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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Thursday, August 14, 2014
A federal immigration court in Manhattan that usually deals with less than 100 children's cases a month is getting a lot busier.
Twenty-nine unaccompanied minors appeared before a judge Wednesday. It was the first day of "surge docket" hearings. Then next week: A double-docket with 65 cases awaits; an average ...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
The death of Eric Garner at the hands of NYPD officers last month has triggered a backlash against police commissioner Bill Bratton and his "broken windows" policing strategy. Bill Bratton depended his department on WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show Tuesday morning. Later that day, Brian analyzed the interview.
Saturday, August 09, 2014
The Rev. Al Sharpton says demonstrators protesting the death of Eric Garner will convene on Staten Island but will not march on foot across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
A new report shows that while New York City routinely cuts benefits for welfare recipients citing missed meetings or insufficient documentation it loses 8 out of every 10 cases when the cuts are challenged in court.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
By Jill Barshay : The Hechinger Report
School officials at one Hoboken school thought it was a no-brainer to give every student a laptop. Now they've decided it was a terrible idea.
Friday, July 25, 2014
By Kate Hinds
The MTA says the shutdown, beginning Friday night, is necessary so the agency can make repairs to tunnels that were flooded by Sandy.
Friday, July 25, 2014
The New York Immigration Coalition says close to 3,300 unaccompanied immigrant children have arrived in New York since January, with almost 7,000 more expected to reach the state in coming months.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
The NYPD has launched an internal investigation after another video surfaced showing an officer using an apparent chokehold on a suspect during an arrest.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
One plane was diverted mid-flight, after reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
By Tracie Hunte : Assistant Producer, WNYC News
Yankee slugger Lou Gehrig said he was the luckiest man alive despite being diagnosed with a fatal illness. But little of his farewell speech beyond that has survived 75 years later.