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Scofflaws are tampering with tags, costing New York agencies more than $100 million a year in missed payments and fines. A group of citizen enforcers is coming to the city’s rescue.
GuiYing Ma and her husband immigrated to New York seeking work and adventure. She died after a vicious sidewalk attack.
The notorious jail had its deadliest year in a decade, while the flow of narcotics and weapons into the complex continues.
New Yorkers are contending with a bewildering and miserable mix of symptoms as Covid, flu, R.S.V. and various mystery illnesses circulate.
A settlement filed Friday will bar N.Y.P.D. officers from detaining people at length as they check databases for reasons to arrest them.
Sofia Quintanar, who accused Ms. James’s former chief of staff of sexual harassment, said the office should have known that he had a “propensity to sexually harass” women.
The ban, which takes effect in December 2024, is meant to prevent the sale of animals raised by commercial breeders accused of keeping them in inhumane conditions.
The city is home to some of the most spiritually and culturally diverse areas in the world. Here are some of them.
Niloufar Bahadorifar was the conduit for money used to hire a private detective who shadowed the Iranian American journalist Masih Alinejad.
Local groups are known for opposing new development. But amid a housing shortage, one community board representing parts of Manhattan’s West Side wants to see a lot more.
In a big city, the number of untreated, severely mentally ill people is relatively small. But making sure they get the help they need feels like an enormous, intractable task.
Uber argues in a lawsuit that it could be forced to raise fares if regulators are allowed to increase pay rates for ride-hail drivers.
Lawyers say evidence in cold cases and bids for exoneration disappeared or was ruined when a Police Department storage facility in Brooklyn went up in flames.
District Attorney Alvin Bragg plans to spend $9 million to provide social workers and housing services to those who want them.
The leaders want to turn commercial districts into 24-hour live-and-work spaces, recognizing that the pandemic has fundamentally changed the city.
It is one of the “menu of design ideas” city officials are considering as they try to figure out how to fix the crumbling highway.
“I think it’s fair to say,” the federal prosecutor, Damian Williams, said of the Samuel Bankman-Fried case, “that by anyone’s lights, this is one of the biggest financial frauds in American history.”
The company was fined $4,000 after failing to turn over documents. The case is one of several in which investigators have found the ex-president or his company loath to hand over papers.
A three-alarm fire led to the collapse of a portion of a warehouse compound in Red Hook. Much of the evidence kept there may be destroyed, according to officials.
The M.T.A. workers, who once sold tokens to transit riders, will now provide roaming customer service in subway stations.
The Court of Appeals shifted to the right under the polarizing leadership of Chief Judge Janet DiFiore. Democrats hope the governor’s nominee to replace her will move it to the left.
A three-judge panel temporarily halted a lower court’s ruling blocking a section of the law, the third such stay the panel has issued this month.
Since late November, medical professionals have been using pen and paper as experts work to get the facilities fully back online.
Parents who try to withdraw their children from yeshivas over a lack of secular education often cannot do so, hampered by social pressure and a rabbinical court system.
Mr. Stringer, the former New York City comptroller, said that a woman’s claims of sexual assault were lies and caused “irreparable harm” as he ran for mayor.
Saniyah Lawrence, 16, was found in an apartment, mortally wounded after an argument. She was one of a series of teenage homicide victims this year.
The psychiatrist E. Fuller Torrey has been advocating tougher involuntary psychiatric treatment policies for 40 years. Now it’s paying off.
Adjunct faculty had walked out over wages and compensation for work outside the classroom. The private school had faced a lawsuit from parents.
Awaiting a special moment, a sidewalk exchange and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary.
Raising the transit system’s base fare twice by 2025 is among the options being considered as officials try to stave off a budget disaster.
Fawaz Ould Ahmed Ould Ahemeid was brought to the United States on Friday and appeared on Saturday before a federal magistrate judge in Brooklyn, prosecutors said.
Four decades ago, a bat-wielding mob raged through Washington Square Park, leaving dozens injured and one dead. The violence lasted only 10 minutes, but the repercussions persist today.
In the absence of information, anxiety and panic spreads on campus.
An increase in Covid, flu and R.S.V. cases prompted city health officials on Friday to tell residents to wear high-quality masks indoors and in crowded outdoor settings.
This year has seen the highest number of resignations in two decades.
Shatzi Weisberger spent years urging others to approach the process of dying with joy and wonder. Then she got cancer.
The performer enjoys rituals that are both old-school (park bench workouts) and New Age (cryotherapy treatments).
The mayor, who had been issued a summons for rats at a property he owns in Brooklyn, defended himself at a hearing this week.
A motion in federal court called for a temporary restraining order, saying Mayor Eric Adams’s plan would violate constitutional rights.
The mayor proposed reducing requirements that he said slow the construction of new homes as the city contends with a housing crisis.
App services warn that a proposed wage increase for New York City workers could mean higher delivery costs.
Closed defense sites are like snowflakes in that no two are alike. The efforts to redevelop two New Jersey forts show the obstacles to revitalization.
At the Growers Cup, those who hope to become big names in New York cannabis compete and enjoy shoptalk.
Andriy Derkach met with Rudolph W. Giuliani as part of his efforts to sow disinformation ahead of the 2020 election, federal authorities said.
Sofia Quintanar said that her sexual harassment allegations against the aide were handled differently than similar ones lodged against former Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The poet wandered for himself and for his various day jobs with New York City newspapers. Some of his haunts are still standing; most have been swept away with time.
An influential hotel workers’ union is flexing its power at a key moment in the city’s recovery, affecting major projects from casinos to homeless shelters.
A new competition showcases small craft growers in New York who are hoping to come up with the next big strain in weed.
Juan M. Merchan, who oversaw the tax fraud case against Donald J. Trump’s business, was an auditor at a real estate development company decades ago.