District Attorney Alvin Bragg plans to spend $9 million to provide social workers and housing services to those who want them.“Here’s the problem: We don’t feel safe.”. Benefit costs may go up as much as 6 percent. Wary of driving workers away, many employers may not pass on the full increases, analysts say.

For her first book, the New Yorker writer Rachel Aviv probes her own and others’ lives to suggest how the stories we are told by the medical profession about our struggles can both help and harm.The man, Nicholas John Roske, 26, said he was upset about the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, and impending decisions on abortion and guns, a federal affidavit says.An analysis by the listing site StreetEasy found that many apartment hunters have moved on from the hottest neighborhoods in Manhattan.Florence Pugh plays a seemingly happy housewife whose world starts to crack apart in Olivia Wilde’s wobbly feminist gothic.

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When people with mental health issues enter the criminal justice system and the city’s lock-ups, they often get less help and more trauma.Stephanie Clegg paid $90,000 for a Marc Chagall painting at a Sotheby’s auction in 1994. It was reappraised for $100,000 in 2008. Now an expert panel in France wants to destroy it as a fake.Recordings released to defense lawyers directly challenge assertions by prominent Republicans that an Arizona man named Ray Epps was a federal informant and helped start the Capitol riot.

. A photographer traveled across America on one of Amtrak’s long-distance train routes. Here’s what she saw. Mayor Adams Announces 100 Days of Getting Stuff Done for New Yorkers.

Edward P. Mangano and his wife, Linda, were both convicted for their parts in what prosecutors called “a culture of corruption.”. Crime is perhaps the biggest topic on the minds of New Yorkers over the last year. With headline after headline showcasing random attacks such as straphangers. New York State will award its first 150 marijuana retail licenses to people penalized in the past for dealing — but a daunting application stands in the way of going legal.

. Local leaders vow tough consequences for violence against Asians, Jews and other discriminated-against groups. But just 15% result in a hate crime conviction — and just 1% in The Bronx. Mayor Eric Adams says his “heart goes out” to Jose Alba, the bodega employee unjustly charged with murder — yet he won’t condemn Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg for bringing the charges aga. What do you do with people who are repeatedly failed by social services and the legal system?.

On the campaign trail, Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg expressed support for Tracy McCarter—but after three months in office, he’s been silent on her case. A New York City judge dismissed a murder charge for bodega worker Jose Alba after Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s office said it couldn’t prove against self-defense claims.James McAvoy gives a ravishing performance, without benefit of prosthetics or props, in a new adaptation alive with the love of language.Working with the NYPD and the borough’s Small Business Alliance, Alvin Bragg aims to lean into interagency teamwork, stiffer penalties and pretrial prevention.

A Pakistani–American taxi driver says he had his license and livelihood suspended after an NYPD officer accused him of an assault that never happened. “We’ve got to get it right,” the mayor says, but the City Council and advocates want him to push more and spend more to address the dire shortage of affordable housing. The NYPD was joined by Mayor Eric Adams and New York Attorney General Letitia James to announce the takedown of a gigantic retail burglary operation on May 26.