Bugsy Siegels mugshot
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  • Bugsy Siegel’s mug shot

Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• About protests in Hong Kong? John Dunlevy

• The odyssey of Kalief Browder? (Charged at age 16 with stealing a backpack, he spent three years in jail on Rikers Island awaiting trial.) Steve Bogira

• About the most dangerous White House security lapses before the latest round of them? Mick Dumke

• The New York Times obit on Chicago theater-community icon Sheldon Patinkin? Tony Adler

• About who might have killed Bugsy Siegel? Tal Rosenberg

• About The Wire creator David Simon’s new miniseries, which takes place in 1980s Yonkers? Tal Rosenberg

• This list of the oldest bars in every state (plus Washington, DC)? Aimee Levitt

• About the New Yorker‘s first animated cover? Molly Raskin