Are supervised injection sites for drug users the solution to New York’s opioid overdose epidemic? The controversial approach would allow addicts to inject drugs under the supervision of a doctor or nurse who can administer an overdose antidote if necessary. Kassandra Frederique, New York State director of the Drug Policy Alliance is here to explain. Aired on March 13, 2018.
New York has been pummeled by a one, two punch from Mother Nature. The second nor’easter in less than a week leaves the Tri-State area battle-worn, weary, and has us all talking about a weather phenomenon called “thundersnow.” Climatologist, Dr. Gavin Schmidt, joins us to discuss the fallout from winter storm Quinn and the science behind it. Reports have surfaced that […]
New York has been pummeled by a one, two punch from Mother Nature. The second nor’easter in less than a week leaves the Tri-State area battle-worn, weary, and has us all talking about a weather phenomenon called “thundersnow.” Climatologist, Dr. Gavin Schmidt, joins us to discuss the fallout from winter storm Quinn and the science behind it. Aired on March […]
Do you have the winter blues? Ready for some sunlight? You may have to hold on for a little while longer. A weather worn Tri-State hunkers down for the second nor’easter in less than a week, and yet another storm is expected on its heels. MetroFocus reporter Naeem Douglas hits the streets to see how big of a bite this brutal winter has taken out of the Big Apple. Thousands of public […]
Astronaut Scott Kelly spent a historic year in space. He is back on Earth and here to share his monumental experience. Aired on March 8, 2018.
There is an invasive species of freshwater aquatic plant that is taking over New York’s Upper Saranac Lake Watershed and causing drastic changes to the local ecosystem. We’ve got the story. Aired on February 27, 2018.
Tonight, on a special edition of MetroFocus, school shootings in America and the call for immediate change. The protests, the marches, and the walkouts have only just begun, students are now rising to stem the epidemic from the front lines. Their demand is to fix it! But does the right to bear arms in this country trump the right to […]
In the wake of the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida, outrage continues across the nation. A new generation takes the lead in the efforts to spark change both across the country and here in New York. We have the latest. A legal loophole allows New York hospitals to dispose of rape kits after just thirty days. In January 2018, Governor […]
A legal loophole allows the disposal of rape kits after just thirty days. Amanda Nguyen, founder and CEO of Rise, and a sexual assault survivor, joins us with her story on how she changed federal law and created the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights. Aired on February 20, 2018.