Jury Rejects Death Penalty for NYC Bike Path Terrorist

Sayfullo Saipov, convicted of killing eight people by driving a truck on a New York City bike path in 2017, will serve a life sentence in prison after a federal jury in Manhattan failed to reach a unanimous verdict on March 13 to give him the death penalty.

Bensonhurst Woman Calls Helping The Homeless ‘Blessing in a Bag’

With thousands of people living on the streets and sleeping in the subways, New York City’s homeless situation can seem like an overwhelming crisis. But one woman is gamely trying to do her part. Sandy Irrera knows she can’t solve the problem all by herself. “But I’m doing what I can, in my own small way, to help,” she said.

Tenants, Landlords Unhappy with Approved Apartment Rent Hikes

Alice Apolinaris was not celebrating on June 29, the first day of her retirement after 25 years as a public schools paraprofessional. She burst from her apartment on 3rd Street in Carroll Gardens for a walk, which is how she manages stress. Lately, her anxiety has been growing.