Joel Rose appears in the following:
Thursday, August 28, 2014
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell described the change in a letter to team owners. The league was criticized for suspending Ray Rice for only two games after his arrest on domestic violence charges.
Friday, August 22, 2014
The death of Eric Garner, like the shooting of Michael Brown, sparked protests. But the reaction in New York has been entirely peaceful, thanks partly to quick responses by police and civic officials.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing reports that his administration interfered with the work of an anti-corruption commission that he created — and then abruptly disbanded.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Funeral services are being held for Eric Garner, a New York City man who died in police custody. The incident is prompting the NYPD to rethink how it trains all its officers in the use of force.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is supporting the drug Truvada as part of the state's ambitious plan to fight AIDS. But some advocates worry it will encourage risky behavior or won't reach the most vulnerable.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
District Attorney Kenneth Thompson says he will stop prosecuting some people arrested for low-level marijuana possession. But that won't stop the New York Police Department from making arrests.
Thursday, July 03, 2014
It's been nearly a year since a court ruling curtailed the New York Police Department's controversial practice. Today, Police Commissioner William Bratton says the city can be just as safe without it.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Stations of the Elevated was the first film to point a camera at the graffiti movement in New York, years before graffiti was recognized by the art world. Now, it's getting an official re-release.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The law says that once "personalized" guns are available in the U.S., all handguns sold in New Jersey must be smart guns. So, to avoid triggering the law, vendors aren't selling them — anywhere.
Friday, June 20, 2014
New York City has reportedly reached a settlement with five men who were wrongly convicted of the brutal 1989 beating and rape of a female jogger in Central Park. If approved, the reported $40 million settlement would bring an apparent end to one of the most sensational crime stories in recent city history.
Saturday, June 07, 2014
Turns out New Jersey's economy — not the George Washington Bridge scandal — may be the biggest threat to the governor's presidential ambitions.
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
It's been 36 years since a horse won racing's ultimate trifecta. For California Chrome to break the drought Saturday, the colt must contend with challenges that have stymied a dozen horses before him.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
The landlords at 1 World Trade Center dropped the rent because the building is more than 40 percent vacant. That raises questions about 3 World Trade Center, which is still under construction.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
"In my music I speak of unknown things, impossible things, ancient things, potential things," the influential and eccentric jazz musician once said. "No two songs tell the same story."
Thursday, May 15, 2014
The National September 11 Memorial and Museum was officially dedicated Thursday in New York. President Obama and other elected officials joined survivors and victims' families in a poignant ceremony.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
The exhibits include pieces of the twin towers and other artifacts. But the museum has been criticized by some for the way it houses remains of unidentified victims, and for an exhibit on al-Qaida.
Friday, May 09, 2014
Nearly every state has a prescription drug monitoring program that's meant to end abuse of opioids and other powerful pain medicines. But many of these programs have a big loophole: they're voluntary.
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Brewskee-Ball has built a league of competitive Skee-Ball players, but the owners of the name Skee-Ball are not amused. They're suing for trademark infringement, but the league isn't rolling over.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Rep. Michael Grimm of New York turned himself in to face federal charges related to a health food restaurant he ran before he was elected to Congress. The Republican congressman says he's innocent and plans to run for re-election this fall, but Democrats have have high hopes of flipping the last GOP-held seat in New York City.
Friday, April 25, 2014
Twenty-three students from Columbia and Barnard say that the university is mishandling allegations of sexual assault. They filed federal complaints with the Department of Education on Thursday.