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Brooklyn Heights »

Man Stabs Library Patron He Accused of Watching Porn, Cops Say

A man was stabbed at a Brooklyn Heights library allegedly by a patron who accused him of watching porn.

Manhattan »

Street Homeless Numbers Soar

The number of homeless men and women sleeping on the streets is up 23 percent this year.

Upper West Side »

Man Found Dead in Riverside Park

A man was discovered dead in the park at West 59th Street Friday morning, police said.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Drag Queen Marathon at West Village Bar Benefits Homeless LGBT Youth

More than 20 drag queens performed a 12-hour benefit for homeless LGBT youth Tuesday night.

Manhattan »

City's Controversial Homeless Policy Shot Down, Marking Win for Quinn

A judge blocked the city from implementing a new homeless shelter policy pursued by Mayor Bloomberg.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

City Still Looking for Good Samaritan Church to Shelter Greenpoint Homeless

Greenpoint homeless advocates say the city's funding offer to open a shelter was too vague for takers.

Manhattan »

Halt of Rent Subsidies Will Push Formerly Homeless Into Street, Critics Say

The Department of Homeless Services has announced it will not be writing February Advantage checks.

Harlem »

'Monster' Indicted in the Brutal Cold Case Murder of Mother in Harlem

A homeless convicted killer has been charged with murdering a pregant mother of nine in Harlem.

Harlem »

Miracle on Edgecombe Avenue for Ailing Homeless Dad

Octavio Estevez and his family got a new home on Edgecombe Avenue, making him eligible for a transplant.

Manhattan »

City Council Sues Bloomberg Administration Over Homeless Shelter Policy

The City Council has sued the Bloombereg administration over "cruel" new homeless policy.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

SRO Building Owners Who Rented to Tourists Must Pay City $600K

The city sued single-room occupancy building owners who rented rooms to tourists.

Manhattan »

Council Votes to Sue Bloomberg Over Homeless Policy

The City Council voted Tuesday to sue the Bloomberg administration to halt a new homeless intake policy.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Hundreds Flock To Chelsea Soup Kitchen for Thanksgiving

The Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen gave away over 655 free Thanksgiving meals on Thursday.

Downtown »

Churches Open Doors to Occupy Wall Street Protesters

Some Occupy Wall Street protesters were heading towards a handful of Manhattan churches to seek shelter after being evicted from Zuccotti Park.

Manhattan »

City Postpones Controversial Homeless Shelter Intake Policy

The policy, which was set to take effect Monday, would require homeless people seeking to shelter to prove they have nowhere else to go.