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Cops Want Crime Watchers on 34 Bushwick Blocks
LGBTQ Group Reboots as Hate Worries Grow
Bed-Stuy Eyes Block Watch to Stop Violence
Public Finally to Have Access to Hyper-Local Crime Stats
Pushing Cops to Consider Kids When Arresting Parents
Top Issue in Brownsville: Fear of the Teens, Fear for the Teens
Advocates Pan City's Record on Disabilities
Disabled Say Non-Mayoral Agencies Also Fail
Undocumented Immigrants Still In Post-Storm Limbo
Guns for Cash at Brooklyn Church
Innocent of Crime, Tainted by Time: Exonorees Struggle
Growing Concern Over Broken Adoptions
Adoption Numbers in Question
Adoption: From an Option to a Mandate
One Foster Child's Choice? Not To Be Adopted
Solutions to Broken Adoptions May Lie in Gray Areas
Behind Brooklyn's High Hate-Crime Numbers
At the Corner Deli, a Yemeni Immigrant Saga
Assault Weapon? Sporting Rifle? A Big Seller by Any Name
Protect Immigrant Work Rights—-By Making them Owners
Those who opposed the Bloomberg administration's snooping on Muslims welcomed the shut-down of the "demographic unit." Now they want proof that the spying itself will stop.
The UPK battle is (for now) over, the 100th day is coming, and the question arises: What now for the first progressive mayor in a generation? The answer, in a word, is housing.
The man in charge of the Brooklyn Library's correctional services talks about the challenges of providing books to an incarcerated customer base.
A Bushwick building's saga and the woes of people wrongly imprisoned and then released are two stories City Limits was proud to break.
An actor's untimely death revives interest in the long history of heroin traffic in New York. In 2009, we told that story in depth.
The mayor's move to settle a lawsuit over the NYPD practice closes one chapter in the history of the NYPD. The next one is now being written.
A report looks at how to make parent feedback a bigger part of the system.
We've had our turn. Now it's yours. What do you think Mayor-elect de Blasio should do to continue, strengthen (or terminate, if that's your angle) the Young Men's Initiative?
Civil rights lawyer Ron Kuby is seeking to overturn the conviction of Johnny Hincapie in the infamous subway slaying of Brian Watkins. City Limits first reported doubts about the case three years ago.
Advocates for low-wage workers say the state isn't doing enough to hunt down scofflaw employers.
His campaign platform embraces some of the policies they want for ex-offenders. But advocates were unable to meet face-to-face with the Democrat or his Republican opponent, Joe Lhota.
Read the rules that federal judges are supposed to live by--and that the judge in the NYPD case allegedly broke.
A tabloid is taking the Democratic nominee to task for failing to offer a solution to an increase in shootings. But a stroll through the archives suggests recent crime spikes have come and gone.
When the Democrats running for mayor debated, the merits of a proposed ban on profiling figured prominently.
In light of the federal judge's ruling that the NYPD practice violated people's rights, check out our coverage of the neighborhood that saw the most intense use of the strategy.
How relevant are murder statistics—or even more comprehensive violent crime numbers—in evaluating stop and frisk?
Some suspect the current bias-crime statutes aren't strong enough to deter or punish violent bigots. Others wonder if extra jail time is the best way to change mindsets.
We're up for an award from that National Association of Black Journalists.
While New York's gun murder rate is lower than most big cities', it's our low firearm suicide rate that makes gun violence half as likely in the city than in the United States as a whole.
The mayor suggested that Council proposals could lead to more murders, create deadly confusion among police officers and perhaps even make it easier for terrorists to strike the city.
THE MYRIAD FORMS OF BULLYING CHILD ABUSE, SCHOOL, WORK, DATING, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, ELDER ABUSE AND ANIMAL ABUSE
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Poor parents are no more likely to hurt or neglect their kids, the author argues. They're just more likely to be punished for failings both real and imagined.
A shortage of judges means some children and their families spend years in the system, exacerbating whatever problems brought them there in the first place.
For six years, the lowest paid human-service workers in New York State have not had a cost of living adjustment, meaning their real wages have shrunk by nearly 12 percent. Is this the year Albany finally wakes up to that injustice?
Whether they are victims of child abuse or lose a parent to murder, kids in some neighborhoods get treated differently when faced with tragedy. Readers and viewers must demand better.
Almost one-third of homeless families in the shelter system are survivors of domestic violence. Mayor-elect de Blasio needs to act quickly to more adequately serve this vulnerable population.
In 2010, tens of thousands of votes in New York did not count due to overvotes — the invalid selection of more than one candidate. This report demonstrates how the lack of adequate overvote protections disproportionately affected the state's poorest communities, suggests commonsense reforms, and examines national implications.
Hundreds of teens are in jail for crimes for which adult offenders would walk. Can the Probation Dept. reform its ways?