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Greenwich Village »

Crackdown on Homeless Coming to Washington Square Park, Cops Say

Police will eject anyone found inside the park between midnight and 6 a.m., they said.

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.