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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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
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
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
1010 WINS
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
Photo by Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
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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