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Study Shows Racial Disparity In Handling Of Criminal Cases In Manhattan

A study of prosecutions handled by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office has concluded that black and Hispanic defendants are more likely to be held in jail before trial than white and Asian defendants.

07/09/2014

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Novelist, Native New Yorker Oscar Hijuelos Dies At 62

Oscar Hijuelos, the novelist who became the first Latino to win a Pulitzer Prize for fiction, died this weekend at the age of 62.

10/13/2013

Police are looking for this man in connection with an assault that occurred in Midtown South on Sunday morning. (Credit: Handout)

Cops Seek Suspect In Midtown South Assault

The NYPD is asking the public for help in identifying and tracking down a man wanted in connection with an assault that took place in Midtown South on Sunday morning.

07/07/2013

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Cops: Gang Of Kids Attacking Hispanics In Stamford

A string of violent attacks in Stamford has left some people afraid to go out at night, and police say these attacks have been carried out by children.

06/21/2013

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Police Hunt Needle-Point Robbery Suspect In The Bronx

The NYPD is asking the public for help in tracking down a man who has been threatening people in the Bronx with a hypodermic needle and stealing their property.

09/16/2012

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Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

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Judge Grants Class Action Status To Lawsuit Against NYPD Stop And Frisk

A New York judge has granted class action status to a 2008 lawsuit accusing the New York Police Department of discriminating against blacks and Hispanics with its stop-and-frisk policies aimed at reducing crime.

05/16/2012

Republican presidential candidate Gov. Rick Perry slaps hands with an audience member after the end of a presidential debate sponsored by CNN and The Tea Party Express at the Florida State fairgrounds on September 12, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. The debate featured the eight candidates ten days before the Florida straw poll.  (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry To Arrive In NYC Monday

Perry will meet with Hispanic leaders in Inwood, including 100 business leaders from the Inwood and Washington Heights sections.

09/18/2011

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Officials Say Hate Crimes On The Rise In New York City

New York officials say there were 699 hate crimes statewide last year, up 2 percent from a year earlier.

07/14/2011

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Fmr. CNN Anchor Rick Sanchez Admits He ‘Screwed Up’

Sanchez apologized Friday for his slams at CNN and at Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart, whom he had called a “bigot.”

10/08/2010

Police investigate the shooting at 2 Gold Street. (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Pace Student Killed In Botched Holdup

Police were called to 2 Gold Street around midnight Wednesday where they found Pace University student Max Moreno, of Matawan, N.J., shot once in the head.

09/29/2010

Hispanic Businesses Show Growth On Long Island

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano calls the new data further proof of the Hispanic community’s economic vibrancy.

09/22/2010

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Cop Accuses Freeport PD Of Discrimination

A Freeport police lieutenant has filed a lawsuit claiming that she was demoted earlier this year because she’s a white female.

08/12/2010

Swastikas are seen on garage doors at a house in Selden, NY - Aug 12, 2010 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

Swastikas Painted On Garage Doors Of L.I. Home

An apparent anti-Semitic hate crime has a father in fear on Long Island, and he isn’t Jewish.

08/12/2010