The runners who braved daunting challenges and the New Yorkers who went the distance to support them.
Place: Staten Island
Supporters charge Orta, now 28, was targeted by the NYPD after he recorded the video of Garner’s police-custody death in 2014 and shared it with the media.
Muhammed Rufai Batmanoglu, an Uber driver who lives in Staten Island, is one of many immigrants in New York who can't find work that uses their education.
Adam Baumel is running for State Assembly in Bay Ridge and Staten Island — but he hasn't given up his day job. Driving an Uber keeps him in touch with the reality of his constitutents' lives, he said.
Our reporters teamed with The GroundTruth Project to explore the causes of New York's opioid crisis, what’s being done about it – and how denial and stigma are fueling a record number of overdose deaths. (Illustration by Natalie Kenney/GroundTruth)
Heroin nearly killed Kayla Vitale of Staten Island, where deaths tied to the drug far outpace the city average. Now she's sharing her story.
Project Hospitality and The Food Bank for New York City are distributing Thanksgiving dinners to Staten Islanders still recovering from the superstorm.
A flurry of images and news of the storm hit social media as fast as the flakes fell outside. Here's a borough-by-borough look.