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Kathleen Horan

Reporter, WNYC News

Kathleen Horan appears in the following:

BK Group Sends Clergy to Unfolding Crime Scenes

Monday, June 03, 2013

WNYC

In an effort to combat the cyclical summer crime spike, a group of Flatbush Pastors are planning to deploy clergy members to shootings to help quell violence.

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In Harm's Way: Remembering the Life of D'aja Robinson

Monday, June 03, 2013

Fourteen-year-old D'aja Robinson, a giggly honor student known as “Asia,” is the first girl killed by gunfire this year — she was shot two weeks ago doing one of the most ordinary things in South Jamaica: taking a city bus.

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Closing Arguments End in Stop and Frisk Trial

Monday, May 20, 2013

Lawyers have completed closing arguments in a federal case challenging the way the NYPD has been conducting the practice of stop and frisk.

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Closing Arguments in Stop and Frisk Trial

Monday, May 20, 2013

WNYC

The trial that has put the NYPD's stop and frisk tactic under a microscope is wrapping up on Monday with closing arguments.

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'It's Therapy': Why One Man Takes the Stop And Frisk Trial Personally

Friday, May 17, 2013

WNYC

A Brooklyn professor has made a point of attending the federal stop and frisk trial nearly every day since it began three months ago. He has no personal ties to the case. But he believes the lawsuit challenging the way the city has been conducting its stop and frisk tactic is the most important trial focused on race in decades.

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Mayor Says Decline in Stops Proves Tactic Works

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

WNYC

Both the NYPD’s use of stop and frisk and crime in the city are on the decline, recent data shows.

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In Harm's Way: Remembering the Life of Alphonza Bryant III

Friday, May 03, 2013

WNYC

Alphonza Bryant III, 17, had a lot to look forward to. There was his upcoming prom (he already had a white tuxedo picked out) and next month, he was graduating high school. In a class photo, he appears to be anticipating the occasion, wearing a cerulean blue cap and gown.

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For Cops, Community Relationships Often Take Back Seat in High-Crime Areas

Thursday, April 25, 2013

"You have time when we're probably the most hated people in the city depending on what's going on and then you have times where we're loved,” said a veteran officer of more than 20 years. 

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MAP: See Where Stop-and-Frisks Fell (and Rose) in 2012

Monday, April 22, 2013

WNYC

East New York, Brooklyn still holds the top spot in the city when it comes to stops, despite sharp declines. More than 24,000 people were stopped there during the past year.

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Retired NYPD Chief Stands By Stop and Frisk

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

WNYC

The NYPD's highest ranking person testifying in the federal class action lawsuit against stop and frisk, Joseph Esposito, said on Tuesday that the department is focused on making "quality" stops where crime happens.

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Saying Trust Is Essential, Kelly Defends Stop And Frisk

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

WNYC

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly once again defended stop and frisk on Wednesday, trying to reassure the largely African American audience at the National Action Network’s convention in midtown that the NYPD is invested in bettering community relationships.

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State Senator Eric Adams Says Kelly Told Him Stop And Frisk Was Used to 'Instill Fear'

Monday, April 01, 2013

WNYC

State Senator Eric Adams said he witnessed a rare moment of candor by Police Commissioner Ray Kelly in a 2010 meeting that shed light on the NYPD’s stop and frisk tactic.

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NYPD Memo Directs Officers To Provide Narrative Description For Every Stop and Frisk

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

WNYC

City lawyers in the class-action suit challenging the constitutionality of the NYPD’s stop and frisk tactic revealed a new memo on Tuesday requiring officers to expand the amount of information included on department logs.

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Bloomberg Rips Mayoral Hopefuls on Crime Agenda

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

WNYC

Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned that the drop in crime over the last decade shouldn't be taken for granted—especially by the candidates vying to replace him: "We don’t even know if it’s a goal, and I believe the people of this city have a right to know that their mayor will keep fighting to reduce crime. The question is whether people running for mayor believe that.”

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A Day After Funeral, Another March For Kimani Gray

Sunday, March 24, 2013

WNYC

About 100 protestors rallied and marched to the 67th police precinct in East Flatbush, Brooklyn on Sunday calling for an independent investigation into the shooting of 16-year-old Kimani Gray. He was killed by plainclothes officers on March 9.

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Kimani Gray's Wake & Funeral This Weekend

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Kimani Gray, the 16-year-old who's shooting death by plain clothes police officers sparked a series of protests in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, will be laid to rest this weekend.

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Analysis: What the Position of Inspector General Means for the NYPD

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The role of the inspector general could be the most significant oversight of the NYPD to date. Or it could be a toothless monitor that adds a layer of bureaucracy.  

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Federal Class Action Against NYPD Stops to Begin

Sunday, March 17, 2013

The city is facing the most comprehensive legal challenge to the NYPD's stop, question and frisk tactic starting Monday. A federal, class action suit will challenge the practice on the basis it is unconstitutional.

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In Harm's Way: Remembering the Life of Kimani Gray

Friday, March 15, 2013

WNYC

It’s been nearly a week since 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot by plainclothes officers in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Days of protest have followed with people in the community expressing anger as the city defended the officers' use of deadly force. His mother, Carol Gray, has been struggling this week to separate the details of her son’s life with how he died.

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Two New York Prisons for Female Inmates Facing Final Lockup

Monday, February 11, 2013

WNYC

As the number of people incarcerated in New York continues to decline, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed closing two women's prisons to save money.

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