Nonprofits Now Have New Home In Brooklyn, Thanks To Transformation Of Bedford-Union ArmoryAfter years of planning and debate, the Bedford Union Armory has been transformed into a recreational facility and housing.
Police: Suspect Damon Bailey Robbed Bank 10 Minutes Before Shooting Man In Union Square Subway StationThe suspect was believed to have robbed a Chase bank, and was tracked down on an R train with three loaded handguns and mounds of cash.
New Settlement Farm Stand Working To Improve Access To Jobs And Healthy Food In Communities That Need It MostFresh fruit and vegetables are now more accessible in one Bronx community, and students are helping to lead the charge.
Manhattan District Attorney's Race Could Bring Historic Changes As Cy Vance Leaves OfficeThe next Manhattan DA will be only the fourth person elected to the position in the last 80 years.
Civilian Complaint Review Board: Dozens Of NYPD Officers Should Be Disciplined For Misconduct During Black Lives Matter Protests Last YearThe clashes between peaceful protestors and police during the summer of 2020 are now coming with consequences.
President Biden Pitches Proposed Investments In Child Care In ConnecticutIt’s a challenge the president said he, too, was familiar with during his early years as a young senator and single father when he earned $42,000 a year.
Recent Rikers Island Detainee On Conditions At Troubled Jail: 'It Seems As If Violence Is The Only Thing People Respect'Behind the walls on Rikers Island, the desperation has not let up, despite the city touting various plans for weeks to address deteriorating conditions.
Human Justice March Calls For New Strategy To Address Gun Violence, Systemic Issues In New York CityWith more than 1,200 shootings and nearly 1,500 victims so far this year, gun violence is on the rise in New York City, but you don't have to tell that to the group of community activists on the front line of the crisis.
New York City Unveils Plan To Phase Out Gifted And Talented Program In Favor Of 'Brilliant NYC'Students who are currently in the Gifted and Talented program will not be affected, but new students entering school next year will not take the Gifted and Talented test.
Parole Officers Warn 'Less Is More' Law Could Have Dangerous Consequences Amid Rikers Island CrisisParole officers are at odds with inmate advocates over the law that immediately released more than 160 people on parole being held on non-violent technical violations.
NYC's Mental Health Clubhouses Proving To Be Valuable Resource For Those Suffering From COVID-Related IssuesAccording to the Department of Health, 1 in 3 city residents reported experiencing anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Public Defenders, Inmate Advocates Sound Off As More Detainees Are Sent To Troubled Rikers IslandPublic defenders and inmate advocates gathered outside of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office on Wednesday, demanding an end to cash bail.
NYPD Searching For Woman Seen Pushing Subway Rider Toward Oncoming Train In Times SquarePolice are still trying to determine what led up to the attack, as they search for the suspect -- described only as a woman in her 20s.
'I'm So Scared For My Life': Rikers Island Detainee Shares Experiences Inside Jail ComplexFriday, Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration outlined progress being made in front of the state Assembly's correction committee while calling on the courts to take up more cases.
New York Lawmakers Call On Gov. Hochul To Release More Rikers Island DetaineesAdvocates say measures taken to address the problems are not going far enough.