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Trial Begins in Brooklyn of Jail Guard Accused of Raping Female Inmate

Trial Begins in Brooklyn of Jail Guard Accused of Raping Female Inmate

A former lieutenant at the Metropolitan Detention Center, the federal jail in Brooklyn, went on trial on Monday. He is accused of using his authority to repeatedly rape a female inmate.

Harassment at WNYC Was Not ‘Systemic,’ Report Says

Harassment at WNYC Was Not ‘Systemic,’ Report Says

A report on the workplace culture at WNYC said the station’s head, Laura R. Walker, had not been aware of harassment and bullying.

Guarding the Prison Guards: New York State’s Troubled Disciplinary System

Guarding the Prison Guards: New York State’s Troubled Disciplinary System

Ramon Fabian at his home in Manhattan this month. A New York State inquiry found that while he was incarcerated at an upstate prison last year, a corrections officer there, Michael Bukowski, used excessive force against him and then lied about doing so.

Congresswoman Says Many Mass Murderers ‘End Up Being Democrats’

Congresswoman Says Many Mass Murderers ‘End Up Being Democrats’

After claiming that many mass murderers were Democrats, Representative Claudia Tenney, a Republican lawmaker from Central New York, said as an aside, “The media doesn’t talk about that either.”

New York-Chicago Direct Train Shuts Down for First Time in Over a Century

New York-Chicago Direct Train Shuts Down for First Time in Over a Century

Passengers on the storied 20th Century Limited traveled in style.

Bed-Stuy May Be Changing, but There Is Still a Line for Ribs

Bed-Stuy May Be Changing, but There Is Still a Line for Ribs

Royal Rib House sits between a new pet supply store and a cocktail bar in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

New York Spent $15 Million to Build a Film Hub. It Just Sold for $1.

New York Spent $15 Million to Build a Film Hub. It Just Sold for $1.

A state-built film studio near Syracuse, N.Y., was designed to lure Hollywood to Onondaga County, but it has not lived up to expectations.

Seven Suspects Held in Slaying of Bronx Teen Lesandro Guzman-Feliz

Seven Suspects Held in Slaying of Bronx Teen Lesandro Guzman-Feliz

Hundreds of mourners gathered on Monday afternoon at the wake held for Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, a 15-year-old boy killed last week in the Bronx.

Parents and Children Remain Separated by Miles and Bureaucracy

Parents and Children Remain Separated by Miles and Bureaucracy

Yeni González and her lawyer, José Xavier Orochena, after her release from immigration detention in Arizona. She is seeking to be reunited with her children who are in New York.

Sex Harassment Complaints in New York Fall Into an Enforcement Maze

Sex Harassment Complaints in New York Fall Into an Enforcement Maze

Patricia Gunning’s retaliation complaint against her boss at a New York State agency was routed through several different investigative bodies and has yet to be resolved — a common fate for harassment complaints against state officials.

The Subway Is Next Door. Should New Yorkers Pay Extra for That?

The Subway Is Next Door. Should New Yorkers Pay Extra for That?

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has proposed giving the Metropolitan Transportation Authority the power to impose taxes on property owners near new subway projects.

In ‘Wit,’ an Actress Shorn of Hair Shines

In ‘Wit,’ an Actress Shorn of Hair Shines

Elizabeth Lande as Vivian Bearing, a professor who, at age 50, is coping with terminal illness, in “Wit” at Playhouse on Park in West Hartford.

Leaders Poised to Provide Discounted MetroCards to Low-Income New Yorkers

Leaders Poised to Provide Discounted MetroCards to Low-Income New Yorkers

The City Council speaker, Corey Johnson, and Mayor Bill de Blasio have agreed in principle to have the city pay for a program that would offer discounted MetroCards to poorer New Yorkers.

A Colonial Cemetery in a Park, and a Question: Does the City Own It?

A Colonial Cemetery in a Park, and a Question: Does the City Own It?

Local historians say a half-acre lot inside Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx was a burial ground for slaves and is not owned by New York City.

In Suburban Connecticut, the Palestinian Avant-Garde

In Suburban Connecticut, the Palestinian Avant-Garde

Faisal Saleh, who opened a museum, with artwork by Christel Delrieu Pétraud.

Making a New York City River More Inviting to Cross, by Foot and Bike

Making a New York City River More Inviting to Cross, by Foot and Bike

The Madison Avenue Bridge, which links East Harlem with Mott Haven in the Bronx, is one of six Harlem River crossings set to get a dedicated bike lane.


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