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Council Member Treyger Introduces Bill To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence With Divorce
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Council Member Treyger Introduces Bill To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence With Divorce

NYC Council Member Mark Treyger [https://council.nyc.gov/district-47/] (District 47) introduced Int. 1085 [http://legistar.council.nyc.gov/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=3597643&GUID=FBF82A61-48FC-4835-96F6-26710027339E] on Wednesday, a bill that would provide free legal services to victims of domestic violence who want to divorce their abusive partners. A judge’

Police Suspended, Husband Arrested After Death of 22-Year Old Mom in Crown Heights
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Police Suspended, Husband Arrested After Death of 22-Year Old Mom in Crown Heights

Tonie and Barry Wells (Via Facebook)CROWN HEIGHTS – New developments in yesterday’s death of 22-year old Tonie Wells [/wednesday-crime-blotter-fatal-collision-brownsville-young-mom-found-dead-crown-heights-home/] have led to the suspension of two NYPD officers and the arrest of the deceased’s husband, Barry Wells. Two police officers were suspended yesterday after allegedly ignoring a 911

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Downfall Of Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes Explored, And Thompson’s Priorities As New DA

Source: Wikimedia CommonsLong-serving Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes suffered a surprising defeat at the hands of challenger Ken Thompson, ending his 23-year-reign. A report [http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/12/nyregion/for-hynes-history-of-making-brooklyn-safer-wasnt-enough-to-survive.html?hp&_r=0] by the New York Times dug deep into Hynes’ long history as Brooklyn’

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Assembly Approves Bill That Curbs Abusive Debt Collection Practices

Assemblywoman Helene WeinsteinThe New York State Assembly passed the Consumer Credit Fairness Act, a bill designed to protect low-income and elderly New Yorkers from aggressive debt collection practitioners. According to a report [http://www.poststarnews.com/news/x91989969/Assembly-Approves-Consumer-Credit-Fairness-Act] by the Post Star News, the primary purpose of the Consumer

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