Colby Hamilton

Bio: Colby Hamilton is a freelance reporter. He formerly wrote about politics for WNYC. You can follow him on Twitter: @bcolbyhamilton

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Schumer urges passage of terror-suspect gun restriction

The U.S. senator pointed to last week's arrest of two men accused of trying to join ISIL as proof of the need for the bill's passage.

Mar. 1, 2015

 
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Administration: NYPD officers give high marks to retraining

Mayor's office and police release details of internal survey

Feb. 27, 2015

 
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Democrats select Gentile for special election

With his nomination, the party finally settles on its candidate to take on Staten Island district attorney Daniel Donovan in May.

Feb. 27, 2015

 
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Bharara touts conviction of former bin Laden spokesman

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara praised the ruling as another testament to the ability of civilian courts to handle of terror trials.

Feb. 26, 2015

 
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Bharara on civilian handling of terror trials

U.S. attorney: Track record 'speaks for itself' 

Feb. 26, 2015

 
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Bratton: ‘Not the time’ to let D.H.S. funding lapse

After Islamic State arrests, police commissioner urges Congress not to hold funding 'hostage'

Feb. 25, 2015

 
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Lynch charges 3 in Brooklyn with supporting Islamic State

Prosecutors allege two of the three foreign nationals intended to leave the U.S. to join the Islamic group

Feb. 25, 2015

 
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D.O.I. sees drop in complaints, investigations

The changes also resulted in a 25 percent increase in the time it took to complete investigations, according to the report.

Feb. 25, 2015

 
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Mayor’s report: Law department payouts drop

'This decrease is attributable to settlement activities in Fiscal 2014 related to several large and longstanding legal matters against the City'

 

Feb. 24, 2015

 
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Bratton offers a pro-police message, gently

Commissioner addresses a mostly black audience in Queens

Feb. 24, 2015