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‘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.

La Caye Means ‘Home’ in Haitian Creole, and It Shows

La Caye Means ‘Home’ in Haitian Creole, and It Shows

A group of family and friends dined at La Caye last month while their children were at the prom. The restaurant serves typical Haitian dishes like grilled conch, Creole-style broiled red snapper, stewed goat and pen patat, a sweet potato bread pudding with a rum-raisin sauce.

Judge Temporarily Halts Release of Police Body Camera Videos

Judge Temporarily Halts Release of Police Body Camera Videos

New York Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill has said that body cameras are necessary to increase public trust. The Police Department plans to equip all patrol officers with cameras by the end of 2018.

Deal Reached to Reactivate Speed Cameras at New York City Schools

Deal Reached to Reactivate Speed Cameras at New York City Schools

State and city officials have reached a deal to reactivate speed cameras around schools in New York City.

Dusting Off an Art Deco Feminist Treasure

Dusting Off an Art Deco Feminist Treasure

Until 1934, only women could live in the Panhellenic.

A Mother’s Determination Withstands Years of Tumult

A Mother’s Determination Withstands Years of Tumult

Clementine Matthias affectionately tackling her son, Franklin, at their home in the Bronx. Franklin, 14, was born prematurely and has cerebral palsy and autism.

As Cost of Train Link Passes $11 Billion, M.T.A.’s Credibility Shrinks

As Cost of Train Link Passes $11 Billion, M.T.A.’s Credibility Shrinks

Work on the East Side Access project, linking the Long Island Rail Road to Grand Central Terminal, is now expected to cost over $11 billion and take until at least 2022.

The Last 9/11 Fire Chief Bows Out

The Last 9/11 Fire Chief Bows Out

Joseph Pfeifer has been a firefighter for 37 years, and was the first chief to respond on 9/11.

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.

Retrial of Senator Menendez Adds Twist to Midterm Elections

Retrial of Senator Menendez Adds Twist to Midterm Elections

The jury in Senator Robert Menendez’s corruption trial failed to reach a verdict in November.

She Watched Her Mother Be Killed 12 Years Ago. She Met the Same Fate.

She Watched Her Mother Be Killed 12 Years Ago. She Met the Same Fate.

Police investigating the spot near Barretto Point Park in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx where the limbs of Lisa Velasquez, 25, were found on Tuesday.

She Pulled the Plug From Fiancé’s Kayak. Now She’ll Get Some of His Life Insurance.

She Pulled the Plug From Fiancé’s Kayak. Now She’ll Get Some of His Life Insurance.

Angelika Graswald, who pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide in the drowning death of her fiancé, will receive a portion of his life insurance payout, in a settlement reached with his family.

Statue of Liberty Will Reopen Despite Government Shutdown

Statue of Liberty Will Reopen Despite Government Shutdown

With the Statue of Liberty closed on Sunday because of the government shutdown, a ferry ride in New York Harbor offered the best available view. The monument will reopen Monday.

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.

Trial Begins in Brooklyn of Jail Guard Accused of Raping Female Inmate

Trial Begins in Brooklyn of Jail Guard Accused of Raping Female Inmate

A former lieutenant at the Metropolitan Detention Center, the federal jail in Brooklyn, went on trial on Monday. He is accused of using his authority to repeatedly rape a female inmate.

How Do You Move a Shark? Very Carefully

How Do You Move a Shark? Very Carefully

These sharks at the New York Aquarium find themselves corralled, hoisted, trucked, poked and prodded before finally reaching their new home at the “Ocean Wonders: Sharks!” exhibit.


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