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February 1, 2010
The Lost Boys of Tryon

Inside New York’s most infamous juvenile prison, where troubled kids—abused and forgotten— learn to become troubled adults.

January 4, 2010
The Escape Artist

Ronald Tackmann’s ingenious prison breakouts— and his jailhouse sculptures of soap and toilet paper—have made him a legend of the penal system. It’s freedom he can’t handle.

November 30, 2009
Repeat Defender

After taming crime in Los Angeles, Bill Bratton has won over the skeptics who doubted his success in New York. But all he really wants is his old job back.

November 30, 2009
Trying Question

Why putting Khalid Sheikh Mohammed on trial downtown is the right thing for the U.S.—and the city. (And if Rudy were still U.S. prosecutor, he’d agree.)

November 23, 2009
I Dream of Diane

What do you do with the grief and guilt when your wife drives the wrong way on the Taconic State Parkway with a van full of kids and a body full of alcohol, and ends up in a crash that kills eight? You put her in a shrine.

November 23, 2009
The Neighborhood News

Our roundup of news from around the city.

November 16, 2009
The Neighborhood News

Our roundup of news from around the city.

November 30, 2009
Bullet Points

Last year, NYPD officers were involved in 105 shooting incidents, the fewest on record.

May 17, 2010
The Siege We Live With

Get ready for another round of unsettling changes you won’t even notice six months from now.

September 21, 2009
The Splitting Image of Pot

On the one hand, marijuana is practically legal—more mainstream, accessorized, and taken for granted than ever before. On the other, kids are getting busted in the city in record numbers. Guess which kids.

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