By ANNIE CORREAL and ANDY NEWMAN
What you need to know for Friday and the weekend: helping those on the streets, brutal cold, snow ahead, and an ancient statue in Queens may have been looted from Italy.
By CHARLES V. BAGLI
A $1.5 billion proposal to redevelop Brooklyn’s Domino Sugar plant is in jeopardy as officials ask for a higher quota of affordable housing units.
By SERGE F. KOVALESKI and MATT FLEGENHEIMER
Two people who were pivotal in the plan to close access lanes to the George Washington Bridge wrote of creating traffic problems in front of the home of a New Jersey rabbi, documents show.
By WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM
Michael Drewniak was critical to the administration’s response as the controversy over the lane closings at the George Washington Bridge grew, according to a legislative panel.
By KATE TAYLOR
State Senator Adriano Espaillat fell short of ousting Representative Charles B. Rangel, the 22-term Harlem Democrat, in 2012.
By JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZ
Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York said that he would reverse a decision by Michael R. Bloomberg to provide free real estate to the schools so that they could open new programs.
By MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ
Unlike subway drivers who are shielded from passengers’ emotions by a thick metal door, many bus drivers are fully exposed to the moods of the fickle, and sometimes violent, New York City commuter.
By BENJAMIN WEISER
A letter to the judge in the terrorism case against Sulaiman Abu Ghaith says that the government may have confused the defendant with a Guantánamo detainee.
By ANDREA ELLIOTT
Advocates, service providers and council members pressed the city to firm up a proposal for a rent-subsidy program and to improve services for children.
By JOSEPH BERGER
A clinical pharmacologist, the final defense witness, said people under the influence of a sleeping aid might “become impaired, but don’t know they’re impaired.”
By COLIN MOYNIHAN
Amid concerns that New York City was not moving swiftly enough to make more taxis accessible to the disabled, a federal judge set a timetable for the publication of new accessibility rules.