Joel Rose

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New York City To End Cash Bail For Low-Level Defendants

Thursday, July 09, 2015

The $18 million initiative allows judges to release suspects into court supervision, instead of requiring cash bail. That could keep many pretrial defendants out of the troubled Rikers Island jail.


No One Can Drive New Jerseyans Away From Full-Service Gas

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

With Oregon moving toward allowing self-service, New Jersey will soon be the last state where you cannot legally pump your own gas. But most Garden State drivers seem to like it that way.


Funerals And The Future Of The Confederate Flag

Sunday, June 28, 2015

There were moments of wrenching sadness during this weekend's funerals for three members of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. But there was also a sense of determination to move f...


Shock, Forgiveness, Grief: A Profound Week For South Carolina

Saturday, June 27, 2015

South Carolina grieved this week for the 9 people murdered by an avowed white supremacist. But grief turned gradually to hope, as President Obama delivered a rousing eulogy for one of the deceased.


Flag Controversy Puts S.C. Lawmakers At Odds With Many Constituents

Friday, June 26, 2015

The murder of state Senator Clementa Pinckney and eight others by an avowed white supremacist has led to a new push to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds.


South Carolina State House Holds Viewing For Rev. Clementa Pinckney

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The body of Rev. Clementa Pinckney goes on public viewing Wednesday in the South Carolina State House. Pinckney โ€” the pastor of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and a state ...


Ivory Crushed In Times Square To Raise Awareness Of Wildlife Trafficking

Friday, June 19, 2015

The U.S. government crushed one ton of ivory in New York's Times Square on Friday. The goal is to raise awareness of elephant poaching and the wildlife trafficking crisis.


FCC Fines AT&T For False Data Plan Promises

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Wireless carrier AT&T got hit with a $100 million fine โ€” the largest ever proposed by regulators at the FCC. The company is accused of falsely promising "unlimited" data plans, which it disputes.


Donald Trump Jumps Into GOP Presidential Race

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Billionaire and reality TV fixture Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he is running for president. Trump has flirted with running before, but he is more serious this time.


In Win For The FCC, Federal Judge Refuses To Block Net Neutrality Rules

Friday, June 12, 2015

A federal court on Thursday refused to block the Federal Communications Commission's new rules that regulate the Internet in a similar fashion to the way it regulates telephone service.


The Man Before The Guitar: Remembering Les Paul At 100

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Paul is mostly remembered for his musical innovations, especially the instrument that bears his name. But he was also an accomplished jazz musician who kept performing even in his final years.


American Pharoah Makes A Run At History

Saturday, June 06, 2015

The Triple Crown hopeful could beat the odds and win at Belmont Park on Saturday, but like so many other Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners, he'll have to beat a field of better-rested rivals.


NYPD's Union Rift Confronted By A Wider Shift In Leadership Style

Thursday, June 04, 2015

The force's union faces a serious upcoming election challenge. Opponents of incumbent President Patrick Lynch say it's time for a new dialogue with city leaders and the public.


In New Jersey, A Beef Over Pork Roll Sparks Rival Festivals

Friday, May 22, 2015

What is pork roll? As one fan puts it, "It's like Spam meets bacon." And this Saturday, Trenton, N.J., will host not one but two competing festivals devoted to this Garden State meat delicacy.


New York City Launches 'Day Of Action' To Educate Nail Salon Workers

Thursday, May 21, 2015

New York City authorities Thursday launched a single "day of action" to educate nail salon operators, workers and customers about labor and immigration standards following a recent Ne...


Amtrak Engineer Said Train May Have Been Struck Before Derailment

Friday, May 15, 2015

Robert Sumwalt of the National Transportation Safety Board spoke at a news conference explaining that the engineer and two assistant conductors of Amtrak Train number 188 were interviewed Friday.


Critics Question Why Amtrak Took So Long To Install Positive Train Control

Friday, May 15, 2015

Speed control technology had been installed at the site of the derailment Tuesday night, but it had yet to be tested. Investigators continue to probe why the train was going 100 mph when it derailed.


House Republicans Vote To Cut Amtrak's Funding

Friday, May 15, 2015

The economic outlook for Amtrak was troubled even before this week's train derailment in Philadelphia. On Capitol Hill, lawmakers are deeply divided over funding for the passenger rail service.


Amtrak CEO Pledges To Install Speed Control Technology By End Of Year

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The CEO of Amtrak pledged Thursday to install automated speed control technology on the Northeast Corridor by the end of the year. An Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia was tr...


More Than 200 Injured After Amtrak Train Derails In Philadelphia

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 derailed in Philadelphia Tuesday night. At least seven people were killed and more than 200 passengers were treated for injuries.