Joel Rose appears in the following:
Saturday, September 10, 2016
After three Muslims were killed recently in Queens, community leaders in New York and elsewhere say Islamophobia is at a high, even 15 years after Sept. 11. Their solution: getting out the vote.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Jury selection begins Thursday in the case of two allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. They're on trial for their alleged roles in lane closures at the George Washington Bridge in 2013. Christie is not on trial, but evidence could reveal new information about whether he was aware of the lane closures.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
The celebrated street artist painted the mural in a former convent that offered low-cost housing in the '80s. Now the church that owns the building is strapped for cash and has asked tenants to leave.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The New York skyline is undergoing big changes with more than a dozen super tall residential towers going up now. Many of the global ultra-rich who buy these apartments spend just a fraction of the year in them. Critics say they're paying a much lower tax rate than full-time New York residents. But defenders say these luxury buildings support a lot of good jobs and contribute to the local economy.
Friday, August 05, 2016
Incoming NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill takes the job at a challenging time for American policing. O'Neill is a 33-year-old police veteran who's overseen the department's shift toward a "community policing" model. NPR went to the Bronx, where O'Neill once served as commanding officer, to find out how the rollout is working.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton is resigning his post. Bratton led the department through a challenging time for policing in America.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Military veterans in the battleground state of Pennsylvania are following the war of words between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and the family of slain U.S. soldier Humayun Khan. Even some Trump supporters are dismayed by his remarks. But that may do little to change their opinions of the candidate.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Suburban office parks and corporate campuses look increasingly like dinosaurs as corporate America downsizes and chases a younger workforce into city centers. But some developers are trying to recycle older office parks for the information age.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
The head of the New York City corrections officers union was arrested Wednesday on corruption charges. It's the latest development in a probe of alleged corruption inside the NYPD and City Hall.
Thursday, June 02, 2016
In North Jersey, it's called Taylor Ham, and in South Jersey, it's pork roll. The governor and Legislature are taking sides. Even President Obama brought it up during a visit to the Garden State.
Monday, May 30, 2016
Unlocking the Cage is the latest from filmmakers D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus. Pennebaker made his name with the Bob Dylan documentary, Don't Look Back, and Monterey Pop. For some 40 years, he and Hegedus, his wife, have collaborated on award-winning films such as The War Room, about Bill Clinton's presidential campaign.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
It's the latest chapter in a long campaign against wage theft by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. His office has already recovered millions of dollars in wages for low-income workers.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
The pianist and composer, a force on the jazz scene for 50 years, celebrated her 80th birthday with a gala concert and new album — and she has another album on the way.
Monday, May 16, 2016
Seventeen states have legal protections to prevent discrimination against transgender people in areas like housing and employment. But just having a law on the books doesn't change people's attitudes.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Public defenders in the Bronx filed a lawsuit Tuesday against lawmakers in New York. They charge that courts are chronically understaffed, jeopardizing the right to a speedy trial for many defendants.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
More than 100 alleged members of two rival gangs in the Bronx were arrested early Wednesday morning in what prosecutors are calling the largest gang takedown of its kind in New York City history.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
A bill in New York would allow police to examine drivers' phones to see whether they were using the device at the time of an accident. But critics are worried about privacy implications.
Friday, April 15, 2016
In a number of cities, what riders say may be recorded. Transit agencies are adding audio recording for security reasons, but civil liberties advocates say it's an invasion of privacy.
Sunday, April 10, 2016
In New York and San Francisco, lawmakers have taken groundbreaking steps toward more generous leave policies. Still, some business leaders worry how much paid family leave will cost them.
Friday, April 08, 2016
Suppose there were a new kind of gun that might reduce accidental shootings. Such a smart gun exists, but you can't buy one in the U.S. There is a lot of opposition to smart guns.