Stephen Nessen

Reporter, WNYC News

Stephen Nessen appears in the following:

DA Thompson Faces Backlash in Akai Gurley Case

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Supporters of the unarmed, Black man who was shot in a Brooklyn stairwell say the DA has failed them by calling for no jail time for former Officer Peter Liang.

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Whiff of Cronyism in Race for Silver's Seat

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver represented lower Manhattan for 40 years before his corruption conviction. The race to succeed him is literally a back-room, clubhouse deal.

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Crane Collapses in Lower Manhattan; One Dead

Friday, February 05, 2016

The FDNY said the collapse, which occurred at 40 Worth Street in TriBeCa, left one person dead and two others injured.

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Winning Super Bowl Sunday in the Age of Twitter

Friday, February 05, 2016

There's more than one way to dominate the ad wars during the big game.


Not Everyone Is Cheering Limits on Helicopter Tours

Monday, February 01, 2016

The deal between the city and helicopter tour companies means fewer rides for tourists, and a threat to jobs in an industry that stretches beyond the heliport.

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The Art of Donald Trump; What The Apprentice Tells Us About the Candidate

Monday, January 25, 2016

Donald Trump’s success leading the GOP field isn't a surprise to those that worked on and watched “The Apprentice.” His campaign rhetoric mirrors much of what he's been saying for years.

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Brownsville Reacts to Obama's Actions on Gun Control

Friday, January 08, 2016

Brownsville is a section of Brooklyn that sees a high number of cases involving illegal weapons.


Homeless New Yorkers Question De Blasio's New Program

Friday, December 18, 2015

The city's new policy to deal with the record high homeless population will include a daily street canvassing and case mangers for each person. But homeless New Yorkers remain wary.


Families Remember Two Slain Brooklyn Police Officers, a Year After Their Deaths

Friday, December 18, 2015

It's been one year since two officers were ambushed and killed during a time of near daily protests over the death of Eric Garner in NYPD custody.


Not Feeling Very Christmasy in New York. And That's All Right

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Temperatures have been pushing into the 60s. That's good for people, but it could put the trees in danger. 

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Sen. Skelos and Son Found Guilty on All Counts

Friday, December 11, 2015

Former Sen. Dean Skelos and his son Adam have been found guilty on all counts of federal corruption.


Is Donald Trump the Archie Bunker of Today?

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Before Donald Trump ran a campaign on xenophobia and pledges to make America great again, another Queens native who feared the changes happening in America dominated television.

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Lower East Side Residents Worry About a Future Without Sheldon Silver

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Residents of the Lower East Side didn't just lose their representative in Albany. They lost a powerful champion who used his four decades in office to improve his neighborhood.

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Amid Heightened Security, Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Goes On

Thursday, November 26, 2015

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will feature four new balloons, six new floats, and the NYPD's new counter terrorism security force.


New York Police Heighten Security Ahead Of Thanksgiving Day Parade

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

New York City officials say there could be a record turnout for the Thanksgiving Day parade. In addition to regular staples like The Rockettes, the NYPD will deploy its new critical response team.


Governor Says 'No' to Refugees — But New Jerseyans Say 'Yes'

Friday, November 20, 2015

While Gov. Christie says no more refugees, residents of New Jersey are embracing them.

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NYPD Beefs Up City Security After Paris Attacks, But That Doesn't Mean People Feel Safer

Monday, November 16, 2015

Following the terror attacks in Paris, many feel the city's soft targets remain vulnerable.

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Columbia University Students Protest in Solidarity with Those in Missouri

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Hundreds of students gathered at Columbia to demonstrate, march and voice their experiences with racism at the Ivy League school.

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B&H Warehouse Workers Vote to Unionize

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Warehouse workers with the local retail giant B&H Photo Video have voted to unionize. They're asking United Steelworkers to represent them in contract negotiations.

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Shrink the Second Avenue Subway? Not so Fast, Say Mayor and Lawmakers

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Mayor de Blasio and about a dozen city and state lawmakers say the MTA should restore $1 billion to the long-delayed subway line.
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