A new state website designed to track construction workers’ fatalities is undercounting on-the-job deaths in New York City.
Take the case of Pape Khoule, 46, of Elizabeth, New Jersey. He died on Sept. 12 after a 2,000-pound piece of machinery fell on top of him while
Mohammed Salim was waiting outside Make The Road New York’s food pantry on a recent Wednesday morning in Jackson Heights, where he goes every month for a supply of produce.
He wasn’t happy about it.
“I am not proud to be here, but I don’t think I
Moments after leading Sunday service at the First Spanish United Methodist Church in early September, Rev. Dorlimar Lebrón Malavé was approached by two unexpected visitors. The men identified themselves as Venezuelan migrants seeking asylum in the United States. Both had been separated from their wives
The newly renovated Alphaville in Bushwick was slated to reopen this fall, just not yet. Still, the owners flung open its doors in early August. “We needed money, so we just started letting people in,” said Kallan Campbell, one of Alphaville’s new owners. Since then,
Eman Rimawi-Doster was still settling into her new-ish apartment in Brooklyn in July when a postcard arrived in the mail. In large bold letters, the message detailed the location of her new polling place where she would soon head to cast her ballot for the
Trash bags lined the intersection of West 32nd Street and 6th Avenue in Midtown on a recent Monday evening. The foul smell due to garbage bags piled on the street and leaking waste water near sidewalks filled the air. Many of the makeshift wooden structures
Five buses carrying up to 240 asylum seekers from the Texas-Mexico border arrived at Port Authority Bus Terminal one Friday morning in early September. New York City’s volunteers were ready, and the local government was ready – for volunteers to take the lead.
A line of
Woodside, Queens is the perfect residential neighborhood – until it rains.
“You can see lights turn on [along] the whole neighborhood,” said Tenzin Woe, a computer science student who moved with his parents from nearby Astoria to Woodside in 2017. Since then, leaking and mold are
A civil trial about decades-old sexual misconduct claims against actor Kevin Spacey, known for leading roles in shows and movies such as “House of Cards” and “American Beauty,” began Thursday in New York City with opening statements focused intensely on how long ago the alleged
In the months after one of New York City’s largest mass shootings, discourse continues about the safety of students and teachers in Sunset Park.
The sentencing was attended by a courtroom full of New York bus drivers, many of whom are concerned about increased crime against city drivers.
A Kings County Grand Jury voted on Tuesday to indict a mother, accused of drowning her three children, on first degree murder charges.