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NYT reporter by day, covering Brooklyn courts; novelist by very early day (EVERYBODY RISE, coming Aug. 18 from St. Martin's Press). sclifford@nytimes.com.

Family of Man Killed by Rogue Detectives Settles Suit for $5 Million

nytimes.com — The last that Israel Greenwald's daughters saw of him was in February 1986. Yael, then 7, had the flu, and her father stayed up all night with her; the next morning, he hugged Michal, 9, when he left her at her bus stop. They never saw him again.
Jul 31, 2015

A father of two vanished in 1985. Took 20 years for family to learn: two NYPD cops working for Mafia killed him. nytimes.com/2015/07/31/nyr…

Jul 31, 2015

Family of Israel Greenwald, killed in 1986 by "Mafia Cops" but not found out for 20 years, settles suit with NYC. nytimes.com/2015/07/31/nyr…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @sarahw: Family of Israel Greenwald, killed in 1986 by "Mafia Cops" but not found out for 20 years, settles suit with NYC. nytimes.com/2015/07/31/nyr…

Man From Buffalo Area Is Charged With Trying to Aid ISIS

nytimes.com — As law enforcement increasingly focuses on stopping Americans from supporting the Islamic State, a man from the Buffalo area has been arrested and charged with trying to join the terrorist group. The man, Arafat M.
Jul 29, 2015

Buffalo man arrested on charge of aiding ISIS, as the FBI tries to move faster against the terror group: nytimes.com/2015/07/30/nyr…

State Senator John Sampson Is Guilty on Some Federal Charges

nytimes.com — Despite State Senator John L. Sampson's admission that he had embezzled from New York State, jurors in Federal District Court in Brooklyn found him not guilty of six of the nine charges against him stemming from the embezzlement. But Mr. Sampson was still convicted of one of the most serious counts in his political corruption trial.
Jul 24, 2015

State Senator John Sampson found guilty on three counts, forfeits Senate seat nyti.ms/1CVexUy

Jul 24, 2015

RT @thomaskaplan: State Senator John Sampson found guilty on three counts, forfeits Senate seat nyti.ms/1CVexUy

Jul 24, 2015

Bipartisanship reigns in Albany: Dem and GOP NYS senators convicted in same week nyti.ms/1Is3WT4

Michael Grimm, Former Congressman, Gets 8-Month Sentence

nytimes.com — Michael G. Grimm, a former New York congressman who resigned from office after pleading guilty to tax fraud, was given an eight-month sentence on Friday. A federal investigation that initially focused on Mr. Grimm's campaign fund-raising turned into a 20-count indictment related to his running of a restaurant in Manhattan, Healthalicious.
Jul 17, 2015

Former Rep. Michael Grimm becomes future prison reform advocate Michael Grimm: nyti.ms/1JnbmS4

Jul 17, 2015

"Your moral compass, Mr. Grimm, needs some reorientation": Ex-Congressman gets 8 months for fraud nyti.ms/1JnbmS4 via @stephcliff

Jul 17, 2015

RT @davidwchen: "Your moral compass, Mr. Grimm, needs some reorientation": Ex-Congressman gets 8 months for fraud nyti.ms/1JnbmS4 via @stephcliff

Jul 17, 2015

RT @davidwchen: "Your moral compass, Mr. Grimm, needs some reorientation": Ex-Congressman gets 8 months for fraud nyti.ms/1JnbmS4 via @stephcliff

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Grimm’s Lawyers Focus on a Troubled Upbringing in Hopes of Lenient Sentencing

nytimes.com — When he was running for Congress, Michael G. Grimm often spoke of his working-class youth. He frequently talked about his father, Gerard, a union roofer in Queens, who could hardly read and write. On the day he was sworn in as a representative, he wore his father's ring.
Jul 16, 2015

He talked about his father regularly. But fmr Congressman Grimm had a tough relationship with his alcoholic father: nytimes.com/2015/07/17/nyr…

Ex-FIFA Executive Jeffrey Webb Extradited to U.S.

nytimes.com — Jeffrey Webb, a former top official at FIFA, has agreed to extradition and is currently in the United States, a person who has been briefed on the investigation confirmed Thursday. Mr. Webb is the first of the 14 soccer officials and marketing executives indicted in May to be sent to the United States from abroad.
Jul 16, 2015

Stop wondering: NYT's @stephcliff and @WRashbaum confirm Jeffrey Webb is the FIFA official extradited to U.S. nytimes.com/2015/07/17/spo…

Jul 16, 2015

RT @AndrewDasNYT: Stop wondering: NYT's @stephcliff and @WRashbaum confirm Jeffrey Webb is the FIFA official extradited to U.S. nytimes.com/2015/07/17/spo…

Jul 16, 2015

Updated: Jeffrey Webb back on U.S. soil and feds 'actively engaged in plea negotiations' w/ Traffic's Aaron Davidson. nyti.ms/1LduPuA

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Another Case Tied to Brooklyn Officers in Gun-Planting Inquiry Is Dropped

nytimes.com — As an investigation into gun arrests by a group of police officers in a Brooklyn precinct nears its conclusion, another of the cases they helped bring has been dropped. A person in law enforcement, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the inquiry is not complete, said investigators had not turned up any evidence that the officers under scrutiny planted guns or stole crime-tip money, as defense lawyers have suggested.
Jul 15, 2015

No evidence that under-scrutiny Brooklyn officers planted guns or stole crime tip money via @NYTimes nyti.ms/1Hu4nZG

Friend, on Stand, Recalls Losing His Job After Doing Brooklyn Senator a ‘Favor’

nytimes.com — Sam Noel called State Senator John L. Sampson "John-O." Mr. Sampson called him "N.O." They were high school friends, and Mr. Noel was a groomsman in Mr. Sampson's wedding, the godfather to his daughter. He stood by the bedside of Mr. Sampson's mother as she died of cancer.
Jul 09, 2015

At trial, Sen Sampson's old friend described the "bro hugs" and loyalty that led him to commit crime for the senator: nytimes.com/2015/07/10/nyr…

August 2015 LibraryReads List

libraryreads.org — Best Boy: A Novel by Eli Gottlieb Published:8/24/2015 by Liveright ISBN: 9781631490477 "What happens when someone on the autism spectrum grows up, and they aren't a cute little boy anymore? Gottlieb's novel follows the story of Todd Aaron, a man in his fifties who has spent most of his life a resident of the Payton Living Center.
Jul 09, 2015

LOVED talking to librarians at BEA and so happy Everybody Rise was voted one of librarians' 10 picks for August: libraryreads.org/august-2015-li…

Judge Limits Restrictions on Flights to East Hampton

nytimes.com — Wearing earplugs during tennis matches. Counting helicopters as they thunder over the pricey homes on Georgica Pond on Friday afternoons. Watching renters abandon the Hamptons for Martha's Vineyard or even - unlock those jaws - upstate New York.
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Aug 04, 2015

Bananas. Lawyer suing Amex handed secret docs to pal defending MasterCard. reut.rs/1SKnib1 @alisonfrankel pic.twitter.com/p3aYPKgQcx

Aug 04, 2015

McDonald's tries a white-tablecloth, five-course restaurant. Get your burger on porcelain! youtu.be/aZlbmsAeKF8 pic.twitter.com/28fgMEOtCU

Aug 04, 2015

RT @emilynussbaum: “I don’t ever want it to be just me, ever.” Fantastic, timely profile of Issa Rae by @jennydeluxe: nyti.ms/1ImnEKM

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