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Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.  (file/credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Brooklyn DA Announces Home-Based Jail Alternative For Female Prisoners

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes said the program will allow eligible inmates to retain custody of their children while they serve their sentences at home.

05/08/2013

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Study: Women’s Deaths During, After Childbirth Skyrocketing In New York City

An alarming new report Monday showed a dramatic increase in the number of New York City mothers dying during and after delivering children.

04/08/2013