NJ tightens indoor gathering restrictions amid alarming coronavirus data

New Jersey is rolling back its capacity limits on indoor gatherings amid a continued increase in the rate of virus transmission, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday.

With 150,000 dead and polls in free fall, Trump seeks a culture war

With less than 100 days left until Election Day, President Donald Trump has increased his references to uncertainty around the election results.

What New Yorkers can do to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaias

Tropical Storm Isaias is set to move into the tri-state region early Tuesday, bringing heavy rain and damaging winds, as well as potential flooding and power outages.

At least 10% of new NYC coronavirus patients report attending a gathering

Of the new coronavirus patients in New York City interviewed in recent weeks, about 10% to 20% have reported attending a gathering that may put them at risk of exposure to COVID-19

Number of NYC shootings in 2020 surpasses 2019 total: NYPD

The number of shootings in New York City this year has now surpassed the total for all of 2019, according to the NYPD.

Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses the impact and severity of COVID-19 disparities in African Americans

During a 30-minute interview with BlackPressUSA that was streamed live over Facebook, YouTube, and, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, spoke of the importance of convincing African Americans to participate in clinical ...

'We need our community to step up': Advocates push for New Yorkers to fill out census

Advocates and elected officials in New York pushed Sunday for residents to fill out the census after the Census Bureau sped up the timetable on its website for crunching 2020 census numbers.

Tropical Storm Watch issued for parts of NY, NJ

As Tropical Storm Isaias lashes Florida with heavy rain and gusty winds Sunday, officials in New York and New Jersey are preparing for the storm's possible arrival in tri-state area.

National Day for Reparations NYC

The December 12th Movement is organizing National Day for Reparations NYC set for Aug. 15 .

A shift to support Black-owned services unites Black businesses

As protests continue against injustices of all Black lives, Black-owned businesses are seizing opportunities to sell their products.

WATCH: Congressman John Lewis Funeral Service

Funeral services for late civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis

Herman Cain, 74, dies after battle with coronavirus

Business executive and former GOP candidate Herman Cain has died after being hospitalized with the coronavirus. He was 74.

AG Grewal suing Trump administration over plan to undercount state residents in house seat apportionment totals

New Jersey has joined a coalition lawsuit to challenge a memorandum issued by Pres. Trump that would for the first time exclude undocumented immigrants counted in the Census from state population totals used to apportion seats in the House of ...

Council Member Adrienne Adams kicks off Census Push week

As part of a collective effort to get a complete count in the upcoming 2020 Census, Council Member Adrienne Adams kicked off Census Push week with a community rally.

Assembly passes legislation recognizing Abolition Commemoration Day and Juneteenth in New York State

The State Assembly recently passed legislation establishing Abolition Commemoration Day, which would be observed on the second Monday in July.