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Greenpoint »

4 Men Charged for Nearly 60 Drug Sales in Greenpoint Raid, DA Says

The raid was part of the DA's ongoing anti-drug effort in public housing.

East Williamsburg »

Man Shot While Sitting in Williamsburg Houses Playground, Police Say

The shooter was wearing all black and a black mask, police said.

East Williamsburg »

Woman, 70, Pushed and Robbed in Staircase in East Williamsburg, NYPD Says

The man took her wedding rings and $1,300 in cash, police said.

East Williamsburg »

13 Arrested in Drug Raid in East Williamsburg Public Housing, DA says

Thousands of dollars worth of drugs were found in Bushwick and Borinquen Plaza housing.

Central Harlem »

Citywide Crime is Down but Shootings in Harlem Are Up

Despite near-historic low crime figures, gun violence in Harlem is behind rising shooting numbers.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Family of Akai Gurley Files Lawsuit Against City, Rookie Officers

Officer Peter Liang shot Gurley when his gun accidentally went off in a dark stairwell, officials said. 

Gowanus »

Art Collective for NYCHA Youth Aims to Bridge Growing Divide in Gowanus

The Gowanus Houses Art Collective gives young NYCHA residents a forum for artistic expression.

Bed-Stuy »

City Rolls Out Domestic Violence Response Team for NYCHA Residents

The agency will provide services and resources directly to victims at NYCHA developments. 

Brooklyn Heights »

Photo Exhibit Battles Misconceptions About City's Public Housing Tenants

"We the People," which features photos and stories from 20 NYCHA residents, opens this month.

Crown Heights »

Political Candidate Accuses Foe of Ignoring Rape Reports Without Proof

Rubain Dorancy accused Jesse Hamilton of ignoring 6 alleged rapes and assaults, with no substantiation.

Mott Haven »

Mott Haven Resident Develops Plan to Revitalize Local Housing Project

A longtime Mill Brook Houses resident has a plan to create better public space.

Central Harlem »

Randolph Houses to Be Refurbished After Decades-Long Wait

The A. Phillip Randolph Houses will combine public housing and affordable housing units.

Fort Greene »

Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo to Hold Inauguration at NYCHA Community Center

Laurie Cumbo's inauguration at Ingersoll Community Center will include music, food and performances.

Williamsburg »

Hasidic Residents Blame Poor Security at NYCHA Building for Shooting

Residents blame a lack of police and security cameras for Friday's shooting of a 25-year-old Hasidic man.

Jamaica »

Police Arrest Man in Sex Assault of 13-Year-Old in Elevator

Jemmal Bryan, 29, was taken into custody for attacking a young girl on Aug. 18, cops said.