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Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town

Veteran journalist and Columbia School of Journalism professor Mirta Ojito investigates Marcelo Lucero's murder—and the community in which it happened—in her new book.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn
Kira Cohen and John Farley  |  July 11, 2011 5:15 PM | Updated: September 1, 2011 01:52 PM | 4 Comments
The five month saga that was the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case comes to a close this week as the former chief of the International Monetary Fund prepares to return to Paris.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn
Andrew J. Hawkins for City Hall News  |  July 11, 2011 7:42 AM | Comments
The Democrats vying to be mayor of New York City in 2013 have until midnight to raise cash for the first six-month filing period of the year, and with former Rep. Anthony Weiner knocked out of the race, the remaining candidates hope their balance sheets will be a sign of their strength.
i-neutral-ny 590
Avery Monsen  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 3 Comments
Other cities make delicious pizza and bagels. Other cities have thriving arts scenes. And if you can’t take a joke about your city...
More than 1.8 million city residents received foods stamps in December, 2010. MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Sam Lewis  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
Did welfare reform help or hurt New York City?
Flickr/Tomas Fano
Gabrielle and Ben Ryder Howe  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
A couple who ran a Brooklyn deli, out of which developed the critically acclaimed book "My Korean Deli," weigh in on what makes the best bodega.
konradfeature
John Farley  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 3 Comments
The Asian American Writers Workshop looks beyond the map in its attempt to define Chinatown, examining the Chinatowns of New York as a set of memories, spaces and associations through a collection of oral histories.VIDEO
NYPhotographersCity cover
Laura van Straaten and John Farley  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Post 9/11, photographers -- like all New Yorkers -- have been forced to
reimagine New York.
Bayview Facility in Manhattan had the highest percentage of alleged incidents of inmate sexual abuse by staff in the United States. City Limits/Marc Fader
Sam Lewis  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
The Bayview Correctional Facility in Chelsea had the highest percentage of alleged incidents of inmate sexual abuse by staff in the country in 2008 and 2009.
Book Review-Willie Mays
Max Linsky  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
The New York Times isn’t exactly known as a sports writing powerhouse. Slipped into the back of Business Day for most of the week, the Sports section tends to feel like an afterthought. A chore, even. But even if the Times fails to scratch your sports writing itch on a daily basis, you’ll be hard-pressed to find three better sports books for your summer reading list than the ones written by veterans of the Gray Lady.
Jim Henson’s characters provided an outlet for the various sides of his sense of humor and personality, and Henson always considered Kermit the Frog his alter ego. Photo by John E. Barrett, courtesy of The Jim Henson Company. Kermit the Frog (c)The Muppets Studio, LLC.
Mahalet Dejene and Ceylan Yeginsu  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | Updated: Jan. 6, 2012 12:00PM | Comments
The Muppets have had enough of Manhattan -- they're staying in Queens! "Jim Henson's Fantastic World," an interactive exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image, has been extended through March.VIDEO
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