Plans to shutter the lock-up have spurred calls to couple the closure with policy changes to help incarcerated youth.
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Bill de Blasio presented plans to boost civic engagement and make New York the "fairest big city in the world" during his annual State of the City address.
Hurricane relief packages containing chocolate bars, cookies and potato chips disappointed people who were hoping for more healthful offerings from FEMA.
He promised to hold lunchrooms to a "very high standard" after NYCity News Service probe revealed critical violations at nearly half of cafeterias.
The recent conviction of Carlos Richard Martinez, a former corrections officer, underscores critics' concerns about conditions at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center.
Cafeteria inspection records reveal critical violations were found at nearly half of city schools in 2017. See how your school fared.
Some young Russian-speaking Jews in New York are turning to powerful painkillers amid their search for identity.
Salimata Zonon, a home health aide for Partners in Care, works in a demanding profession that's expected to get tougher with the number of elderly Americans set to nearly double by 2050.