NYPD Begins New 'Summons Diversion' Program In The Hope Of Getting Homeless Off The SubwaysIncidents involving the homeless have more than tripled in the past decade, many causing serious delays. Now, the police have a potential solution.
Another Rare Illness Returns, LAPD Officers Diagnosed With TyphoidIn the same week the CDC is reporting that the widespread outbreak of measles is closing in on 1,000 confirmed cases, another rare and potentially fatal illness has returned to a major U.S. city.
Newark Ticketing Drivers Who Give Money To PanhandlersYou may want to think twice before giving money to panhandlers in Newark.
Once-Homeless NYC Teen Gets Accepted Into A Dozen CollegesOne college acceptance is cause for celebration, but now Brianna Watts has 12 reasons to celebrate.
Forgotten Families Landlord That Ran From CBS2 Pleads Guilty In East Orange CourtroomThere has been a major development in CBS2's forgotten families series.
New Report Blasts Mayor De Blasio, Gov. Cuomo Over Their Handling Of NYC's Homeless ProblemThe city has failed the homeless. That's the claim by an advocacy group that blasts Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a new report.
Judge Rules Controversial Homeless Shelter Near Billionaires Row Can OpenThe planned shelter is located at the former Park Savoy Hotel on 58th Street near Seventh Avenue.
Exclusive: Homeless Couple Draws Ire Of Some Elmhurst Residents For Living On A Couch On A SidewalkThe homeless encampment complete with a couch and pillows has been there since December, and some residents say it's becoming a health hazard.
How Can New York's SOTA Program For Homeless Families Be Fixed?Mark Peters talks about issues in fixing New York City's program to help homeless families after several were placed in uninhabitable homes.
Concerned About New Shelters, Protesters Demonstrate Outside Home Of NYC Homeless Services CommissionerThe city's growing homeless problem has some taking matters into their own hands.
Lawmaker Blasts 'Poverty Pimps', Pushes Back Against Plan To Open New Homeless SheltersAs New York City's homeless population continues to rise, the debate over how to handle the problem is getting even more fired up.
'Sleep Out' Encourages Young Professionals To See What It's Like To Live On The StreetsHundreds of young professionals will swap their warm beds for unfamiliar territory this Friday.
CBS2 On Hand As Embattled Forgotten Families Landlord, Displaced Tenant Meet Face To FaceFor months, CBS2 has been investigating a New York City program intended to help homeless families. But instead, those families have ended up worse off.
Former Homeless Services Police Sergeant Faces Charges After Violent Encounter Caught On VideoProsecutors say the 34-year-old former peace officer assaulted an unidentified man who sought help at a Manhattan homeless shelter in March 2017.
After More Families Say They Were Abandoned In NJ, NYC Homeless Services Chief ApologizesCBS2 introduced you to a family who was relocated into a dangerous apartment by the Department of Homeless Services. On Monday, CBS2 discovered two other forgotten couples facing similar situations.