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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.

The Subway Is Next Door. Should New Yorkers Pay Extra for That?

The Subway Is Next Door. Should New Yorkers Pay Extra for That?

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has proposed giving the Metropolitan Transportation Authority the power to impose taxes on property owners near new subway projects.

Harvey Weinstein Will Be Arrested and Charged With Rape, Officials Say

Harvey Weinstein Will Be Arrested and Charged With Rape, Officials Say

As part of a bail package negotiated in advance, Harvey Weinstein will put up $1 million in cash and wear a monitoring device.

City Officials See Progress in Effort to Curb Opioid Deaths

City Officials See Progress in Effort to Curb Opioid Deaths

Robert Fagan, a former heroin addict, now works as a hospital peer outreach worker who helps addicts with everything from a ride to a detox center to assistance with paperwork for Medicaid.

Teterboro Airport: Steeped in Glamour, History and Noise

Teterboro Airport: Steeped in Glamour, History and Noise

Outside a Meridian hangar at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey. “We cater to a very discerning clientele,” said Kirk Stephen, director of marketing for Meridian.

Brooklyn’s D.I.Y. Comic-Con

Brooklyn’s D.I.Y. Comic-Con

Paul Dawkins, dressed as Deadpool, a supervillain who disguises himself as a superhero, runs the Superhero/Sci Fi Festival, now in its second year.

Under City Program, Renters-Turned-Homeowners Could Become Renters Again

Under City Program, Renters-Turned-Homeowners Could Become Renters Again

From left, Luis Cordero, Primitivo Maldonado, Alexander Rodriguez, Belkis Uberia and Julia Benoa in front of their Washington Heights cooperative, which is on the city’s foreclosure list. He is trying to get the building out of financial shambles.

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.

A Family With Jamaican Roots Mourns 5 Relatives Killed in a Bronx Fire

A Family With Jamaican Roots Mourns 5 Relatives Killed in a Bronx Fire

Kylie Francis, 2, was among the youngest victims of a deadly fire in the Bronx last month.

Review: Prime 23 in Freeport Revels in an ’80s Menu

Review: Prime 23 in Freeport Revels in an ’80s Menu

Prime 23 steakhouse in Freeport, N.Y., has a lived-in ambience.

After Chaos, Port Authority Sets Storm Rules for Planes to Kennedy

After Chaos, Port Authority Sets Storm Rules for Planes to Kennedy

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey plans to require better management of luggage at Kennedy Airport after some travelers did not get their bags back for several days after the January snowstorm.

For Some Girls, Empowerment Comes With Two Wheels and a Helmet

For Some Girls, Empowerment Comes With Two Wheels and a Helmet

Kala La Fortune Reed, left, taught Kaneisha Marable, 8, to ride a bicycle in Newark as part of a program run by Girls on Bikes, a community group founded by Ms. La Fortune Reed that seeks to increase the number of girls who ride bikes.

Asbestos Confirmed in Steam Pipe That Exploded in Manhattan

Asbestos Confirmed in Steam Pipe That Exploded in Manhattan

A steam pipe exploded on lower Fifth Avenue in the Flatiron district of Manhattan on Thursday morning.

Park or Playground? Semantics Dispute Illuminates Preservationists’ Fight

Park or Playground? Semantics Dispute Illuminates Preservationists’ Fight

The Marx Brothers Playground in Manhattan. The city and a developer propose to build a complex including a high-rise and a school on the site.

Prison Inmates Put a Name to a Feared Guard Known as Captain America

Prison Inmates Put a Name to a Feared Guard Known as Captain America

Inmates at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y., said that guards there, desperate for information after a prison escape in June, assaulted them during interrogations.

Lawyer for 2 Schneiderman Accusers Brought Their Claims to Michael Cohen

Lawyer for 2 Schneiderman Accusers Brought Their Claims to Michael Cohen

Michael D. Cohen leaving federal court last month. A lawyer for two women who say they were victims of Eric Schneiderman is seeking to protect records that Mr. Cohen may have concerning the women.


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