Delve into discussions about crime, quality of life, policing, and the steps we should take toward a safer New York.
Liberal prosecutors are promoting a not-too-tough-on-crime agenda across the nation, and New York City is part of the trend. Read More.
Marijuana legalization in New York will probably not happen this year. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio recently announced a plan to expand eligibility for a supervised pretrial-release program for youth criminals. Read More.
New York City’s subways used to be a byword for danger and a symbol of the city’s anarchic bad old days. Read More.
The New York State legislature is considering a slew of criminal-justice reform proposals that would change how the Empire State defines and punishes crime. Read More.
The state legislature has reformed New York’s bail laws, mandating immediate pretrial release for a wide range of criminal suspects. Read More.
The city council passed a first-in-the-nation law last week, prohibiting most employers from testing prospective new hires for marijuana. Read More.
A mentally disturbed man on the Upper West Side has been relieving himself in public for years, and residents have had enough. Read More.
Enthusiasm for legalizing marijuana is growing across New York State, though it’s uncertain whether such a measure will be passed as part of this year’s budget. Read More.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.