Charles Lane

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60 hours of chess in Times Square

Saturday, April 20, 2024

A Nigerian chessmaster’s worst fear was the 2 a.m. cold, but he did it to spread chess around Africa and the world.


NYPD routinely ignores parking permit abuse, NYC watchdog finds

Wednesday, April 03, 2024

City investigators fault the department’s lax enforcement of parking permits given to municipal workers for official business.


This Week in Politics: A bundle of loopholes

Saturday, January 27, 2024

Why campaign finance laws are riddled with loopholes, making them easy to exploit.


Bronx DA investigating building collapse that has left dozens homeless

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

A spokesperson for District Attorney Darcel Clark said her investigations division is working with the city’s fire and buildings departments.


What is KSK, the construction firm at center of Mayor Adams fundraising probe?

Friday, November 03, 2023

The Brooklyn-based company has at least 33 active construction jobs in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and The Bronx,


Party at NYC marathon mile 20: the quest to get the Bronx moving

Friday, November 03, 2023

How a Bronx run club is making Mile 20 —  the loneliest and most desolate part of New York City’s marathon course — into a party zone.


Heavy Flooding pushes some New York counties in declare state of emergency

Friday, September 29, 2023

Heavy rains closed roads and flooded subways in New York City today. New York Governor Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency in several counties in the metro area.


NYPD officers are making 84% more drug arrests per month since Mayor Adams took office

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

The NYPD is making nearly twice as many narcotics arrests per month since Mayor Eric Adams took office — a strategy police say is key to reducing community violence.


Jails union boss Norman Seabrook, 6 months out of prison, is looking for a job in politics

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

The once formidable head of the correction officers union has returned from two years in prison with $19 million in debt and a new perspective on incarceration.


Examining the NYPD response to Friday's chaotic crowd at Union Square

Monday, August 07, 2023

A chaotic incident in Manhattan raises questions about how NYPD officers respond to large crowds.


What Happens When Speedy Mopeds Crowd Bike Lanes?

Tuesday, August 01, 2023

A conversation about the dangers of overcrowding bike lanes with mopeds and e-bikes

LI architect who worked in NYC charged with multiple Gilgo Beach murders, Suffolk DA says

Friday, July 14, 2023

The series of killings has gone unsolved for more than a decade.


'A screaming red flag': Out of 144 civilian complaints, Nassau Police claim zero have any merit

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Over the last six years, not a single one of the 144 civilian complaints of false arrest and excessive force against Nassau police officers has ever been classified as “founded.”


Russian Americans react to Russian invasion in Ukraine

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Russians and Ukrainians living in the U.S. are watching events unfold with a mix of worry and inevitability. Russians in particular see a divide between young and old.


Nassau Police Say “Non-Residents” Are Causing Racial Disparity In Enforcement — Data Suggest Otherwise

Friday, February 04, 2022

Nassau County police officials recently blamed people from outside the county to explain racial disparities in policing. But a data analysis by WSHU and WNYC shows otherwise.


Bill Would Allow Nassau County Police to Sue Protesters

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

Nassau County Lawmakers approved legislation giving law enforcement the ability to sue those who harass police and other first responders.

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Hate Crimes Are Rising Nationwide, But They're Falling In Suffolk County

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

In Suffolk, what gets classified as a "hate crime," as opposed to an incident, has come under scrutiny because, while everywhere else hate crime is are going up, in Suffolk it is rising.


There Are Only Two Black Male Prosecutors For All Of Long Island

Monday, May 10, 2021

More than a third of all criminal defendants on Long Island are Black men. But there are just two Black male district attorneys for all of Long Island. That’s just half a percent.


New York State Orders Police To Develop Local Plans For Reform

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

After the death of George Floyd, New York mandated that every police department in the state launch a "reform and reinvention" process by April 1. Now, many advocates have become disillusioned.


Trump's Attack On 'The Squad' Finds Nuanced Support Among Some Jewish Americans

Saturday, July 20, 2019

After the president disparaged four congresswomen, some Jewish Americans defend Trump's comments, criticizing the lawmakers as anti-Israel and anti-Semitic. Others are appalled by Trump's remarks.