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Moms of slain children organize car caravan of remembrance

Commemorating their slain children, mothers gathered together in New Jersey.

Harlem Week/Basil Paterson Award Luncheon

Harlem Week hosted dignitaries as they attended their tremendous Economic Development Day,

Margaret R. Smith celebrates 95th birthday

Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, Brooklyn’s First AME Zion Church, family and friends came out to celebrate Mother Margaret R. Smith’s 95th birthday.

Harlem barber "Denny Moe' give free haircuts to kids

Several young men are headed back to school with a fresh cut thanks to Harlem barber Dennis Mitchell (aka “Denny Moe”).

City Hall lays out J’Ouvert preparations

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill have decided that “Times Square on New Year’s Eve” security measures are necessary for Monday’s J’Ouvert celebration.

3 people shot in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Three people have been shot in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.

Family of Bronx teen who died during football practice raising money for funeral

The family of a teenager who died after he suffered a medical incident during a high school football practice is raising money to help pay funeral expenses.

More than 240,000 summons warrants dismissed in NYC

Anyone from Manhattan (New York County) and the Bronx who has littered, loitered or urinated in public and received a summons for it is in luck. The New York County District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance has dismissed more than 240,000 ...

Miss Subways contest is back— and now open to all genders

From 1941 until the late 1970s, more than 200 women wore the crown of Miss Subways.

Lawsuit settled over NYPD's interaction with people in wheelchairs

A lawsuit against the New York City Police Department to provide accessible transportation for people who use wheelchairs at the time of their arrest has been settled.

Confederate flags hung in East Village windows anger residents

A person living in the East Village hung up Confederate flags in the windows of an apartment, and the locals are not happy about the display.

Family urges Cuomo to sign Briana’s Law

The family of Briana Ojeda, Senator Jesse Hamilton, Assistant Assembly Speaker Felix Ortiz, and several other local officials took to the steps of City Hall for a news conference Aug. 10 to call on Governor Cuomo to sign Briana’s Law.

East New York highlights 1000 days of free gun-related homicides

Anti-violence activists are highlighting 1000 days of no gun-related homicides in East New York, Brooklyn Aug. 17.

Maplewood police chief and captain among those on leave after controversial video released

Six Maplewood, N.J., police officers along with Chief Robert Cimino and Captain Joshua Cummis have been disciplined after a video was released of the officers making racist comments and controversial arrests, according to reports.

TWU continues to push de Blasio on MTA funding

For the past several weeks, while New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio engage in a tug-of-war over the MTA, TWU Local 100 has directed their ire toward the mayor.