“We have lights out at 11—did I miss anything in the last 15 minutes of the Democratic debate?” Fausto “Fuzzy” Mamori asked me when I visited him the morning after at the kinder, gentler Federal prison facility where he still has several year…

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Even as new cases emerge that highlight the flaws in the state’s new bail-reform law, three city District Attorneys with very different constituencies have continued to make the case against a…

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Kerry O’Connell, the Assistant District Attorney who gained a conviction Jan. 15 of Rysheim Smith for the murder of a 6-year-old boy 40 months ago, struck the right balance in her summation to…

The tendency at the Department of Education to either bury bad news or obscure the problem to avoid criticism has been on full display in two different forums recently. What is particularly no…

Unions representing superior officers in the NYPD had looked with some trepidation at a key goal each had entering this contract round: how to match the 2.25-percent “extra” raise the Police B…