Kathleen Horan is a staff reporter for New York Public Radio, covering the neighborhood beat. She also reports 'Reset', an ongoing series documenting police-community relations in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
She has worked at WNYC Radio since 2001 and has been a reporter in the newsroom since 2006.
Kathleen won a first place award from the Associated Press for her feature story on the lives of food delivery workers in 2005 and a National Headliner Award for a 2009 story on a Brooklyn Marine killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. Her reporting has also aired nationally and internationally on NPR, PRI and the BBC.
Her book Relationship Obits: The Final Resting Place for Love Gone Wrong, was published in 2009.
Kathleen Horan appears in the following:
Monday, December 15, 2014
All of the 6,072 people on parole in Brooklyn will soon be checking in with their parole officers at a new facility on the Gowanus Canal. Opponents hope a lawsuit will block the plan.
Friday, December 05, 2014
A funeral for an unarmed man who was shot by an officer on patrol in a housing development stairwell is scheduled for Saturday as protests against police use of force continue.
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Emotions were raw in Tompkinsville at the site of Eric Garner's arrest; but in officer Pantaleo's neighborhood on the other side of the island, residents defended the police.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
After decades of crowded, substandard conditions at the court, the de Blasio administration say they've found a new site nearby in downtown Brooklyn.
Friday, November 28, 2014
Black Friday drew shoppers looking for deals and protesters seeking support for their cause.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
As the nation absorbs a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who shot teenager Michael Brown, New York's attention now turns to the case of Eric Garner.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said the shooting of an unarmed man in an East New York Housing complex Thursday night was likely an accident.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Sure a citation is better than being cuffed, but possession of a "controlled substance" still comes with penalties.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
The Sunset Park waterfront was once a dumping ground for local industry. But now it's now home to a 23-acre park with a bicycle path, tidal ponds and sports fields.
Monday, October 20, 2014
A repair shop operating for more than two decades is closing. The high price of real estate and New Yorkers' insatiable lust for the newest gadget has squeezed out MTZ Electronics.
Friday, October 10, 2014
At a packed town hall meeting on Friday night, teens and residents of Park Slope, Brooklyn, discussed the unequal treatment of non-white students by police.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
A "conversation" on police-community relations in Bedford-Stuyvesant was mostly constrained to questions on note-cards.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
A summer safety program at Bed-Stuy's Tompkins Houses shows just how tough crime-fighting can be. Fifteen housing projects account for almost 20 percent of all violent crime in the city.
Monday, September 08, 2014
The plan to re-train the entire city police-force will cost about $25 million and begin this fall. The effort is the NYPD’s response to Eric Garner's death in police custody in July.
Thursday, September 04, 2014
The NYPD commissioner thinks body cameras will become standard police equipment, like a bulletproof vest or radio.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
After the death of Eric Garner in police custody, a review board said the NYPD took little or no disciplinary action in 10 chokehold cases.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
One year ago, a federal judge ruled that the New York City Police Department regularly violated the constitutional rights of minorities through its misuse of stop and frisk.
Monday, August 04, 2014
The mother of Ramsey Orta, who captured Eric Garner's arrest on cellphone video, and who is facing weapon possession charges, said she didn't believe the recovered gun belonged to her son.
Saturday, August 02, 2014
The Rev. Al Sharpton joined the family of a Staten Island man killed while being detained by the NYPD in calling for legal action. Garner's widow said prosecutors should "do the right thing and give me justice for my husband."
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio sat between police commissioner Bill Bratton and the Reverend Al Sharpton at the meeting that de Blasio convened on police-community relations, but he also appeared to act as a buffer between the two men. Elected officials and other clergy members gathered at City Hall on Thursday ...