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City Comptroller: It costs $337,000 per inmate at Rikers Island

Shocking statistics shows just how much money it costs to run Rikers Island.

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Newark sues, says NYC sent homeless families to illegal apartments in NJ

Homelessness is an ongoing issue in New York and the city is under fire for one of the methods of combating the issue.

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Kamala Harris to drop out of the 2020 presidential race

Sen. Kamala Harris ended her 2020 presidential campaign on Tuesday.

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Nearly 1,000 people gather to increase the number of Black lawyers at National Black Pre-Law Conference

Hundreds of people from across the country came together from November 8th to November 9th, 2019 for the 15th Annual National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair 2019 Sponsored by AccessLex Institute.

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When will snow start and how much should NY, NJ expect?

The first major storm in the Northeast of the season has arrived and one inch to more than a foot of snow is expected in the New York City area, depending on your location.

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Snow storms heading for tri-state as millions travel home from Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving travelers return home Sunday, a powerful storm heading toward the East Coast has left millions under various winter weather alerts.

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Nation's oldest person and Harlem resident, Alelia Murphy, passes at 114

Alelia Murphy passed away in Harlem on Saturday, November 23. She was 114. Her family was at her side.

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Local tri-state area retailers gear up for Small Business Saturday

As Black Friday comes to an end, shoppers and independent business owners are gearing up for Small Business Saturday.

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Weeksville Heritage Center and Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation present an early Kwanzaa celebration

Brooklyn historic house museum Weeksville Heritage Center partners with local performing arts organization Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation to present a celebration of Kwanzaa

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Gabrielle Union breaks silence after ‘America’s Got Talent’ exit

Gabrielle Union is expressing gratitude in the wake of her controversial exit from “America’s Got Talent.”

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