One advocacy group says a third of gay seniors live in poverty in New York City, and one city councilman has decided to do something about it.
A Queens teenager is in the battle with her high school, saying she should be allowed to learn from home.
Detective Lt. Gerard Pelkofsky says Matthew Yuhas was drinking alcohol with friends at a neighbor’s house in East Moriches. He says he fell asleep at some point and was discovered unresponsive late Sunday morning.
The 19-year-old, Ousmane Coulibaly, grew up poor and estranged from his parents. He’s now staying in a New York homeless shelter while he tries to graduate and obtain special immigration status.