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2004 Stories by Jennifer Gonnerman

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  • Seven Years on the Sidewalk

    published December 7, 2004

    One afternoon last week, Randy Credico sat in a friend's apartment in the West Village and sifted through a plastic bin packed with photos. There... More >>

  • Medical Marijuana Keeps on Rolling

    published November 30, 2004

    When Assemblyman Richard Gottfried proposed a bill legalizing marijuana for sick people in 1997, his odds of success seemed slim. State Senate... More >>

  • Million-Dollar Blocks

    published November 9, 2004

    The Remeeder Houses make up one of the poorest blocks in Brooklyn. Six-story buildings rise from the rectangular patch of land between Sutter and... More >>

  • The Making of the Map

    published November 9, 2004

    How much does it cost to keep somebody locked up? This More >>

  • The Ripple Effect

    published October 5, 2004

    Jeffrey Blackman stood on a West Harlem street corner with a clipboard holding a thick stack of voter registration cards. It was 5 p.m. on a... More >>

  • The People's Prosecutor

    published September 14, 2004

    It may be hard to imagine that someone could defeat a district attorney by insisting he is too tough on crime, but that's exactly what... More >>

  • The Waiting Game

    published August 31, 2004

    Michael Arrington, 52, arrived at the criminal court building in Manhattan early last Thursday, determined to find his brother Peter Hinds. By... More >>

  • The Ghosts of Penn Station

    published August 10, 2004

    Every weekday, Ken Washington and Jeff Rabinovici drive around the city in a red van, distributing bagels and sandwiches. Much of the time they... More >>

  • Straight Stories

    published July 27, 2004

    How hard could it be to go straight after spending years in prison? Is it really that difficult to rebuild your life, reconnect with family and... More >>

  • Where Justice and Mercy Meet

    published July 20, 2004

    Every Tuesday morning, Judge Matthew D'Emic's courtroom brims with people who have unusual stories. A college student, convinced he was Jesus... More >>

  • A Question of Justice

    published June 22, 2004

    The call came early in the evening on September 30, 2003. Ashley O'Donoghue, 20, could feel his cell phone vibrating in the holster on his right... More >>

  • The Reluctant Activist

    published May 18, 2004

    Cheri O'Donoghue usually spends her days inside an office in Manhattan, working as an editor at a glossy magazine. But last Wednesday, the mother... More >>

  • What They Left Behind

    published January 20, 2004

    Albany, New York—Craig Williams, a curator at the New York State Museum, drove four hours to visit Willard Psychiatric Center in the... More >>

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