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City Council to hold MTA oversight hearing

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Transportation Committee Chair Ydanis Rodriguez and the City Council announced the Council's Committee on Transportation will convene an oversight hearing to examine the state of the subway system.

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New York was 'On Ten' at 'Wild 'N Out: LIVE from the Barbershop'

MTV hosted another "Wild 'N Out: LIVE from the Barbershop" pop-up in New York on Sunday at Well Connected Barbershop in Manhattan's Lower East Side.

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LIVE: 108th NAACP Annual Convention

Watch the live stream of the 108th NAACP Convention from Baltimore.

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Bernie Sanders to speak at NAACP National Convention

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to address the Republicans' agenda at the NAACP national convention in Baltimore on Monday.

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What's next for O.J. Simpson?

O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after serving nearly nine years in prison for a 2007 armed robbery in Las Vegas. But the former NFL superstar and movie actor's future outside of prison may not be so rosy.

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Kevin Hart denies cheating reports

Kevin Hart is laughing off reports that he's been unfaithful to his pregnant wife.

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New Jersey raises smoking age to 21

New Jersey is set to become the third state to raise its smoking age to 21, after Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Friday that hikes the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 19.

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90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper concert

More than 90 people were hospitalized in Connecticut during a concert headlined by musician Chance the Rapper, authorities said.

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Ex-firefighter accused of torching Black fireman’s NY home after racist note was found gets prison

A former New York firefighter said stupidity, not racism, spurred him to set a fire that destroyed a black colleague’s apartment.

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Body camera footage prompts review of 100 Baltimore cases

About 100 cases involving at least one of three Baltimore police officers are under review by the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office.

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Councilman Ruben Wills found guilty in corruption trial

A jury found a city councilman from Queens guilty of five of the six counts against him in his corruption trial Thursday.

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O.J. Simpson granted parole after 9 years in prison

O.J. Simpson is scheduled to appear before a parole board in Nevada on Thursday in a hearing that will decide whether one of America's most notorious prisoners will be released.

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Talking SCHOP! Un rendezvous? Mai, oui!

I was recently invited to dinner at one of the newest restaurants to open on Eighth Avenue.

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Seven steps to planning the perfect trip

Sometimes the hardest part about taking a vacation is actually planning the trip. It can be hard to figure out where to start or who to ask for help.

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Horoscope: July 20 - July 26

Find out what that star say about what's in store for your future.

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Denzel and wife summer on the Mediterranean

Flo Anthony has the latest celebrity news!

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Faddis at Dizzy’s, Fred Staton at 102

Dizzy Gillespie was known for his high notes that reached into the stratosphere. No other trumpeter came near those stratospheric notes until the young Jon Faddis, who idolized Dizzy, came on the scene.

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Milestone Films restores two tap dance classics in time for NYC’s Tap Week

If filmmaker George Nierenberg had it his way, legendary disco club Studio 54 would have featured tap-dancing feet instead of gyrating hips.

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Hip-hop more popular than rock music in the U.S.

Nielsen’s worldwide consumer report has just released its annual midyear report on the entertainment industry. Within the findings, hip-hop star Kendrick Lamar’s album, “DAMN,” is one of the biggest albums of 2017. But that is not the most important piece of information the report gleaned from public interest.

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New allegations of R. Kelly’s sexual misconduct surface

The exposing of R&B star’s R. Kelly’s (Robert Sylvester Kelly) sexual misconduct toward underage girls goes back nearly 20 years and was spearheaded by a couple of Chicago Sun-Times journalists, Jim DeRogatis and Abdon Pallasch Dec. 21, 2000

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