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Even Model NYS Inmates Face Steep Barriers to Parole
Labor Trafficking Persists Amid Outrage Over Sex Trade
Struggle Amid Progress: To Be LGBTQ in Foster Care
Bronx DAs Face Scorn, But Not Discipline
Complex Changes in Low-Level Arrests Under De Blasio
Crime Low, But Citizens Still Want to Fight It
After the DREAM: Young Immigrants Move Past Seeking Path to Citizenship
Immigrants Give Up the Dream of Homeownership in the U.S.
Child Welfare Effort Avoids Taking Kids from Home by Giving them One
Group Amplifies Complaints by Foster-Care Parents, Kids
Exclusive Interview: New Child-Welfare Chief Eyes Change
Will New York Follow Texas In Criminal Justice Reform?
Brownsville: What Will NYPD 'Impact' Changes Mean?
Housing Court Goes on Trial
Juvenile Justice Reform Falls Short of Goals
Sunset Park Cops Aim To Protect Lunar New Year Revelers
New Crime Site Data Needs More Detail
Push to Diversify City Contracting Falls Short of Goals
Minority Contractors Face Hurdles, Flaws in Law
NYC's MWBE Push: Cracking Down, Looking Ahead
The borough's melting-pot makeup and authorities' willingness to label crimes as hateful are reasons why Kings County often reports more hate crimes than most states.
The second episode of "Straight Up" features a discussion on race and policing.
Focusing on the rise in shootings citywide masks deep differences across precincts. Most have seen neither no increase or a decline in shooting victims.
A new report looks back on 11 years of a controversial policy.
The head of the NYPD says more people are resisting arrest. What do the statistics indicate? <b>Updated</b>
One increasingly common facet of the problem: Elderly prisoners with dementia so pronounced they cannot remember the crime for which they are incarcerated.
A look back at annual reports on jail conditions shows an emphasis on progress being made, but also an acknowledgement of an increasing violence problem.
There's a lot of debate over whether New York should still be doing "broken-windows" policing. But there are also questions about exactly what that theory is, whether it's worked, and to what extent the NYPD implements it.
Chatter on law-enforcement message boards suggests that what was applied to Eric Garner was not a chokehold but a “carotid restraint," a police tactic gaining new acceptance nationwide despite past controversy.
There was widespread outrage over the horrific murders of three Israeli teens. Fewer public statements were made over the alleged revenge slaying of a Palestinian boy.
Many of the figures in a 1990 murder case have told different versions of their story over the years. Defense lawyers argue some of the changes are justifiable, while others are lies.
Rachel Blustain won first place in the category of best article on a social issue at the 2014 Ippies coordinated by the Center for Community and Ethnic Media at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.
As first reported here in 2010, Johnny Hincapie maintains his innocence in the murder of tourist Brian Watkins. But in court filings, prosecutors say there are holes in his alibi.
An interactive data map uses data from the American Community Survey to show the impact immigrant investment has on the housing market.
In response to an inquiry by City Limits, the Congressman says he did not endorse a court ruling that threw 200,000 Haitians in the DR into immigration limbo.
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.
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Mass shootings are happening more often in the U.S., but tighter national gun control seems impossible to achieve. An Australian in New York recounts his country's response to a massacre.
A video lays bare the problems with eyewitness testimony: At a recent conference, a robbery was staged, and 83 percent of people in the audience couldn't identify the right guy in a lineup.
The revelations about systemic brutality in the city's jails point to the critical role that captains—the first layer of leadership over correction officers—play.
Many murders make the front pages. But others don't. When a foreign visitor to the city learns of a killing near his home, he encounters resignation and dark humor.
The supposed link between disorder and serious crime is as controversial as the policing strategies based on the assumed connection between the two. In one New Jersey city, disorder is common—and rarely threatening—in a public square.
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?