DA Thompson announces indictment of 18 alleged members of violent street gang

NYPD busts violent Brooklyn street gang.

Gushing Pipelines Bombed by Militants Foul Water, Farms and Fishing Grounds

Oil is spewing unchecked into delicate ecological systems in southern Bayelsa State, Nigeria, after multiple bombings by militants in the area.

Ramarley Graham’s parents demand justice after four years

Bronx family still fighting for justice four years after the loss of Ramarley Graham.

Oil isn’t well in the world

Low oil and gas prices are wreaking havoc on economies across the globe.

NJPAC’s ‘Disney in Schools’ program gives art to Newark students

More than 170 elementary students from Newark, N.J., are getting the opportunity to sing and dance on stage at NJPAC’s Prudential Hall.

Mayor Ras Baraka unveils 45-day plan to reduce violence

Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka unveiled details of the city’s 45-day plan to reduce crime and violence this week.

Cruz control

Ted Cruz trumps Donald in Iowa.

Hillary and Bernie: Dead heat in Iowa

Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders bid in the Iowa caucuses ended in a “virtual tie."

Bill Cosby case: Judge says prosecution can go forward

The sexual assault case in Pennsylvania against Bill Cosby will go forward, a judge in Montgomery County ruled Wednesday.

Noted journalist Michael J. Feeney gone too soon

Media professional and former New York Association of Black Journalists President Michael J. Feeney dedicated his life to journalism, bringing diversity to newsrooms and touching the lives of many in the profession.

Killer cop on trial for second week

The trial of NYPD Officer Peter Liang continues.

Machete victim 'defended himself'

Headlines once again were plastered in local mainstream newspapers about the former City Hall aide and her son.

Funeral arrangements for late journalist Michael J. Feeney

Funeral arrangements have been announced for late journalist Michael J. Feeney.

Scholarship opportunities for African-American students

Here is a list of scholarships for African-American students from fastweb.com.

Meet the 'Dreamers': Local students prepare for inspiring trip to Disney World

Eight local area high school students are preparing for the 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine, March 3 through 6 at Walt Disney World.