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.
Jails Monitor: Rikers Island Under Eric Adams is ‘Incapable’ of Reform
Conditions continued to deteriorate in August and September, even as Correction Commissioner Louis Molina and staff visited London tourist sites.
Mayor Adams Surprised to Learn the NYPD Withheld Body Camera Footage Showing the Police Killing of Kawaski Trawick
“This is the first time I’m learning that,” the mayor told Hell Gate.
Three Inches of Water in a Flooded Basement Apartment and Nowhere Else to Go: ‘It Feels Like We’re Forgotten’
Tania knows her basement floods when it rains. But she doesn’t know where else she can go.
In Another Secret Court Hearing, Adams Administration Again Asks to Wriggle Out of Right-to-Shelter Duties
And after a closed-door court conference on Tuesday, the presiding judge mysteriously recused herself from the case.
When the Going Gets Tough, Rikers Head Louis Molina Goes to Europe
The guy who has presided over 27 deaths in custody is “sharing best practices on facility management, safety, and security” with his counterparts abroad.
‘No Hamptons on a Dead Planet’
On Wednesday, Extinction Rebellion protesters tried to shut down a Manhattan heliport.
Judge Reverses Course on 2020 Protest Settlement Because Police Union Doesn’t Like It
The lawyer for the police union is the judge's long-time friend with whom she co-hosts a Super Bowl party, and also Ben Smith's dad.
NYPD Settles the Last of the Big 2020 Protest Lawsuits With No Admission of Wrongdoing
The NYPD commits to some reforms—for a few years.
Fine-Tuning the Trade-Offs of Congestion Pricing Is Like Assembling a Mechanical Watch in the Middle of a Firefight
The board in charge of figuring out the toll structure for congestion pricing met on Thursday, and many questions remain unanswered.