By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square/February 1st, 2021 (The Center Square) – The New York Times reported Monday that nine top high-level health officials have left New York state government in recent months, the result – the paper reports – of a schism between them and Gov. Andrew […]
Reuven Blau, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 26 at 8:01pm ESTby THE CITY Four former investigators at the city’s police watchdog charge they were fired for speaking out against NYPD officials for withholding potentially damning cop body camera footage captured during last year’s racial justice […]
Topher Sanders, ProPublica, and Yoav Gonen, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 21 at 5:00am ESTby THE CITY and ProPublica More than six years after the police killing of Eric Garner, officers with substantiated claims of abuse go without any meaningful punishment. This story is co-published […]
This story was originally published by ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. by Eric Umansky/ProPublica Twenty months after Kawaski Trawick was shot and killed by an officer, the New York Police […]
Lauren Costantino, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Dec 30 at 1:08pm ESTby THE CITY President Donald Trump’s stalled signing of the $900 billion pandemic stimulus bill Sunday came a day after two key pandemic unemployment aid programs expired under the CARES Act. The president’s delay spurred […]
Allison Dikanovic, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Dec 28 at 8:37pm ESTby THE CITY The coming end of the year brings some promising news for tenants economically slammed by the pandemic: another shot at rent relief for tens of thousands and a deal to push the […]
Jose Martinez, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Dec 28 at 5:48pm ESTby THE CITY The $4 billion the MTA landed from the finally signed federal pandemic aid stimulus package will spare riders massive service cuts and worker layoffs next year, even if fares are still set […]
If you count on F & E Trains for getting around, changes are ahead, starting January 1st. Eight years after Superstorm Sandy, repairs are finally on track.
By Delphine Luneau | The Center Square/December 24th, 2020 (The Center Square) – Population estimates for 2020 released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau paint a grim picture for New York, as the Empire State is projected to have lost more residents from the 2019 numbers than any other state […]
Ben Fractenberg, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Dec 22 at 9:46pm ESTby THE CITY Here are some images from a year that will forever link us as New Yorkers — offering glimpses into a city again surviving by finding connections even amid heartbreak and isolation.