A challenger hasn't unseated an incumbent Kings County District Attorney since 1911. And Charles Hynes is a veteran incumbent. When his first term began, in January 1990, the New York Jets' starting quarterback, Geno Smith, hadn't been born yet. Today, Ken Thompson knocked Republican-for-a-day Hyn ... More >>
Why the 23-year reign of Charles Hynes must end
Well, so far, two days after the Voice disclosed the results of a secret NYPD investigation which vindicated Police Officer Adrian Schoolcraft's allegations about the downgrading of crimes, the NYPD has been officially silent, but for one brief comment from its spokesman. The mayor's office hasn't s ... More >>
Cops Moreno (right) and MataCops Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata, accused in the December 2008 rape of a drunken woman they helped home, won a minor victory this morning in court, right before jury selection in their long-delayed trial. Twelve charges were dismissed, but that was just paperwork ... More >>
Cases worked on by cops ensnared in narco and steroids probes have been dismissed
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A conservative libertarian targets Ashcroft and Mueller for violating First Amendment
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David Dinkins Bares His Soul About Mark Green, Al Sharpton, a Black-Latino Coalition, Crown Heights, Rudy Giuliani, and His Own Legacy
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Scapegoating Sean Combs to Get Back at Johnnie Cochran
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Grandpa Al and Reverend Al in Senate Race Endorsement Flap
Animosity and Fear Follow the Verdict
Race Teams Face Off At the Diallo Trial
What Hillary Can Learn From Ruth's 1997 Campaign Against Rudy
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The Million Youth March leader breaks his silence about the violent end to his historic rally, the demands for his arrest, and life as a possible fugitive from Giuliani-style justice
'We were penned in like animals.'
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Tolerance for Brutality Exists Throughout the Police Department