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Bavarian Inn Demolition

Demolition Begins On Long-Decaying Bavarian Inn On Lake Ronkonkoma

Demolition has begun for an eyesore on Long Island that had become a haven for gangs and the homeless, but what comes next for the former Bavarian Inn?

09/23/2013

Surveillance video of two of the three suspects in the Sept. 10 killing of homeless man Ralph Eric Santiago in Hoboken. N.J. (Photo: Hudson County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutor: 3 Teens Charged In Beating Death Of Homeless Man In N.J.

Acting Prosecutor Gaetano T. Gregory said two 13-year-olds and a 14-year-old were charged in the Sept. 10 death of Ralph Eric Santiago, 46.

09/21/2013

Stories from Main Street - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Stories From Main Street: White Plains Man Launches 10,000 PB&Js To Help The Homeless

P.J. Collins and a team of volunteers make about 500 sandwiches and pack bags with water bottles and chocolates. Then, they drive to Manhattan and go from the Upper West Side to the Lower East Side delivering the sandwiches.

08/19/2013

FILE -- Barber scissors (credit: ClipArt)

City Reverses Decision To Kick Good Samaritan Barber Out Of Hartford Park

Anthony Cymerys is known as “Joe the Barber.” He’s been a fixture every Wednesday for years at Bushnell Park, where his friends also hand out food to the needy.

06/13/2013

Lakewood Tent City

Deal Reached To Close Lakewood Tent City

Residents of a homeless encampment in New Jersey have agreed with government officials on the details of a plan to close down the camp after its 80 or so residents have found homes.

04/05/2013

Belongings that were ruined by floodwaters sit outside a house devastated by Superstorm Sandy on November 2, 2012 in Union Beach, New Jersey. Over 200 homes in a town of only 6,200 residents were destroyed by the storm. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Families Still Stuck In Hotels After Sandy

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has been scrambling to find homes for hundreds of families displaced by Superstorm Sandy, who have been living in hotels for months.

03/30/2013

This image shows the suspect in a mugging at the Times Square subway station on March 25, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Man Charged With Robbing, Sucker Punching Man At Times Square Subway Station

A 31-year-old homeless man has been arrested and charged with robbing and sucker punching a man at the 42nd Street-Times Square subway station earlier this week.

03/26/2013

Police are looking for this man in connection with an attempted rape at a Brooklyn subway station. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Charged In Attempted Rape At Brooklyn Subway Station

Demetrius Morales, 23, is facing charges of attempted rape, forcible touching, and third-degree sexual abuse.

03/21/2013

Covenant House Sleep Out logo (credit: Covenant House)

Young Professionals To Experience Homelessness For One Night For Fundraiser

The participants will sleep outside Covenant House on West 41st Street as part of the organization’s first ever Sleep Out: Young Professionals Edition.

03/17/2013

Homeless woman in Bushwick, Brooklyn (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Homeless Advocates Seek New Policies From Next Mayor

The Coalition for the Homeless says that the mayor’s approach relies on short-term emergency solutions at the expense of long-term federally funded options, such as housing programs that have shown promise in the past.

03/05/2013

Think Coffee shop in Chelsea. (credit: Glenn Schuck, 1010 WINS)

Manager Says Chelsea Coffee Shop Is Plagued By Violent Homeless Crowds

The manager of a Manhattan coffee shop says he is concerned for the safety of his employees because of violent incidents at the hands of the homeless.

02/28/2013

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Police: Squatter Killed In Fire At Vacant Central Islip Home

The body of a man was found in the basement after the fire was extinguished, police said. He has not been identified.

01/24/2013

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Man Severely Burned In Homeless Tent City In New Jersey

A 78-year-old man was severely burned early Monday when he accidentally caught himself on fire while sleeping in a tent encampment for the homeless near the Jersey Shore.

12/31/2012

A photo by tourist Jennifer Foster of an NYPD officer giving a barefoot man shoes (credit: NYPD/Facebook)

Picture Of NYPD Officer Giving Barefoot Man Boots Goes Viral

“The officer said, ‘I have these size 12 boots for you, they are all-weather. Let’s put them on and take care of you,'” Foster said in a post on the NYPD’s Facebook page.

11/29/2012

Fire generic image

Dozens Left Homeless Following Suspicious Yonkers Blaze

Four people were hurt in a fire in Yonkers that left 28 people homeless.

09/16/2012

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