Robert Lewis appears in the following:
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
While the utility has no evidence that a leak was to blame for Wednesday’s blast, the company is treating the fiery disaster as the probable result of a gas leak.
Friday, March 07, 2014
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Financial sector leaders have long been some of the biggest supporters of the charter-school movement, a fact that has been red meat for charter school opponents.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Local builder and Israeli firm ordered to stop selling condos in New York
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
The fix may be in on NYC's school milk supply, according to a new city audit. Three dairy companies stand accused of colluding over multimillion-dollar contracts to milk public schools.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
New York's unprecedented restrictions on the use of solitary confinement places the state at the forefront on one issue in an emerging national debate about the criminal justice system.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
The state prison system is about to become the largest in the country to ban the use of solitary confinement as punishment for prisoners under 18, pregnant women and the developmentally disabled.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Advocates allege the NYPD is neglecting residents who don't speak English, and a brutal murder could bolster their case.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
The city needs to change the way it treats teenagers locked up at Rikers Island or risk the continued waste of money and lives, according to a new report.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Sunday, February 09, 2014
More than 800 turned out to crown a new Brooklyn DA.
Sunday, February 02, 2014
More than 28,000 football fans took New Jersey Transit to the Meadowlands for the Super Bowl between the Denver Broncos and Seattle’s Seahawks—and over 33,000 took the return trip.
Friday, January 31, 2014
Another baby has contracted herpes from a controversial circumcision ritual, according to a health alert the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene sent out on Jan. 28.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
It may only be a minor Jewish holiday but some major New York City political leaders and their proxies visited a Borough Park apartment Wednesday night to celebrate and pay their respect to members of the influential Orthodox Jewish community.
Monday, December 23, 2013
In May 2012, the NYPD finally brought resolution to the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz when it announced that Pedro Hernandez had confessed to his murder. That confession has now been called into question. WNYC investigative reporter Robert Lewis and ProPublica reporter Joaquin Sapien discuss why the NYPD's failure to record Hernandez's interrogation might complicate a guilty verdict.
Monday, December 23, 2013
Despite promising to start videotaping interrogations, the NYPD didn't. Now we might never know what really happened to Etan Patz.
Monday, December 09, 2013
Monday, December 02, 2013
Sure it seems like riding the rails is getting more dangerous. But before you panic and hop in a car, here's what federal data shows.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
City corrections officers appear to have brought the courts to a virtual halt earlier this week. Defense attorney say as a result some people could spend extra time behind bars. What's the city's reaction? Silence.