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A win for Espaillat would set him up to become the first Dominican-American elected to Congress – if he wins the general election in November.

A wheelchair bound middle school student delivers an inspirational speech at graduation. The 14-year-old girl who was paralyzed by a gang member's stray bullet said, "I won today."

The new legislation ensures that anyone arrested will receive a speedy trial in hopes to prevent suicides like Kalief Browder's.

The freedom fighter, abolitionist and former slave continues to be immortalized.

With more than 291 delegates up for grabs in New York in the Democratic presidential primary next week, front-runner Hillary Clinton and rival Bernie Sanders held dueling rallies Wednesday in the hopes of winning Tuesday's early voting race, reports BBC.

Professional basketball player Thabo Sefolosha files a civil lawsuit against five New York City police officers. He accuses them of making a false arrest, using excessive force and violating his civil rights.

A group of parents and a pro-charter school organization sue New York for allowing violence to go unchecked in classrooms. But the city's mayor says major crimes are decreasing.

A Brooklyn teenage girl dies days after a group of teens beat her into a coma. The district attorney is expected to increase the initial charges against the main suspect.

An autopsy showed Gray was shot seven times with three bullets entering his back, indicating he might have been running from the police, not facing them.

Gregory Alfred, 25, was arrested in New Jersey in connection with the March 10 slashing of 53-year-old Janina Popko in Ditmas Park. Popko was cut in the neck by Alfred, who was actively hoping to harm White people because they prevent him from "freely smoking marijuana."