Mayoral Candidates, Gov. Hochul, Others Grapple With How To End The Violence On New York City StreetsOn Monday, CBS2's Marcia Kramer demanded answers from elected officials at the Columbus Day Parade, and has more on what they said they will do to combat the problem.
New York City Is Opening Up All Over, But On The Subways Familiar Problems Are Delaying A Mass ReturnSo far this week, schools have reopened, city workers have returned to the office, and the curtains have gone up on Broadway. The MTA is now trying to woo riders back to mass transit.
Advocates Call On Lawmakers To Stop Transfers Of Homeless People From Hotels To SheltersTransfers of the homeless out of hotels resumed Monday after some of the relocations were temporarily halted by a judge.
Homeless People Living In Hotels Rally At City Hall For Access To Affordable Housing, Not SheltersTo do that, they say the city must increase the amount of their rent vouchers.
Judge Temporarily Blocks NYC's Plan To Move Homeless From HotelsA judge issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday halting the city's effort to move the homeless out of hotels and into congregate shelters.
Police: Resident Rams Car Into Homeless Hotel In The Bronx, Leaving 4 InjuredThe suspect's mother says she suffers from mental health issues and was having an episode.
Advocates Rally Against NYC's Decision To Move Thousands Of Homeless Individuals From Hotels To SheltersJust as the city ramped up moving some 8,000 homeless people out of the hotels, a lawsuit brought by the Legal Aid Society brought the process to a standstill.
New York City's Plan To Move Homeless Back To Shelters Hit Roadblock As Some Refused To Leave Midtown SheratonNew York City's plan to empty 60 commercial hotels temporarily used to house the homeless during the pandemic hit a roadblock Friday.
New York City Begins Moving Homeless Out Of Lucerne And Other Hotels As Pandemic Outlook BrightensAt the height of the pandemic, some 200 homeless men were living at the Lucerne Hotel despite legal efforts from neighbors to get them out.
De Blasio Says It's Time To Move Homeless People Out Of Hotels, Back Into SheltersFirst, he says, the state must approve the plan.
City Leaders Make Surprise Visit To Hell's Kitchen To Discuss Homelessness, CrimeSo far this year, in the Midtown South precinct, there have been 174 assaults compared to 53 for the same period last year, a 228% increase.
New York Lawmakers Pushing 'Treatment Not Jails Act' -- More Comprehensive Support For Those In Legal SystemThe suspect in the recent attack on an Asian woman in Chinatown was no stranger to law enforcement. Alexander Wright's history of arrests is raising questions about what went wrong.
Human Resources Commissioner Steven Banks Talks To CBS2 About NYC's Plan To Get Homeless Off SubwaysWith transit crime on the rise and service returning 24/7, New York City is mounting a new and concerted effort to get the homeless off the subway, flooding three key locations with extra outreach workers.
Homeless Services Head Steven Banks Defends NYC's Process Of Getting Vulnerable People Off The StreetsMayor Bill de Blasio's point man on the city's homeless services on Monday defended the agency's work trying to get vulnerable people off the streets.
Viral Video Shows Mount Vernon Cops Choose To Help Homeless Man Accused Of Shoplifting, Instead Of Arrest HimAt Dollar Tree, everything is, you guessed it, a dollar. But you can't put a price on the compassion shown to a shoplifting suspect last Saturday.