Joel Rose appears in the following:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
New York City's mayor and the state's chief judge announced a plan Tuesday to cut the number of pre-trial detainees at the notorious Rikers Island jail. It's not unusual for defendants to spend a year or more at Rikers awaiting trial.
Monday, April 06, 2015
Officials released the details of the state's proposed $225 million settlement with ExxonMobil, calling it a historically large payout. But environmentalists say the deal is worse than they feared.
Saturday, April 04, 2015
The NYPD is denying allegations that officers were forced to make a certain number of warrantless stops, and faced retaliation from superiors when they didn't.
Thursday, April 02, 2015
It's the end of an era: After nearly a century, the Streit's matzo factory is leaving Manhattan's Lower East Side. This Passover will be its last there. Streit's plans to move to a new factory.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Cider is the fastest-growing alcoholic beverage in the United States. Much of that growth is driven by big industrial producers, but smaller cider-makers are looking for a larger bite of the apple.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
A self-taught visual artist who longed to make soul records, Mingering Mike ended up realizing his dreams on paper rather than vinyl. Decades later, his work is paying off.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Gov. Chris Christie is defending the state's $225 million settlement for decades of contamination at two refineries as a "good deal." But Democratic lawmakers and environmentalists say otherwise.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines — 3 to 2 — to approve new net neutrality rules that would regulate access to the Internet more like a public utility.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The FCC votes Thursday on rules that would make Internet providers treat all traffic equally. Big wireless companies say that will make it harder to keep their networks from getting too congested.
Sunday, February 22, 2015
The distinctive music in the movie Birdman will not win an Oscar — in fact, it wasn't even nominated. Like other acclaimed film scores from years past, it didn't comply with academy rules.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
In a speech last week, FBI Director James Comey addressed racial tensions between police and minorities. A new effort in his hometown of Yonkers, N.Y., tries to get officers and young people talking.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
New York's wage board is proposing a boost in the minimum wage for people who work for tips. Some restaurateurs say this could raise labor costs and force them to drop tipping and raise menu prices.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
With gas prices down, a growing number of states are turning to a gas tax increase. New Jersey looks at following suit to fund much-needed projects, but some drivers aren't eager to pay up.
Thursday, February 05, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission is proposing major changes to the way it regulates Internet access. Chairman Tom Wheeler believes stronger, utility-style regulations are needed.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission will decide this month whether the Internet should be regulated as a public utility. In speeches, CEOs alternately have predicted a chilling effect or no impact.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
President Obama is urging the Federal Communications Commission to protect the principle of net neutrality. But Republicans presented their own set of rules at a subcommittee hearing Wednesday.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Two large unions have been working without a contract for years. Insiders say stalled negotiations are a big part of the "disrespect" cops say has fueled their recent protests against City Hall.
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
The ongoing work slowdown by the NYPD puts police commissioner William Bratton in a tough spot. Bratton was hired to improve relations between the NYPD and the community, as he's credited with doing in Los Angeles. But first, he will have to ease tensions between city hall and the department's rank-and-file.
Monday, January 05, 2015
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton are touting a decrease in almost all categories of crime in the city in 2014. The praise for the New York Police Department comes amid tensions between city hall and the NYPD's rank and file. It comes a day after hundreds of officers again turned their backs on the mayor at the funeral for one of their own.
Sunday, January 04, 2015
NYPD officer Wenjian Liu will be laid to rest Sunday. Liu and his partner were killed last month. Cops from around the U.S. will attend, and questions remain about how they'll greet Mayor de Blasio.