Bob Hennelly

Bob Hennelly appears in the following:

With Election Behind Them, Democrats Face a Tough Road Ahead in Trenton

Thursday, November 10, 2011

A day after New Jersey voters rejected all of the challengers Governor Chris Christie backed in pricey TV ad buys, the governor said the results were “no big shocker." Meanwhile, De...

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Election Returns

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

WNYC senior reporter Bob Hennelly reviews the election results from New Jersey, Suffolk County, and elsewhere around the region and the country.

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NJ Voters Head to the Polls, Approve Sports Betting

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

New Jersey residents headed to the polls and approved a referendum on legalizing sports betting. All state legislative positions and hundreds of county and local offices were als...

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Battle for Bergen: New Jersey District Could Be Bellwether for 2012 and Beyond

Monday, November 07, 2011

Though light turnout is predicted when New Jersey voters head to the polls Tuesday, the battle over who wins Bergen County could be the most watched contest in the state – with implications for 2012 political landscape and beyond.

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A Tale of Two Towns: Princetons Mull a Merger

Monday, November 07, 2011

The residents of both Princeton Borough and Princeton Township, N.J., have an important question to answer on Election Day: to be or not to be.

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Critics Take Aim at NYPD Foundation

Friday, November 04, 2011

Critics contend a decades-old foundation originally created to help the New York City Police Department buy bullet-proof vests has greatly expanded its mission to include funding controversial counter-terrorism overseas efforts while providing special access to the NYPD to the City's wealthiest citizens and biggest corporations.

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Power Problems Remain in NJ After Storm

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

In the fifth day of New Jersey's prolonged power outage, postal workers at the Brookside Post office in Morris County continue to improvise.


Struggling with Power Outage, NJ Couple Perishes in Fire

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

A day after an elderly couple died in a blaze sparked by a kerosene lamp in their Teaneck, N.J., home that lost power, the close-knit northern New Jersey community mourned their loss and continued to improvise without heat or power following the nor’easter last weekend.


Snowstorm Snarls Commutes in Northeast; NJ Digs Outs as Tri-State Power Outages Persist

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Drivers are facing a tough commute across parts of the Northeast that were smacked by a surprisingly strong October snowstorm and plunged millions into darkness over the weekend.


Council Looking Into City Cemetery

Friday, October 28, 2011

A City Council oversight committee is is pushing for both better record keeping and greater access for the public to the Potter's Field cemetery at Hart Island, where 850,000 people are buried.

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NYPD Overtime For Wall Street Protests Divides City Council

Thursday, October 27, 2011


The controversy over the cost of NYPD overtime related to the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protest continues to surface, but there are divergent opinions about the issue in the New York City Council, which oversees the city budget.

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Teen Confesses to Fatally Shooting Brooklyn Mom: Cops

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

A teen was arrested in connection to the shooting death of a Brooklyn mother outside a Brownsville school last week in what police said was a gang-related incident.

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5 NYPD Officers Arrested in Gun Smuggling Sting

Tuesday, October 25, 2011


Five New York City police officers are among 12 people arrested in connection to a gun smuggling operation, law enforcement sources told WNYC. The U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan is prosecuting the case.

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What do Iraq and Wall St. Mean for 2012?

Monday, October 24, 2011

Republicans just sort of rolled [the Iraq withdrawal] into the way they've been talking about Obama: That he's been campaigning rather than governing, suggesting that this was politic...

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Monday Morning Politics

Monday, October 24, 2011

It's A Free Country Political Reporter Anna Sale and WNYC senior reporter, Bob Hennelly, talk about politics news this week and what was discussed over the weekend.

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A Year of Stucknation: More Stuck than Ever, a Movement is Born

Sunday, October 23, 2011

What President Obama and the Republicans can't address is actually what's happening that keeps us stuck. In our era of global speculation there's no countervailing force that acts in ...
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Haggerty Convicted of Stealing from Mayor As Jurors Opine on Money in Politics

Friday, October 21, 2011

After three days, the jury in the John Haggerty case reached a verdict that gave both sides something to crow about. It also gave jurors food for thought when it comes to the issue of big money and politics.


Ex-Aide to Bloomberg Convicted of Stealing From Mayor

Friday, October 21, 2011

The former aide to Mayor Michael Bloomberg accused of bilking the mayor out of more than $1 million was convicted of second degree grand larceny and money laundering in State Supreme Court in Manhattan on Friday.

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Jurors Want Clarity on Who the Victim Is in Trial of Ex-Aide to Bloomberg

Thursday, October 20, 2011

During the second day of deliberations, jurors in the case of a political operative accused of stealing more than $1 million from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg asked the judge to clarify who's the victim of the alleged scheme.


NYPD Inspector Violated Pepper Spray Rules

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The high-ranking NYPD supervisor who used pepper spray on anti-Wall Street protesters near Union Square last month violated department guidelines when he used pepper spray on Occupy Wall Street protesters last month, police sources confirmed to WNYC.

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