Fernando Cabrera

New York City

Who’s for and against banning menthol cigarettes in New York City

It’s Al Sharpton vs. the NAACP, with Corey Johnson stuck in the middle.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Rumble in the Bronx

The borough’s grassroots progressives broke through with stunning upset victories by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Alessandra Biaggi. Can they keep the insurgency going?

Criminal justice

Darcel Clark backs off of challenge to immigrant rights’ ruling

Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark would have made political enemies and strange bedfellows had she pursued the case.