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Apollo Theater rings NYSE opening bell for its 82nd anniversary

In celebration of the Apollo Theater's 82nd anniversary, the Theater was invited to ring the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

Akai Gurley shooting: Trial begins for rookie NYPD officer

Peter Liang, the police officer who shot Akai Gurley in the stairwell of a New York housing project, was more concerned about saving his own job than saving the man's life, a prosecutor argued.

Maintenance performed by DEP in Upper Manhattan affects tap water

On the eve of a record-setting snowstorm, residents across Upper Manhattan say they experienced brown water flowing through their taps.

City seeks additional snow laborers to clear snow and ice

As cleanup from this weekend's winter storm continues, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia put out a call for additional emergency snow laborers.

Family of Akai Gurley attends first day of NYPD officer's trial

Monday marks the first day of trial of NYPD Officer Peter Liang for the killing of Akai Gurley.

City prepares to offer free tax services

As tax season begins, tax companies are once again targeting low-income filers with the so-called convenience of refund anticipation loans.

PHOTOS: NYC celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

New Yorkers celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with service and activism.

Harlem-based interior designer making strides in Harlem

Nicole Gibbons, an African-American interior designer and TV personality, is the interior designer for Enclave at the Cathedral, the new 15-story, 430-unit rental complex in Harlem, N.Y.

Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka signs innovative five-year tax abatement

At a recent Newark City Hall ceremony, Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka signed a municipal ordinance that will spur development by freezing taxes until 2020 for multiple dwellings and commercial and industrial redevelopment projects.

Lurie Daniel Favors named general counsel for Center for Law and Social Justice

The Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College of the City of New York names Lurie Daniel Favors, Esq. as its general counsel.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and state courts announce Project Fast Track

Mayor de Blasio and the state courts this week announced Project Fast Track, a strategy to reduce gun violence in New York City through a targeted, system-wide focus on the limited number of individuals responsible for most gun violence.

Jesse Jackson hosts 19th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is headed to the city for the 19th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit, Feb. 16 through Feb. 18, at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel.

Investigation continues in alleged Brownsville rape

There is a mood in Brownsville that something untoward happened in Osborn Park two weeks ago.

Mothers of unarmed Black men killed by police honor Gov. Cuomo at NAN

he mothers of unarmed Black men killed by police presented a plaque to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Settlement reached in Barneys 'shop-and-frisk' case

Reports indicate that Barneys has agreed to pay a settlement to a Black man who accused the luxury retailer of racially profiling him.