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Questions Surround LMDC

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation paid millions to contractors whose job it was to ensure the Deutsche Bank building was a safe place to work for those dismantling the high-rise. But as WNYC's Bob Hennelly reports, they may not have gotten what the paid for.

In 3 visits in May and ...

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Deutsche Bank Contractor to Attend Community Meeting

Saturday, August 25, 2007

All work remains suspended at the Deutsche Bank building while the prime Contractor on the project has agreed to meet with local community members. Representatives of Bovis Lend Lease are expected to appear before Lower Manhattan's Community Board 1 at its next meeting. No date has been set. WNYC's Bob ...

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The Latest from the Deutsche Bank Building

Friday, August 24, 2007

GRILLO: It appears that there was no oversight.

REPORTER: That's lower Manhattan resident Jean Grillo talking about living with the ill-fated Deutsche Bank Building as a neighbor.

GRILLO: There were all these people hired to do certain things and nobody seems to be able to tell the community who finally had the ...

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More Accidents at Ground Zero

Friday, August 24, 2007

Two firefighters have been injured in an accident at the toxic, abandoned Deutsche Bank building. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

It was supposed to be a day of making the hulking ruin less hazardous by securing debris churned up by last weekends 7-alarm fire. But all that changed in an instant ...

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Construction Accident Injures 2 at Deutsche Bank

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Part of the scaffolding at the former Deutsche Bank building collapsed just before 2pm injuring 2 fire fighters and possibly others. WNYC's Bob Hennelly joins us now from the site of the collapse.

Even as the city was paying last respects to one of its bravest killed in last Saturday's Deutsche ...

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Pointing Fingers in the Deutsche Bank Fire

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

In the wake of the blaze at the Deutsche Bank building, the firefighters union and Lower Manhattan residents are looking for answers. WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly reports on the latest developments.

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A Different Kind of Spitzer Scandal

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

A republican consultant is the likely culprit behind a threatening message on Governor Spitzer's father's answering machine. New York Times Albany bureau chief Danny Hakim and WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly report on the details.

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Neighborhood Rallies for Answers

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

The Manhattan District Attorney has launched a criminal probe into Saturday's fatal fire. Meanwhile, the State Attorney General has opened up his own investigation. Those inquiries may not produce answers for months. But, as WNYC's Bob Hennelly reports, the Community Board representing nearby residents is in no mood to wait.

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Newark Community Leaders Unite To Prevent Racial Tension

Friday, August 17, 2007

African-American and Latino community leaders in Newark are trying keep this month's triple murder from creating racial tension. We get more from WNYC's Bob Hennelly.

REPORTER: Councilman Luis Quintana says the City of Newark can not let the murders of three African American college students allegedly by a group of Latinos ...

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Newark Shooting is Catalyst for Change in NJ

Thursday, August 16, 2007

The brutal murder of three promising Newark college students earlier this month continues to be a major catalyst for change in New Jersey. Governor Jon Corzine was joined by Newark Mayor Cory Booker to announce several initiatives to reduce gun violence and bolster the community's faith in Essex County's beleaguered ...

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NYPD Report Looks at Domestic Terror Threat

Thursday, August 16, 2007

A new intelligence assessment from the NYPD finds the threat from "homegrown" terrorists is growing rapidly. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

REPORTER: The NYPD analysis is based in a detailed review of several high profile terrorist attacks and plots that originated from self styled jihadist cells in places like the US, ...

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Violence, Immigration and Newark

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Jose Carranza, the suspected group leader in last weeks triple murder in Newark, had previously been arrested for sexual assault and abuse. On the Saturday of the shooting he was out on bail, WNYC's Bob Hennelly, examines Carranza's rap sheet and why his immigration status did not raise any red ...

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Report on Homegrown Terrorism Says Threat Growing

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

The New York Police Department has released what it calls the first comprehensive analysis of homegrown terrorism and the path people take to becoming radical Islamists.

According to the NYPD, homegrown terrorists are self-motivated, and decentralized, posing significant challenges to law enforcement agencies. and it says the threat of homegrown terrorism ...

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NYPD Finds Rising Risk of Homegrown Terrorism

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

An analysis by the New York Police Department's Intelligence Division of post September 11th terrorists plots in Western nations, has found the risk of homegrown and self-directed attacks has grown exponentially. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has this report.

REPORTER: If the rational for the war in Iraq was to keep terrorists at ...

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Young Men of Color Make up Disproportionate Percentage of NYC Homicide Victims

Monday, August 13, 2007

Despite New York City's consistent decline in homicides, young men of color continue to be the most likely victims. As WNYC's Robert Hennelly reports this weekend was no exception.

It read like an Iraqi combat report. Just over a 48-hour period gunfire in separate city incidents killed four young black males ...

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NJ Transit Trumps MTA in Information Game

Friday, August 10, 2007

The most frequent complaint heard from City commuters during Wednesday's subway chaos was the total lack of information coming from the MTA and other regional transport agencies. But as WNYC's Bob Hennelly reports it was a very different story for some New Jersey Transit customers.

LOUDSPEAKER: There is no information at ...

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Rebuilding Tension in Lower Manhattan

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Rebuilding efforts in Lower Manhattan are seeing real progress, although all the construction underway remains a source of tension between residents and contractors. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

For years the shrouded 41-story Deutsche Bank tower cast a shadow over the World Trade Center site. Now almost a quarter of its ...

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City Must Turn Over Secret Files on RNC Protesters

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

A Federal judge has ordered the City to turn over some of the N-Y-P-D'S secret intelligence documents to lawyers representing people arrested during the 2OO4 Republican National Convention. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

REPORTER: Federal Judge James Francis rejected the City's arguments that any disclosure of documents would compromise the City's ...

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Judge Rules City Must Turn Over Pre-RNC Intelligence Documents

Monday, August 06, 2007

A Federal judge ruled the City must turn over the New York Police Department's secret intelligence documents generated during preparations for the 2004 Republican National Convention. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

At issue thousands of pages of secret material, some of which may be related to surveillance of political groups and ...

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Lieberman Says US Visit Computer System is Vulnerable

Sunday, August 05, 2007

The computer screening system to track potential terrorists coming into the US is vulnerable to hacking, according to US Senator Joe Lieberman. WNYC's Bob Hennelly reports.

The Connecticut Independent, who chairs the Senate Homeland Security Committee, says the $1.7 billion US Visit computer system could be easily compromised, because the global ...

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