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Williamsburg »

Cops Arrest Suspect for Attempted Murder in McCarren Park

Disney Cortez was arrested for attempted murder of a homeless man in McCarren Park, cops said.

Williamsburg »

Homeless Man Attacked in McCarren Park

A man who appeared to be homeless was attacked Tuesday morning, cops said.

Greenpoint »

Local Greenpoint Homeless Shelter to Open After Four Years' Search

A local church will begin housing the men who sleep in local parks and streets in time for winter.

Greenpoint »

Controversial Greenpoint Homeless Shelter Welcomes First Residents

The shelter's opening was fought by neighbors, but welcomed by clients.

Upper West Side »

SRO Murder Shows Problems With Housing for HIV/AIDS Patients, Critics Say

Residents said John Baisely was killed at a W. 95th St. SRO plagued by violence and drugs.

Upper West Side »

Police Arrest Man in Stabbing Death at SRO Building

Cops arrested Frank Herrera, 51, in the stabbing death of a fellow resident at a Broadway SRO building.

Murray Hill »

Victim Stabbed by Homeless Man in Murray Hill

A man was stabbed as he left a Murray Hill Dunkin' Donuts, according to officials.

Greenwich Village »

Homeless Advocate Plans Week-Long Stay in Washington Sq. Park

Yusef Ramelize will sleep in Washington Square Park for one week in August to raise money for charity.

Upper East Side »

Stabbing Suspect Was Resting on Wards Island When Arrested, Sources Say

Curtis Forteau, 29, was laying on a cot in a homeless shelter on Wards Island when cops captured him.

Greenpoint »

Shelter on McGuinness Boulevard Starts Hiring for September Opening

The city's 200-bed Greenpoint shelter has posted hiring ads for a slated September opening.

East Village »

Funding Approved to Convert E. Village Building to 'Bea Arthur' LGBT Home

More than $3 million in funding will be used to renovate the building into a home for up to 18 youths.

Woodside »

Homeless Will Clean Up Woodside Streets Through Work Program

The Doe Fund has been introduced in Woodside to help maintain street cleanliness.

TriBeCa »

TriBeCa Homeless Shelter Begins $9M Expansion to Double in Size

The NYC Rescue Mission is building three additional stories at 90 Lafayette St.

Long Island City »

Man Sentenced to 19 Years for Beating Death of 'Good Samaritan'

Eric Cherry was convicted of beating Nicholas Nowillo to death in Long Island City in 2008.

Concourse Village »

Concourse Residents Question New Homeless Housing in 'Over-Saturated' Area

Residents concerned about impact housing for the mentally ill might have on safety and property values.