After nearly two years of I-Team reports on women begging with babies on the streets of New York City, the state Senate has voted to make it a crime to do so. Under the bill, anyone caught using babies and toddlers... Read More
Caselina Margel is nowhere to be found as officials suspect she may have skipped town. Melissa Russo reports.
A woman panhandling with a newborn near Grand Central Station was arrested Thursday and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and aggressive panhandling, authorities said. Read More
State officials are taking action on two fronts to stop a group of women from using babies to panhandle throughout Manhattan, following a series of I-Team reports that found they may be involved in a coordinated scheme to... Read More
They’re back, begging with babies on steaming hot streets and sidewalks. And they want your sympathy and cash. A group of women first exposed by the I-Team last year has resurfaced in Manhattan, using young children to panhandle... Read More
Mayor de Blasio and top city leaders are vowing change after NBC 4 New York's I-Team exclusive investigation revealed what appears to be a team of women working together and panhandling on the streets of the city, using babies to bring in bigger handouts. Melissa Russo has the update.
A week after the I-Team uncovered a group of women working together using babies and toddlers a props for panhandling, New Yorkers are still ourtraged. Melissa Russo has more on how some are taking action.
A group of women is using infants and toddlers to panhandle on the streets and subway platforms of Manhattan in what appears to be a coordinated effort, and they consistently refuse city services that could help them, an NBC 4 New... Read More