Nick Pinto served two tours as staff writer at the Village Voice. His reporting has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Gothamist, The New Republic, Rolling Stone, The Intercept, and elsewhere.
NYPD is Illegally Sending People to Rikers Without Ever Seeing a Judge, Lawsuit Claims
"Nothing short of an extrajudicial campaign of terror and kidnapping.”
The State of Recycling in New York City Is Extraordinarily Grim
And as for organic waste? "We divert virtually none of it, less than one percent."
A Hallucinatory Journey to Find Out Why CityMD Wants to Keep Charging Me For COVID Tests From 2020
"It's gonna be the same flat fee of $300"
Mayor Eric Adams Wonders Why Politicians Like Eric Adams Wanted Smaller NYC Jails
Three years ago, Eric Adams demanded lower jail capacity. Now he wants to know where he's supposed to put all the people he's locking up.
DOC Hides Successful Suicide Attempt from Elected Officials
This week, as Correction Department officials led a tour of City jails and the mayor discoursed on Rikers, none of them mentioned that Michael Nieves lay dying.
This Thursday, We Know There Are Not Enough Police Because There Are Too Many Police Standing Around Doing Nothing
Plus: More drama in NY's highest court, babies aren't getting vaccinated, and Eric Adams will not be taking questions after attending today's aeronautical display.
NYC Gives Arrested Legal Observers a Check and a ‘Middle Finger’ to Make Their NYPD Lawsuit Go Away
The NYPD's behavior in Mott Haven was condemned in a lengthy Human Rights Watch report as a violation of constitutional rights and international human rights law.
For Pre-Launch Event Buzz, Invite The Guy Who Called The Iraqi People ‘Semi-Literate Primitive Monkeys’
Semafor’s here to help with ‘the crisis of trust in news,’ so here’s Tucker Carlson sponsored by the Knight Foundation.
Good Luck Trying to Hold New York Prosecutors Who Have Sent Innocent People to Prison Accountable
Public officials went to unconstitutional lengths to silence people talking about prosecutorial misconduct, a federal court found this week.
Eric Adams Tells New Yorkers: Stop Listening to Eric Adams
The mayor is urging New Yorkers not to be swayed by the cynical scare tactics he's built his mayoralty on.