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Former New Rochelle Soccer Player Sued Over Halftime Fight

A former New Rochelle high school soccer player has been sued for allegedly breaking an opposing player’s jaw.

09/26/2014

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State Senator: Removal Of Gun Owner Map Is A ‘Huge Win’

New York State Sen. Greg Ball (R-Patterson) called the decision by the Journal News Media Group to remove a map of gun permits in Westchester and Rockland counties a “huge win.”

01/19/2013

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Journal News Removes Controversial Pistol Permit Data From Website

Publication of the permit data following last month’s school shooting massacre in Newtown, Conn. produced a storm of outrage from gun owners.

01/18/2013

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Westchester Exec Wants Journal News Gun Map Taken Down

“The time has come to take the map down,” Rob Astorino wrote to the paper’s publisher and president Janet Hasson. In the letter, Astorino asked that the Journal News “immediately shut down the interactive map of pistol permit holders.”

01/15/2013

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White Plains Police Investigate Possible Link Between Burglary, Journal News Gun Permit Map

The burglarized home is one of dozens in the area that show up with a red dot to indicate the owner has a gun permit. But White Plains Public Safety Commissioner David Chong said authorities likely won’t know the suspect’s motives until the burglar or burglars are caught.

01/14/2013

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Gun Permit Map To Blame For White Plains Burglary?

A lawmaker has expressed concern that a burglary in White Plains might be tied to the gun permit map the Journal News recently showed the world.

01/13/2013

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Putnam County Won’t Give Names Of Gun Permit Holders To Journal News

Experts say the county will have a difficult time defending the refusal, because New York state law classifies the data as public.

01/03/2013

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Putnam County Officials Expected To Deny Request To Release Gun Info

A story published by the Journal News on Dec. 23 was accompanied online by maps with the name and address of each pistol or revolver permit holder in Westchester and Rockland counties.

01/02/2013

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Reaction Mixed After Journal News Reveals Names Of Gun Permit Holders

Following the Newtown school shootings, reporters obtained the information by filing a Freedom of Information Act

12/27/2012