African American Day Parade marches through Harlem

Dubbed the “Largest Black Parade in America,” thousands came out for the 46th Annual African-American Day Parade on Sunday in Harlem.

Bill Bratton, NYPD’s champion of ‘broken windows’ policing, retires Friday

William Bratton is at the end of an unparalleled law enforcement career that saw him run police departments in Boston, Los Angeles and New York and advocate crime fighting strategies that were copied across the nation.

Harlem is overheating

The average outside temperature in New York City during the summer is 83 degrees, but in many Harlem apartments that average climbs up to 95 degrees.

Day of action in Newark for political prisoner Imam Jamil Al-Amin

Supporters and organizers are coming together for a National Day of Action for political prisoner Imam Jamil Al- Amin Friday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. at 84 Clinton Place in Newark.

New York State Office of Mental Health announces statewide suicide prevention plan

The New York State Office of Mental Health recently announced the release of a plan for suicide prevention, aimed at reducing New York State’s suicide rate.

Fake cop sentenced for rape and robbery of woman

A Brooklyn man who impersonated a cop was sentenced up to 32 years to life in prison Monday, Sept. 12, for the rape and robbery of a woman at the Sunset Park Hotel.

Student starts petition calling for unlimited student MetroCards

A student at Eleanor Roosevelt High School wants student MetroCards to have more rides.

Gov. Chris Christie vetoes $15 minimum wage bill in NJ

The Fight for $15 movement suffered a blow in New Jersey as Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would have raised the minimum wage in the Garden State.

P.O.P. keeps fight for justice going with Labor Day protest

On Labor Day, the People’s Organization for Progress hosted a “Day of Outrage” protest rally to condemn the failure of the Justice Department to indict the officers who shot and killed Jerame Reid in Bridgeton, N.J.

Single moms and the race for public office

Tenacity and fortitude is something mothers develop almost as a natural second and third string to their bow.

Bronx street renamed after late Assemblyman Samuel Bea Jr.

Friends, family members and elected officials gathered Wednesday at the corner of Ely Street and Strang Avenue in the Bronx, to rename the intersection “Honorable Samuel Bea Jr. Way,” in memory of the state lawmaker who is best known for ...

Gov. Cuomo announces winners of the Carey Gabay Scholarship

Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week announced the five winners in the Carey Gabay Scholarship Program.

DOE opens nine temporary Registration Centers across NYC for new student enrollment

The DOE is opening nine temporary Registration Centers across the five boroughs to make it easy for new students to enroll in school, and to assist families who may have questions.

Arrest made in fatal shooting of woman, 22, at J’Ouvert in Crown Heights: police

Two people are dead and at least four others are injured as violence erupted along the bustling parade route during the J'Ouvert celebration in Brooklyn early Monday morning, despite a heightened police presence, according to the NYPD.

Inspector general says cops overstepped boundaries in investigations

A new report from the Office of the Inspector General for the New York Police Department concluded that officers broke rules when surveilling/investigating political activity.