1 dead, 3 injured after crane collapses in snowy Manhattan

At least one person was dead and three others injured after a Friday morning crane collapse in snowy Lower Manhattan, the New York City Fire Department said.

Two NYPD officers shot in the Bronx; suspect dead

Two New York Police Department officers who were shot in the Bronx on Thursday night are in good condition while the suspected shooter is dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, officials said.

Apollo celebrates 82nd anniversary, rings Opening Bell at NYSE

The Apollo celebrates it's 82nd anniversary by ringing the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

Teen gunman convicted of murder for shooting innocent man on bus

Brooklyn teen convicted of murdering an innocent man on a crowded New York City bus.

Assemblyman Charles Barron hosts Black History Month event

Assemblyman Charles Barron hosts black history month event.

Wall Street’s slave story

Wall Street's slave market was once a booming business for the nation's economy.

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

NYPD busts violent Brooklyn street gang.

Ramarley Graham’s parents demand justice after four years

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

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.

Black freedom fighter tribute points to restorative justice

Last weekend’s 20th annual Black freedom fighter tribute hosted by the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee at 1199 proved to be that intense and more

AmNews Publisher honored by NCBW in Long Island

New York Amsterdam News Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Elinor Tatum was recently honored by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Long Island Chapter.

Bringing Joy to social activism

Brooklynite Joy Simmons is offering the East New York community, advocacy and leadership through her position as the deputy chief of staff for Councilwoman Inez Barron.

US Attorney Paul Fishman conducts investigation into police shooting death of Jerame Reid

Thomas Eicher, the criminal division chief in the U.S. attorney’s office, recently wrote to community leader Walter Hudson, chair of National Awareness Alliance, updating the office on the status of the investigation of the police shooting of Jerame Reid.

Newark offers care for homeless during recent blizzard

Newark officials announced Wednesday that the city worked to offer comprehensive services to the city's homeless population during last weekend's blizzard.