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3 Graphs: Are We Looking At Our New Post-Recession Lingering Poor?

0 Comments 23 October 2014

Evidence is pointing to an economic recovery that is possibly leaving some New Yorkers permanently behind.

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NYPD Officer kicking his colleague in the head, after mistaking him for a suspect, in the Stillwell Avenue Subway Station, near Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City

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Video: NYPD Officer Suspended After Kicking Peer He Mistook For A Suspect In The Head – Morning Brief

0 Comments 23 October 2014

NYPD officer instinctively kicks his peer in the head, before finding the actual suspect and punching him in the face, City Council takes steps to protect undocumented immigrants from ICE, And more Morning stories.

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The Bronx Lens: At The Point

1 Comment 22 October 2014

Don't be fooled by its reputation, Hunts Point has more to it than HBO may lead you to believe.

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NYC Metro

NYC Council: Remember How Highly Segregated Our Schools Are? – Morning Brief

0 Comments 22 October 2014

Saying they can't do much, the City Council wants to use legislation to at least start a school segregation dialogue, Poor communities are getting reinforced in NYC's Trash Wars, And more Morning stories.

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Jeida Torres, a 3 year old killed by formerly incarcerated Kelsey Shawn Smith

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We Failed This 3 Year Old Girl. Here’s How We Can Help Keep Others Safe

0 Comments 21 October 2014

The pattern of violence that followed Kelsey "Shawn" Smith and led to young Jeida Torres' preventable murder was very clear.

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De Blasio Worse Than Bloomberg On Racist Pot Arrests Record – Morning Brief

0 Comments 21 October 2014

Pot-related arrests rise compared to last year under Mayor de Blasio's watch, Link found between Stop and Frisk and trauma among minority men, And more Morning stories.

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NYPD officers outside a public school in Brooklyn, New York City

NYC Metro

A Good Reason To Believe Poverty And Police Distrust Have Broken NYC Students

0 Comments 20 October 2014

The number of weapons found in public schools last year begs the question: do students trust the NYPD to provide safety?

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NY Steps Up Role In Sheltering Unaccompanied Immigrant Children – Weekend Watch

0 Comments 20 October 2014

The State adds 20 group homes for immigrant children waiting to be reunited with their families, Police Unions say they have been left out of Stop and Frisk discussions, And more Weekend stories you missed.

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City’s Unemployment Rate Below 7% For First Time In Years – Weekend Digest

0 Comments 17 October 2014

NYC's unemployment number declined by a full percentage point in two months, Rikers is hemorrhaging cash even as the inmate population declines, And more Weekend stories.

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NYC Metro

Graphs: In The Bronx, The Rich Police The Poor

0 Comments 16 October 2014

At what point does a high salary interfere with the NYPD's job?

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