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Jamaica »

Homeless Seeking Shelter from Cold in Subways to Be Kicked Out, Police Say

The citywide operation will start with the E train Monday morning, police said.

Upper West Side »

Documentary on Homeless Transgender Teens Aims to Change 'Hearts and Minds'

"Becoming Visible" is about youth struggling in New York City.

East Village »

Soul Food Truck Serves Free Meals to Homeless in Tompkins Sq. Park

The Soul Food Truck, run by the Middle Collegiate Church, serves meals including chili and fried chicken.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Campus Director Hopes to 'Reintroduce' College to Community

The College of New Rochelle has been around for 30 years, but Veronie Williams said many don't know it.

Crown Heights »

Police Officer Hurts Back Vouchering Massive Haul of Homeless Man's Stuff

Officer Mariano Virella hurt his back during a 24-hour vouchering session.

Civic Center »

Court Blocks City from Requiring Proof of Need for Homeless in Shelters

The state's highest court found the city adopted new procedures without public input or proper notice.

Greenpoint »

Homeless Man Dies in Greenpoint Park Amid Cuts to Local Shelter Funding

A man froze to death in McGolrick Park last week as advocates learned funding had been cut for a shelter.

Greenwich Village »

Strand Books Spraying Water on Homeless Is 'Barbaric,' Customers Say

The Strand was criticized for treating the homeless like "pests," not people.

Greenwich Village »

Strand Books Used Sprinklers to Douse Homeless, Employees Say

The Strand Book Store recently removed signs warning outdoor sprinklers would go off at night.

Union Square »

Brooklyn Man in Coma After 'Racist' Union Square Attack, Sources Say

The assault on a 62-year-old Brooklyn resident is being investigated as a hate crime, sources said.

Upper West Side »

Neighborhood Group Files Lawsuit Against City Over UWS Shelter

Neighborhood in the Nineties is suing the city over a controversial West 95th Street shelter.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Co-Op Wants DOT to Remove Bench After Homeless Woman Takes Up Residence

A new CityBench at 10th Avenue and 46th Street has become a magnet for the homeless, locals say.

Greenpoint »

Greenpoint Serial Sex Attacker Arrested, Cops Say

The homeless man attacked four women in less than two and a half hours Monday night, police say.

Times Square & Theater District »

Homeless Athletes Take to Times Square for National Soccer Championship

Twenty-two men's and women's teams competed for a slot in the Homeless World Cup in Poland.

Financial District »

Homeless Woman Assaulted with Umbrella in Financial District, Cops Say

A man accused a homeless woman of denting his car and then slugged her in the face with an umbrella. 

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