Crime

For White Marijuana Users, Odds Of Arrest Low

For White Marijuana Users, Odds Of Arrest Low

Gary Sanders and Connie Wilson wanted to buy some marijuana, so they hopped on the L Train and headed east one night in October. The Friday evening rush hour crowd had already passed, so they were able to find seats. Sanders’s leg bounced up and down. He stared at the gray linoleum subway floor. They were going to a concert in a few hours and the logistics of the night strained his mind.


Protesters Demand Harsher Sentencing of Juvenile Rapist

Protesters Demand Harsher Sentencing of Juvenile Rapist

By Laura Rena Murray On Tuesday afternoon, a crowd of a hundred women gathered outside Manhattan Family Court to protest a proposed probation sentence without jail time for juvenile counselor after he pleaded guilty to rape and sexual assault of three girls in his care. Tony Simmons worked for the Department of Juvenile Justice and [...]