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Interview: History lesson with Ken Burns

Many recall the "wilding" incident in 1989, in which five non-white teenagers were convicted of raping and nearly killing a woman jogging in Central Park.

By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 14, 2012

New York's police riot

Will New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ever be held accountable?

By EDITORIAL  |  September 28, 2012
Man on a Ledge - Review

Review: Man on a Ledge

Pablo F. Fenjves might not be Sidney Lumet, but his clever if absurd heist film does acknowledge its debt to the late, politically inclined director's Dog Day Afternoon .
Clever if absurd heist film
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 27, 2012
OWS D17 actions Duarte

Photos: #OWS protesters attempt to re-occupy NYC

Occupy Wall Street protesters gathered at Manhattan’s Duarte Square on December 17, 2011 (#D17 day of action) to celebrate the original protest’s 3-month anniversary by attempting to reclaim a space.
 Occupy Wall Street #D17 day of action | Duarte Square, NYC | December 17, 2011
By ARIEL SHEARER  |  December 23, 2011

Are cities trying to freeze the Occupy movement to death?

As New York City police scrubbed Occupy Wall Street clean of its inhabitants and their belongings Tuesday morning, emotions ran high back in Boston .
The Cold War
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 18, 2011

Review: Bad Cop

Title a book Bad Cop and brain-basher types like Harvey Keitel and Ray Liotta spring to mind.
Life as one of NYPD's not-so-finest
By AMY FINCH  |  June 05, 2009

Who's Private in Public These Days?

         While I welcome Judge Haight's decision barr...
By Wendy Kaminer  |  February 22, 2007

Remaining Private in Public

I recall walking into the Cambridge Police Department headquarters in Central Square one day during ...
By Harvey Silverglate  |  February 21, 2007