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Eileen covers juvenile justice for THE CITY and is a Report for America corps member. She was previously an investigative reporter for the Global Migration Project, where her work was featured in The Intercept, The Nation, and Documented. A graduate of Columbia Journalism School, Eileen was also a 2016 Olympian.

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Why Are Latina Moms in New York Reporting Such High Levels of Anxiety and Depression? 

The pandemic’s emotional strains are falling especially heavy on communities hit hardest by COVID, unemployment and child care challenges.

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De Blasio Shut Down 20 City-Run COVID Testing Facilities Ahead of Omicron Surge

Test & Trace’s shift to privately run mobile testing tents hasn’t stopped long lines from forming at urgent care centers, forcing everyone from teachers to baristas to miss work. The mayor on Thursday announced plans to expand NYC testing site hours and locations.

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Ex-Cop Released By NYPD Chief After Gun Arrest Says He’s the Victim — Not ‘Terrified’ Boys

Supporters rallied Thursday in support of Chief Jeffrey Maddrey, who reportedly voided the arrest of Kruythoff Forrester after the retired officer allegedly chased three children while holding a pistol. Forrester told NBC New York he never pulled his gun.

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NYPD Internal Affairs Investigating Release of Ex-Cop Accused of Pulling Gun on Kids, Family Says

News of the probe comes after THE CITY revealed that NYPD Chief Jeffrey Maddrey voided the arrest of retired officer Kruythoff Forrester in the pre-Thanksgiving incident that sent the Brooklyn youths, ages 12 to 14, fleeing "terrified."

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NYPD Brass Springs Ex-Cop After Arrest for Allegedly Chasing Brooklyn Kids With a Gun

Community Affairs Chief Jeffrey Maddrey intervened to void the case of a retired officer accused of pursuing three boys with a pistol after their basketball hit a security camera, sources say. "They were terrified," says an aunt of two of the children.

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Homeless Youth Get on Fast Track to Housing With New Council Bills

Young people sleeping in New York’s youth homeless shelters and those leaving foster care will soon have direct access to housing vouchers, thanks to a pair of bills the City Council passed Tuesday.

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Women With Children Having Harder Time Re-entering NYC Workforce

A new study shows 41% of women living with kids in NYC are not working compared to 24% of men with children — a lingering effect of remote school and a perpetual child care challenge.

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Who Are NYPD’s New ‘Youth Coordination Officers’ Headed to Schools?

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Cuomo Sparred With Investigators Over Meaning of ‘Girlfriend,’ ‘Date’ — and ‘Butt’

Newly released transcripts offer a glimpse into the governor’s defiant, Clintonesque defense as probers grilled him about sexual harassment allegations. Meanwhile, 10 women testified about their experience with his administration.

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City, Union Push Back on Informing Parents of Rights in Child-Welfare Probes

The Administration for Children’s Services and its staffers’ union may have successfully scuttled two City Council bills that would require workers to advise parents and other caretakers of their rights at the start of a welfare investigation.