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Homeless in subway
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Kimberly Dole
July 25, 2019 - 8:04 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The MTA announced on Wednesday that it is launching a task force to help tackle the growing homeless crisis in the city’s subways. The announcement comes a day after an audit released by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that workers contracted by the MTA to help with...
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Homeless in subway
Anthony Behar / Sipa USA
July 13, 2019 - 3:34 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo demands that transportation officials tackle what he calls an "egregious'' problem in New York City's subway system: the rising number of homeless people.
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A homeless man sits in the falling snow in the Financial District, January 30, 2019 in New York City.
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Mike Montone
May 30, 2019 - 1:25 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There are fewer homeless New Yorkers. That's according to a report Thursday, by the Department of Homeless Services. It released results of a federally mandated 'HOPE' street homeless survey conducted in January. RELATED: San Francisco area homeless count increases by double...
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A homeless man sits in the falling snow in the Financial District, January 30, 2019 in New York City.
(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Mike Montone
April 30, 2019 - 3:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The Homeless situation in New York continues to haunt Mayor Bill de Blasio. A study released on Tuesday, projects there will be more New Yorkers without permanent homes three years from now than the mayor predicted. RELATED: Man knifed outside of Times Square homeless...
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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
Drew Angerer / Staff
April 12, 2019 - 6:16 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 72-year-old man was kicked out of his apartment by the New York City Housing Authority while recovering from surgery. Bienvenido Martinez was evicted from his Bronx apartment of 14 years for being behind $816 in rent. According to The Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr...
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@Giselle_Ashley/twitter
March 22, 2019 - 11:56 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Activists from House Our Future NY interrupted Friday's City Hall Housing and Budget hearing to demand the construction of more housing for the homeless. "House the homeless" was continuously yelled by activists during the hearing. Advocates believe that the mayor’s Housing...
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Staten Island
Dreamstime
March 13, 2019 - 6:47 am
early 400 people showed up at a public hearing to protest a proposed new homeless shelter on Staten Island.
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De Blasio
Photo by Anthony DelMundo/New York Daily News/TNS/Sipa USA
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
@ChaimDeutsch/Twitter
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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