Kathleen Horan appears in the following:
Friday, February 28, 2014
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said marching in the annual St Patrick's Day parade next month doesn’t mean he’s ambivalent about gay rights.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Listen. Be patient. Help. End on a positive note. These are some of the ways Mayor de Blasio wants his NYPD to treat New Yorkers in a post stop-and-frisk era.
Friday, January 31, 2014
As the city moves toward implementing stop and frisk reforms, one effort in particular will be altered in the coming months. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said the plan includes improving a program known as Operation Impact which floods high crime neighborhoods with rookie cops.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Elected officials, civil libertarians and other New Yorkers look forward as Mayor de Blasio begins making good on his promise to end stop and frisk as we know it.
Monday, January 27, 2014
Police reform advocates say it's about time the city drop its appeal in the stop and frisk lawsuits, and they expected Mayor Bill de Blasio to do so by now.
Friday, January 17, 2014
In New York City, 30 percent of all shootings are tied to youth gang rivalries. There are over 300 street crews in the city, loosely affiliated gangs that battle mainly over turf. The rivalries often play out in rap videos made by the gangs and posted on YouTube. Those videos - and threats of violence in their lyrics - are being used as evidence by New York City police to make arrests. Brooke talks with WNYC reporter Kathleen Horan about this policing technique.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Wednesday evening that part of the stop and frisk "problem” has been solved since the numbers of street stops performed by the NYPD continues to plummet.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
About 1,800 people were arrested during the 2004 event, and many claimed the NYPD had violated their constitutional rights by conducting unwarranted mass arrests and holding people in terrible conditions.
Sunday, January 12, 2014
A downtown bar known for cheap booze, cheese fries and local characters is closing. Milady's was a holdout in SoHo, a place customers said they'll dearly miss.
Thursday, January 09, 2014
A federal grand jury has indicted an Indian diplomat charged with visa fraud and lying on an application about how much she paid a domestic worker. The case against 39-year-old Devyani Khobragade is focusing attention on the broader issue -- how foreign officials treat workers in their employ. The diplomat's arrest last month prompted outrage and fiery protests in India.
Monday, January 06, 2014
Extra vans, staff and outreach for those most vulnerable to the bitter cold.
Thursday, January 02, 2014
Nearly 20 years after being pushed out of the NYPD by Mayor Giuliani, Bill Bratton is the top cop in New York City once again. "Who says you can't come home again," the commissioner joked.
Friday, December 27, 2013
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly took time at his final police academy graduation on Friday to reflect on his dozen years in office under Mayor Bloomberg.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Bill Bratton, the commissioner-to-be, met with about 30 police reform advocates on Thursday evening for the first time, promising an ongoing dialogue.
Monday, December 09, 2013
Up until now, most of the discussion about Bill Bratton's résumé has been about stop and frisk. When he was tapped by mayor-elect Bill de Blasio to be police commissioner, Bratton vowed the practice would be conducted respectfully. But another focus as he returns to New York will be counter-terrorism--or more specifically, preventing another terrorist attack.
Thursday, December 05, 2013
The Bad Cop, the Good Cop—or something in between?
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has announced several key appointments to his cabinet this morning. Anthony Shorris will be first deputy mayor. Emma Wolfe will be Director of Intergovernmental Affairs. And Dominic Williams will be Shorris' Chief of Staff.
WNYC's Brigid Bergin and Kathleen Horan are at the press conference. Tom Robbins, investigative journalist in residence at the CUNY School of Journalism and former longtime columnist at the Village Voice, talks about the appointments and what they suggest about de Blasio's policy priorities.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Kathleen Horan, WNYC criminal justice reporter, talks about her series profiling every child killed by gunfire in NYC, and what the victims who have died in the past year had in common.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School nearly a year ago, more than 30,000 people in the United States have died from gunfire, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Slate. Kathleen Horan is a reporter at WNYC Radio. She profiled 10 children killed by gunfire in New York City in the past year in an attempt to put a face, a voice and a story to these statistics. Kathleen joins us today to discuss her findings.
Monday, November 25, 2013
The teens were called JayJay, Rozay, Sadonte, Kiki, BeeJay, Asia, K.T., MaoMao, Shallie and Rasmoove by the people who loved them best. They were the unlucky ones in a year of record low homicides. We spent a year profiling their lives.