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Sexual Abuse at New Jersey's Women-Only Prison Goes Back Decades

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

An investigation by NJ Advance Media into allegations of sexual and physical assault at New Jersey's only women's prison has uncovered a history of abuse.


Where the Legal Battle Over Trump's Immigrant Ban Goes From Here

Monday, January 30, 2017

Dozens of lawyers set up an ad hoc legal clinic in Terminal 4 at J.F.K. to help anyone who’s detained, and they’re still going there.


Trump's Travel Ban Prompts Second Day of Protests

Sunday, January 29, 2017

New Yorkers streamed into in Battery Park, a historic site where millions of immigrants were once welcomed to New York, demanding an end to President Trump's travel ban.

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Federal Judge Issues Order Temporarily Blocking Trump's Travel Ban

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Iraqi translator and U.S. military contractor released from custody at JFK Airport.

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High Winds and Rain Expected as Nor'easter Hits New York City Area

Monday, January 23, 2017

The National Weather Service says winds could reach as high as 60 mph and rain will get heavier as evening turns to night.

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The Obama Years: The View from New York

Friday, January 20, 2017

An hour of radio, in which WNYC journalists trace the beautiful, contentious, and complicated legacy of America's first black President.


Citi Bike's Latest Innovation: Lasers on the Front

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

As part of a pilot project this winter, 250 Citi Bikes will soon project a bicycle-shaped beacon in front of the bike. The goal: make cyclists more visible to drivers.

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Nat Hentoff Dies at 91

Sunday, January 08, 2017

The prolific author and columnist was a pioneer of alternative journalism. He was the subject of a 2014 documentary directed by WNYC's David Lewis.


LIRR Crash at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn Injures Over 100

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

The FDNY says 103 people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after a train hit a bumping block coming into the station. Officials have yet to identify a cause.


Remembering 9/11 Around the Region

Sunday, September 11, 2016

WNYC took audio and visual snapshots to capture how people in the New York city area marked 15 years since the terrorist attacks.


Tropical Storm Hermine: Live Updates

Sunday, September 04, 2016

City beaches are closed through Tuesday as a major storm churns offshore.


Bronx Defenders Sue NYPD to Release Information on Seized Property

Thursday, August 04, 2016

The group wants the NYPD to release information about money and property it seizes during arrests.


Manhattan District Attorney Warns of Uptick in Upskirting

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Women are often targeted in the subways by people taking voyeuristic photos of them without permission.

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Sanders Meets with Sharpton — But Sharpton Remains Neutral. For Now.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The Rev. Al Sharpton says that he thought Sanders sent an important signal, but he's not yet endorsing a candidate.


Gov. Cuomo Lays Out Ambitious Agenda in State of the State Address

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Ethics reform, homelessness, rehabilitating youth offenders, and raising the statewide minimum wage are just part of the wide-sweeping agenda Cuomo presented to the legislature.


Four Teens in Custody, 5th Suspect Sought in Brooklyn Rape

Monday, January 11, 2016

Authorities say the victim was attacked Thursday night as she and her father walked through Osborn Playground in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.

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Conductor, Radio Host Gilbert Kaplan Has Died

Friday, January 01, 2016

Hosted "Mad About Music" on WNYC & WQXR

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NYC's Homeless Services Commissioner Stepping Down

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Gilbert Taylor is the second major official overseeing homelessness to leave the administration. 

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Cuomo Moves to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 for State Workers

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Under the plan, thousands will see their wages rise to $15 an hour by 2018.


Ron Perelman to Quit as Carnegie Hall Board Chairman

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Billionaire financier Ronald O. Perelman is quitting after seven months as chairman of Carnegie Hall's board, after a clash with executive director Clive Gillinson.
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