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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.

At Pride Parade, Few Paid Attention to the Candidates

At Pride Parade, Few Paid Attention to the Candidates

Cynthia Nixon, the actress and activist running against Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo for the Democratic nomination for governor, greeted Stacey Juarez, 17, before the start of Sunday’s Pride parade in Manhattan.

Things to Do on Long Island, July 16 Through July 24

Things to Do on Long Island, July 16 Through July 24

WESTHAMPTON BEACH The dog behaviorist Cesar Millan will train rescue dogs on stage at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street, on July 24 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: 100 to $250. For more information: 631-288-1500; whbpac.org.

Harvey Weinstein Faces New Sex Assault Charges in Manhattan

Harvey Weinstein Faces New Sex Assault Charges in Manhattan

Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on three additional sexual assault charges involving a third woman in Manhattan.

Skip the Bordeaux, Go for the Assyrtiko

Skip the Bordeaux, Go for the Assyrtiko

From left, Nicholas Poulmentis, Brian McCoy and Chris Kouvaros at a food and wine tasting in preparation for the opening of a new Greek restaurant, Akrotiri.

Schneiderman’s Downfall Puts a Spotlight on Men, Alcohol and Violence

Schneiderman’s Downfall Puts a Spotlight on Men, Alcohol and Violence

Behind the sober facade of the attorney general’s office, there was another reality, according to women who say Eric Schneiderman hit them.

Key Prosecution Witness Describes Bribes to Top Cuomo Aide

Key Prosecution Witness Describes Bribes to Top Cuomo Aide

Todd Howe, left, described Joseph Percoco, holding his catch after a 2010 fishing trip, as “the closest thing to a brother I ever had.”

Friday the 13th, a ‘Tattoo Holiday’

Friday the 13th, a ‘Tattoo Holiday’

Victoria Faythe, a visiting tattoo artist at Armageddon Ink Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, inked Nicole Callahan’s first tattoo on Friday the 13th.

Gentrification’s Empty Victory

Gentrification’s Empty Victory

Gregg Singer in his office in the building that was once P.S. 64, once Charas, and now, except for him, vacant.

Familiar Pianist at Caramoor, and Beethoven’s Gravitational Pull

Familiar Pianist at Caramoor, and Beethoven’s Gravitational Pull

Jonathan Biss’s residency will take place over three days at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in Katonah.

New York City Housing Authority, Accused of Endangering Residents, Agrees to Oversight

New York City Housing Authority, Accused of Endangering Residents, Agrees to Oversight

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan said the New York City Housing Authority, which owns the Queensbridge Houses in Long Island City, lied about its failure to comply with lead paint regulations.

Jury Finds on Behalf of Officers in Police Overtime Trial

Jury Finds on Behalf of Officers in Police Overtime Trial

Hector Cordero, an employee at J & C Mini Market in Brooklyn, sued four officers, accusing them of falsely arresting him only to boost their overtime pay. A jury ruled for the officers.

The Elephant Hotel in Coney Island, and a Jaywalking Conundrum

The Elephant Hotel in Coney Island, and a Jaywalking Conundrum

The Elephant Hotel in Coney Island, built in 1884 and burned down in 1896, was so large that one could actually get lost inside.

Judge Denies Trump’s Secrecy Claim in Review of Cohen Documents

Judge Denies Trump’s Secrecy Claim in Review of Cohen Documents

Judge Kimba M. Wood has denied President Trump’s secrecy claim involving the materials collected from Michael Cohen, which include data files and contents from one of Mr. Cohen’s shredders.

Congestion Plan for Manhattan Gets Mixed Reviews

Congestion Plan for Manhattan Gets Mixed Reviews

Mayor Bill de Blasio, in a shift, expressed openness on Friday to a congestion pricing plan proposed by a task force appointed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

‘It Was His Life or Mine’: A Drastic Plan Altered Her Course

‘It Was His Life or Mine’: A Drastic Plan Altered Her Course

Jacqueline Torres, 60, at Maria Hernandez Park in Brooklyn. While in prison, Ms. Torres made a promise that she would change her life for the better.


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