By ANNIE CORREAL
What you need to know for Wednesday: A hard winter in review, seeing old snow with new eyes, and ashes — to go.
By AL BAKER and JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZ
Eva S. Moskowitz, who built a chain of charter schools during the Bloomberg administration, saw plans for three more canceled by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
By ANDY NEWMAN
A polar geophysicist digs into New York City’s depressingly familiar snowpack to reveal a crystalline realm.
Repeated storms followed by freezing temperatures have kept snow on the ground in much of the region.
By JOSEPH BERGER
Although Kerry Kennedy was found not guilty of driving while drugged on Friday, the 20-month-long prosecution distracted her from her human rights work and her family, she said in an interview.
By SONI SANGHA
A parent’s protest on the website Humans of New York was widely shared, drawing attention to students without a much-needed foreign language teacher.
By WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM
The relationship between Paul Nunziato and David Wildstein is under scrutiny as investigators piece together events that led to the lane closings near the George Washington Bridge.
By BENJAMIN WEISER
As jury selection continues in the trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, the government asked the judge to bar the defense from referring to topics such as national security.
By JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr.
For the second time in a year, Dr. Kent D. Shinbach took the witness stand to describe his nightmarish attack at the retrial of David Tarloff.
By JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN
The New York police commissioner, William J. Bratton, told a business group that the department would focus on fighting low-level crime, citing the “broken windows” theory of policing.
By MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ
The police, after a mistaken arrest, are still looking for the driver of an A.T.V. who sped away on Sunday while dragging an officer 200 feet down a busy Brooklyn street.
By THE NEW YORK TIMES
An explosion at a condo complex in central New Jersey killed a woman and damaged dozens of homes, officials said.