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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.

NYC Department of Education Commissioner Dennis Walcott visited a middle school classroom on Tuesday for Digital Citizenship Day. Walcott said it's not enough to be a citizen anymore, we have to be digital citizens. MetroFocus/ Matt Chao.
Georgia Kral  |  October 4, 2012 7:47 AM | 1 Comment
NYC middle schoolers are learning to navigate online interactions safely and responsibly.VIDEO
foreclosure 590
Susan Arbetter for The Capitol Report  |  October 2, 2012 5:44 PM | Comments
In the first lawsuit of its kind, the State Attorney General is suing JP Morgan over Bear Stearn's pattern of deceit in its evaluation of mortgage backed securities.VIDEO
Shane Thompson, a senior at the High School for Public Service. His first choice of a high school did not work out, but now, he says, he's thriving. Photo City Limits/Taleen Dersdepanian.
Helen Zelon for City Limits  |  October 2, 2012 2:03 PM | Comments
The first installment of a year-long series following members of the final graduating class under Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.
Tug boats short film Jessica Edwards
Jessica Edwards for narrative.ly  |  October 2, 2012 1:38 PM | Comments
The short film “Tugs” is an ode to the hardest working boats on the waterways and the people who pilot them.VIDEO
fracking well photo
Susan Arbetter for The Capitol Report  |  October 1, 2012 6:33 PM | 1 Comment
In November, 2011, the Cuomo administration announced it would issue fracking regulations within a year. The DEC has announced it won't meet that deadline.VIDEO
Music fans wait outside the Barclays Center before Jay-Z performs for the first time in the arena on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. AP/Henny Ray Abrams.
Philly Bubaris  |  October 1, 2012 4:16 PM | Comments
A look at social media reaction to the grand opening of the Barclays Center on Friday, Sept. 28.
Copy of Lance
Christina Knight  |  October 1, 2012 2:59 PM | 4 Comments
A Q&A with the first reality TV mother, Pat Loud, on her book "Lance Out Loud" and her son's New York City years.VIDEO
Hofstra President Stuart Rabinowitz addressing the university during its Debate 2012 program. Photo courtesy of Hofstra University
Christina Mulligan  |  October 1, 2012 4:00 AM | 3 Comments
Hofstra University will host the second Presidential Debate, which sees its first female moderator in 20 years -- Candy Crowley.VIDEO
Wynton Marsalis (left) and Garth Fagan (right) in the rehearsal studio. Photo courtesy Garth Fagan Dance.
Perry Santanachote for NYC-ARTS  |  September 28, 2012 5:59 PM | Comments
A Q&A with choreographer Garth Fagan on creating “Lighthouse/Lightning Rod" with Wynton Marsalis.
bikers uprise
John Farley  |  September 28, 2012 4:00 AM | 8 Comments

In 1987, cyclists overturned a ban on bikes in Midtown Manhattan, and their action led to increased cycling advocacy. On September 28 they’re celebrating the anniversary in the streets.

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