A fast-growing fire is burning through the parking garage of Kings Plaza Shopping Center in Brooklyn on Monday, authorities said.
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Andrew Cuomo is one step closer to getting a third term as he wins a sweeping victory against activist and actress Cynthia Nixon during Thursday's state primary election.
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine announced that in this new semester they welcomed the Class of 2022 with a record-breaking number of “underrepresented minorities.”
With the school year underway there are several upcoming college fairs for students and families to learn more about higher education options.
The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University has announced the appointment of veteran journalist and media professional Sheryl Huggins Salomon as its communications director.
According to a 2017 report, by the Prison Policy Initiative, there are over 219,000 incarcerated women in the United States. 1:5 incarcerated people are locked up are for a drug offense.
Voters in New York will cast their ballots Thursday for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and other key races in the state’s primary.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance is expected to appear in court Wednesday to dismiss more than 3,000 marijuana cases in the borough.
Singer John Legend makes history with his win at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards taking home an honor in the Outstanding Variety Special (Live) category for his work as producer in Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.
The Texas Rangers have postponed seeking a warrant on manslaughter charges against an officer who shot and killed a man in Dallas.
Nicki Minaj and Cardi B were involved in an altercation Friday night that got physical at a New York Fashion Week party and left Cardi B with a mark on her head.
Five outstanding students from disadvantaged backgrounds will receive full scholarships to SUNY colleges.
Ten people have tested positive for influenza after being hospitalized when their plane landed at Kennedy Airport, the mayor’s office announced Thursday.
As the school year gets underway, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. recently announced that his office is providing nearly $10 million in new capital funding to public schools in the borough.
The music world suffered another recent blow with the passing of legendary pianist and composer Randy Weston.
Legendary public relations professional Terrie M. Williams announced Wednesday that she’s closing her firm this month.
Barbara Luray is the president of the Fort Independence Houses in the Bronx and she says she's afraid to use the water in her bathroom after two cases of Legionnaires' disease were confirmed in her building.
Over 1 million New York City students headed back to class Wednesday morning and even though it’s the first day of school for students, educators and city leaders have been working all summer on some of the biggest issues shaping their days in the classroom, including safety.
Colin Kaepernick has a new deal with Nike, even without having a job in the NFL.
The movie Black Panther made history and shattered records across the world. In fact, Black Panther became the highest-grossing MCU film of all time in it’s first week.
A crowd gathered when Venus Williams practiced with Sachia Vickery at the U.S. Open. Kids waited by the fence for autographs.
The 2018 West Indian Day Parade is underway on Brooklyn's Eastern Parkway.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced enhanced security measures for the 2018 J'ouvert Celebration. After violence in past years, the festival is no longer an overnight event.
Several civil rights leaders, former presidents and others offered touching and poignant tributes to Aretha Franklin, affectionately known to the world as the Queen of Soul, during her funeral in Detroit on Friday.
More than 1,100 children living in public housing in New York tested positive for high levels of lead in the years since 2012, according to new numbers released by the city.
U.S. News & World Report has named NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln a “High Performing” hospital for both heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The entire world is coming together today for the Diamond Celebration for Michael Jackson's birthday.World
The white, former police officer, Roy Oliver, who shot and killed Jordan Edwards in suburban Dallas last April was convicted of murder Tuesday.
As mourners descend on Detroit, Mich. to pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin, those passing through for her viewing are seeing the Queen of Soul in her casket dressed in all red.
Lisa Benson, a reporter who shared a story about white privilege on her personal Facebook account, has been fired after some of her co-workers took offense of it.
Aretha Franklin had admirers the world over, but there’s no doubt the flame burned brightest in Detroit — the place she was raised and remained for most of her life.
New Yorkers should expect another heat wave this week, forecasts show.
Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump called Omarosa Manigualt Newman a “dog.”
Sen. John McCain has died. He was 81 years old.
Before Kenya Barris left his overall deal with ABC Studios, he sold one last project to the studio in a deal with them, Sony TV and Sony's Davis Entertainment.
A district judge has intervened in the controversy at Christ the King school in Terrytown and ruled that the school cannot enforce a “natural hair” policy that has sparked outrage nationwide.
African-Americans express more motivation to pursue a healthier lifestyle than non-African-Americans, yet are less likely to describe themselves as being in good health, according to recent findings from the African-American Health Engagement Study, a collaboration of Pfizer, the National Medical Association and the National Black Nurses Association.
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August saw National Action Network leaders and activists taking over street corners to highlight anti-violence in certain inner city areas.
The Health Department announced this week that its Making Waves program taught more than 2,500 children how to swim this summer.
The fifth annual SOURCE360 Conference and Festival is taking place in Brooklyn, Sept. 6 to Sept. 9. The four-day conference and festival is mostly free to the public.
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined more than 100 New York City Housing Authority tenant leaders and residents of all ages for a rally at the Bronx River Houses to bring attention to the agency’s failure to spend money that has been given to it to improve tenants’ lives.
A star-studded line up is set to perform at Aretha Franklin's funeral in Detroit.
Teoka Williams, an African American nurse has filed a lawsuit against her employer, Beaumont Hospital, claiming that she was discriminated against.
During a moment of silence to remember the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Tuesday, fans at a Detroit Tigers game were greeted with an incredible sight.
Dozens rallied outside the New Apple Red Nail Salon Tuesday evening, increasing the calls for the shop to remain closed for good.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been found guilty of eight financial crime charges in the first trial victory for special counsel Robert Mueller’s team.
MTV plans on honoring Aretha Franklin at the Video Music Awards.
Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton shared words about the passing of Aretha Franklin in a statement released Saturday.