In Brighton Beach, an immigrant’s story

By ANTANINA KAPCHONAVA Four-time Grammy-nominated violinist Philippe Quint sees a lot of himself in the young Russian immigrant he plays in Downtown Express, an independent American feature from Emmy-winning director…

1 dead in Gerritsen Beach building collapse

By AYA YOSHIDA and HAIKAL FERNANDEZ A 25-year-old construction worker was killed after being trapped inside a building that collapsed in the Gerritsen Beach section of Brooklyn on Tuesday morning,…

Mets move in the fences

  By ARIANNA ROMIG A new outfield wall and seating area were unveiled at the Mets’ Citi Field on Tuesday, just in time for the team’s season home opener against…

Cop convicted of sex attack

By KRYSTAL DANIEL and ARIANNA ROMIG Jurors found Police Officer Michael Peña guilty Tuesday of the most serious charges he faced in the rape of a woman in Manhattan last…
Mayor: Restaurant grades reduce illness

Mayor: Restaurant grades reduce illness

By HAIKAL FERNANDEZ and KRYSTAL DANIEL Mayor Michael Bloomberg trumpeted the success of the restaurant grading system started 18 months ago in reducing food-related illness, saying Tuesday that it had…
6 charged in NY-based hacking ring

6 charged in NY-based hacking ring

By JESSICA DURHAM Six computer hackers in the United States and abroad were charged Tuesday in Manhattan federal court with crimes affecting more than 1 million victims, authorities said. One…
Liu campaign treasurer arrested

Liu campaign treasurer arrested

By CHIKA DUNU The campaign treasurer for mayoral hopeful and City Comptroller John Liu was arrested Tuesday and charged with fraud for her involvement in what authorities called a “coordinated…