Why Wasn't the Brooklyn Subway Shooter Arrested?

Andy Cush · 03/12/15 10:17AM

On Tuesday evening, 69-year-old William Groomes, a retired corrections officer, was riding a Brooklyn-bound 4 train when he got into a confrontation with two younger men. The specifics of their quarrel aren't totally clear, but two things are certain: Groomes shot Gilbert Drogheo dead, and he wasn't arrested for it. Why not?

Hamilton Nolan · 01/20/15 11:42AM

Brooklyn's opulent new Pierhouse development, which blocks the public's view of the Brooklyn Bridge, has "topped out," meaning that if Almighty God were to strike it with a rogue wave now, He could wash away all of its cursed floors, instead of just some. If He wanted to...