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Sascha Brodsky

New York police to document every single officer use of force

Oct 01 2015

NEW YORK New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton on Thursday unveiled sweeping new rules under which officers must document every time they use force - not just in arrests but also in brief encounters with the public - amid a national outcry over police violence.

Ex-Christie aide, ally plead not guilty in N.J. 'Bridgegate' scandal

May 04 2015

NEWARK, N.J. A former top aide and a former ally to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges related to the George Washington Bridge closure scandal that has stained the prominent Republican's image.

Ex-Christie aide, ally plead not guilty in N.J. 'Bridgegate' scandal

May 04 2015

NEWARK, N.J. A former top aide and a former ally to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges related to the George Washington Bridge closure scandal that has stained the prominent Republican's image.

New Jersey school replacing football coach after hazing scandal

Feb 05 2015

A New Jersey high school embroiled in a locker room hazing scandal that led to cancellation of its football season is seeking to replace its coach, whose job was posted on Thursday as vacant.

What a mensch! Toymaker ups production of popular Hanukkah toy

Dec 12 2014

NEW YORK The toymaker who funded his sold-out Mensch on a Bench toy through a Kickstarter campaign last year is ramping up production of the plaything in time for Hanukkah next week.

What a mensch! Toymaker ups production of popular Hanukkah toy

Dec 12 2014

NEW YORK The toymaker who funded his sold-out Mensch on a Bench toy through a Kickstarter campaign last year is ramping up production of the plaything in time for Hanukkah next week.

New York woman recovering after mistletoe drone stunt draws blood

Dec 09 2014

NEW YORK A photographer taking pictures of a "mobile mistletoe" designed to encourage holiday kisses at a TGI Fridays restaurant in Brooklyn is recovering after being clipped on the nose by the drone.

NYC council introduces bill saying 'neigh' to horse and buggy

Dec 08 2014

NEW YORK A bill to ban horse and buggy rides - a campaign promise of Mayor Bill de Blasio - was introduced at New York City Council on Monday as supporters and opponents rallied outside city hall.

NYC council introduces bill saying 'neigh' to horse and buggy

Dec 08 2014

NEW YORK, Dec 8 A bill to ban horse and buggy rides - a campaign promise of Mayor Bill de Blasio - was introduced at New York City Council on Monday as supporters and opponents rallied outside city hall.

Five college students plead not guilty to gang rape on NJ campus

Dec 02 2014

PATERSON, N.J. Five college students accused of gang-raping a female fellow student in a New Jersey dorm room pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, in the latest in a series of sexual assaults and harassment incidents prompting colleges to reexamine conduct policies.

World News

U.S. urges diplomacy as Nagorno-Karabakh fighting rages

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Armenia and Azerbaijan to pursue a diplomatic solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as fighting in and around the mountain enclave entered a second month on Tuesday, defying a ceasefire brokered in Washington.