What Happens When New York’s Covid Alert Level Moves to Medium Risk?

The city will reach a yellow, or medium, risk level if new cases surpass 200 a week for every 100,000 residents. Here’s what that would mean.

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Report Details Robert Durst Case in New York

Nearly four decades after Kathie McCormack Durst disappeared, prosecutors say they are confident she was killed by her husband, Robert Durst.

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What New York Prosecutors Have on Robert Durst

Nearly four decades after Kathie McCormack Durst disappeared, prosecutors say they are confident she was killed by her husband, Robert Durst.

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A Frenetic Housing Market in the Suburbs, and Then a Cooling Off

By late summer, many real estate agents in the New York suburbs began to notice that the ‘crazy bidding wars’ weren’t happening quite as often.

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Second N.Y. Prosecutor Declines to Seek Criminal Charges Against Cuomo

Allegations that two women made against the former governor were credible, the Westchester County district attorney said, but she said that his conduct was not criminal.

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Trump Investigation Enters Crucial Phase as Prosecutor’s Term Nears End

New developments suggest the long-running inquiry has returned to an earlier focus: the valuations the former president and his family business applied to properties as it sought loans.

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Robert Durst Charged With Murder in Wife’s Disappearance

Mr. Durst, who was sentenced to life in prison in California two weeks ago, now faces another trial in New York.

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Trump Organization, Already Under Indictment, Faces New Criminal Inquiry

The investigation, by the Westchester County district attorney’s office, increases the legal scrutiny of the former president and his family business.

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A Lawyer’s Deathbed Confession About a Sensational 1975 Kidnapping

Samuel Bronfman, heir to the Seagram fortune, was abducted by two men who confessed to the crime. But then their story evolved wildly, and the jury believed it. Was it all a lie?

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Pound Ridge, N.Y.: A Rural Alternative to Nearby Commuter Towns

Unlike its better-known neighbors, this Westchester town has no train station. It’s a ‘little bit more country,’ and residents are fine with that.

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Michelin Announces Stars for New York Restaurants

The French producer of guides announced the awards, with a few additions and no subtractions.

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Suburban Home Sales Soar in the New York Region

Lines of cars at open houses and multiple offers above the asking price, often all cash, have become a regular occurrence.

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Lawrence Otis Graham, 59, Dies; Explored Race and Class in Black America

An Ivy League-trained lawyer, he rose to prominence in the 1990s by examining the tensions that surround Black achievement and wealth.

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Why Some Suburban Businesses Are Thriving During the Pandemic

A new crop of customers — people who once commuted to the city but now work from home — is helping some businesses stay afloat.

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Living Year-Round in a Summer Bungalow

Some former summer communities have been turned into co-ops that offer an affordable alternative to bigger homes in the area.

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One of the First Virus Hot Spots in the U.S. Is Under Siege Again

New Rochelle, N.Y., was a model for how to contain and control the coronavirus’s spread. But the city’s success may be fleeting.

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Dinner Is No Longer Served: Theater That Built Careers Is Gone

The Westchester Broadway Theater was one of the last remaining professional dinner theaters in the country.

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Torres and Jones Win and Will Become 1st Gay Black Members of Congress

Ritchie Torres and Mondaire Jones defeated token Republican challengers in overwhelmingly Democratic House districts in New York.

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New Apartments in the Suburbs Attract New Yorkers

City residents head to new developments in walkable suburban communities where they can get apartments with more indoor and outdoor space.

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How Trump Is Using Westchester to Stir Up Suburban Fears

In an appeal to racism among white voters, the president says that Democrats tried to ruin Westchester County, N.Y., through fair housing policies.

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Jamaal Bowman, Progressive Insurgent, Defeats Eliot Engel in House Primary

Mr. Bowman defeated the 16-term incumbent in a race that pitted the Democratic establishment against the party’s progressive wing.

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5 Ways the Coronavirus Has Changed Suburban Real Estate

Thousands of New Yorkers left the city and headed to the suburbs during the pandemic, and real estate there hasn’t been the same since.

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Mondaire Jones Rides Insurgent Wave to a House Primary Win in N.Y.

Mr. Jones is likely to become among the first openly gay African-American members of Congress.

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Can a Billionaire’s Son Spend His Way to a House Seat in New York?

Nita Lowey’s decision to step down after three decades has created a seven-way free-for-all in Tuesday’s Democratic primary.

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Can the Most Vulnerable House Democrat Withstand a Progressive Challenger?

Representative Eliot Engel’s primary contest against Jamaal Bowman in New York is a test of the Democratic establishment’s ability to withstand its emboldened left wing.

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Hillary Clinton Backs Eliot Engel, in Her First House Primary Endorsement of 2020

Mr. Engel, a longtime New York representative, is trying to fend off a serious challenge from his left by Jamaal Bowman, who has been endorsed by Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

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Eliot Engel’s Hot Mic Moment: ‘If I Didn’t Have a Primary, I Wouldn’t Care’

Mr. Engel, a Democratic congressman from New York, is facing a primary challenge and has been criticized for staying in Washington during the pandemic. He made the remark at an event after returning to the Bronx.

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Three Weeks in April: An E.M.T. Crew Faces Exhaustion, Isolation and Death

A photojournalist switched careers and became an E.M.T. just months before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Recently, he brought his camera along to document what he and his crew are seeing.

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Few Travelers, Few Flights and Now, a Total Airport Shutdown

Westchester County Airport, north of New York City, is closing temporarily, using the time to complete long-planned construction.

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Coronavirus in N.Y.: Second Case Sets Off Search for Others Exposed

The inquiry stretched from a hospital in Westchester County, where workers faced a possible quarantine, to a college campus in Manhattan.

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