by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on April 10, 2015 Updated: April 10, 2015
Mental health courts could help provide an alternative to incarceration.
by Kira Lerner Posted on April 4, 2015 Updated: April 4, 2015
One in five adult New Yorkers are currently denied the right to vote.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on March 25, 2015
"There is solid evidence that dietary and lifestyle habits develop at a very early age, and can have lasting effects on an individual's health."
by Zack Ford Posted on March 2, 2015
Guinness is "delighted" to resume sponsoring New York's St. Patrick's Day Parade, even though LGBT groups are still protesting it.
by Travis Waldron Posted on February 26, 2015 Updated: February 26, 2015
New York City will have to add 3,000 athletic spots for girls -- and its case highlights gaps that still remain in sports participation nationwide.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 23, 2015
A group of volunteers was turned away when it tried to give blankets to the homeless in New York City bus and train stations.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on February 6, 2015 Updated: February 6, 2015
People of color in urban communities account for nearly 70 percent of new HIV diagnoses each year.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 4, 2015 Updated: February 4, 2015
Mayor Bill de Blasio's minimum wage proposal is at odds with the governor's.
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 26, 2015 Updated: January 26, 2015
New York City officials are bracing for a snowstorm of historic proportions, but even before it hits the city's infrastructure is in dire shape.
by Carimah Townes Posted on January 20, 2015
Since criminal justice reform eliminated New York City's mandatory minimum drug sentencing laws in 2009, there has been a significant drop in racial disparities in drug sentencing, in addition to a lower rate of recidivism across the five boroughs.