Differences on criminal justice reforms emerge among the candidates for Manhattan district attorney.
Famous for taking down crime lords, conspiracy charges are now more often levied against young Black men.
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Heshy Tischler
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The New York State Senate Chamber in Albany.
Companies, unions and charter school advocates are hoping to influence key races across the state.
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SoHo neighborhood in Manhattan.
While most expressed at least theoretical support, missing details prevent them from fully committing.
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Members of the Orthodox community protesting Governor Cuomo's new coronavirus regulations.
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NYPD officers talk to members of the Orthodox community in Borough Park on October 7th.
Heavy-handed tactics against Black Lives Matter protests were absent Tuesday night.
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Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren walking out of court.
The intra-party Democratic dysfunction in Monroe County gives Albany a run for its money.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza.
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The New York City Board of Elections is officially moving ahead with a plan to send new absentee ballot packages to about 100,000 voters in Brooklyn.
Those who mail the wrong ballot materials risk falling through the cracks.
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Each election year, the city Board of Elections fails in a new, previously unimaginable way.
The absentee ballot mixup in Brooklyn has renewed perennial calls to overhaul the BOE.
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