nuisance abatement law http://wrvo.org en Proposed law would give police new tool to deal with 'disorderly houses' http://wrvo.org/post/proposed-law-would-give-police-new-tool-deal-disorderly-houses <p> Syracuse lawmakers are trying to work out concerns over a proposed law that would allow police to crack down on problem houses in city neighborhoods.<br /><br />It's a case where constitutional rights collide with neighborhood concerns. Councilor Khalid Bey wants to use a 100-year-old law, which was once used to crack down on brothels, as a way to rid neighborhoods of houses that have become hangouts for drug dealers and other criminals.<br /> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 20:06:11 +0000 Ellen Abbott 46352 at http://wrvo.org Proposed law would give police new tool to deal with 'disorderly houses'