Bob Hennelly

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Democrat Incumbents Pitted Against Each Other in Battle for NJ District

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Two veteran New Jersey lawmakers traded barbs last night during a rare debate that pitted incumbents on the same side of the aisle against one another.

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Primary Battle for NJ’s 9th Heats Up

Monday, May 07, 2012

Incumbent Democratic Congressmen Bill Pascrell and Steve Rothman will have their first face to face debate Monday night. New Jersey's loss of a congressional district due to re-districting has set up this rare face-off between two incumbents with very similar left of center voting records.

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911 System Beset by Delays, Errors: Report

Friday, May 04, 2012

An independent consultant brought in to assess the status of the city's 911 system determined the system is flawed because the NYPD, FDNY, EMS, and Office of Emergency Management are not effectively integrated. "New York City needs a unified strategic plan and agreement," stated the report from Winbourne Consulting LLC.

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Note Indicates Clashes Among Jurors in Espada Corruption Trial

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Arguing among the jurors deliberating on federal corruption trial of former state Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada has escalated to the point where the judge in the case has decided to speak with one of the jurors, court house sources confirm.

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Mayor Proposes $68.7B Budget

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed Thursday a total city budget that exceeds $68.7 billion this year — restoring 2,500 teaching slots but cutting pre- and after-school programs and shuttering firehouses.

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City Revenue Not Growing as Predicted, Mayor’s Budget Shows

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg will reveal that the city’s revenues  are not growing as fast as originally projected when he unveils his executive  budget on Thursday. The administrat...

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Terrorism Conviction in New York Subway Plot

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Adis Medunjanin, a 28-year-old man a naturalized citizen born in Bosnia, was convicted of a host of terrorism charges connected to an plotting suicide attacks in the New York subways....

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Brooklyn Terror Trial

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Bob Hennelly, WNYC's contributing editor for politics and investigations, talks about the trial of Adis Medunjanin, accused of plotting to bomb the subway.

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Former Albany Power Player Remains Upbeat As His Case Goes To Jury

Monday, April 30, 2012

The jury in the federal corruption trial of former New York State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada and his son began deliberations on Monday. 

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Jury in Subway Terror Plot Gets to Work

Monday, April 30, 2012

The jury in the Medunjanin terror began deliberations on Monday on the fate of a 28-year-old accused of plotting terrorist attacks on the city’s subway system.

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In High-Profile Cases, Tapping Terror Experts for Testimony Becomes De Rigueur

Monday, April 30, 2012

As the trial of the accused subway bomber drew to a close last week, federal prosecutors tapped a growing stable of pricey terrorism experts to help them drive their argument home.

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What We're Reading: Politics & Investigations

Friday, April 27, 2012

See what Contributing Editor for Politics and Investigations Bob Hennelly has on his reading list this morning.

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Final Summations Given in Terror Trial

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Jurors in a federal terror trial heard on Thursday two compelling but contradictory narratives about defendant Adis Medunjanin, who is accused of plotting suicide attacks in the city’s subway.  

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Sister of Suspected Subway Plotter Gives Tearful Testimony as Trial Winds Down

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The sister of a man accused in an alleged plot in 2009 to attack New York's subways with suicide bombs testified in his terror trial Wednesday as both sides wrapped up their arguments in the trial of the man accused of plotting the attacks in 2009.

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What We're Reading: Politics & Investigations

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

See what Contributing Editor for Politics and Investigations Bob Hennelly has on his reading list this morning.

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Construction Company Admits Fraud

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Bob Hennelly, WNYC's contributing editor for politics and investigations, talks about the construction company that agreed to pay $56 million in fines yesterday, after admitting to widespread fraud.

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Construction Firm Linked to Deutsche Bank Bilked City Out of Millions: Officials

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

One of the nation's largest contractors who was behind the construction of Citifield and the demolition of the Deutsche Bank building bilked the city of multi-millions on city, state and federal public works projects, a federal prosecutor charged Tuesday.

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What We're Reading: Politics & Investigations

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

See what Contributing Editor for Politics and Investigations Bob Hennelly has on his reading list this morning.

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Walmart May Lose Traction in NYC After Mexico Bribery Scandal

Monday, April 23, 2012

Opponents of Walmart locating anywhere in New York City are wasting no time trying to link their "Stop Walmart" campaign to expose on the retail titan's legal troubles regarding bribes the company’s Mexican subsidiary allegedly paid out.

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Obama's Counter-Terrorism Advisor Praises NYPD

Friday, April 20, 2012

President Barack Obama's chief counter-terrorism advisor said Friday that he backed the NYPD’s counter-terrorism program, which has drawn fire for its covert monitoring of Muslims in and out of the city.

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