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Chelsea »

Worker at Controversial Chelsea Men's Shelter Was Groped and Harassed: Suit

Irene Spear said in a lawsuit that there was little to no oversight at the BRC shelter in Chelsea.

Briarwood »

Police Investigate 'Suspicious' Death of 4-Year-Old Girl in Queens Shelter

The girl was found at a shelter for homeless families in Briarwood with bruises on her face.

East Village »

Bodegas Selling $2 Hits of Dangerous Synthetic Marijuana, City Warns

Police and the Manhattan DA's office have begun arresting and prosecuting bodega workers selling K2.

Chelsea »

Peace Officers Sent Into Homeless Shelter That Neighbors Call a 'War Zone'

The city is adding 24 peace officers and an X-ray machine to the BRC shelter on West 25th Street.

Upper West Side »

Controversial UWS Homeless Shelter to Downsize Under 4-Year City Contract

Freedom House shelter has been awarded a $16 million contract despite neighborhood opposition.

Elmhurst »

Longstanding State Senator Faces Community Activist on Primary Day

State Sen. Toby Stavisky is facing a primary challenge from activist S.J. Jung in the 16th District. 

TriBeCa »

110 Beds Go Unused as Homeless Shelter Waits for City Approval

TriBeCa's Rescue Mission has to turn away homeless people while waiting for approval from the DOB.

East Elmhurst »

East Elmhurst, Rockaway Homeless Shelters Pop Up Without Notice: Officials

DHS shot back, criticizing pols who "choose to distort the facts" as number of homeless families swells.

Upper West Side »

NYPD Commander Agrees to Stop Raids at UWS Homeless Shelter Amid Protest

Members of the activist group Picture the Homeless crowded a community precinct meeting Wednesday.

Upper West Side »

Bratton Ends Raids on UWS Homeless Shelter

Commissioner Bratton said the raids were "well-intended" but would not continue. 

Upper West Side »

City to Cut Homeless Population at Controversial UWS Shelter by Half

Half of Freedom House's 400 homeless residents will be removed by Nov. 1.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Tillary Street Women's Shelter Rife With Violence, Residents Say

Attacks and other incidents have sent police there at least nine times this year, records show.

East Harlem »

Felony Assaults at Wards Island Homeless Shelters on the Rise

More peace officers are being dispatched to patrol the shelters after an 80 percent jump in assaults.

Upper West Side »

New UWS Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal to Tackle Homeless Shelter, Bike Lane

Rosenthal talked to DNAinfo New York about her top goals for the neighborhood. 

Park Slope »

Park Slope Women's Shelter Expands as City's Homelessness Crisis Grows

The shelter, on Eighth Avenue and 14th Street, houses mentally ill, chemically addicted women.

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