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Over the past few weeks, thousands of clipboard-toting volunteers have fanned out across some of the nation's largest cities, tasked with a deceptively complex job: counting the number of hom … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights neighbors furious over unpermitted work at former LICH property

Neighbors are fuming that the owner of a multifamily building in the Willowtown section of Brooklyn Heights has continued demolition work despite numerous violations reported to the Department of Buildings over more than a month. … Full Article

Stringer Audit: Dept. of Homeless Services places families with children in shelters with substandard conditions

The New York City Department of Homeless Services (DHS) places homeless families with children in shelters plagued by rodents, mold, peeling paint and broken windows, according to an audit … Full Article

Officials ID 2 Afghan attack victims as New York men

A New York City detective who was killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan was mourned Tuesday as a selfless public servant and a devoted family man, while a second victim was identified as a Long Island man. … Full Article

Wednesday Dec. 23, Our World In Pictures

BEIJING — Santas Deliver Food: Food delivery drivers dressed in Santa Claus suits cross an intersection on a day with strong air pollution on Wednesday. … Full Article

NYPD detective killed in Afghan suicide attack is mourned

A New York City detective who was killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan was mourned Tuesday as a selfless public servant and a devoted family man. … Full Article

FDNY probes fatal Bay Ridge house fire

The Fire Department is investigating to determine the cause of a deadly Bay Ridge fire that killed an elderly woman early Tuesday morning. The fire erupted at 434 79th St., a three-story apartment building, at around 1:30 a.m., authorities said. … Full Article

Hikind, NYPD, OEM hold counter-terrorism forum

Officials from the New York Police Department’s Counterterrorism Unit and the city’s Office of Emergency Management came to Borough Park to offer a presentation on how individuals should respond to a potentially deadly situation involving a shooter bent on killing multiple numbers of people … Full Article

Outreach teams fan out in NYC as 3 homeless people prepare to sue

As members of the city's new homeless outreach team fanned out Monday in a campaign to persuade people to leave the streets, three homeless New Yorkers filed paperwork to sue over an unrelated effort to remove them, saying police wrongly tossed identifying documents and family photos into a … Full Article

Report: Brooklyn NYCHA buildings have most sex offenders

Local elected officials reacted with shock and anger to an alarming report by a state senator and city councilmember revealing that a large number of registered sex offenders are living in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) buildings. … Full Article

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