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In Wealthy Pocket of Connecticut, an Innovative Approach to Affordable Housing

In Wealthy Pocket of Connecticut, an Innovative Approach to Affordable Housing

The New Canaan Housing Authority’s Mill Apartments, one cluster of affordable housing in one of the country’s most affluent towns.

After Years of Investigation, a Sudden Folding of the Case Against Menendez

After Years of Investigation, a Sudden Folding of the Case Against Menendez

The Justice Department announced last week that it would not retry Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey, eliminating for Democrats the embarrassing prospect of having a sitting senator running for re-election while on trial for corruption.

Before Ocasio-Cortez, the Elizabeth Holtzman Effect

Before Ocasio-Cortez, the Elizabeth Holtzman Effect

Forty-six years ago, Elizabeth Holtzman became the youngest woman elected to Congress, after a race echoed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory in the recent Democratic primary.

Michael Cohen, Trump’s Fixer, Parting With Lawyers as Federal Investigation Continues

Michael Cohen, Trump’s Fixer, Parting With Lawyers as Federal Investigation Continues

Michael Cohen before a federal court appearance in Manhattan.

Marijuana in New York: Here’s How the Laws Are Changing

Marijuana in New York: Here’s How the Laws Are Changing

Times Square, where, as in the rest of New York City, arrests for smoking marijuana will be curtailed.

N.R.A. Suit Claims Cuomo’s ‘Blacklisting’ Has Cost It Millions of Dollars

N.R.A. Suit Claims Cuomo’s ‘Blacklisting’ Has Cost It Millions of Dollars

“If I could have put the N.R.A. out of business, I would have done it 20 years ago,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York said of the National Rifle Association. The two sides are locked in a legal battle in federal court.

Things to Do in the Hudson Valley, June 18 Through June 26

Things to Do in the Hudson Valley, June 18 Through June 26

COLD SPRING “Heat Wave” (2016), pastel by Sheilah Rechtschaffer, will be on view in “THREADS/New Pastels” July 1 through 31 at Buster Levi Gallery, 121 Main Street. An opening reception will be held on July 1 at 6 p.m. For further information: 845-809-5810 or busterlevigallery.com.

Never Solved, a College Dorm Fire Has Become One Man’s Obsession

Never Solved, a College Dorm Fire Has Become One Man’s Obsession

Top row: Jennie Sun, Martha Beck, Jeffrey Smith. Middle row: Carol Kurtz, Peter Cooch, Anne McCormic. Bottom row: Prof. John Finch, Johanna Wallden, Meimei Cheng.

How Dangerous Is Asbestos From the Steam Pipe Explosion in New York?

How Dangerous Is Asbestos From the Steam Pipe Explosion in New York?

Workers responding to the steam pipe explosion in Manhattan’s Flatiron district on Thursday. Many residents have been displaced from their homes as testing for asbestos continues.

A Driver’s Suicide Reveals the Dark Side of the Gig Economy

A Driver’s Suicide Reveals the Dark Side of the Gig Economy

Doug Schifter, a New York livery driver, said he killed himself to illuminate how ride hailing services have devastated taxi workers financially.

New York Attorney General Seeks Power to Bypass Presidential Pardons

New York Attorney General Seeks Power to Bypass Presidential Pardons

Eric T. Schneiderman, New York’s attorney general, wants the power to prosecute presidential aides if they are federally pardoned.

Lyric McHenry, Reality TV Star, Is Dead After Being Found Unconscious in Bronx

Lyric McHenry, Reality TV Star, Is Dead After Being Found Unconscious in Bronx

Lyric McHenry, 26, a reality TV star and daughter of a Hollywood producer, was found lying alone on a sidewalk in the Bronx on Tuesday, the police said. The authorities are investigating how she got there and if she died from a possible overdose.

Tenant Used Gas to Start Upper Manhattan Fire, Prosecutors Say

Tenant Used Gas to Start Upper Manhattan Fire, Prosecutors Say

A man was charged on Friday with setting a fire in his Harlem apartment building in November. The fire destroyed the building and displaced dozens of tenants. The authorities say that surveillance video captured the man, Jelani Parker, as he left the building after setting the fire.

De Blasio Remains Mum on Rabbi’s Remarks

De Blasio Remains Mum on Rabbi’s Remarks

The mayor with reporters on Friday. Earlier in the day, he was asked about a rabbi’s comments.

A Taxi Driver Took His Own Life. His Family Blames Uber’s Influence.

A Taxi Driver Took His Own Life. His Family Blames Uber’s Influence.

The yellow taxi that Nicanor Ochisor drove, outside his home in Maspeth, Queens.


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