A roundup of news around the city.
Amid growing criticism from relatives of inmates and jail reformers, including the U.S. Department of Justice, which recently reported on a “deep-seated culture of violence” at Rikers Island, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill that will track and limit ...
As the summer winds down, community activists throughout the city have been advising local youth to curb the rampant violence that has senselessly claimed the lives of and hospitalized numerous victims this season.
Nothing leaped from Police Commissioner Bill Bratton’s mouth like the words “Chokeholds are not illegal,” during his oversight appearance Monday before the City Council’s Committee on Public Safety.
Several candidates had victories after Tuesdays primary election.
Sept. 11 always tugs on Tommy Harris Jr.’s heart.
The weather was perfect Sunday, Sept. 7, and thousands of breast cancer survivors and their supporters ran and walked in the New York City Race for the Cure.
The men known as the Central Park Five will now get their $41million from the city for their wrongful convictions.
In the wake of the Suge Knight shooting in Los Angeles, the New York Police Department’s special unit that keeps tabs on hip-hop stars at their shows and parties has stepped up surveillance.
Brooklyn’s Imani House, Inc. helps low-income youth, families and immigrants create viable neighborhoods where residents take responsibility and make life-changing decisions for improvement, not just in their community, but globally as well
As the Senate’s only Black Democrat, Cory Booker emerged as one of the two most-sought-after Senate Democrats on the campaign trail.
Renee Collymore wrote “WE WON” after being declared winner of the 57th committeewoman/district leader seat in the 2012 election.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will face the New York City Council at an oversight hearing Sept. 8 to discuss the department’s plans to evaluate its current training procedures and his pledge to retrain, from “top-to-bottom,” 35,000 officers, after the recent ...
Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, resident L.B. Brown is founder of the Clinton Hill Simply Art & Framing Gallery.
On Labor Day, Olanike Alabi proudly joined a million or so partying people at the Annual West Indian American Day Carnival Parade.