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Young Immigrants Are Being Held Illegally, Lawsuit Claims

Young Immigrants Are Being Held Illegally, Lawsuit Claims

Esmeralda Mejia de Galindo, the mother of a 17-year-old accused of being in MS-13, said her son is not in the gang and should be released.

Father of Baby Found Dead in East River Is Jailed in New York

Father of Baby Found Dead in East River Is Jailed in New York

The body of a baby boy was discovered floating in the East River near the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday.

Leaders Poised to Provide Discounted MetroCards to Low-Income New Yorkers

Leaders Poised to Provide Discounted MetroCards to Low-Income New Yorkers

The City Council speaker, Corey Johnson, and Mayor Bill de Blasio have agreed in principle to have the city pay for a program that would offer discounted MetroCards to poorer New Yorkers.

New Jersey Legalizes Sports Betting

New Jersey Legalizes Sports Betting

Gov. Philip Murphy signed a bill on Monday legalizing sports betting in New Jersey. Gambling could start as early as Thursday.

Top Middle Schools Must Take Struggling Students, City Says

Top Middle Schools Must Take Struggling Students, City Says

Second from right, Kimberly Watkins, president of the District 3 community education council, a parent advisory group. She said the “recalibration” was “a first step toward meaningful change in our long-term District 3 segregation problem.”

Crime in New York City Plunges to a Level Not Seen Since the 1950s

Crime in New York City Plunges to a Level Not Seen Since the 1950s

Police recruits being sworn in at Madison Square Garden in October. Crime in New York City has declined for 27 straight years, even as police officers use less deadly force and make fewer arrests.

Erica Garner, Activist and Daughter of Eric Garner, Dies at 27

Erica Garner, Activist and Daughter of Eric Garner, Dies at 27

Erica Garner in 2016. She rose to prominence as an activist after the death of her father, Eric Garner, became a flashpoint in the national debate over police brutality.

Taxi Drivers in New York Are Struggling. So Are Uber Drivers.

Taxi Drivers in New York Are Struggling. So Are Uber Drivers.

Pedro Acosta, a driver for Uber, helps Kiara Correa Acosta, 17, into his car in Brooklyn. Mr. Acosta, who has driven for Uber since it arrived in New York in 2011, says he has seen his income steadily decline even as the cost of living in the city has gone up.


‘Deceived and Betrayed’ by Nanny’s Family, Krims Want References Law

‘Deceived and Betrayed’ by Nanny’s Family, Krims Want References Law

Yoselyn Ortega’s sister approached Marina Krim and said her sister was an “experienced nanny,” even though she had done little child care work, prosecutors said. The Krim family is now pressing for a new law that would make it to crime to lie about child care references.

Ivana Trump Wants to Talk Diet, Not Donald

Ivana Trump Wants to Talk Diet, Not Donald

Gianluca Mech and Ivana Trump snacking on one of the products from Mr. Mech’s diet line at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan on Tuesday.

2,000 Ways to Say ‘Buenos Días’

2,000 Ways to Say ‘Buenos Días’

Conchas, the most popular item at Don Paco López Panadería in Sunset Park, are lightly sweetened buns topped with a butter-and-sugar paste.

In Deeply Blue New Jersey, an Unexpected Battle for Senate

In Deeply Blue New Jersey, an Unexpected Battle for Senate

Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey, a Democrat, spoke with voters during a campaign round table at a diner in North Bergen, N.J. Mr. Menendez is running for re-election in November, and he is still dogged by ethics questions even after his federal corruption trial ended in a hung jury.

3 Years Ago, Uber Beat Back a Cap on Vehicles. What’s Changed? A Lot.

3 Years Ago, Uber Beat Back a Cap on Vehicles. What’s Changed? A Lot.

Mayor Bill de Blasio greeted supporters on Thursday, one day after his efforts helped lead New York to become the first American city to halt the issuance of for-hire vehicle licenses.

How a New Jersey Sports Bar Made a $3 Million Bet and Won

How a New Jersey Sports Bar Made a $3 Million Bet and Won

Patrons watched a horse race at the William Hill Sports Bar, which is part of Monmouth Park, a racetrack in Oceanport, N.J.

At Hotchkiss School, Sexual Misconduct and ‘Missed Opportunities’ to Stop It

At Hotchkiss School, Sexual Misconduct and ‘Missed Opportunities’ to Stop It

The Hotchkiss campus, in Lakeville, Conn., where investigators found at least seven faculty members had sexually abused students.

Seeking a Second Chance at Landmark Status, Aluminum Siding and All

Seeking a Second Chance at Landmark Status, Aluminum Siding and All

The home at 99 Ryerson Street in Brooklyn, where Walt Whitman lived. The Landmarks Preservation Commission said last year that the house “does not rise to the level of an individual landmark.” A coalition is asking the panel to reconsider.


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