Cindy Rodriguez appears in the following:
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
After months of scandals surrounding lead and tenants without heat, Shola Olatoye, the embattled head of New York City’s public housing authority, stepped down.
Videos and 911 Transcripts Reveal Confusion Moments Before Police Kill Mentally Ill Crown Heights Man
Friday, April 06, 2018
Saheed Vassell, 34, was shot nine times by police on Wednesday afternoon.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Girls make up a small fraction of the incarcerated juvenile population, but they often land in detention because they have experienced some form of trauma or abuse.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
WNYC's Cindy Rodriguez reports that NYPD Sergeant Hugh Barry has been acquitted of all charges in the killing of a mentally ill Bronx woman last year.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Closing arguments have concluded in the trial of Hugh Barry, who shot and killed Deborah Danner in her Bronx apartment in October 2016.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Sgt. Hugh Barry described his version of what happened on an October evening in 2016 when Deborah Danner ended up dead in the bedroom of her Bronx apartment.
Thursday, February 01, 2018
NYPD Sgt. Hugh Barry is facing charges of murder, manslaughter and criminally-negligent homicide in the death of 66-year-old Deborah Danner.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
The trial of Sergeant Hugh Barry will shed light on a challenging aspect of police work that often leads to deadly confrontations—responding to emotionally disturbed people.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Shola Olatoye, already under scrutiny for falsely authorizing lead paint inspections, takes another misstep.
Friday, January 12, 2018
By limiting the places from where packages to inmates could come from, the state thought they could crack down on contraband. But now the governor says the program is flawed.
Friday, January 05, 2018
The nursing home operators at the center of a 2016 real estate scandal agreed, as part of a settlement, to open up new facilities, pay fines and make a big charitable donation.
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
The city plans to close one of the nine jails on the notorious Rikers Island by this summer. The jail houses just under 10 percent of inmates incarcerated on Rikers.
Friday, December 15, 2017
Housing Secretary Ben Carson says tenants should be given an escrow account for repairs; if they don't use it, they could keep the money.
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Haitian community leaders are denouncing a form of child slavery back home. They want to identify victims now living in Brooklyn so they can offer them mental health services.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Brooklyn Hospital has agreed to reimburse dozens of sexual assault survivors after it improperly billed them for the exams that produce evidence used to catch and prosecute rapists.
Friday, November 17, 2017
The New York City Housing Authority says two of its top executives have resigned after an investigation revealed NYCHA was lying about complying with lead-paint regulations.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The city's public housing authority claimed for years it was complying with federal lead-paint regulations — but it really wasn't, leaving thousands of kids at risk of lead poisoning.
Friday, November 10, 2017
New state regulations would require employers to give workers their schedules two weeks in advance or pay extra for last minute changes.
Friday, October 27, 2017
Cherell Manuel stayed for more than a year in hotels after Sandy. Her new home isn't perfect, but it's a home.
Friday, October 06, 2017
A United Airlines flight out of Newark delivered supplies and relief workers to Puerto Rico. On the way back, it picked up hundreds of evacuees in need.