Wednesday, April 30, 2014
By Kathleen Horan : Reporter, WNYC News
Six people have been indicted on more than 500 separate charges for allegedly transporting and selling firearms to undercover police officers.
Thursday, March 07, 2013
The Small Business Administration is granting loans to businesses in hard-hit coastal communities damaged by Sandy. WNYC’s Robert Lewis talks about a ProPublica and WNYC investigation into money going into vulnerable coastal areas. Plus: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) on a new gun trafficking bill; Max Boot’s new book on current and future insurgencies; a road trip has lessons about gun culture; and what kind of calculation do you make about whether to work for free or not?
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Staten Island saw the highest death toll from Sandy. Residents and business owners from Midland Beach, Staten Island, discuss the recovery. Parish Manager Bob Dennis talks about the role of St. Margaret Mary Church and Christine Mignone-Morena talks about reopening her dance studio in the community. Then, our January series on guns concludes with a look at trafficking and the Glock in cities; walking the city through different eyes. Plus: President Obama has said that he’d have to think “long and hard” before allowing his kids to play football. Would you?
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the gun trafficking ring allegedly orchestrated by New York City police officers will not undermine his mission to get illegal guns of the streets.