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Mount Vernon community activist calls on DOJ to investigate Rayette Turner death

Mount Vernon community activist Samuel L. Rivers is calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the death of Rayette Turner.

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Black woman found dead in jail cell in Mount Vernon

A Black woman was found dead in jail cell in Mount Vernon.

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City under heat advisory through Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a weather advisory for the New York, Tri-State area through 8 p.m. Thursday.

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Video shows NYPD officers beating Black man at Target in Brooklyn

A video that's going viral of NYPD officers beating a Black man at a Brooklyn Target is raising questions and outrage.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston, dies at age 22

The daughter of late singer Whitney Houston has died after being in a coma for six months.

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State Sen. John Sampson found guilty on corruption charges

State Sen. John Sampson of Brooklyn's 19th District was stripped of his seat Friday after he was convicted on three of the nine corruption charges he faced.

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State wage board votes in favor of increasing minimum wage for fast-food workers

More than 180,000 fast-food workers in the state are praising the the New York Wage Board after they unanimously vote to increase the minimum wage to $15.

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‘Justice for Garner’ rally takes place at U.S. Federal Courthouse

On the weekend marking one year since the police killing of Eric Garner, Rev. Al Sharpton and his coalition rallied and took a petition to the U.S. Justice Department.

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Building collapse in Bed-Stuy causes injuries, street closures

A building collapse in Bed-Stuy leaves several people injured and closes streets.

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