As the summer begins, many city leaders and community activists have begun to prepare for the violence that has unfortunately become routine with the warmer weather.
Homicides in the city are down but shootings are up, causing some to ask if reforming the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk practice was a good idea.
The National Action Network and the Rev. Al Sharpton hosted the fifth annual Triumph Awards on June 2 at Jazz at Lincoln Center
Residents at Lafayette Gardens are demanding an investigation into the death of Laquan Nelson, a 16-year-old youth who was shot and killed by an unknown assailant a few yards from the 88th Precinct. They claim that “medical attention was delayed ...
The autopsy performed on Clayton Lockett ruled that his April 29 state-sponsored murder was mishandled by prison staff.
Caribbean governments this week erased any lingering doubts that they are serious about making Europe pay for the horrors of the Transatlantic slave trade by holding their most important preparatory meeting yet ahead of plans for a high level delegation ...
The Stop Mass Incarceration Network is having a meeting today at 7 p.m. in the Riverside Church [located on 120th and Claremont Avenue] relating to an NYPD assault.
Daniel St. Hubert, the accused June 1 attacker of two East New York children, has been indicted on murder charges. If convicted he could serve 50 years to life in prison.
A look back on the case that became known as the "trial of the century."
This is the message Shanduke McPhatter, a former member of the New York Bloods gang, delivered to gunmen at a rally in Brooklyn, pleading with them to stop the senseless killings. “It’s time for our kids to feel safe on ...
Last Wednesday, 400 NYPD officers raided the Manhattanville and Grant Project houses because of turf wars between the two housing projects over the years.
Even after the arrest and indictment of Daniel St. Hubert in the tragic stabbing of two children last month in East New York’s Boulevard Housing complex, there is still a feeling of tension in the neighborhood. An aura of unease ...
Hoping to increase the number of police officers available for local community policing, New York City council members, other public officials and union leaders rallied in support of civilianizing clerical and administrative jobs performed by NYPD officers.
Actress and model Yaya DaCosta will play Whitney Houston in Lifetime biopic.
An agreement was made between the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development and the city of Ansonia, Connecticut and the Ansonia Housing Authority concerning allegations of discrimination.