hosni Mubarak stepped down. Listen to Live Co...

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Newburgh Latin Kings Face New Murder Charges

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Federal prosecutors have brought new murder charges in an ongoing crackdown against members of the Latin Kings gang in Newburgh.  In an updated indictment unsealed Thursday, prosecu...

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Prosecutors Disclose Mayor Was Key Grand Jury Witness Against Former Political Aide

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Mayor Bloomberg was a key witness before a grand jury that indicted one of his political consultants for stealing more than a million dollars from the mayor, according to prosecutors in state Supreme Court in Manhattan this morning.

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Mayor Was Key Grand Jury Witness in Case of Indicted Aide, Prosecutors Reveal

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Mayor Bloomberg was a key witness before a grand jury that indicted one of his political consultants for stealing more than a million dollars from him, according to prosecutors in state Supreme Court in Manhattan on Tuesday.

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Snow Is Boon to City's Cobblers

Friday, February 04, 2011

Winter-weary New Yorkers aren't the only ones reaching their breaking point.

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Meet Preet Bharara: New York's Highest-Profile Prosecutor

Thursday, January 27, 2011

The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York is 1-1/2 years into his tenure, and even though he’s one of the most powerful people in New York, he’s still one of the least known.

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Judge Skeptical About Guantanamo Detainee's Attempt to Dismiss Conviction

Thursday, January 20, 2011

A Manhattan federal judge appeared close to rejecting a request to dismiss the sole conviction against the first Guantanamo detainee to be tried in a civilian court on Thursday.

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Brooklyn Residents, Sharing Stories of Heartbreak, Rip City's Blizzard Response

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

A Brooklyn man's gut-wrenching story about watching his wife of 25 years die from a heart attack after he frantically called 911 twice on Dec. 27 and waited for emergency responde...

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Guantanamo Detainee Seeks to Dismiss Sole Conviction

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, who was convicted of a single count of conspiring to destroy government buildings by a federal jury in Manhattan, was acquitted of more than 280 other counts...

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Millions Seized From Alleged CityTime Schemers

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Investigators have seized $26 million from the six people charged in the CityTime kickback and money laundering scheme.

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Curbside Tree Recycling Canceled

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Any Christmas tree left on the curb for pick-up has been going straight into the trash.

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Snow Removal and the State of the State NJ

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Bloomberg administration officials were grilled yesterday for hours by the New York City Council about the city's response to last month's blizzard. WNYC reporters Ailsa Chang and Bob Hennelly discuss what came out of that hearing and the lessons learned as we look ahead to another snow storm. Plus, Bob previews NJ Governor Christie's state of the state address today. 

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Snow Suits: City Faces a Flurry of Legal Claims

Friday, January 07, 2011

The city may find itself facing an avalanche of legal claims linked to the botched clean-up efforts on the 2010 blizzard. Already 60 notices have been filed relating to the snow fall.

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Test of City's Snow Prep on Hold as Storm Fizzles

Friday, January 07, 2011

The snow storm forecast for the city fizzled out by midday Friday, taking with it the chance for Mayor Bloomberg to showcase the city's revamped response to weather emergencies.

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