Internal emails and interviews with teachers uncovered a pattern of information withheld about presumed and even positive cases at crucial points.
The city shelter population grew by 71% during his mayoralty. Now a plan to tackle “national emergency” embraces tactics he scrapped at City Hall.
The blasts injure people, wreak property damage, power outages and traffic disruptions annually. We take a deep dive as risk is at height.
NYC’s biggest shelter is plagued by violence — often carried out by repeat offenders who remain in the system, a trove of incident reports reveals.
Red Hook and Riis houses residents live in construction mazes while most damaged complexes are still awaiting repairs seven years after the storm.
Nearly 85% of NYC houses and apartments FEMA flags as vulnerable don’t have flood insurance — putting 250,000 homes at risk, our investigation found.
Data indicates distance to a trauma center plays a life-or-death role. There’s only one trauma center in southern Queens, and it’s struggling.
One contractor has pocketed nearly $2 million — including for labor investigators say apparently was performed by Housing Authority employees.
Pioneering Staten Island school, experts say, underscores systemic failures that drive families to seek help elsewhere — often at taxpayer expense.
Only one in five officers above captain are black, Latino or Asian, groups that form the majority of New York’s population — and its police force.
While conversions to permanent housing have helped shrink the number of homeless families, transition to promised 90 new shelters proves slow going.
Racist online rhetoric directed at the city by white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups is growing — along with hate crimes, according to police.
Some 18 prisoners have walked free before becoming eligible for release, out of nearly 6,500 applications since the governor launched his mercy push.
After an ICE raid took a Queens family’s breadwinner, his loved ones fight to keep their home, with no help from housing aid off limits to immigrants.
A slow, bureaucratic system for resolving complaints over a lack of special education services frustrates many, hitting low-income families hardest.
People living on the street say they have to stay put for weeks on end so they can accumulate sign-offs on their ticket to a possible home.
Sewage, mold, heat outages and code violations have plagued island shelters run by the nonprofit Andrew Cuomo started. Meanwhile, HELP expands.
The presidential hopeful has yet to pay more than $300K to the firm, whose clients include Disney, an examination by THE CITY found.
Advocates’ analysis reveals the landlords racking up the most evictions in the 20 zip codes where city-paid attorneys represent low-income residents.
Mayor de Blasio’s Fairness PAC says it vets donors to eliminate anyone doing business with City Hall. But THE CITY found multiple potential conflicts.
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