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Greg is a reporter at THE CITY. He was a reporter at the New York Daily News from 1993 through 2018. His beats have included federal court, City Hall and public housing. He also is the author of several books, including "Made Men: The True Story of the Rise and Fall of a New Jersey Crime Family.

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State Revamps Its Bail Reform Stats

New numbers remove rearrests after original cases closed — and show more than two in five supervised release participants get arrested again while still in the program.

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Four in 10 Bail Reform Release Program Participants Rearrested, State Stats Show

City Hall expanded supervised release to create an alternative to Rikers Island and ensure defendants show up for trial. The number being rearrested far exceeds projections.

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Self-Closing Door Law Failed to Save Bronx Fire Victims

Tenants said some apartment doors failed to automatically shut, even before one "malfunctioned" and stayed open Sunday, allowing smoke to fatally spread throughout the 19-story Twin Parks Northwest tower.

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COVID Cases Fill More City Hospital Beds, Threatening Halt on Elective Surgeries

Public hospital system has increasingly little room for new patients, state stats show. New York City is now above the threshold of 4 new COVID cases per 100,000 residents that can trigger a state shutdown of non-essential surgery to free up space.

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NYCHA Reaches Deal to Monitor Mold Mess at Privately Run Buildings

The agreement closes a loophole that let thousands of public housing apartments escape review by a court-appointed overseer, despite persistent health hazards.

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How Eric Adams’ Inner Circle Stayed Tight Through Past Arrest and Divorce Mess

In 2013, then-NYPD Chief Philip Banks made an inquiry after cops arrested Sheena Wright for allegedly fighting with her estranged husband. Now Wright is Adams’ pick for deputy mayor, Banks is his criminal justice advisor, Banks’ brother is schools chancellor — and Wright’s domestic partner.

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Eric Adams’ Top Criminal Justice Advisor Left NYPD Under a Cloud

Philip Banks III, once the NYPD’s highest-ranking uniformed member, suddenly resigned in 2014 amid an FBI probe. Now he’s working out of police headquarters and has interviewed commissioner candidates, sources say. He’s also on Adams’ short list to become a deputy mayor.

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Time’s Up for Reform-Minded NYC Jails Boss Who Clashed With Unions: Sources

Correction Commissioner Vincent Schiraldi took the job running chaotic Rikers Island and other lockups in May hoping he would last beyond the de Blasio administration to see his policy changes through. But Mayor-elect Adams is replacing him.

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NYCHA Probed Over Clogged Trash Chute Fire That Killed Bronx Boy

Aiden Hayward, age 6, died in a blaze that began in the garbage at the Mitchel Houses — nine months after a similar fire erupted in the complex. Meanwhile, more than 300 chute repair requests were pending in public housing developments citywide, THE CITY has learned.

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The Toll of NYCHA’s Lead Lies, Part II: A Mother Fights for Truth as Daughter Struggles

Mikhaila Bonaparte, who lives in a Brooklyn public housing complex long ago deemed free of lead paint, recorded an off-the-charts blood lead level shortly before her third birthday. NYCHA denies there’s any lead in the apartment — even after health officials detected the toxin.