Displaced families in Puerto Rico await post-earthquake housing

Seismic activity in Puerto Rico has caused more than 7,960 people to take refuge in government shelters in the island's south, although officials say many of them are simply scared of returning home even if their houses were not damaged in the quakes.

NYC stepping up building inspections after architect’s death

It’s been less than a month since architect Erica Tishman was struck and killed by a chunk of façade that fell from a high rise in Midtown Manhattan. Now, the Department of Buildings is taking new measures to protect the safety of the public with more inspections and follow-up audits. 

For fourth straight year, thousands leave New York

After an analysis of the recent U.S. Census, the Empire Center for Public Policy found that the state’s population was roughly 19.5 million in 2019, after a drop of almost 77,000 or .4 percent from the previous year.

Taj Gibson's gift to his old Brooklyn neighborhood

Taj Gibson has always given back to his community but after signing a two-year deal with the Knicks this off-season, he can now be hands-on and present with the people he wants to help.