New York Headlines
(by Stephanie Pagones for The New York Post 40 minutes ago)
A young cyclist was fatally struck by a hit-and-run truck driver early Friday morning in Brooklyn, police said. MD Rajon, 21, was riding an electric bike within the designated bike lane near the intersection of Pitkin and Atkins avenues in East New York shortly before 1 a.m. when he was hit by a white box...
(by MAGGIE HABERMAN and EILEEN SULLIVAN for The New York Times an hour ago)
Michael D. Cohen, the president’s former personal lawyer and fixer, leaving federal court in Manhattan on Wednesday after being sentenced to three years in prison.
(by Ben Feuerherd for The New York Post 4 hours ago)
An NYPD cop accidentally shot himself in the hand in a Brooklyn police station late Thursday night, police said. The officer was inside the PSA 1 station in Coney Island when he accidentally fired his gun and grazed his hand just before midnight, cops said. He was rushed to NYU Langone Hospital to be treated...
(by C.J. Sullivan for The New York Post 4 hours ago)
Gov. Andrew Cuomo took an early morning tour of the damaged L train tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn and determined the underpass is in bad shape. “We saw a very old tunnel that needed a lot of work,” Cuomo said after the 45-minute visit to the Canarsie tunnel, which connects the Lower East Side to...
(by JAN RANSOM for The New York Times 4 hours ago)
The entrance to the Rikers Island jail complex in Queens.
(by SHARON LaFRANIERE, MAGGIE HABERMAN and ADAM GOLDMAN for The New York Times 10 hours ago)
Federal prosecutors are investigating whether President Trump’s inaugural fund and a pro-Trump super PAC received illegal foreign donations.
(by NIKITA STEWART and BENJAMIN WEISER for The New York Times 11 hours ago)
Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Residential Treatment Center in Mount Pleasant, N.Y., is being closed. Some residents were forced into a sex-trafficking ring, federal prosecutors said.
(by NICK CORASANITI for The New York Times 16 hours ago)
Democrats want to make Republicans a permanent minority in the state by essentially writing gerrymandering into the State Constitution.
(by Benjamin Wallace-Wells for The New Yorker 20 hours ago)
Benjamin Wallace-Wells on the Ohio senator Sherrod Brown’s trade-unionist politics and what they may portend for the future of the Democratic Party.
(by MATTHEW ROSENBERG for The New York Times 20 hours ago)
The Russian national has agreed to cooperate with federal prosecutors about attempts to shift conservatives’ views to see Russia as a friend, not a foe.
(by Elisabeth Zerofsky for The New Yorker 1 day, 13 hours ago)
Elisabeth Zerofsky on the gilets jaunes movement in France, in which protesters in yellow vests have taken to the streets of Paris.
(by John Cassidy for The New Yorker 1 day, 14 hours ago)
John Cassidy writes on the vote of confidence in Theresa May, the unpopularity of the Brexit deal, and what‘s next for the U.K. in the ongoing negotiations.
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