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NYC invests $157 million to provide high-speed internet for low-income communities

About $157 million has been invested to provide high-speed internet access to low-income communities in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday.

Shootings in NYC spiked over 130% last month compared to June 2019, police say

Gun violence in New York City surged by more than 130% last month compared to June 2019, police said on Monday.

‘Central Park Karen’ prosecuted by Manhattan D.A. for making false 911 report

A woman involved in a racist incident in Central Park in May is being charged with falsely reporting the incident, the Manhattan district attorney said on Monday.

Police looking for shooters in nearly 30 Fourth of July weekend incidents

There were nearly 30 shootings between the 4th of July and 3 p.m. Sunday, injuring more than 40 people, according to the NYPD.

New York City enters Phase 3 reopening

New York City will enter Phase 3 of reopening on Monday, but New Yorkers will have to wait a little longer for indoor dining.

Reparations rally taking place at African Burial Ground

Assemblyman Charles Barron and City Council Member Inez Barron are hosting a reparations rally and press conference at the African Burial Ground (290 Broadway at Duane Street) at 12 p.m. on Thursday, July 12.

Franklin Ave. and President St. subway stations in Brooklyn renamed in honor of Medgar Evers College

The Franklin Ave. and President St. Stations in Brooklyn are being formally renamed after Medgar Evers College.

From public school to Ivy League: How Dr. Dabel stayed true to her passion

Dr. Vanessa Dabel has worked as a staff psychologist and outreach coordinator at Barnard College for almost two years.

MTA to start collecting bus fares again in August

The MTA will be reopening their fare boxes on buses again in August.

Board of Corrections and city announce working group to solitary confinement

New York City jails have been ordered to stop the use of punitive segregation for people with underlying medical conditions, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Board of Correction Chair Jennifer Jones Austin announced Monday.

Protesters march to help Black-owned businesses

Black-owned businesses across New York City have been suffering through a trifecta of pain.

Health department: City under-counted police-involved deaths of civilians for years

A draft report from New York City’s Department of Health found the city under-reported the number of civilians who died in police interactions for years.

NYC ‘on track’ to enter Phase 3 as early as July 6

New York City is currently on track to enter Phase 3 as early as July 6, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday.

Here we go again: Queens officer suspended for using chokehold

Another day, another story of police violence.

Fireworks and gunshots

This month there have been more than 13,000 complaints about these illegal fireworks compared to a total of 32 complaints this time last year.