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Months Before Deadly Crash, Helicopter Pilots Warned of Safety Issues

Months Before Deadly Crash, Helicopter Pilots Warned of Safety Issues

All five passengers were killed when a tourist helicopter crashed into the East River on March 11. The pilot was the lone survivor of the crash, which has focused scrutiny on the company that operates the flights.

Former Playboy Model and Son, 7, Die in Plunge From Manhattan Hotel

Former Playboy Model and Son, 7, Die in Plunge From Manhattan Hotel

Tommy Ng, deputy inspector of Fifth Police Precinct, at the Gotham Hotel.

Coming of Age in the Loft Jazz Scene

Coming of Age in the Loft Jazz Scene

“Recordings of us from those days reveal a bossy-but-not-rhythmless child drummer and an unbelievably patient saxophonist who considered our sessions part of his several-hours-per-day practice regimen,” writes the author of time spent with his uncle, Alan Braufman.

Stanley Brezenoff, New York’s 80-Year-Old Fixer, Steps In Again

Stanley Brezenoff, New York’s 80-Year-Old Fixer, Steps In Again

Stanley Brezenoff at a news conference on Tuesday, where Mayor Bill de Blasio announced him as the housing authority’s interim chairman.

Federal Inquiry Into Weinstein Expanded to Include Stalking

Federal Inquiry Into Weinstein Expanded to Include Stalking

Federal prosecutors are now considering stalking laws as part of their inquiry into Harvey Weinstein, who remains under investigation by local prosecutors for claims of sexual assault.

De Blasio’s Second Inauguration: Less Fanfare, Dimmed Star Power

De Blasio’s Second Inauguration: Less Fanfare, Dimmed Star Power

At Mayor Bill de Blasio’s first inauguration ceremony, the first row of the City Hall dais was filled with political luminaries, including Hillary and Bill Clinton, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and even the departing mayor, Michael R. Bloomberg.

Dusting Off an Art Deco Feminist Treasure

Dusting Off an Art Deco Feminist Treasure

Until 1934, only women could live in the Panhellenic.

The Slow-Motion Unraveling of an Immigrant Family

The Slow-Motion Unraveling of an Immigrant Family

Liany Guerrero and her family applied for political asylum in 2001 after fleeing threats of violence in Colombia. With their request denied, her husband has already been deported while she has 30 days to attend to medical treatments before she has to leave the country.

Art Installation in Torrington Is a Colorful Reflection of a River, and a Community

Art Installation in Torrington Is a Colorful Reflection of a River, and a Community

Danielle Mailer, a visual artist and teacher, created an installation called “Project: FishTales” that will be mounted on the back wall of a Staples store in Torrington, Conn., overlooking the Naugatuck River. Ms. Mailer is the daughter of the writer Norman Mailer and Adele Mailer, one of his six wives.

How Do You Solve a Problem Like the Verrazano? With an Extra Z

How Do You Solve a Problem Like the Verrazano? With an Extra Z

After the better part of a century of wrangling, the state seems poised to finally change the spelling of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to match the way the 16th-century explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano spelled his name.

City’s New Public Hospitals Chief Will Focus on Primary Care

City’s New Public Hospitals Chief Will Focus on Primary Care

Dr. Mitchell H. Katz, the new president of NYC Health & Hospitals, is the system’s third leader in four years.

Judge Blocks New York City Law Aimed at Curbing Airbnb Rentals

Judge Blocks New York City Law Aimed at Curbing Airbnb Rentals

Protesters rallying against Airbnb in Manhattan in June. City officials say online home-sharing sites have aggravated New York’s housing shortage.

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.

Connecticut’s Deficit Could Put Some Weekend Trains at Risk

Connecticut’s Deficit Could Put Some Weekend Trains at Risk

Connecticut officials are threatening to cut weekend train service at 17 branch-line stations, including the one in New Canaan, because of financial problems.

In a Twist, Low Scores Would Earn Admission to Select Schools

In a Twist, Low Scores Would Earn Admission to Select Schools

In a district where half the students are Hispanic or black, less than a quarter of children enrolled at the selective Booker T. Washington Middle School are from those groups. A new plan aims to change that.

Could Trump’s Missing Signature Force Him to Testify?

Could Trump’s Missing Signature Force Him to Testify?

The argument by Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for Stephanie Clifford, the pornographic film star known as Stormy Daniels, hinges on a blank signature line above the alias used for Donald J. Trump, David Dennison, on a non-disclosure agreement.


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