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John Montone

Radio Free Montone: A Look Back At 2013

Ask me on a Friday what story I covered on the Monday of the same week and most weeks I’d have to flip open the pages of my reporter’s notebook to answer you. But some stories stick.

01/10/2014

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Police Unions Ask Court To Speed Up Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

New York City police unions have asked a federal appeals court to hurry its decision on whether they can continue stop-and-frisk litigation if Mayor Bill de Blasio drops the case.

01/03/2014

Police Commissioner (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kelly Looks Back On Career, Says Policies Worked

Days before he was set to step down, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly talked about his career and what he and many others have said was the success of his policies.

12/29/2013

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly

Commissioner Kelly: ‘It’s Been A Great Experience For Me’

CBS 2’s Kristine Johnson sat down with New York’s top cop to reflect on his impact and to look toward the future as he prepares to give up his position.

12/20/2013

Bill Bratton, who has been named to lead the New York Police Department, speaks after being introduced by incoming New York mayor Bill de Blasio on December 5, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stop-And-Frisk Dilemma For Bratton As NYPD Head

As William Bratton prepares to embark on his second tour of duty as New York City police commissioner, he will find a very different city than the one he left behind nearly 20 years ago.

12/06/2013

Bill Bratton and Bill de Blasio (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Appoints Former Top Cop William Bratton To Lead NYPD

William Bratton is being named to lead the NYPD as it tries to maintain a historic drop in crime and an extensive counterterrorism program, even as its tactics have come under increased scrutiny.

12/05/2013

Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial 'stop-and-frisk' policy rally on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Court Rejects City’s Appeal To Get Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Tossed

The city had argued that the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to remove federal Judge Shira Scheindlin meant it should also nullify her rulings.

11/22/2013

Former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, Nov. 19, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Bratton: I’d ‘Certainly Consider’ Returning As Police Commissioner Under Mayor De Blasio

Bratton insists he’s not campaigning for his old job and said he hasn’t spoken with the de Blasio transition team.

11/19/2013

Stop and frisk Big DL

Stop-And-Frisk Actions Down 80 Percent Compared With Last Year

The number of street stops under the NYPD stop-and-frisk policy has plummeted 80 percent in recent months compared with the same time last year, and officers are recovering fewer weapons, according to police department data obtained Monday.

11/18/2013

Bill de Blasio (Photo EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)/Ray Kelly (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

De Blasio Says He’s ‘Cleared The Air’ With Kelly

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio spoke Saturday at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network in Harlem.

11/16/2013

Jay-Z points as Beyonce looks on during the 2013 NBA All-Star game at the Toyota Center on Feb. 17, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Jay-Z Offers Conditions For Continued Work With Barneys

In the face of racial profile allegations against Barneys New York, rapper Jay-Z says he will still sell his clothing line at the store.

11/15/2013

NYPD Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kelly To Playboy: Mayoral Candidates Were Full Of S–t

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and the other Democratic candidates were “pandering to get votes” when they criticized the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy.

11/15/2013

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

New York AG: Half Of Stop-And-Frisk Arrests Don’t Lead To Convictions

In a first-of-its kind analysis, a report from the New York Attorney General’s office found that just 1.5 percent of stop-and-frisk arrests resulted in a jail or prison sentence longer than 30 days.

11/14/2013

Opponents of the NYPD’s "stop-and-frisk" policy march on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Won’t Reconsider Stop-And-Frisk Order

A three-judge panel had removed federal Judge Shira Scheindlin last month, saying she had misapplied a ruling that allowed her to preside over the stop-and-frisk cases.

11/13/2013

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

City Attorneys To Court: Toss Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

A judge ruled in August that the city violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of blacks and Hispanics by disproportionately stopping, questioning and sometimes frisking them.

11/10/2013

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