Monday, April 28, 2014

Mark Mazer, left, and Gerard Denault face sentencing in the CityTime scandal.
John Marshall Mantel for The New York Times
Mark Mazer, left, and Gerard Denault face sentencing in the CityTime scandal.
What you need to know for Monday: sentencing day in the CityTime scandal, a congressman faces indictment, and delightful weather.

A Smuggler of Immigrants, Dies in Prison, but Is Praised in Chinatown

Despite putting passengers on faulty ships, and using kidnapping and torture to collect her fees, Sister Ping was seen by many as a tireless, self-sacrificing fighter for her fellow Fujianese.

Despite Twitter Backlash, New York Police Dept. Plans to Expand Social Media Efforts

Commissioner William J. Bratton is determined to use social media to promote the New York Police Department, even after encountering a flood of negative attention on Twitter.

Suspect in School Attack Once Turned to Victim for Help, Friends Say

Friends close to the 16-year-old accused of fatally stabbing a fellow high school student sifted through clues, saying he had seemed detached and in need of help.

By Digitizing Images, Museum Opens a Window Into the Past

For Politician, an Indictment Looms, and So Does a Campaign for Re-election

Representative Michael G. Grimm is expected to face federal charges of fraud, which creates a difficult scenario for New York City Republicans trying to retain their only seat in Congress.

Faithful in New York City Recall Impact of 2 Popes on Their Personal Journeys

For many Catholics, watching the canonizations of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII made them look back on their lives and the historical milestones associated with the church’s two newest saints.

One Therapist, $4 Million in 2012 Medicare Billing

Physical therapy is a big recipient of national Medicare dollars — and physical therapists in Brooklyn are among the biggest billers of all, government data indicates.

After 7-Year Makeover, Bronx Links of Legend Try to Reclaim the Past

Opened in 1895, the Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course in the North Bronx, which was once a favorite spot for celebrities, has had a $5 million renovation.

For 2 Teenagers’ Murders, Much Sorrow, Few Answers and No Protests

A 16-year-old boy was shot to death in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, on Saturday, hours before a 19-year-old woman was fatally stabbed in the Bronx.
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