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Assemblyman Dov Hikind Blasts DA Cyrus Vance For Handling Of Suspect In Anti-Semitic Incidents

David Haddad, 56, was arrested for allegedly making anti-Semitic phone calls to elderly women and vandalized the inside of an apartment building.

01/19/2012

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (file/credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Bill De Blasio Releases List Of City’s Worst Landlords, Apartment Buildings

The list includes 317 landlords covering 358 buildings. Problems at the buildings range from leaky roofs, to holes in the walls to no heat or water.

12/27/2011

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City Council Investigates Allegations Of Abuse At Immigration Detention Centers

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio calls the treatment of immigrants held in city detention centers run by the Geo Group a ticking time bomb.

12/13/2011

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Public Advocate de Blasio Declares War On NYC Slumlords

There‚Äôs a new housing scam to report. Bad landlords, reportedly lining their pockets with taxpayer dough for housing the formerly homeless — but in deplorable conditions.

03/14/2011

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ACS Admits Mistakes In Case Of Dead Girl

ACS Commissioner John Mattingly testified before the City Council. He said the documentation in the case was insufficient and home visits were inadequate.

10/06/2010

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Public Advocate Investigates Brooklyn Girl’s Death

Among other things, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio wants to know whether a decision to reduce family services contributed to the Sept. 2 death of Marchella Pierce.

09/10/2010

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