Stephen Nessen

Reporter, WNYC News

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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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Alleged Gunman in Shooting Near Empire State Building Described as Mellow Loner

Friday, August 24, 2012

The women’s accessory designer who allegedly gunned down his former co-worker outside the Empire State Building on Friday was described as a mellow loner who showed no signs of distress the morning of the shooting.


Second Soldier Pleads Guilty in Hazed Private's Death

Monday, August 13, 2012

A second solder accused of driving an Asian-American private from New York City to commit suicide last fall pleaded guilty Monday morning.

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Levi Aron Behind Bars, But Borough Park Community Still Scarred

Friday, August 10, 2012

Levi Aron pleaded guilty to killing 8-year old Leiby Kletzky in court Thursday, and now faces 40 years to life in prison. The Borough Park community, where Leiby’s dismembered body was found in Aron’s refrigerator, is still coming to terms with the fact that it was a Jewish man and a neighbor who perpetrated one of the city’s most gruesome crimes in their backyard.


Look | 1 World Trade Center Plans Updated

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

New renderings of One World Trade Center were released Tuesday by the Port Authority that show changes in the design for the base and spire of the building.


Share Your Memories: Remembering 'A Chorus Line' Composer Marvin Hamlisch

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

“A Chorus Line” composer Marvin Hamlisch, who died Monday, was remembered by his fans for his indelible mark on Broadway and in film.

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Sikhs in NYC Vigilant in Aftermath of Wisconsin Temple Shooting

Monday, August 06, 2012

In the wake of the shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin that left seven people dead, including the gunman, the NYPD is increasing its presence at Sikh temples in the area.

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East Village Vinyl Destination for Hit Makers and Global Junkies to Close

Monday, August 06, 2012

When Dr. Dre needed a fresh sample for his 2001 hit single with Snoop Dogg, “The Next Episode,” he hit up East Village record store co-owner Jared Boxxs’s shop Sound Library. Dr. Dre walked away with the David McCallum album “Music: A Bit More of Me” and a Billboard chart topper.


City on Cusp of Eradicating Asian Longhorned Beetle

Friday, August 03, 2012

August is the month the scourge of New York, the Asian longhorned beetle, emerges from the tree it’s been devouring from the inside out.


Deal Offered in Leiby Kletzky Murder

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

The man accused of killing and dismembering an 8-year-old Borough Park boy has been offered a plea deal, according to a spokesman for the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office.

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Soldier Sentenced to 30 Days in Death of Pvt. Chen

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The first soldier to be convicted by a military court over the suicide of Private Danny Chen has been sentenced to 30 days, demoted one rank to an E4 and will have to pay a fine of $1,181.55, or half a month's salary.

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Soldier Convicted in Pvt. Danny Chen Suicide Case

Monday, July 30, 2012

The first soldier in the court martial trial surrounding the death of Private Danny Chen has been found guilty of assault and mistreatment of a subordinate, but not guilty of the most serious charge of negligent homicide.


Look | London, NYC Streetscapes on Display in Photo Exhibit

Friday, July 27, 2012

It's a tale of two cities told 1,000 words at a time: As the Olympics kick off in London on Friday, a photo exhibit opening in New York City aims to draw parallels between the cities...


‘Queen of Soul Food’ Sylvia Woods Honored in Harlem

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Hundreds of mourners celebrated the life Soul Food restaurateur Sylvia Woods, known as “The Queen of Soul Food,” on Tuesday. She was remembered as a cultural ambassador and black leader.


Security Up at Area Theaters Following Colo. Shooting

Saturday, July 21, 2012

The NYPD will continue to beef up security at area movie theaters this weekend after a gunman killed at least 12 at a midnight premiere of the new Batman movie in a Denver suburb Friday.


NYPD Boosts Security in Wake of Colo. Theater Shooting

Friday, July 20, 2012

Be sure to leave your costumes at home this weekend and expect increased police presence at AMC Theatres. Security is being beefed up at area movie theaters after a gunman killed at ...

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Map: Explore Obama's New York

Thursday, July 19, 2012

From his days as a student at Columbia University to date nights with Michelle to fundraising at some of the city's most elite addresses, Barack Obama knows a thing or two about the B...

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