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Amazon’s New Neighbor: The Nation’s Largest Housing Project

Amazon’s New Neighbor: The Nation’s Largest Housing Project

The Queensbridge Houses, the nation’s largest public housing complex, is home to a mostly black and Hispanic population with a median household income well below the federal poverty level.
Amazon Chooses Queens and a Washington Suburb for ‘Second Headquarters’

Amazon Chooses Queens and a Washington Suburb for ‘Second Headquarters’

A view of Long Island City in Queens on Tuesday. Amazon has chosen the outer-borough neighborhood for one of its two HQ2 locations, according to a person familiar with the decision-making process.
Amazon Chooses Queens and a Washington Suburb for ‘Second Headquarters’

Amazon Chooses Queens and a Washington Suburb for ‘Second Headquarters’

A view of Long Island City in Queens on Tuesday. Amazon has chosen the outer-borough neighborhood for one of its two HQ2 locations, according to a person familiar with the decision-making process.

Everything You Need to Know About Long Island City, Amazon’s New Home

Amazon officially announced that it will put a major corporate outpost in the New York neighborhood of Long Island City. Here is what the Queens enclave has to offer the tech giant.

Everything You Need to Know About Long Island City, Amazon’s New Home

Amazon officially announced that it will put a major corporate outpost in the New York neighborhood of Long Island City. Here is what the Queens enclave has to offer the tech giant.
José Peralta, First Dominican-American Elected to State Senate, Dies at 47

José Peralta, First Dominican-American Elected to State Senate, Dies at 47

State Senator José R. Peralta in 2012. Mr. Peralta represented Queens for 16 years in the State Assembly and the State Senate.
José Peralta, First Dominican-American Elected to New York State Senate, Dies at 47

José Peralta, First Dominican-American Elected to New York State Senate, Dies at 47

State Senator José R. Peralta in 2012. Mr. Peralta represented Queens for 16 years in the State Assembly and the State Senate.
Editorial Observer: New York City High Schoolers Get Their Day in Court

Editorial Observer: New York City High Schoolers Get Their Day in Court

High school students listen to Chief Judge Robert Katzmann, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, speak in New York.
The Murder Case Seemed Solid. Here’s Why Jurors Would Not Convict.

The Murder Case Seemed Solid. Here’s Why Jurors Would Not Convict.

Chanel Lewis was arrested in February 2017 for the murder of Karina Vetrano.

‘Amazon Has Got to Go,’ Protesters Tell Executives

Amazon executives faced protesters during several hours of heated testimony before the New York City Council over a deal the company received to put an office in Queens.
Did a Queens Podiatrist Help Donald Trump Avoid Vietnam?

Did a Queens Podiatrist Help Donald Trump Avoid Vietnam?

The office where Dr. Larry Braunstein practiced podiatry in Jamaica, Queens. His daughters say he came to Donald J. Trump’s aid with a diagnosis of bone spurs during the Vietnam draft.
Did a Queens Podiatrist Help Donald Trump Avoid Vietnam?

Did a Queens Podiatrist Help Donald Trump Avoid Vietnam?

The office where Dr. Larry Braunstein practiced podiatry in Jamaica, Queens. His daughters say he came to Donald J. Trump’s aid with a diagnosis of bone spurs during the Vietnam draft.
New York Sky Turns Bright Blue After Transformer Explosion

New York Sky Turns Bright Blue After Transformer Explosion

Philip O’Brien, a spokesman for Con Edison, at the site of the explosion in Astoria, Queens. La Guardia Airport was briefly shut down when the power went out there.
With a Tough-on-Crime D.A. Stepping Down, Will Queens Turn to a Reformer?

With a Tough-on-Crime D.A. Stepping Down, Will Queens Turn to a Reformer?

The Queens district attorney, Richard A. Brown, 86, announced on Wednesday he would not seek re-election next fall.
Jakiw Palij, Former Nazi Guard Deported After Decades in U.S., Dies at 95

Jakiw Palij, Former Nazi Guard Deported After Decades in U.S., Dies at 95

Jakiw Palij, the former Nazi concentration camp guard, in 2003.
Ocasio-Cortez Pushes Democrats to the Left, Whether They Like It or Not

Ocasio-Cortez Pushes Democrats to the Left, Whether They Like It or Not

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a demonstration with climate change activists in Washington in November, weeks before she took office.
Her Kitchen Cabinets Looked Familiar. That’s Because They Were Stolen From Nycha, Investigators Say.

Her Kitchen Cabinets Looked Familiar. That’s Because They Were Stolen From Nycha, Investigators Say.

A tip accused Eva Torres, 42, of using equipment intended for the Robert F. Wagner Houses in East Harlem for renovations to her Queens apartment, the city’s Department of Investigations said.
Police Union Criticized for Comparing Arrested N.F.L. Player to ‘Wild Animal’

Police Union Criticized for Comparing Arrested N.F.L. Player to ‘Wild Animal’

Sergeant James O’Brien of the New York Police Department needed stitches after he was punched by Trevor Bates, a linebacker for the Detroit Lions, according to Queens prosecutors.
Queens Subway Shooting: MS-13 Member Is Arrested, Police Say

Queens Subway Shooting: MS-13 Member Is Arrested, Police Say

The police investigating the killing at the 90th Street-Elmhurst Avenue subway station in Queens on Sunday. The murder was the first killing on the transit system in more than a year.
Amazon Wants to Come to New York. This Senator May Stand in the Way.

Amazon Wants to Come to New York. This Senator May Stand in the Way.

State Senator Michael Gianaris of Queens is a critic of the Amazon deal, and has been nominated to sit on a state board that could kill it.