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East Harlem »

Historic East Harlem Church Wants Security Fence Outside its Stoop

The fence is meant to bring safety to the homeless people who sleep on the church steps, officials said.

Greenwich Village »

Man Throws Coffee on Officer During Arrest for Sleeping on Bench: NYPD

The man tossed coffee after being told to take his sleeping bag off bench in Washington Square Park. 

East Village »

Controversial Police Patrol Tower Removed From Tompkins Square Park

The tower had been in the park for a week to monitor quality-of-life issues.

West Village »

Elderly Man Stabbed With Scissors By Homeless Woman, Police Say

Police said the 72-year-old man was walking on 14th Street and Seventh Avenue when he was attacked.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Formerly Homeless Tenants in Prospect-Lefferts Building Fight Order to Move

The landlord at 60 Clarkson Ave. gave tenants 24 hours to move last month.

Bensonhurst »

2 Men Found Dead on LIRR Tracks, NYPD Says

Two men were found dead on a 10-foot stretch of track in Bensonhurst, police said.

Inwood »

'Badly Decomposed' Man Found on GWB Underpass, Police Say

Police officers found the unidentified man dead near the George Washington Bridge on Tuesday afternoon.

Upper West Side »

Mysterious Man in Cowboy Garb Has $800K Coming to Him, But Can't Be Found

Lawyers, investigators and long-lost family members are searching for the ex-Upper West Sider.

Astoria »

Homeless Man Burned in Possible Arson Attack, Police Say

The man caught fire while sleeping under the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, police said.

Upper West Side »

Homeless Sleeping by 72nd Street Subway to be Swept Out in City Crackdown

The Department of Homeless Services said they will remove people sleeping in Verdi Park at W. 72nd St.

Upper West Side »

Developer Blames Homeless in Bid to Replace Public Space With Retail

A developer in charge of a public atrium in Lincoln Square wants to turn it into commercial space.

Washington Heights »

No Smoking Sign Will Help Homeless Problem at WaHi Park, Politician Says

Juan Pablo Duarte Square has seen a growing number of homeless men congregating in the public plaza.

Washington Heights »

Homeless Camp Growing in Washington Heights Park, Locals Say

A local volunteer gardening group said they find syringes and human waste in Juan Pablo Duarte Square.

Gramercy »

One Person Seriously Hurt in Gramercy Fire, FDNY Says

The blaze broke out inside Kenmore Hall on E. 23rd St., officials said.

West Village »

ASPCA Euthanizes Homeless Man's Dog Without Telling Him

James Tarangelo's dog Spot was taken from him based on concerns about the pet's health.