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Kathleen Horan

Reporter, WNYC News

Kathleen Horan appears in the following:

Bratton Meets with Police Reform Advocates

Thursday, December 12, 2013

WNYC

Bill Bratton, the commissioner-to-be, met with about 30 police reform advocates on Thursday evening for the first time, promising an ongoing dialogue.

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Bratton's Approach to Counterterrorism and Community

Monday, December 09, 2013

WNYC

Up until now, most of the discussion about Bill Bratton's résumé has been about stop and frisk. When he was tapped by mayor-elect Bill de Blasio to be police commissioner, Bratton vowed the practice would be conducted respectfully. But another focus as he returns to New York will be counter-terrorism--or more specifically, preventing another terrorist attack.

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Which Bill Bratton Is NYC Getting?

Thursday, December 05, 2013

WNYC

The Bad Cop, the Good Cop—or something in between?

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Mayor-elect de Blasio Announces Top Admin Picks

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has announced several key appointments to his cabinet this morning. Anthony Shorris will be first deputy mayor. Emma Wolfe will be Director of Intergovernmental Affairs. And Dominic Williams will be Shorris' Chief of Staff.

WNYC's Brigid Bergin and Kathleen Horan are at the press conference. Tom Robbins, investigative journalist in residence at the CUNY School of Journalism and former longtime columnist at the Village Voice, talks about the appointments and what they suggest about de Blasio's policy priorities. 

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In Harm's Way: A Year Later

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Kathleen Horan, WNYC criminal justice reporter, talks about her series profiling every child killed by gunfire in NYC, and what the victims who have died in the past year had in common.

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In Harm's Way: The Faces of Gun Violence

Monday, November 25, 2013

Since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School nearly a year ago, more than 30,000 people in the United States have died from gunfire, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Slate. Kathleen Horan is a reporter at WNYC Radio. She profiled 10 children killed by gunfire in New York City in the past year in an attempt to put a face, a voice and a story to these statistics. Kathleen joins us today to discuss her findings. 

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In Harm's Way: Remembering New York City's Kids Killed by Gunfire

Monday, November 25, 2013

WNYC

The teens were called JayJay, Rozay, Sadonte, Kiki, BeeJay, Asia, K.T., MaoMao, Shallie and Rasmoove by the people who loved them best. They were the unlucky ones in a year of record low homicides. We spent a year profiling their lives.

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AG Report Finds Only Small Percentage of Stop-and-Frisks Led To Conviction

Thursday, November 14, 2013

WNYC

It's been known for years that few stop-and-frisks (6%) result in an arrest. A new report released by State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office finds that nearly half of those arrests never result in a conviction. 

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NYCLU Makes Policing Recommendations to the Mayor-Elect

Thursday, November 14, 2013

WNYC

One of the NYPD's fiercest watchdogs is detailing how to push the reset button for policing under the de Blasio administration.

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Insiders Expect Stop-and-Frisk Case To Be Settled Out of Court

Friday, November 01, 2013

WNYC

Mayoral front-runner Bill de Blasio vowed to drop the city's pending appeal of two stop-and-frisk cases if he wins the election next Tuesday. At a press conference on Friday, he said the remedies ordered by Judge Scheindlin were fair, but the more important issue is police reform itself.

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City Hopes Higher Court Delays Stop-and-Frisk Remedies

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

WNYC

Will the city be allowed to delay pending stop-and-frisk reforms? That was the issue debated — sometimes contentiously — at a hearing on Tuesday at the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan. 

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Sandy Minute-by-Minute: 7 PM, From Fine Art to Pure Garbage

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

WNYC

The impact of Sandy is still being felt by thousands of people, a year later. The Department of Sanitation estimates it collected about 434,740 tons of storm debris citywide. 

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In Limbo, Long After the Waters Rose

Friday, October 25, 2013

WNYC

On Oct. 29, 2012, Cherell Manuel and three of her kids escaped rising Sandy flood waters on Beach Channel Drive in Far Rockaway. On Friday, they’ll be transferred to their fourth hotel since the storm hit. After a while, Manuel said, you stop unpacking.

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Stop and Frisk's Rise Threatens Bloomberg's Crime Legacy

Monday, October 07, 2013

WNYC

You may think that stop and frisk as a political issue has been with us forever. But you'd be wrong.  It's only been two years since the issue has been a mainstream controversy — one that threatens to tarnish Mayor Michael Bloomberg's considerable positive achievements in reducing crime. This is the story of how that happened -- the next installment in our series "New York Remade: The Bloomberg Years"

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Families Displaced by Sandy Receive Last Minute Aid

Friday, October 04, 2013

WNYC

More than 100 families left homeless by Sandy who've been staying in hotels didn't get kicked out on Friday as expected.

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Bill Bratton Open to Leading NYPD Again

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

WNYC

Former NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton appears to be interested in his old job.

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Council Overturns Mayoral Veto of NYPD Bills

Thursday, August 22, 2013

The City Council voted Thursday to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of two bills that increase NYPD oversight and are seen as a sharp rebuke of his administration’s policing policies – namely, the police department's use of stop and frisk.

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A Friend's Take on the City's New Police Monitor

Thursday, August 15, 2013

WNYC

Unless the city wins an appeal in its effort to block reforms to the NYPD's stop and frisk tactic, one immediate change is that an independent monitor, named by the court, will soon begin his work overseeing the department. Peter Zimroth, a litigator with the private law firm Arnold and Porter, has a long resume as an attorney.

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Policing the Police

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

WNYC

As part of the ruling in the class action lawsuit challenging the way the NYPD conducts its stop-and-frisk tactic, federal Judge Shira Scheindlin has appointed an independent monitor, 71-year-old Peter Zimroth.

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Judge Rules NYPD Stop-and-Frisk Unconstitutional

Monday, August 12, 2013

To oversee the reforms, the judge appointed an independent monitor, attorney Peter Zimroth. The judge added that "the Monitor's duties...will be no broader than necessary to end the constitutional violations in the NYPD's stop-and-frisk practices."

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