Kat Aaron appears in the following:
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Note to Self listeners are struggling to find joy on the internet after this election. 'Happier' host Gretchen Rubin has advice.
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
There are 46 judicial seats open in New York City this year, and just five contested races.
Monday, September 26, 2016
A bill before the City Council would give lawyers to all poor people facing eviction, making New York the first city to guarantee attorneys in housing court.
Monday, September 12, 2016
In this historically "blue" city winners have faced little opposition, but tomorrow's New York State primary elections will feature some contested races. Here's what you need to know.
Friday, September 09, 2016
When voters go to the polls in next week's primaries, they won't see many candidates running for judge. Why?
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Justices on New York's Supreme Courts are elected, technically. But most of the decisions are made long before voters reach the ballot box.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
There are a few reasons someone might become a judge. Prestige, power, the chance to change a life. The six-figure salary and the job security don't hurt, either.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Judges have tremendous discretion. And their decisions can change a life, as Tracey Jones found out.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Take a look at new city data which shows that 90 percent of school arrests are of Black and Hispanic students, consistent with previous years. Overall, suspensions and crime are down.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Most judges who preside over cases from divorce to murder in New York will be chosen long before voters get to the ballot box.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Every year, police seize thousands of cars after arrests. But getting the car back can be a challenge, even if the criminal case is dismissed.
Monday, November 09, 2015
After an arrest, police can seek to keep cash, property or cars—even if the case is dismissed and sealed. A bill in the City Council would shed light on the issue for the first time.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Citywide, almost half of black high school students are scanned by metal detectors every day — compared to about 14 percent of white students.
Monday, September 14, 2015
A freedom of information request resulted in 2,684 records for illegal hotel inspections in New York City, and some of what turned up is pretty weird. Here's what we've learned.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Hoards of tourists? Zealous developers? After the recent Uber dustup revealed little about what's causing congestion in Midtown, the data’s still out on why traffic's so bad.
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
WNYC is looking at fairness in the placement of metal detectors in New York City public schools. And we need your help.
Friday, July 31, 2015
Reporter Kat Aaron had three brothers. Now that the eldest is transitioning genders, they're navigating a new path as sisters in New York City.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
At the end of June, 60 pedestrians have been killed in New York City traffic crashes, the same as last year, despite the mayor's efforts to bring down the numbers.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Water rates have risen more sharply than heating fuel, labor costs and even real estate taxes. That's putting pressure on low-income households.