Stephen Nessen

Reporter, WNYC News

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Levi Aron Behind Bars, But Borough Park Community Still Scarred

Friday, August 10, 2012

Levi Aron pleaded guilty to killing 8-year old Leiby Kletzky in court Thursday, and now faces 40 years to life in prison. The Borough Park community, where Leiby’s dismembered body was found in Aron’s refrigerator, is still coming to terms with the fact that it was a Jewish man and a neighbor who perpetrated one of the city’s most gruesome crimes in their backyard.


Look | 1 World Trade Center Plans Updated

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

New renderings of One World Trade Center were released Tuesday by the Port Authority that show changes in the design for the base and spire of the building.


Share Your Memories: Remembering 'A Chorus Line' Composer Marvin Hamlisch

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

“A Chorus Line” composer Marvin Hamlisch, who died Monday, was remembered by his fans for his indelible mark on Broadway and in film.

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Sikhs in NYC Vigilant in Aftermath of Wisconsin Temple Shooting

Monday, August 06, 2012

In the wake of the shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin that left seven people dead, including the gunman, the NYPD is increasing its presence at Sikh temples in the area.

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East Village Vinyl Destination for Hit Makers and Global Junkies to Close

Monday, August 06, 2012

When Dr. Dre needed a fresh sample for his 2001 hit single with Snoop Dogg, “The Next Episode,” he hit up East Village record store co-owner Jared Boxxs’s shop Sound Library. Dr. Dre walked away with the David McCallum album “Music: A Bit More of Me” and a Billboard chart topper.


City on Cusp of Eradicating Asian Longhorned Beetle

Friday, August 03, 2012

August is the month the scourge of New York, the Asian longhorned beetle, emerges from the tree it’s been devouring from the inside out.


Deal Offered in Leiby Kletzky Murder

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

The man accused of killing and dismembering an 8-year-old Borough Park boy has been offered a plea deal, according to a spokesman for the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office.

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Soldier Sentenced to 30 Days in Death of Pvt. Chen

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The first soldier to be convicted by a military court over the suicide of Private Danny Chen has been sentenced to 30 days, demoted one rank to an E4 and will have to pay a fine of $1,181.55, or half a month's salary.

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Soldier Convicted in Pvt. Danny Chen Suicide Case

Monday, July 30, 2012

The first soldier in the court martial trial surrounding the death of Private Danny Chen has been found guilty of assault and mistreatment of a subordinate, but not guilty of the most serious charge of negligent homicide.


Look | London, NYC Streetscapes on Display in Photo Exhibit

Friday, July 27, 2012

It's a tale of two cities told 1,000 words at a time: As the Olympics kick off in London on Friday, a photo exhibit opening in New York City aims to draw parallels between the cities...


‘Queen of Soul Food’ Sylvia Woods Honored in Harlem

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Hundreds of mourners celebrated the life Soul Food restaurateur Sylvia Woods, known as “The Queen of Soul Food,” on Tuesday. She was remembered as a cultural ambassador and black leader.


Security Up at Area Theaters Following Colo. Shooting

Saturday, July 21, 2012

The NYPD will continue to beef up security at area movie theaters this weekend after a gunman killed at least 12 at a midnight premiere of the new Batman movie in a Denver suburb Friday.


NYPD Boosts Security in Wake of Colo. Theater Shooting

Friday, July 20, 2012

Be sure to leave your costumes at home this weekend and expect increased police presence at AMC Theatres. Security is being beefed up at area movie theaters after a gunman killed at ...

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Map: Explore Obama's New York

Thursday, July 19, 2012

From his days as a student at Columbia University to date nights with Michelle to fundraising at some of the city's most elite addresses, Barack Obama knows a thing or two about the B...

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In City Pools, Keeping Conditions Sanitary Is a Daily Struggle

Monday, July 16, 2012

It’s a perennial concern for summer pool goers, one lampooned last week as the latest of McCarren Park pool’s ongoing problems: fecal matter in the water.

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Mayor Vets Hot Dog Weigh In

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

The mayor known far and wide for his public health initiatives presided over the annual weigh-in ceremony for hot dog-eating champions.


Two Years After Legalized Beekeeping, City May be Running Short on Forage

Monday, June 25, 2012

Urban beekeeping has exploded with nearly 200 registered hives in the city, and experts say there may be another 200 off the books. It’s leading some to question whether the city ca...

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Bumbling Guests at the Waldorf-Astoria Sweeten the Menu

Monday, June 18, 2012

As city restaurants search for ever more locally sourced foods, the Waldorf-Astoria has enlisted some very buzzy workers for the task.


Brooklyn DA Holds Closed-Door Meeting With Jewish Leaders

Monday, June 11, 2012

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes met with a few members of the Jewish community at a closed-door lunch Monday amid mounting pressure from critics who say he has been lax in prosecuting alleged sex abuse in the ultra-Orthodox community.


This Week in Politics: Decriminalizing Small Amounts of Pot, Genting Donations and Christie Backs Walker

Saturday, June 09, 2012

On This Week in Politics, WNYC political reporters discuss the top political stories from the week, providing insight and analysis on local, state and national political issues that affect New Yorkers.

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