An embattled nonprofit operating more than two dozen hotels sheltering homeless New Yorkers is a financial and managerial mess that routinely left families short on microwaves for heating meals and even toilet paper, a new court filing shows. Daniel Tietz, the court-appointed receiver overseeing the Childrens Community Services, described a laundry list of failings at […]
Eye on Real Estate: Halloween is coming. What a perfect time for a walk in a Brooklyn graveyard. Why not visit the place where American icon Jackie Robinson was laid to rest? Robinson, who broke the race barrier in Major League Baseball in the 1940s when he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers, is buried at […]
Families of those killed by police can request an independent investigation. In Brooklyn, most have not.
This is the first article in a series about the Civilian Complaint Review Board. After Victoria Davis’ brother was killed by an NYPD officer, there were a few months during which she believed justice would come. Delrawn Small, Davis’s older brother, was fatally shot by off-duty officer Wayne Isaacs in the early morning hours of July […]