New York Officials Fear Supreme Court Ruling Will Mean More Gun Crime

The Supreme Court is expected to rule on — and possibly overturn — a century-old law that allows local officials great discretion over who can carry a handgun.

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Give the Manhattan D.A.’s Crime-Fighting Policies a Chance

Studies show public safety improves when prosecutors turn to alternatives to jailing some offenders.

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After Spate of Shootings, Manhattan D.A. Takes Tougher Stance on Guns

Alvin Bragg campaigned on lenient policies aimed at making the justice system fairer. But a string of violent episodes early in his tenure is testing his resolve.

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Thomas Reppetto, Crime Watchdog and Historian, Is Dead at 88

A former police officer with a Harvard Ph.D., he brought a street cop’s experience and a scholarly perspective to the Citizens Crime Commission in New York.

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