Suspect Charged In Slaying Of Bronx Homeless Shelter EmployeeA suspect was arrested and charged Tuesday with the murder of a homeless shelter employee in the Bronx.
NY Lawmaker Calls On Legislature To Restore Money Cut From Homeless Shelters Citing thousands of young runaways turned away from New York shelters whose funding has been slashed, a state lawmaker is calling on the Legislature to restore the money.
NY Lawmakers Propose Bill Banning Sex Offenders From Family SheltersCity Councilman Jimmy Vacca said he was shocked when he found out two sex offenders were allowed to live at the Crystal Family Residence in the Bronx.
Mother Of Child Found Dead In Queens Homeless Shelter Charged With MurderLatoya Curry, 35, has been charged with second-degree murder.
Woman Charged In 4-Year-Old Girl's Death At Queens Homeless ShelterLanaysah Meraldo, 4, was found unconscious and unresponsive Thursday afternoon at a facility on 134th Street in Briarwood.
NYPD: Man Claiming To Be Cab Driver Tries To Sexually Assault Woman In Front Of Kids In QueensThe hunt is on for a man who allegedly told a woman he was a cab driver and then tried to sexually assault her in front of her three young children after driving them to Queens last weekend, according to the NYPD.
Fire Sweeps Through Women And Children's Homeless Shelter In Flatiron DistrictHundreds of women and children were forced from their homes Tuesday, after a fire tore through an apartment building on East 28th Street.
Some Carroll Gardens Residents Fight Proposed Homeless ShelterThe city wants to convert a 10-unit condo on West Ninth Street into a shelter for 170 homeless men.
Queens Residents Worried Proposed Homeless Shelter Could Bring Sex Offenders To AreaThe non-profit group Samaritan Village wants to turn a vacant warehouse on Cooper Avenue in Glendale into a shelter for 125 homeless families.
L.I. Parents Mixed On 10 More Homeless Students Joining DistrictSome parents worry adding 10 more homeless children to Forest Brook Elementary School in Hauppauge will add to class size and cut support services.
Bloomberg Hits City Comptroller With Lawsuit Over Rejected Homeless Shelter ContractsCity Comptroller John Liu this month rejected the $67.6 million contracts with Aguila Inc. for shelters in the South Bronx and in Manhattan. Bloomberg and the Department of Homeless Services filed the lawsuit last week. The suit says the comptroller is required by law to approve the contacts.
Greenpoint Residents Upset After Group Of Sex Offenders Move Into Nearby Homeless ShelterA spokesperson for the Department of Homeless Services said they are legally required to house the homeless regardless of their criminal background.