Joel Rose

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More Than 100 Arrested In Largest Gang Takedown In NYC History

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.


New York Wants To Know: Have You Been Texting And Driving?

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.


Your Conversation On The Bus Or Train May Be Recorded

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.


Paid Family Leave Advocates Celebrate A Big Week, But The Battle's Not Over

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.


Gun Lovers And Critics Agree: They're Not Sold On Smart Guns

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.


How An Idea To Develop A Safer, Smart Gun Backfired

Thursday, April 07, 2016

If we can lock and unlock our smartphones with a fingerprint, why can't we do the same with guns? One company tried to make a safer so called smart gun and found itself hated by everyone.


Despite Protests, Princeton To Keep Wilson's Name On School Buildings

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Princeton University has decided to keep former President Woodrow Wilson's name on its school of Foreign Policy despite protests on campus demanding its removal due to his segregationist views.


Sound Sculptor Harry Bertoia Created Musical, Meditative Art

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Designer and sculptor Harry Bertoia spent the final decades of his life creating mesmerizing "sonambient" music out of big metal objects. An 11-CD collection of his recordings has just been reissued.


Atlantic City Faces Financial Collapse, Cringes At State Takeover

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The mayor says his town, known for its boardwalk casinos, will run out of money soon. State lawmakers have a plan to get the city's finances under control, but city leaders say it's a bad deal.


As Atlantic City Runs Out Of Money, State Legislature Floats Takeover Bill

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Atlantic City, N.J., is set to run out of money in April. The city is fighting a state takeover bill that's circulating in Trenton.


Longtime Brooklyn Bartender Who Inspired 'Sunny's Nights' Has Died

Friday, March 11, 2016

Sunny Balzano was the genial and eccentric proprietor of a beloved bar in Red Hook, Brooklyn. He died Thursday at 81, just weeks after the publication of a new book about his life and times.


Apple Dispute Gets Personal: Encryption Debate Plays Out At Home

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Pundits and politicians have staked out their positions in the encryption dispute between Apple and the FBI. The same debate is playing out across the country between siblings, parent...


Revived Streetcars May Be On Track For Disappointment

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

New York City plans to add streetcars to connect its isolated areas, but critics are wary. Streetcars in other cities have few riders, and Washington, D.C.'s streetcar opening was delayed for years.


The Seeds Of Apple's Standoff With DOJ May Have Been Sown In Brooklyn

Monday, February 22, 2016

Apple is opposing an FBI request to defeat the security on the San Bernardino shooter's phone — but it's not the first time Apple has opposed such an order. A 2015 case may hint at what's to come.


Welcome To 'Koreatown,' A Cookbook To Tempt American Taste Buds

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

From LA to New York, Chef Deuki Hong and writer Matt Rodbard spent two years eating in Korean-American communities. Their new cookbook captures both well-known and obscure flavors of this cuisine.


After Win In New Hampshire, Bernie Sanders Meets With Rev. Al Sharpton

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Fresh off his victory in the New Hampshire primary, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in New York to visit with Rev. Al Sharpton. They met at Sylvia's, the Harlem s...


Art Forgery Trial Asks: Were Dealers Duped, Or Did They Turn A Blind Eye?

Saturday, January 30, 2016

The New York art world was shocked when the city's oldest gallery abruptly closed its doors more than four years ago. A few days later, news broke that Knoedler & Company was accused of selling paintings it now admits were forgeries for millions of dollars each. The gallery and its ...


Gun Stocks Up, But Activists Move To Expand Anti-Investment Push

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Instead of pushing for new gun laws, anti-gun activists want supporters to pull big gun retailers like Wal-Mart from their investment portfolios. But experts say it might not be effective.


Trial To Begin For NYPD Officer Accused Of Killing Unarmed Black Man

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Peter Liang is charged with manslaughter in the 2014 shooting death of Akai Gurley in a Brooklyn housing project. Liang's lawyer calls the incident a tragedy but insists it's an accident, not a crime.


Obama Aims To Expand Background Checks To Online Gun Sales

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Gun control advocates say that will tighten a big loophole allowing guns to change hands illegally. Gun rights groups say the president's executive order will mostly penalize law-abiding gun owners.