Bob Hennelly

Bob Hennelly appears in the following:

Criminal Prosecution Not a Deal Breaker for NY Politicians

Friday, December 09, 2011

Over the years several public officials in New York have elected to stay in office even as they face criminal indictments — despite the common misperception that an indictment in of itself is evidence of culpability.


Seabrook Jury Still Deadlocked in Corruption Trial

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Jurors in the federal corruption trial of City Councilman Larry Seabrook remained deadlocked Thursday, the fifth day of deliberations.


Seabrook Jurors Wrap Fourth Day of Deliberations

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Jurors in Councilman Larry Seabrook's federal corruption trial completed its fourth day in deliberations Wednesday after asking for more transcripts of testimony from a half dozen witnesses — including the embattled politician's former girlfriend.


NY Congressman Calls for DOJ Probe into NYPD Actions Against Protesters

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

The ranking member of the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution is asking for an investigation into allegations of excessive force against Occupy Wall Street protestors by the NYPD and other police forces across the country.


Seabrook Jury Deliberates for Third Day

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

The jury in the federal corruption trial of Councilman Larry Seabrook has completed their third full day of deliberations and will  resume Wednesday.


Seabrook Jury Tells Judge They Cannot Reach Verdict

Monday, December 05, 2011

The jury in the Councilman Larry Seabrook federal corruption trial cannot reach consensus on any of the 12 counts against the embattled former Assemblyman and state Senator, they told a judge in Manhattan federal court Monday.


Jurors in Seabrook Corruption Trial Wrap First Full Day of Deliberations

Friday, December 02, 2011

The jury in Councilman Larry Seabrook's Federal corruption trial ended its first day of deliberations by sending a note out to trial Judge Patterson saying they were deadlocked on the first criminal count against the Bronx Council. That count relates to allegations Seabrook solicited $50,000 dollars from a contractor looking for work in the new Yankee Stadium.


Despite Charges, Boyland's District Office Still Open for Business

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

It appeared to be business as usual inside the Brooklyn lawmaker William Boyland Jr.'s office a day after he was arrested on bribery charges and — for the second time this year — fa...


Key Witness in Seabrook Corruption Trial Says She Suffers From Dementia

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

One of the government's key witnesses in the federal corruption trial of Councilman Larry Seabrook admitted under cross examination Tuesday that she has been under the care of a physician for the early stages of dementia.

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Feds in Councilman Seabrook's Corruption Case Get More Surprises

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

In the third week of the federal corruption trial of City Councilman Larry Seabrook, who is accused of pocketing more than a million dollars in city funds, a government witness had trouble recalling key details.


Stucknation: OWS Learns That Nowadays, Trade Trumps Democracy

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Early last Sunday morning, after the NYPD's forcible removal of protesters at Zuccotti Park, the scene was cold and surreal.

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Solitary Confinement Units to Increase in NYC

Friday, November 25, 2011

The city's Department of Correction is significantly increasing the number of its solitary confinement units. Currently, it has 862 so-called "punitive segregation cells." By the end of next month, it will have just under a thousand, according to DOC Commissioner Dora Schriro.


NYPD: Shooting of Civilians Decreased in 2010

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The number of civilians shot and killed by New York City police officers has fallen to a record low.


What the "Lone Wolf" Says About FBI/NYPD Relations

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The FBI twice refused to get involved in the Jose Pimentel case. Bob Hennelly, WNYC reporter, discusses what this tells us about federal-local police relations.

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Feds Passed Up City’s Terror Case Twice

Monday, November 21, 2011

The FBI declined to participate in the terror case against a Manhattan man at least twice because they felt it crossed the line into entrapment, a federal source confirmed to WNYC.

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Complaints About NYPD Down, But Stop and Frisks Remain Major Grievance

Sunday, November 20, 2011

In the first half of this year, civilians lodged more than 3,100 complaints against the NYPD — a 6 percent decline over the same period last year, according to the Civilian Complaint Review Board, a watchdog agency.

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Local Police Ask Each Other How Do You Solve a Challenge Like OWS

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

WNYC has confirmed that the Police Executive Research Forum, a DC-based non-profit that has 1,600 police department as members, held two conference calls with 40 different cities looking to compare notes on how best to deal with their versions of Occupy Wall Street.


Legal Standing of OWS

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

WNYC senior reporter Bob Hennelly and Heidi Boghosian, executive director of the National Lawyers Guild, discuss  the legal standing of the Occupy Wall Street protesters here in New York City as well as around the country.

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Judge Rules Protesters Cannot Camp in Zuccotti Park

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

The same day anti-Wall Street protesters were evicted from Zuccotti Park, a judge's ruled they could not return with tents and sleeping bags to the space that has served as the grou...

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Xanadu Re-Do Looks to Expand Footprint in NJ

Monday, November 14, 2011

Supporters of the American Dream Meadowlands project – formerly known as Xanadu – will plead their case this week for the filling of five acres of wetlands to permit the expansion of the stalled project’s footprint to more than three million square feet.

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