Karen Yi

Karen Yi appears in the following:

Federal Monitors Likely To Oversee NJ Women's Prison After Latest Inmate Attack

Thursday, April 08, 2021

Federal monitors will likely begin overseeing New Jersey's only women's prison following years of allegations by inmates that they were sexually abused by corrections officers.

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NJ Immigrants Launch Hunger Strike To Demand COVID Relief Funds

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Thirty-four people have joined the hunger strike to demand relief for undocumented immigrants. 

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NJ Launches Online Portal To Track All Police Use Of Force

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

New Jersey launched a new website that lets the public see details about when — and how — police officers use physical force.

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NJ Vaccine Eligibility Widens To 55+, Other Workers

Sunday, April 04, 2021

More than 20% of the state population has been vaccinated so far. 

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Third Wave Hits NJ As Hospitalizations Rise Among Younger Age Groups

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

New COVID-19 hospitalizations in New Jersey have increased 28% in last two weeks.  

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Most NJ Students Won't Meet State Benchmarks Due To COVID Learning Loss

Monday, March 29, 2021

A new report takes a statewide look at how children in grades 3 through 8 were impacted by the pandemic. 

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In New Jersey, COVID Cases Surge and Disparities Persist

Monday, March 29, 2021

New York and New Jersey are both seeing pandemic fatigue, broader reopening, and the spread of new variants. Why is New Jersey's positive case rate so much higher?

Federal Vaccination Site Opening In Hard-Hit Newark As Disparities Persist

Friday, March 26, 2021

Gov. Phil Murphy says FEMA will open a site at the New Jersey Institute of Technology next week. 

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NJ Leads U.S. In COVID Case Rate, Vaccine Disparities Persist

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Over the last week, the state has averaged about 3,500 cases a day, a trend that some public health experts say could be an early sign of a coming third wave. 

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NJ's Young Latino Men are Disproportionately Killed by COVID

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Taking a look at why New Jersey's young Latino men are disproportionally dying from COVID-19 in the state.

COVID-19 Affects Young Latino Men In N.J. At Disproportionate Rates

Sunday, March 14, 2021

COVID-19 is hitting younger Latinos particularly hard. In New Jersey, one researcher says, the state is losing a whole generation of fathers.

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How COVID-19 Overwhelmed NJ’s Tightly-Packed Latino Cities

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Deaths overall jumped by 34% in 2020 but for Hispanics, they nearly doubled, state data show.

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COVID-19 Is Killing Young Latino Men In N.J. At Disproportionate Rates

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

In New Jersey, Latino men comprise nearly half the deaths of all young adults between the ages of 18-49.

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N.J. Restaurant Workers Not Eligible For COVID Vaccine, Despite Looser Indoor Dining Rules

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is increasing indoor limits for restaurants, bars and other businesses to 35 percent capacity beginning on Friday.

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ShopRite Says Closure of 23 Pharmacy Locations Won't Impact COVID Vaccinations

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

The closure of 23 of the New Jersey-based grocery chain's pharmacies comes just weeks after the company said dozens of its stores would administer the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Newark Reaches Settlement in 2018 Lawsuit Over Lead-Tainted Water

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

The lawsuit from the National Resources Defense Council helped catapult the water crisis in New Jersey's largest city into the national spotlight

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NJ's Fort Dix Prison Reports 1st COVID Death

Monday, January 25, 2021

Fort Dix has one of the worst COVID outbreaks among all federal prisons in the country. 

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As Vaccine Supply Dwindles And Cancellations Mount, All Eyes Are On Biden

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Tens of thousands of people in New York and New Jersey have had appointments cancelled by city, state and private vaccine centers, and many more can't get appointments. 

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Only 1 In 4 Nursing Home Vaccines Administered In NJ As Pharmacy Program Lags

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

 State officials are frustrated by the delay. 

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Pro-Trump Protestors A No-Show At NJ Statehouse Rally

Sunday, January 17, 2021

The streets around the statehouse were mostly empty except for members of the media, curious locals and state troopers. 

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