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    October 3, 2014

    First Lady's Top Aide Rachel Noerdlinger Spotted at Department of Investigation Headquarters

    For several weeks, New York news has been full of Rachel Noerdlinger, First Lady Chirlane McCray's chief of staff, after DNAInfo reported on September 25 that she's in a relationship with Hassaun McFarlan, 36, who has a lengthy criminal record. McFarlan spent time in prison when he was 15 years old ... More >>

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    August 2, 2013

    Pablo Negron's Release Shows Pretrial Detention System's Complicated Balance

    On July 7, 2011, Pablo Negron, 24, and his friends got into a bar fight with a couple of off-duty cops, Jason Reynolds, 28, and Albert Lloyd, 37. Lloyd had apparently made a pass at Negron's girl, and when she rejected him he'd called the curly-haired Negron a "rabbit chinchilla." The fight spilled ... More >>

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    July 5, 2012

    This Is The Creep Who Allegedly Shot A Cop This Morning

    The image above is a sketch of the man who allegedly shot an NYPD officer in Manhattan early this morning -- and who's currently on the run. The suspect is described as a black male, in his 20s, and five-foot-nine with a thin build. His hair was braided in beaded corn-rows at the time of the shooti ... More >>

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    June 13, 2012

    Cop Who Shot Ramarley Graham Hit With Manslaughter Charges

    The NYPD officer who fatally shot an unarmed teen earlier this year has been indicted on manslaughter charges and turned himself in to police just a few hours ago.NYPD Officer Richard Haste surrendered through a side door at the Bronx Criminal Court about 7:30 a.m. just before friends and relatives ... More >>

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    June 11, 2012

    Cop Who Shot Unarmed Bronx Teen Ramarley Graham Indicted; Reportedly Charged With Manslaughter

    The NYPD officer who shot 18-year-old Ramarley Graham back in February reportedly has been indicted on manslaughter charges and is expected to turn himself in to authorities on Wednesday.At the time of the shooting, Graham was unarmed.The Bronx District Attorney's Office tells the Voice it isn't com ... More >>

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    February 1, 2012

    After Cop Shooting, Mike Bloomberg Calls for Stricter Gun Laws

    Last night, police officer Kevin Brennan was shot in the head in the Bushwick Houses in Brooklyn after he and his partners responded to a report of shots fired. Doctors at Bellevue Hospital successfully removed the bullet from the base of Brennan's skull, and as of last night, he was reported to be ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010

    The Peggy Lipton Affair Takes Down Another Albany Big Shot

    ​We got yet another fascinating look inside the Albany favors factory yesterday when Andrew Cuomo released his latest revelation in the state pension fund scandal. Pat Lynch, the uber-lobbyist and close friend and ally of Sheldon Silver, was slapped with a half-million-dollar fine and banned f ... More >>

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    April 10, 2009

    Times: Skyler, aka Batman, Runs City

    A former PR exec at Bloomberg LP now runs the city, says the Times. Deputy Mayor Ed Skyler not only commands an $18 billion budget and a staff of 95,000 -- he also chases down muggers and gets squeegee men arrested. "Ed is literally Batman," says fellow deputy Kevin Sheekey, who mentions that Skyle ... More >>

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    February 11, 2009
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    February 10, 2009

    Wayne Barrett: How Shelly Silver Made His Pal Chief Judge

    This week's Village Voice doesn't hit streets until tomorrow morning, but for our Runnin' Scared readers, we're offering tomorrow's cover story a day early. This one should rock Albany: our Wayne Barrett details state assembly speaker Sheldon Silver's step-by-step scheme to boost his old LES pal Jon ... More >>

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    April 25, 2008

    UPDATE: Sean Bell Cops Not Guilty on All Counts As City Reacts

    UPDATE: 11:18 am By Sean Gardiner and Michael Clancy The three detectives charged in the shooting death of Sean Bell, gunned down outside Club Kalua in a hail of 50 NYPD bullets on the eve of his wedding, walked out of court free men this morning as Justice Arthur J. Cooperman returned a verdict of ... More >>

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    April 25, 2008

    Feds Pledge Bell Shooting Probe and Sharpton Promises Hit-and-Run Protests As Cops Walk

    By Sean Gardiner and Michael Clancy The three detectives charged in the shooting death of Sean Bell, gunned down outside Club Kalua in a hail of 50 NYPD bullets on the eve of his wedding, walked out of court free men this morning as Justice Arthur J. Cooperman declared them not guilty on all counts ... More >>

  • News

    April 1, 2008

    Dread and Circuses at the Brooklyn Museum

    Police give local artist the reaction he was angling for

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    December 19, 2005

    Tick Tock Transit

    Transit union leader Roger Toussaint took time out from last-minute contract bargaining this evening to fire up his troops for what he suggested was a likely strike. "As we stand here right now, with six hours to go, things do not look good," Toussaint told a throng of several thousand members and s ... More >>

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    December 17, 2005

    Transit Breaks

    It took them more than 24 hours to get there, but the two sides in the city's tense transit talks found their way back to the bargaining table today, but no one was suggesting that much was accomplished. "There's not much to report so far. We met, we talked, and we're ready to keep meeting," said an ... More >>

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    June 7, 2005

    The Hucksters

    The people who tried to sell you the world's most expensive stadium

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    March 2, 1999

    Ducking Diallo

    White Pols and Press Tread Lightly on Rudy Role in Cop Brutality

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