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Prosecutor of Patz’s Killer Takes Over Weinstein Inquiry

Prosecutor of Patz’s Killer Takes Over Weinstein Inquiry

Joan Illuzzi, the prosecutor now overseeing the Harvey Weinstein inquiry, has expertise in cold cases in which there is little or no physical evidence and the credibility of witnesses is paramount.

First Test for New York Chancellor: A Middle School Desegregation Plan

First Test for New York Chancellor: A Middle School Desegregation Plan

The Booker T. Washington school in Manhattan uses test scores for admissions, and its students are mostly white or Asian. Under a new plan, it would have to set aside seats for lower-scoring children.

Cuomo Says America ‘Was Never That Great’ in Jab at Trump Slogan

Cuomo Says America ‘Was Never That Great’ in Jab at Trump Slogan

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, pictured speaking in May, challenged President Trump’s favorite slogan. “We are not going to make America great again. It was never that great,” he said on Wednesday.

Life, Death and Taxes in Inequality City

Life, Death and Taxes in Inequality City

A scene from New York’s financial district, where high earners may find things to like in the new tax bill.

Review: Dancing in the Aisles to ‘Mamma Mia!’ in Northport

Review: Dancing in the Aisles to ‘Mamma Mia!’ in Northport

Michelle Dawson as Donna, whose daughter, Sophie, is trying to identify her father.

New York Crafts Loophole to Protect Property Tax Deductions. But the I.R.S. Could Close It.

New York Crafts Loophole to Protect Property Tax Deductions. But the I.R.S. Could Close It.

Helene E. Weinstein, chairwoman of the Ways and Means Committee in the state Assembly, discussed the state’s $168 billion budget before its final approval on Saturday.

Fire at Trump Tower Kills One, Police Say

Fire at Trump Tower Kills One, Police Say

More than 200 firefighters responded to a fire at Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan on Saturday.

Riders Wonder: With Uber as New York’s Plan B, Is There a Plan C?

Riders Wonder: With Uber as New York’s Plan B, Is There a Plan C?

A for-hire driver paused on Fifth Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn, a day after the City Council voted to make New York the first major American city to place a cap on the growth of ride-hail vehicles like Uber and Lyft.

Down the Aisles, a Secret Shelter for the Homeless

Down the Aisles, a Secret Shelter for the Homeless

William Arroyo, 57, is among a handful of homeless men who stay overnight in the basement of a bodega in Brooklyn.

An ‘Iceberg’ of Unseen Crimes: Many Cyber Offenses Go Unreported

An ‘Iceberg’ of Unseen Crimes: Many Cyber Offenses Go Unreported

Col. Edwin C. Roessler Jr., the police chief in Fairfax County, Va., said better crime data offers the evidence needed to lobby government for more money or better laws.

Manhattan Nanny Is Convicted in Murders of Two Children

Manhattan Nanny Is Convicted in Murders of Two Children

Yoselyn Ortega, during her trial in State Supreme Court in Manhattan.

Typing a Novel About Vassar, Word for Word, as Art

Typing a Novel About Vassar, Word for Word, as Art

The conceptual artist Tim Youd is retyping Mary McCarthy’s novel “The Group” on the campus of her alma mater, using a typewriter like hers.

Lawyers Ask ICE to Stop Deportation of Delivery Man

Lawyers Ask ICE to Stop Deportation of Delivery Man

Pablo Villavicencio Calderon was arrested last week by immigration authorities while making a pizza delivery in Brooklyn. On Friday, his lawyers asked that his deportation be halted.

Things to Do in the Hudson Valley, Aug. 13 Through 21

Things to Do in the Hudson Valley, Aug. 13 Through 21

PLEASANTVILLE “Shut Up and Play the Hits” (2012), a documentary about LCD Soundsystem featuring the producer James Murphy, will be screened on Aug. 19 at 9:45 p.m. at Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Road. Tickets: $8, members; $13, nonmembers. Information: 914-747-5555; burnsfilmcenter.org.

The Slow-Motion Unraveling of an Immigrant Family

The Slow-Motion Unraveling of an Immigrant Family

Liany Guerrero and her family applied for political asylum in 2001 after fleeing threats of violence in Colombia. With their request denied, her husband has already been deported while she has 30 days to attend to medical treatments before she has to leave the country.

In a ‘Sanctuary City,’ Immigrants Are Still at Risk

In a ‘Sanctuary City,’ Immigrants Are Still at Risk

Federal agents recently arrested an undocumented immigrant from Ivory Coast as he left Bronx Criminal Court, part of stepped-up enforcement by the Trump administration.


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