De Blasio
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January 23, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio is promising action when it comes to getting homeless people out of the subway and into shelters.
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NYPD officer subway homeless
December 27, 2018 - 2:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Police have charged three homeless men and are searching for three more in the wild subway melee with an officer that has been viewed by millions. Police say they’ve arrested Eliseo Alvarez, 36, Liambardo Alvarado, 31, and Juan Nunez, 27, after Sunday’s intense subway...
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Police Subway
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December 26, 2018 - 12:44 pm
The union for NYPD officers is outraged that no criminal charges are being filed against five homeless men seen on video coming at a police officer who told them to leave a Chinatown subway station.
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GoFundMe scam
Burlington County Prosecutors Office via AP
December 26, 2018 - 8:32 am
GoFundMe says it has refunded everyone who contributed to a campaign involving a homeless veteran from Philadelphia who prosecutors allege schemed with a New Jersey couple to scam donors out of more than $400,000.
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Mama Doe Grand Central Vigil
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December 25, 2018 - 2:21 pm
Thirty-three years ago on Christmas Eve, a homeless woman known as “Mama Doe” was kicked out of Grand Central Station into the freezing cold.
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NYPD officer
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December 25, 2018 - 10:58 am
Five homeless men were arrested after an altercation with an NYPD officer Sunday night that could have turned ugly – and the faceoff was all caught on camera.
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File - In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, Verna Vasbinder prepares her new bunk in the city's new Temporary Bridge Shelter for the homeless as her dog, Lucy Lui, looks on in San Diego. A new federal report says the number of people living on the streets in Los Angeles and San Diego, two epicenters of a West Coast homelessness crisis, fell this year, suggesting possible success in those cities' efforts to combat the problem. Homelessness overall was up slightly across the country, although the report did not provide a complete picture of the problem. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
December 17, 2018 - 5:15 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A new federal report says Connecticut experienced a 17.4 percent increase in homelessness one night in January compared to the previous year. Connecticut's Department of Housing says the uptick is mostly due to large numbers of Hurricane Maria evacuees. The U.S. Housing and...
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© Todd Plitt, USA TODAY
December 12, 2018 - 10:57 am
A group of experts on children and homelessness helped Sesame Workshop develop the scripts. The producers also talked with people who had been through it, and homeless service providers.
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NYPD squad car, file image.
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December 03, 2018 - 6:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Police Department says the city medical examiner will conduct autopsies to determine causes of death for two homeless men who died in separate incidents. The Daily News reports authorities don't believe a crime was involved in either case. Authorities say one man was...
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October 29, 2018 - 5:22 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A state audit has turned up lax food inspections at homeless shelters in New York City. The report issued Monday from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli sampled 15 shelters in the city and found that from 2015 through last year food inspections were done only slightly more than...
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