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Dennis Sica struggled with substance use disorder and sold small amounts of heroin that prosecutors connected to overdose deaths. Because of an 1980s-era federal law, he was sentenced to 35 years in prison.
With City University of New York law professor Babe Howell
Adam H. Johnson
Rashad McNulty entered a guilty plea in a series of federal gang indictments in New York that have been criticized as racist and overly punitive. But before McNulty was even sentenced, he died in jail. Now, his family is seeking justice.
A new documentary explores the notorious ‘Bronx 120’ raid—and what it says about the evolution of policing in New York City.