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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.

LIVE: 108th NAACP Annual Convention

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Black judge removes Mississippi flag with Confederate emblem from court

Carlos Moore made history this week when he took to the bench as the first African-American municipal judge in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Then he made a ruckus.

Eric Garner memorialized on the third anniversary of his death

The audience was silent as the ceiling lights of the church dimmed and the video displayed on giant TV screens began to play.

Prostate Health Educational Symposium slated for Long Island

The fifth annual Prostate Health Education Symposium is scheduled for Bethel AME Church of Freeport on Long Island, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 5, at 9 a.m. and ending at 1 p.m.

Celebrating prom, UK style

There is a saying that when America sneezes, Britain catches the cold, meaning that whatever the U.S. does, Britain is bound to follow.

Ex-corrections officer sentenced to one year in jail

A former corrections officer was sentenced to one year in a city jail for smuggling contraband Friday and was also ordered to pay several court fees.

Jim Ingram, an intrepid reporter and radio commentator

Despite the overwhelming recognition and attention Detroit is receiving in preparation for the 50th anniversary of the rebellion, there are sure to be many interesting elements that will not be covered.

AFL-CIO verbally attacks Trump’s NLRB nominees

President Donald Trump’s nominees for the National Labor Relations Board have met the ire of the AFL-CIO.

Graduate workers continue to organize on NY campuses

Summer classes dominating college campuses across New York City and fewer students around than normal haven’t stopped graduate workers from organizing.

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