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This vagrant is why homeless-outreach workers are fleeing 2020-02-20 19:27:26The vagrant whose alleged threats got a homeless outreach nonprofit to flee the station in fear was holding court — and spewing hate at cops &md

UES collector sues Princeton for backing out of 2020-02-20 19:15:14An Upper East Side art collector is suing Princeton University for leaving him high and dry in a $1 million art deal after the school got cold feet an

NYC man busted for allegedly killing man, dumping 2020-02-20 18:13:55David Garrido was arrested by the NYPD Wednesday after cops connected him to the 1985 murder of 29-year-old Ricardo Brown in East Rutherford, New Jers

Uncle seen berating nephew charged in Tessa Majors’ 2020-02-20 18:01:29Roosevelt Davis went on a profane tirade against nephew Zyairr Davis, 13, when cops left the interview room in the 26th Precinct station house where t

De Blasio defends wife’s use of city funds 2020-02-20 17:38:04Mayor de Blasio claimed his wife’s recent flurry of activity — starting a podcast and a post-natal care program in Brooklyn with city reso

De Blasio offers to help save Coney Island 2020-02-20 17:33:38Hizzoner said he hopes to save popular T-shirt shop Lola Star from being evicted off the Coney Island boardwalk — the same way he helped keep hi

Letitia James preps suit against city over medallion 2020-02-20 16:24:32State Attorney General Letitia James plans to sue New York City if it does not fork over $810 million for taxi drivers burdened by debts from medallio

Sinaloa Cartel snitch who ran El Chapo’s cocaine 2020-02-20 16:03:28Snitches get stitches — or sweetheart prison sentences. The Sinaloa Cartel’s former “director of transportation” turned g

Teen gives cops chilling account of Tessa Majors’ 2020-02-20 15:59:55One of the teens charged in Tessa Majors’ fatal mugging gave cops a detailed account of the slaying, including how one friend stabbed the Barnar

Cuomo: Bloomberg should ‘break out another $100M’ after 2020-02-20 15:51:54"He's done very well with the advertising. ... The amount of funding a person has is a major factor," said Cuomo of the billionaire Bloomberg, the

Cuomo says Trump is holding Manhattan congestion pricing 2020-02-20 15:51:36Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday claimed that President Donald Trump is holding “hostage” plans to pay for key subway upgrades through conges

Video shows NYPD shoot armed murder suspect 2020-02-20 15:19:35New bodycam videos released by cops Thursday shows the moment an armed gunman — suspected of killing a rival gang member just moments before &md

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Why a New Jersey Political Ritual Got a New! 2020-02-21 11:06:15The state Chamber of Commerce banned hard alcohol on an annual train trip to Washington as the state wrestles with claims of a culture of sexual haras

Beatings, Burns and Betrayal: The Willowbrook Scandal’s Legacy New! 2020-02-21 11:04:06Children with developmental disabilities were held under brutal conditions at a notorious New York facility. Decades later, they still face abuse and

Gynecologist Spared Prison in ’16 Sex-Crime Plea Faces New! 2020-02-21 10:51:08Criticism of the sentence grew after Evelyn Yang, the wife of a former presidential candidate, the doctor had sexually assaulted her in 2012.

Ousted Cooper Hewitt Director Calls Investigation a ‘Sham’ New! 2020-02-21 08:49:48In her first public remarks since she was forced to resign, Caroline Baumann said an inquiry that focused on her wedding was unfair and colored by sex

Broken Trust: A Cycle of Abuse New! 2020-02-21 06:00:40Decades after children endured inhumane treatment at a notorious state institution, some of them were abused again at a group home for adults.

Harvey Weinstein Trial: What Happened This Week New! 2020-02-21 05:30:55The jurors deliberated and sent the court notes with questions and requests to clarify the law, but they had not reached a verdict.

How Mexico’s Muralists Lit a Fire Under U.S. New! 2020-02-21 01:26:37A stupendous show at the Whitney Museum explores the profound impact of Mexican painters — the meeting and mingling that enriched American cult

N.Y.P.D. to Remove DNA Profiles of Non-Criminals From 2020-02-20 22:51:29The police say they will start expunging some of the 82,000 people in the database who have never been convicted of a crime.

New York Attorney General Accuses N.Y.C. of Fraud 2020-02-20 21:31:07The state’s attorney general is seeking $810 million from the city to compensate financially struggling taxi medallion owners.

Broadway’s ‘The Inheritance’ to Close on March 15 2020-02-20 20:51:05Acclaimed in London, the two-part play about gay culture and the legacy of AIDS drew a chillier response in New York, where it is set.

Met Commissions Sculptures for Roof Garden and Facade 2020-02-20 18:05:39The artist Héctor Zamora’s work will be on the roof; Carol Bove’s will be visible on Fifth Avenue.

Generation Z, in Their Own Words 2020-02-20 16:07:25Students at Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn talked about their education.

Daily Intelligencer

Trump Is Mad Russia Is Interfering in the 2020-02-20 19:39:04Fearing that Democrats would “weaponize” the information, Trump berated the intel head responsible for informing lawmakers of the interfer

What Morgan Stanley Is Getting by Buying E-Trade 2020-02-20 18:30:25The lesson here for retail-brokerage clients is to figure out whether they are keeping too much money in cash.

The New 1975 Music Video is A Six 2020-02-20 18:25:05The band’s latest song, “The Birthday Party,” features plenty of memes new and old. We annotated it for your convenience.

Yes, Trump’s Job-Approval Ratings Are Finally Rising 2020-02-20 17:27:36It’s unclear whether it’s real and will last, but it’s happening at the perfect time for Trump.

A Lurkers’ History of the Internet 2020-02-20 17:11:30In Lurking and other new books, writers are constructing an alternative history of the internet.

The Scariest Part of Richard Grenell’s Appointment 2020-02-20 16:39:03America’s new acting director of National Intelligence will serve the president, not the country.

5 Key Questions Raised by the Democrats’ Nevada 2020-02-20 15:45:15Nevertheless, can Elizabeth Warren persist?

The Truth Still Matters. For Now. 2020-02-20 15:25:23Roger Stone’s trial judge did us a favor by laying out the facts in the case against the Trump ally and dirty trickster.

The Billionaire’s Guide to Campaign Staffing 2020-02-20 14:49:41(Some of) what $400 million buys.

Where Has This Elizabeth Warren Been? 2020-02-20 14:02:38The Warren campaign suffers from self-inflicted wounds.

Debate Infighting Won’t Kill Democrats’ Chances in November 2020-02-20 13:03:15Until Democrats argue about their genitals, there’s a long way down to the behavior Republicans modeled before winning everything in 2016.

Roger Stone Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison 2020-02-20 12:38:17Stone was convicted last November of lying to Congress, obstructing justice, and witness tampering.

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Coronavirus party thrown by UAlbany students draws ire New! 2020-02-21 09:55:04ALBANY — After University at Albany students threw a coronavirus-themed party last weekend, a group of Asian American students is demanding the

Restaurant review: Mediterranean Bistro at 394 Main in New! 2020-02-21 09:49:02We can't get enough of Catskill. Upstate magazines are declaring a creative new dawn as this historic Hudson River town, in recovery from its last ec

Soares, staff to testify Friday in killer's conflict New! 2020-02-21 09:30:07Albany County District Attorney David Soares and five of his staffers will take the stand on Friday as a double-murderer’s defense attorney trie

Troy man pleads guilty to gun possession, drug New! 2020-02-21 07:53:42ALBANY — A Troy man pled guilty Wednesday to drug trafficking and gun possession.

Jason Gough's forecast: A perfect weekend thaw awaits New! 2020-02-21 06:29:46For some folks, it's pretty chilly out there this morning. For others, it's downright frigid. There's a 34-degree spread between Indian Lake ( min

Immigration policy in focus on 'NY Now' New! 2020-02-21 05:20:00ALBANY — This week's episode of "New York Now," the award-winning coproduction of WMHT and the Times Union, looks at state Assemblywoman Mich

NY project would map genes of 1 million 2020-02-21 01:00:10ALBANY, N.Y. — Researchers would aim to map the genes of one million people living with or at-risk of Alzheimer's disease over five years throu

Present in loving spirit 2020-02-20 21:39:50Dmitry Gelfand collaborated with a swarm of accomplished film industry people on his just-completed debut feature, "My True Fairytale." But one pers

Spa man arrested after cops say bullet pierces 2020-02-20 21:09:29A Saratoga Springs man was arrested early Thursday morning after police say he discharged a bullet from an assault weapon into a neighboring renter's

Public weighs in on Schenectady projects as part 2020-02-20 20:59:23SCHENECTADY – Sara Gregory passed out a sheet of paper detailing the benefits to the community of a proposal for an aquatic center, possibly on

Police: Man restrained victim inside Crossgates bathroom 2020-02-20 20:59:13Guilderland police have arrested a man who they say restrained a victim inside a bathroom at the Crossgates Mall movie theater Wednesday.

UAlbany gets shelled at home by UMBC 2020-02-20 20:56:00Albany There will be no time to bandage the wounds. For the only time during their America East Conference basketball season, the University at Albany