Yoav Gonen

Yoav is a Senior Reporter for THE CITY. Previously, he covered City Hall and education for the New York Post, after stints at the Staten Island Advance, NY Daily News and the Brooklyn Papers. Learned the ropes from Professor Blood.

A reversal comes as judges order some fired employees reinstated — but first, most of them have to reapply for their jobs.
Report from Civilian Complaint Review Board sums up consequences of 321 investigations, many for improper use of force.
The office of county prosecutor Eric Gonzalez has interviewed people whose allegations of forgeries and favoritism first surfaced in THE CITY.
In a growing number of lawsuits, municipal workers who were put on unpaid leave or terminated after seeking religious exemptions to an employee COVID shot mandate are getting judges to order their reinstatement.
Former state Sen. Jesse Hamilton and former Brooklyn Democratic Party District Leader Tommy Torres join numerous friends and political supporters of the mayor now in top city posts.
A Bronx parking deal on city-owned land since 2010 has failed to yield city taxpayers a single dime, while the bill owed continues to grow — by $17 million in 2021 alone.
Bishop Lamor Whitehead is also accused of extorting a businessman and lying to FBI agents.
Campaign finance scheme first exposed by THE CITY wasn’t enough for prosecutors to bring fraud or graft charges against the former lieutenant governor, judge rules.
Letters obtained by THE CITY show that the former mayor violated the city’s ban on using government resources for political purposes, including attacking Donald Trump.