Stephen Nessen

Reporter, WNYC News

Stephen Nessen appears in the following:

The First Neighbors Return to Devastated Breezy Point

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

They just wanted to check out one more house, one more neighbor. Walter and Annette Connolly were delaying the inevitable.

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Update from WNYC's Stephen Nessen

Monday, October 29, 2012

Stephen Nessen gives us an update on what's going on in Brighton Beach this afternoon as the storm hits. For more about Hurricane Sandy, evacuation zones, and more, visit


With Region in Crosshairs, Hurricane Sandy Barrels Toward East Coast

Friday, October 26, 2012

Hurricane Sandy is roiling up the East Coast and scientists say it could collide with other storm systems from the north and west resulting in an unprecedented weather system or hig...

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Gunman in Double Murder Is Among Decreasing Number of Parolees in NY

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The ex-convict arrested Tuesday for fatally shooting a Long Island police officer and a civilian was on parole at the time of the incident — and is one of the decreasing number of parolees in recent years, experts said.


Suspect Arrested in Shooting That Killed 2, Including Long Island Police Officer

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The alleged gunman in the shooting death of a Nassau County police officer and a civilian near the Queens-Long Island border is being treated for what appeared to be a self-inflicte...

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Terror Suspect Was Quiet, Never Drew Suspicion, Neighbors Say

Thursday, October 18, 2012

A day after a Bangladeshi man was arrested for attempting to bomb the New York Federal Reserve bank, neighbors in the Queens neighborhood where he lived said they were stunned to learn that the man they described as quiet was an alleged terrorist.

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Suspect Targets Federal Reserve in Foiled Terror Plot

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

A Queens man was arrested Wednesday after he attempted to bomb the New York Federal Reserve bank in Lower Manhattan on behalf of al-Qaeda, authorities said.

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9/11 Families Watch Televised Gitmo Hearings

Monday, October 15, 2012

Families of 9/11 victims and a firefighter began watching the closed-circuit pre-trial hearings at Guantanamo of the five men charged in the terror attacks at at the Fort Hamilton Army Base in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, on Monday


Local Businesses Assess Impact of Barclays Arena

Monday, October 15, 2012

Devotees of Barbra Streisand seem to like falafel. Jay-Z heads generally eat and drink late into the night. Neither seem to have much interest in cupcakes or whimsical, irreverent Brooklyn-themed T-shirts, according to a recent survey of local businesses in the area.

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East Village Preserves Its Less Crusty Past

Sunday, October 14, 2012

The East Village has housed news immigrants, beatniks and the homeless — and the storied neighborhood that was once widely considered one of the most down and out areas in Manhattan is now home to 330 buildings in the city's newest historic district.


One Year Later, Pvt. Danny Chen Remembered

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

It’s been one year since Private Danny Chen of Manhattan was found dead in a guard tower in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, from what military officials called a self-inflicted gun shot wound.


2012 MacArthur 'Genius' Fellows Announced

Monday, October 01, 2012

The list of 2012 MacArthur Fellows is out, and includes writer Junot Diaz and mandolin player Chris Thile of the band Nickel Creek.


Owner Says Brooklyn Clinic Wasn’t Shuttered Over Anti-Abortion Protests

Monday, October 01, 2012

The owner of a clinic that provided abortions in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, refuted a report that he shuttered the facility in the aftermath of frequent protests.


Barclays Draws Crowds, Protesters to Downtown Brooklyn

Friday, September 28, 2012

Throngs of people descended on Downtown Brooklyn for opening night of the Barclays Center on Friday – but for the most part, by late evening, the choking traffic and transit snarls th...

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In Aftermath of Violence, Kelly Says City Parks Are Safe

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly reassured New Yorkers on Tuesday that the city’s parks are safe in the aftermath of two recent rapes in Manhattan parks.

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More Than 180 Arrested Near Wall Street in OWS Protests

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Occupy Wall Street protesters celebrated the movement's anniversary on Monday by clogging intersections in the city's financial district and marching to the beat of drums that were a familiar refrain last year.

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More Than 100 OWS Protesters Arrested Near Stock Exchange

Monday, September 17, 2012


Police say more than 100 people have been arrested as Occupy Wall Street protesters march in small groups around Manhattan's financial district to mark the anniversary of the grass-roots movement.

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What the 9/11 Memorial Says About Us: A Walking Tour of the Site

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Since it opened on September 11 of last year, more than 4.5 million visitors have entered the National 9/11 Memorial to observe the reflecting pools in the footprint of the World Tr...

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Yankees Fans Frustrated With Slump

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

After a loss Tuesday night, the Yankees have let their 10-game division lead evaporate and are now sharing first place in the AL East with the Baltimore Orioles. With only 27 games ...


As Danny Chen Case Continues, Questions About Soldiers' Punishments

Monday, September 03, 2012

The ongoing courts-martial surrounding the death of Manhattan resident Private Danny Chen continue next month. Since June, five of the eight members of his platoon have been tried and...

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