New York City

Lisette Bamenga allegedly gassed her two small children (pictured) to death and tried to take her own life in a suspected murder-suicide attempt, the New…

Hunts Point, an isolated and poor neighborhood in New York City’s borough of The Bronx, hosts the largest marketplace for fresh produce, meat, and fish in the northeastern United States. Huge trucks come and go at all hours of the day and night, carrying food to supermarket chains and the region’s finest restaurants. RELATED: America’s […]

The New York Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a group of New York City police officers who claim that they’ve been barred from receiving promotions to the department’s Intelligence Division because they’re black. SEE ALSO: Wikipedia Goes Dark For 24 Hours The black officers allege that there is a “secret […]

A New York man killed himself exactly 27 years to the day that he and his friends were shot by a man on a Subway train. SEE ALSO: The Disappearing Black Journalist

A New York City hedge fund manager will pay for the funeral of the Brooklyn woman who was set on fire and killed in her building’s elevator last week. SEE ALSO: The 9-to-5 Workday About To Be Gone? Darren Weingrow did not know the deceased grandmother, Delores Gillespie, but decided to donate after hearing her […]

A 12-year-old New York City girl who survived being abducted and pimped out by men in May has gone missing once again. SEE ALSO: Can You Guess Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Year?

NEW YORK — An accused rapist who is currently on trial for sexually assaulting five women in New York was accused of plagiarism by prosecutors. Prosecutors claimed that Hugues Akassy used quotes that were really from PBS talk show host, Charlie Rose. Also read: Bistro Chez Lucienne: French in the Heart of Harlem Also read: Ex-Cop […]

NEW YORK — NAACP President Ben Jealous has vowed to fight for a living wage in New York City where the cost of living is higher than most of the rest of the country. Jealous is in support of a city council bill that would raise the minimum wage in New York to $10 an […]

An HIV/AIDS prevention agency in Harlem has launched a new campaign concentrating on a demographic that is not normally targeted: black heterosexual men. Its campaign posters can be seen throughout Central Harlem, East Harlem and the South Bronx, where its other branches are located. The poster, illustrating a brawn, black male standing poised is currently […]

Three men have been brought in by the NYPD in the shooting death of a mother who saved several children from gunfire that erupted last week in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The mother, 34-year-old Zurana Horton, died from a shot to the chest. RELATED: Stop Snitching Only Kills More In Our Community Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly […]