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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.


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Latino Officers: Pineiro Should Be Next NYPD Commissioner

Some groups representing Latino NYPD officers on Sunday said they hoped to see First Deputy Police Commissioner Rafael Pineiro named the new top cop.


Oscar Hijuelos

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.


Steak Fajitas

Tony’s Table: Green Eggs & Ham, Steak Fajitas

In this special double-segment of Tony’s Table, Chef LaLa joins CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo to add some Latino zest to a Dr. Suess classic: green eggs & ham.


Keith Phoenix was convicted of the murder as a hate crime and could face life in prison.

Community Holds Vigil For Hate Crime Victims

A vigil was held in Brooklyn over the weekend in memory of a hate crime.