MTA Announces Task Force To Tackle Homelessness On The SubwayThe task force has 30 days to come up with a plan that will lead to a significant reduction in homelessness and panhandling on the subways by the end of the year.
Non-Profit Given $14 Million By MTA To Handle Homeless Outreach Has Done Almost No Work At All, Report FindsComptroller Thomas DiNapoli found the Bowery Residents Committee is "failing to assist homeless people as much as possible… and the MTA is not adequately monitoring BRC's provision of outreach services."
'There's Nobody Else To Blame': Gov. Andrew Cuomo Demands MTA Fix Homeless Problem On SubwaysIncidents involving the homeless have more than tripled in the last decade, many causing serious delays on the subway.
Police: Homeless Man Involved In Bizarre Incident Outside Long Island DaycareThe director and teachers at a Long Island daycare were being lauded by police Wednesday after they kept children safe during a potentially explosive situation.
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.