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:
Friday, November 21, 2014
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014
Friday, October 10, 2014
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Monday, September 08, 2014
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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 ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
A federal judge has rejected efforts by the city's police unions to overturn a ruling finding the NYPD was regularly conducting unconstitutional street stops.
Monday, July 28, 2014
In his first public event since returning from a nine-day vacation, Mayor Bill de Blasio acknowledged the level of alarm that New Yorkers continue to feel over the death of Eric Garner in police custody.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
An overflow crowd packed a Brooklyn church for the funeral of Eric Garner who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Whatever comes out of the Eric Garner investigation, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said one thing is clear: officers need more training, beginning with the use of force.
Monday, July 21, 2014
At crime scenes, competing priorities between the NYPD who are focused on security and EMTs who must administer medical care can bump up against each other. Most agree that it's the police who call the shots, especially since they carry the weapons.
Monday, July 21, 2014
WNYC criminal justice reporter Kathleen Horan talks with listeners about the death of Eric Garner during an arrest on Staten Island, during which the NYPD apparently used the banned "chokehold."