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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.

school safety
David Cruz for NJ Today  |  December 17, 2012 6:40 PM | Comments
Statistically, school is probably the safest place your child can be but any parent will tell you that dropping their child off in the morning is a leap of faith.VIDEO
Deputy Mayor
Need to Know, a MetroFocus partner at THIRTEEN/PBS  |  December 17, 2012 12:25 PM | Comments
The Deputy Mayor of Health and Human Services talks about how changing behavior may help lift young people out of poverty.VIDEO
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December 17, 2012 11:13 AM | Comments
NJToday Managing Editor Mike Schneider speaks with New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, who says tourism will be hit hard.VIDEO
"Coping in Newtown" video still by David Frank for The New York Times
David Frank for The New York Times  |  December 17, 2012 9:46 AM | Comments
People devastated by the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School gathered at memorials around Newtown, Conn., to mourn with one another.VIDEO
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December 13, 2012 4:40 PM | Comments
An in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at what happened when the power went out at New York hospitals, an interview with former Mayor Ed Koch and more.VIDEO
Legal Aid Society work after Sandy
Gianna Palmer for The New York World  |  December 13, 2012 4:15 PM | 11 Comments
Volunteer lawyers and the Legal Aid Society make sure storm relief arrives where it's needed most.
City
Henry Cass for City Limits  |  December 12, 2012 10:28 AM | Comments
Fishers in Long Island Sound are seeing species that normally swim far to the south.
Grocery Store Rockaways Sandy
Jarrett Murphy for City Limits  |  December 12, 2012 9:49 AM | Comments
Most businesses on the peninsula are still closed after Hurricane Sandy. Some of those that are operating are suffering because their customer base has been displaced.
"Is That Enough?" by Lobsang Tsewang is one of 21 works selected by a group of students curating alongside a professional art exhibit put on by No Longer Home. Image courtesy of ArtsConnection.
Georgia Kral  |  December 10, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
In a former bank building, an innovative art presenter joins forces with local teens to mount a new exhibit. VIDEO
NYCHA resident who is now employed as a clean-up worker by NYCHA.
Katia Savchuk for City Limits  |  December 7, 2012 12:08 PM | Comments
Hundreds of low-income New Yorkers who've struggled to find jobs have found work doing post-storm cleanup, including public housing tenants.
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