Jasmine Garsd

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Hundreds of women inmates to be moved from Rikers Island due to dangerous conditions

Friday, October 15, 2021

More than 200 women, including trans inmates, are being moved from Rikers Island in New York City amid deteriorating conditions. The transfers are meant to alleviate staffing and safety issues.


Examining Where Police Reform Efforts Stand In Chicago, New York And Seattle

Thursday, September 30, 2021

A year after historic protests calling for police reform, communities across the country have grappled with what that reform should look like amid rising violence and funding questions.


Chaos At NYC's Rikers Island Sparks Calls For Reforms

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

A series of reforms are being proposed for Rikers Island jail in New York, which has been rocked by deaths, violence and reports of unsanitary conditions.


The Names Of 2,977 Victims Of The 9/11 Attacks Read At Ground Zero

Saturday, September 11, 2021

NPR is following the ceremony and services commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in New York City.


Families Of Undocumented Immigrants Lost On 9/11 Continue To Search For Closure

Friday, September 10, 2021

At least 67 undocumented immigrants, mainly from Mexico and South America, who worked at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, are still considered missing.


Dozens Of Undocumented Immigrants Employed By The World Trade Center Remain Missing

Thursday, September 09, 2021

At least 67 undocumented immigrants, mainly from Mexico and South America, who worked at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11 are still considered missing.


COVID-19 Delayed Quinceañera Celebrations. And Now, 17 Is The New 15

Saturday, September 04, 2021

Party planners say they are overrun by families who still want the traditional ceremony, which has taken on a new meaning — the celebration of life, and the remembrance of loss.


The Death Toll From Ida's Severe Weather Continues To Rise

Friday, September 03, 2021

Hurricane Ida and its remnants left a path of destruction from Louisiana to the Northeast. Communities are assessing the damage, and prepping for a hurricane season that hasn't reached its peak.


The Aftermath Of Hurricane Ida Dumps Record Rain On The Northeast

Thursday, September 02, 2021

The remnants of Hurricane Ida are causing problems far from where it came ashore in Louisiana. In New York City, a deluge of water closed all but one subway line. Surrounding areas had major flooding.


Because Of The Pandemic, Some Quinceañeras Are Celebrating 17th Birthdays This Year

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Quinceañeras are an important tradition in many Latino cultures, but COVID-19 restrictions canceled party plans. Those delays are bringing a new twist to these celebrations.


Northeast Expects Tropical Storm Henri To Be One Of The Worst Storms In 30 Years

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Tropical Storm Henri makes landfall on the upper Northeast coast today.


When Shootings Erupt, These Moms, Pastors And Neighbors Step In To Diffuse Tension

Saturday, August 14, 2021

The community members known as "violence interrupters," can play a vital role diffusing potential gun violence retaliation in neighborhoods that don't trust police.


From The Streets Of Brooklyn, Here's How New Yorkers Feel About Gov. Cuomo Resigning

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

The resignation of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo amid sexual harassment accusations has brought dramatic change to the state's leadership. And New Yorkers have plenty of thoughts on what that means.


Gun Violence Can Be Diffused By Community Members Called 'Violence Interrupters'

Monday, August 09, 2021

Increasing gun violence across the country is a growing concern. In one New York neighborhood, paid members of the community help curb tensions that lead to shootings. They can do what police can't.


Vaccine Mandate In New York City Applies To Certain Indoor Venues

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

New York City will ask for proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for indoor dining, gyms and entertainment venues. It is the first major U.S. city to do so as cases of the Delta variant are on the rise.


As The Delta Variant Rages, Calls Grow For Vaccine Mandates

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

An increasing number of cities, states, counties and hospitals are making COVID-19 vaccines mandatory. But not all health care workers are on board.


New York City Mandates Municipal Workers Be Vaccinated By Mid-September

Monday, July 26, 2021

New York City announced that government workers, including teachers and police, must be vaccinated by mid-September. Those who refuse will have to wear masks indoors and submit to weekly testing.


A Manhattan Judge Has Allowed An Inquiry Into Eric Garner's 2014 Death

Friday, July 23, 2021

The court released a list of people expected to testify in the judicial inquiry of Eric Garner's 2014 death. Garner's family says not enough was done by the city and police to investigate his death.


Gov. Andrew Cuomo Declares Gun Violence Emergency In New York

Wednesday, July 07, 2021

Gov. Cuomo has issued an executive order declaring a disaster emergency on gun violence. The state has seen a significant rise in shootings in the pandemic.


The Florida Tragedy Is Rippling Through Miami's Immigrant Communities

Thursday, July 01, 2021

Miami is known for its diverse Latino community. After the condominium collapsed in Florida, the tragedy reverberated through the immigrant community, and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.