Oyster Bay Town Officials, Residents Call On Nassau County To Abandon Plans For Jericho Homeless ShelterThe developer of the shelter recently filed a lawsuit against the town of Oyster Bay, hoping to continue plans for the shelter at the former Hampton Inn.
Mayor Bill De Blasio Says City Will Stop Using Hotels As Homeless Shelters, 'A Little More Work' Needed Before Offering TimelineTuesday morning, Mayor Bill De Blasio conceded hotels do not make good shelters. He promised a return to higher capacity traditional shelters but without saying exactly when.
NYC's Efforts To Move Men Out Of Lucerne Hotel Homeless Shelter Delayed AgainAn appeals panel granted a stay on behalf of residents at the Lucerne Hotel.
City Comptroller Audit: Homeless Babies Living In Unacceptable Conditions In 13 SheltersThe report by city Comptroller Scott Stringer says it found multiple health and safety issues in all 13 shelters that were inspected.
COVID-19 Pandemic Driving Homelessness In NYC To Record Levels, Advocates SayThe Big Apple has hit a grim milestone when it comes to the homeless. A new report from homeless advocates says COVID-19 has helped propel the shelter population to record numbers.
Girl Scouts Lauded For Providing Some Of New Jersey's Homeless COVID-19 Preparedness KitsOn Giving Tuesday, Girl Scouts in Hudson County were being awarded for their thoughtfulness towards the homeless during the coronavirus pandemic.
Protesters Rally In Support Of Homeless Men Living In Lucerne Hotel On Upper West SideMultiple groups protested near the hotel on the Upper West Side and called on the mayor to not move the men.
Siblings Honor Mother Who Died From COVID-19 By Helping To Feed Those In Need On ThanksgivingTheir mother died in May from COVID-19 at the age of 75. She battled the virus for almost two months.
Judge Rules Homeless Men Living At Lucerne Must Leave Upper West Side HotelThe city is planning an orderly phase-out from the Lucerne to the Radisson Hotel in the Financial District after Thanksgiving.
Forgotten Families: CBS2 Has Latest On Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against New York City And NewarkIn 2019, CBS2 started uncovering some New York City families who were moved out of homeless shelters and into dilapidated homes in New Jersey. Now, a new class action lawsuit has been filed.
Rally Held In Support Of Homeless Individuals Fighting To Stay At Lucerne HotelResidents at the Upper West Side hotel are in a court battle with the city over being transferred to another shelter in the Financial District.
MTA Worker Says He's Facing 30-Day Suspension For Exposing Safety Issues On TrainsThe MTA always advises "If you see something, say something." One of its workers did just that, exposing safety issues on trains, and now he says the agency is trying to suspend him for it.
Homeless Students In New York City Shelters May Have To Wait Until Next Summer For Wi-FiCBS2 has highlighted some of the more than 13,000 school children in city shelters and their struggles with Wi-Fi since schools went remote in the spring.
Police Investigating Vandalism At Home Of Attorney Representing Upper West Siders Against Housing Homeless Men At Lucerne HotelPolice investigated vandalism Wednesday at the Upper East Side home of attorney Randy Mastro.
Manager Of Manhattan Hostel Says He Installed Ear-Splitting Alarm To Keep Homeless AwayResidents near an Amsterdam Avenue hostel say they haven't been able to get any sleep lately. An alarm keeps blaring at all hours of the night.