By Yoonji Han and TuAnh Dam Robert Rose III vividly remembers the 24 years he spent in jail. The empty cell, the cement walls, the rough jeans inmates were allowed to wear. But for Rose, who was convicted of homicide in the second degree, the ordeal started with his bail hearing. Navigating the bail system, […]
Wednesday, April 1 City May Run Out of Ventilators By Sunday Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday afternoon that hospitals in the city will soon run out of ventilators to care for patients. Another 400 ventilators will be needed by Sunday, he said, if supply is to keep up with demand. The mayor said he […]
Data on cases, hospitalizations and deaths in New York City by borough, age and sex.
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of a unique instrument.
For emergency room doctors, the battle against coronavirus is jarring, graphic and overwhelming. Hear Dr. Alyssa Nguyen-Phuc talks about her experiences in this COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 is here. Broadway shows have gone dark, sports events cancelled, large gatherings have been banned, schools have been shuttered. The number of confirmed cases ratchet up daily, but life goes on, only altered. In this space, NYCityLens will document how New Yorkers are going about their daily lives in the time of the Coronavirus. […]
By Currie Engel and TuAnh Dam As New Yorkers know all too well, Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has hit the city. Now, there are more than 923 cases, as of March 17th in the city, and 204,255 cases around the world. As the virus spreads, rumors spread too. Here are some common misconceptions about the virus […]
By Carson Kessler and Currie Engel A Mom Battles for Her Special Needs Child from NYCityLens on Vimeo. For one mother, finding her child a place in a special needs classroom was an uphill battle. Read the full story here.
By Yuntong Man and Currie Engel New Yorkers Adjust to “Work From Home” from NYCityLens on Vimeo. With coronavirus cases in the city rising daily, companies have started telling their employees to stay home. Here’s how some workers are dealing with being told to “work from home.”
Nearly 2,000 such kids are without Pre-K seats, and 40% of them are in the Bronx
How does someone without a bank account navigate the city’s increasingly digitized financial system?
A 45-year veteran artist reveals her craft.
Judge asks jurors to review evidence and clarification on the charges