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Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Long Island City, Queens, is New York’s candidate to be a major site for Amazon. Large cities may have had an advantage in the company’s search because they can absorb an influx of employees.
Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Long Island City, Queens, is New York’s candidate to be a major site for Amazon. Large cities may have had an advantage in the company’s search because they can absorb an influx of employees.
Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Long Island City, Queens, is New York’s candidate to be a major site for Amazon. Large cities may have had an advantage in the company’s search because they can absorb an influx of employees.
Hungry City: A Menu That Roams Ecuador From Queens

Hungry City: A Menu That Roams Ecuador From Queens

The chef, José Luis Herrera, is originally from Mexico but has cooked Ecuadorean food for decades.
The Police Wanted to Talk to Him After His Daughter Died, but He Plunged to His Death

The Police Wanted to Talk to Him After His Daughter Died, but He Plunged to His Death

New York City police officers investigating the death of a 13-month-old girl and the beating of her twin brother at their house in Queens last week. The police believe their father, Mohammed Reza
An Infant Is Dead, Her Twin Is Injured, and Their Mother Is in Police Custody

An Infant Is Dead, Her Twin Is Injured, and Their Mother Is in Police Custody

The home on Ashby Avenue in Queens where a 13-month-old girl was found dead and her twin brother seriously injured.
Cardi B Is Charged With Misdemeanor Assault in Strip Club Fight

Cardi B Is Charged With Misdemeanor Assault in Strip Club Fight

The Bronx rapper Cardi B outside the 109th Precinct station house in Flushing, Queens, on Monday. She surrendered to the police in connection with a fight at a Queens strip club.
Democrats Turned Up in Record Numbers. But One Man Held All the Power.

Democrats Turned Up in Record Numbers. But One Man Held All the Power.

Frank Seddio, left, after a six-hour meeting of the Kings County Democratic Committee meeting on Thursday. In the end, Mr. Seddio decided every vote.
The Murder Witness Backtracked. Prosecutors Say They Know Why.

The Murder Witness Backtracked. Prosecutors Say They Know Why.

Charles Gallman, right, celebrated the 2014 release of his brother-in-law from prison. In an apparently unrelated case, Mr. Gallman was indicted on Tuesday on witness tampering charges.
Day Care Worker Stabs 3 Infants and 2 Adults in Queens, Police Say

Day Care Worker Stabs 3 Infants and 2 Adults in Queens, Police Say

The stabbing occurred at a residential day care center in the Flushing section of Queens.
The Brothel Empire and the Ex-Detective, Always One Step Ahead of the Law

The Brothel Empire and the Ex-Detective, Always One Step Ahead of the Law

The retired police detective, Ludwig Paz, 51, is accused of running a syndicate of prostitution and gambling that spanned Brooklyn and Queens and brought in millions of dollars.
5 Years Ago, Their 5Pointz Art Was Erased. Now There’s a Museum for It.

5 Years Ago, Their 5Pointz Art Was Erased. Now There’s a Museum for It.

Jonathan Cohen, better known as Meres One, used spray paint to complete his signature light bulb in the stairwell of CitizenM New York Bowery Hotel. The work of 20 artists who painted at 5Pointz in
Brothels, Gambling and an Ex-Detective Mastermind: Officials Detail N.Y. Police Scandal

Brothels, Gambling and an Ex-Detective Mastermind: Officials Detail N.Y. Police Scandal

In all, three sergeants, two detectives and two officers with the New York Police Department have been charged in the prostitution enterprise.
New Plan for City Streetcar: Shorter, Pricier and Not Coming Soon

New Plan for City Streetcar: Shorter, Pricier and Not Coming Soon

The city released a rendering of the proposed streetcar, which under a new plan will avoid the Dumbo neighborhood and run closer to Downtown Brooklyn.
A Single Road With Many Names, Traversing Many Worlds

A Single Road With Many Names, Traversing Many Worlds

Updating the movie sign at the Greenport Theater, which closes down in the winter.
When Trump Made an Appearance at Cuomo’s Bachelor Party: The Untold Story of Their Ties

When Trump Made an Appearance at Cuomo’s Bachelor Party: The Untold Story of Their Ties

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo with Donald J. Trump during a ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial, in New York on Sept. 11, 2016. “We get along very well,” Mr. Trump explained in a radio interview
How a Political Machine Works: 21 People Running for Office, Unaware

How a Political Machine Works: 21 People Running for Office, Unaware

Aisha Riaz and her husband, Jesse Rose, wanted to run for Queens Democratic County Committee but were disqualified, even as Ms. Riaz’s opponent was nominated without her consent by party leaders.
Missing Paperwork Got Him Out of Jail. Then, Police Say, He Raped and Killed.

Missing Paperwork Got Him Out of Jail. Then, Police Say, He Raped and Killed.

Danueal Drayton was released without bail in July. The judge did not know his criminal history.
Grace Notes: If Only Her Voice Could Change the Way the Mets Play

Grace Notes: If Only Her Voice Could Change the Way the Mets Play

Marysol Castro, a public-address announcer for the New York Mets, is the first Latina announcer in Major League Baseball.