The filing names two Rikers Island prisoners, Charles Holden and Alberto Frias, who fear the unsafe conditions in DOC custody.
The City Council introduced legislation that wound ban the NYPD’s collection of DNA from children under 18 without consent from a guardian or attorney.
New York City’s citizen DNA database has ballooned to include more than 33,800 genetic profiles—2,000 more than the NYPD disclosed in February, the Legal Aid Society said this week.
An agreement forged by lawyers from the Legal Aid Society and the City expands access to homeless and runaway youth programs serving New Yorkers aged 16 to 20.
NYCHA residents filed nearly 32,000 work orders to remove mildew from their apartments in the first months of 2019, with Bronx housing complexes registering some of the highest numbers of complaints, new data shows.
New York City Housing Authority residents filed nearly 60,000 work orders to address roach and bedbug infestations during the first nine months of 2019 alone.
Jaywalking laws are rarely enforced in New York City, but when they are, Hispanic and African-Americans living in the Bronx account for a disproportionate number of summons recipients, new data shows.
Nearly 400 genetic profiles of victims and witnesses have been removed from New York City’s DNA identification index, a database that has come under scrutiny for what critics describe as illegal collection of genetic material, according to a new report.
Eight months after the de Blasio administration missed a deadline for launching a 24-hour cash bail window in the Bronx Criminal Courthouse, the long-awaited payment center is finally open, Bronx Justice News has learned.
The Bronx District Attorney’s Office will vacate gravity knife convictions for those found guilty under a recently repealed state law, Bronx Justice News has learned.