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Community mourns death of slain NYPD officer

The sisters of slain NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia stood together as the sun began to set, surrounded by people who came out to pay their respects to Familia.

New York police officer fatally shot in 'unprovoked attack'

A New York police officer of 12 years and mother of three was fatally shot early Wednesday as she sat in a command vehicle in the Bronx, authorities said.

Hospital gunman fired from job week before shooting, NY official says

The doctor who killed one of his former colleagues and injured six others during a shooting rampage at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital on Friday had been fired from a separate city job just one week earlier, a New York City official told ...

Doctor fatally shoots 1, wounds 6 at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital before killing himself

A doctor opened fire with an assault rifle Friday inside a New York City hospital where he used to work, killing a woman and wounding six people before turning the gun on himself, law enforcement officials said.

Governor Cuomo declares MTA state of emergency as subway system struggles

The governor announced Thursday he is signing an executive order declaring a state of emergency for the MTA.

Family and friends remember Shantel Davis, demand justice on anniversary of her death

Family and supporters gathered in Flatbush, Brooklyn, as they commemorated the fifth anniversary of the June 14, 2012, shooting death of Shantel Davis by NYPD Officer Philip Atkins.

Councilman King holds Annual Youth Day Graduation Cookout Celebration

The day started out with rain but cleared up well before the noon start of the 2017 Youth Day Graduation Cookout Celebration, this past Saturday, hosted by New York City Council Member Andy King in collaboration with the Bronx Youth ...

Stop the CUNY tuition hike

I prepared a statement outlining a few of the reasons why I will be voting no on this budget.

32BJ praises NY assembly for STAFER Act vote, pushes Senate to say ‘yes’

32BJ SEIU wants the New York State Senate to follow the State Assembly’s lead and pass the STAFER act.

'Antigone' in Brownsville

July 15, the Brooklyn Public Library Brownsville Branch will be presenting their co-produced Theater of Wars Productions’ “Antigone in Ferguson.”

Brooklyn hosts 46th annual International African Arts Festival

From Saturday, July 1, to Tuesday, July 4, this year will mark the 46th anniversary of the African Street festival at Commodore Barry Park.

GospelFit launches Run, Walk, Praise for Healthy Living

GospelFit proudly presents the launch of Run, Walk, Praise for Healthy Living Saturday, July 1, 2017, on Randall’s Island in Manhattan beginning at 9 a.m. Run, Walk, Praise is designed to be an experience to bring the community together and ...

Plan to reduce unemployment in Newark unveiled

Corporate CEOs and leaders of social justice, community development and educational institutions announced an initiative called “Hire. Buy. Live. Newark” aimed at strengthening the city’s economy.

Shanduke McPhatter’s Gangstas Making Astronomical Community Changes

Shanduke McPhatter is pacing next to a Brooklyn mall that was near the site of a recent shooting, shouting into a mic and imploring passing shoppers to listen to what he has to say about two topics he’s familiar with: ...

De Blasio on closing Rikers: It will take 10 years

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio expressed a desire to close Rikers Island. A new city report said it’ll take a decade.