May 21, 2013 — People who use Airbnb, the web company that pairs travelers with residents who rent out their homes on a short-term basis, are breaking New York City's laws, according to an administrative law judge. The vacation rental business was found to run afoul of the city's occupancy code.
Apr 2, 2013 — The federal criminal complaint against New York politicians as the result of an FBI sting was a reminder of how often real-life political scandals can read like the imaginings of Hollywood screenwriters.
Mar 21, 2013 — An fresh investigation into the 1990 murder of a New York rabbi has resulted in the freedom of the man convicted of the crime. Prosecutors supported David Ranta's release, saying serious doubt had been cast on his guilt.
Mar 1, 2013 — When it opened, its name alone made it different, advertising the shared ownership of the family's daughters, instead of sons. Today, the shop, which specializes in smoked fish, continues to thrive.
Jan 15, 2013 — If you didn't know any better, you might think that even if new gun control proposals from President Obama become stalled in Washington's gridlock, the states will rush in to fill the void. A few states might, but don't expect a national trend.
Nov 20, 2012 — Hundreds of Red Cross volunteers came from across the country to help with Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New York and New Jersey. But the agency was also criticized for being slow in the first days. How do you report on selflessness, something which helps hold our nation together?
Jul 31, 2012 — The City of New York wants to add 2,000 more taxi cabs onto Manhattan's streets. That would make it easier to hail a cab, but it might make it harder to get where you're going.
Jun 18, 2012 — An interesting case of identity politics is playing out in New York's new 13th Congressional District. A Dominican-American state senator is threatening longtime Rep. Charles Rangel in the district, which is now majority Hispanic. Yet Rangel rarely discusses his Puerto Rican heritage.
May 4, 2012 — "We've gone to spots before where the falafel guys and the shish kebab guys will come up and say, 'What's your menu? Do you sell chicken? ... You can't sell chicken on this block. I'm the chicken guy on 52nd St.'"
Apr 24, 2012 — Voters are going to polls in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware and New York, though turnout is expected to be low. Still, here are four things to watch. Even with Rick Santorum, out of the race, Pennsylvania could still be interesting if Ron Paul's supporters are able to spring a delegate surprise on Mitt Romney.