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  1. what we know
    Salman Rushdie Is on the ‘Road to Recovery’ Following Gruesome AttackThe acclaimed author was grievously wounded and remains hospitalized but was taken off a ventilator and again able to speak on Saturday.
  2. crime
    Police Arrest Suspect in Killings of Muslim Men in AlbuquerqueAt least three Muslim immigrants have been ambushed and killed in recent weeks, terrifying the local community.
  3. unsolved mysteries
    The Bodies Keep Piling Up at Lake MeadFour sets of human remains have now been discovered in the rapidly receding reservoir since May.
  4. apocalypse wow
    The Bodies Are Piling Up in Lake MeadWith three bodies found in the disappearing reservoir since May, climate change could be a crime story in the Southwest.
  5. crime
    The Criminologist on Trial for Serial ArsonProfessor Maynard taught students about life at the margins of society. Now he is charged with a crime his field is only beginning to understand.
  6. unsolved mysteries
    Alex Murdaugh’s Alleged Crime Spree Gets CrazierThe notorious attorney is charged with murdering his wife and son a few months before trying to arrange a hit man to kill him for an insurance payout.
  7. the city politic
    Where Is Phil Banks?Eric Adams’s man in charge of public safety hasn’t talked to the public once, and veteran observers can’t tell what he’s doing.
  8. court appearances
    Ghislaine Maxwell Gets 20 YearsSurvivors of her and Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-trafficking ring spoke at the sentencing.
  9. early and often
    Chesa Boudin and the Limits of San Francisco LiberalismIf Chesa Boudin is recalled, it will be because his city has never been its left-wing caricature.
  10. early and often
    Michael Avenatti Gets 4 Years in Prison for Stealing From Stormy DanielsThe disgraced celebrity attorney, who is already in jail for extorting Nike, will go on trial again in July for allegedly embezzling $10 million.
  11. the system
    Why Is the Firing Squad Making a Comeback?South Carolina’s push to bring back an archaic execution method says a lot about the state of capital punishment today.
  12. court appearances
    Why Do We Fail People in Cults?And why must victims save themselves?
  13. brooklyn subway shooting
    ‘From Now On, I’m Super-Aware’Sunset Park neighbors speak about yesterday’s shootings.
  14. what we know
    What We Know About the Brooklyn Subway ShootingFrank James, the accused gunman, was arrested in the East Village thanks to tipsters.
  15. crime
    How the Alleged Brooklyn Subway Shooter Was CaughtDetective work and tipsters nabbed Frank James, who has been hit with federal terrorism charges.
  16. the city politic
    The Trials of Alvin BraggThe Manhattan DA was meant to reform New York’s justice system and bring down Donald Trump. Three months into his tenure, both prospects look shaky.
  17. gallery
    The Photographer Who Captured the Brooklyn Subway Shooting“​​I was panicking along with everybody else.”
  18. new york state
    New York Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin Resigns Following Fraud ArrestBenjamin, New York’s No. 2 official, has been accused of conspiring to commit bribery when he was a state senator running for NYC comptroller.
  19. u.s. supreme court
    GOP’s Antics at Jackson Hearings Weren’t Just an Appeal to QAnonExtremist dog whistling aside, Republicans senators’ primary goal was to paint Democrats as soft on crime and hostile to parents and children.
  20. crime
    Jussie Smollett to Be Released From Jail Pending AppealHis lawyers successfully argued for his release pending an appeal.
  21. courtroom drama
    Accused Cult Leader Larry Ray Leaves Court in AmbulanceLarry Ray, accused of controlling a group of Sarah Lawrence students, left the courthouse in an ambulance today.
  22. crime
    Suspect Arrested in Shootings of Unhoused Men in NYC and D.C.Law-enforcement officers in D.C. arrested a suspect on Tuesday morning, following an extensive search.
  23. politics
    Tom Cotton Touts (Sanitized) Andrew Jackson as GOP HeroThe Arkansas senator presented Jackson as the hero Reagan and Trump had in common. But he failed to acknowledge Old Hickory’s violent racism.
  24. crime
    The Son Who Brought Down His Insurrectionist FatherGuy Reffitt was convicted in a landmark, emotionally wrenching case.
  25. crime and punishment
    Supreme Court Reinstates Death Penalty for Boston Marathon BomberThe decision creates a dilemma for Joe Biden, who opposes the federal death penalty even as his Justice Department sought it for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
  26. stop asian hate
    Another Asian Woman Has Died After a Brutal AttackA man threw a rock at GuiYing Ma while she was sweeping a sidewalk in Queens last fall.
  27. court appearances
    The Larry Ray Trial, ExplainedAccused of turning a Sarah Lawrence dorm into a cult, Larry Ray is now on trial.
  28. crime
    What Really Happened to the Criminal Investigation of Trump?There’s reason to be skeptical that the two prosecutors who quit were prevented from pursuing a slam-dunk case.
  29. politics
    The Manhattan DA’s Trump Investigation Looks Like It’s in Deep TroubleThe leading prosecutors on the criminal inquiry quit, reportedly after Alvin Bragg doubted whether there is a case.
  30. crime
    Ahmaud Arbery’s Killers Convicted of Committing Hate CrimesTravis McMichael, Greg McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan had already been sentenced to life for murder.
  31. crime
    Epstein Associate Jean-Luc Brunel Found Dead in Paris PrisonThe modeling agent, who was facing multiple allegations of rape and sexual assault, was found hanged in his cell.
  32. crime
    There Goes the Last Chance to Learn Jeffrey Epstein’s SecretsThe settlement ending Virginia Giuffre’s lawsuit against Prince Andrew means we’ll likely never learn more about the dead predator’s connections.
  33. explainer
    Prince Andrew Settles Sex Abuse Suit With Virginia GiuffreWeeks before he was to be deposed, the prince settled for an undisclosed amount of money in addition to a donation to a victims rights’ charity.
  34. crime
    The Many Lives of Crypto’s Most Notorious CoupleHow Heather Morgan and Ilya Lichtenstein spent their time when they couldn’t spend their mountain of allegedly stolen bitcoin.
  35. crime
    The Big Dumb Bitcoin-Laundering Scheme (Feat. Bad Rap)The Feds arrested a husband and (rapping) wife influencer who got in over their heads trying to launder billions in stolen crypto.
  36. crime
    ‘I More So Consider Myself a Con Artist Than Anything’What Danielle Miller learned at Horace Mann and Rikers.
  37. awful things
    This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever ReadOne scheming, sinister man. A dozen unsuspecting victims. The ultimate Craigslist nightmare.
  38. the city politic
    The Risks of Overselling Violence InterruptionThe strategy has shown promise, but it’s not the miracle cure politicians are suggesting.
  39. crime
    Michael Avenatti Found Guilty of Stealing $300,000 From Stormy DanielsThe twice-convicted attorney was found guilty of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft for stealing nearly half of his ex-client’s book advance.
  40. crime
    The Knife TwistThe Sheridan brothers have been waiting years for a clue to their parents’ brutal deaths. Last week, they got one.
  41. black lives matter
    10 Years Since TrayvonThe story of the first decade of Black Lives Matter.
  42. black lives matter
    The Failure of Police ReformAtlanta’s city government spent decades on half-hearted measures meant to address police violence.
  43. black lives matter
    The Battle Wounds of ProtestActivists often pay the price for organizing with their health and well-being.
  44. black lives matter
    The Day I Quit BelievingGeorge Zimmerman’s acquittal was the end of a very brief moment in which I gave America the benefit of the doubt.
  45. the city politic
    Slain Cops Paid the Ultimate Price for Society’s FailuresThe city must do more than praise the bravery of police it sends into harm’s way.
  46. crime
    Stormy Daniels Sees a GhostMichael Avenatti, her onetime sidekick, returns to grill her in court on the supernatural.
  47. crime
    Second NYPD Officer Dies From Injuries Following Harlem ShootingWilbert Mora, 27, had been hospitalized in critical condition since he and another officer were gunned down in the line of duty on Friday.
  48. crime
    The Return of New York’s Most Notorious CopsThe new mayor and police commissioner want to fight gun crime by bringing back anti-crime units, which were disbanded after a history of abuse.
  49. new york city
    What We Know About the Shooting of Two NYPD Officers in HarlemOfficer Jason Rivera, 22, was shot and killed in the line of duty in Harlem on Friday. Officer Wilbert Mora, 27, remains in critical condition.
  50. crime
    The Infamous FBI Informant Behind a 20-Fatality Limo CrashIt was the deadliest U.S. transportation disaster in a decade. The man behind it was one of the most notorious confidential informants in FBI history.
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