Few Harlem Youths at Planning Meeting Against Violence

20140913_WESTHARLEM_SNOW7274-2-771x514Juvenile Justice Information Exchange reports thatl last summer, when the feud between the youth from the rival Manhattanville and Grant Houses in West Harlem was at its chaotic and bloody peak, Derrick Haynes and Taylonn Murphy had an idea. Continue Reading →

Shooting And Stabbing On 135th Street in Harlem

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On Saturday, September 14th, 2014 at 6:08 AM there was a shooting and stabbing around the 32nd police Precinct on 135th Street in central Harlem, NY.

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Police Seek Suspect In Cab Robbery In Harlem

robbery video in harlem1Sources report that police Wednesday night were seeking help from the public in finding a suspect who robbed a livery cab driver in East Harlem this past weekend. Continue Reading →

Qoute of The Day: ‘Yielding Troubling Information,’ NYPD Chokehold Review Board Says

eric garnerAMNY reports that an audit of complaints of the use of chokeholds by New York City police officers has “yielded troubling information,” said the chair of the Civilian Complaint Review Board on Wednesday evening. Continue Reading →

Some NYPD Officers Ordered To Wear Body Cameras

police choke hold manFrom Harlem to Hollis, there are potentially eye-opening, noteworthy or controversial police encounters are not rare. Continue Reading →

Eric Garner Death Inspires Summer Camp In Harlem

wenn2598019The program is sponsored by Urban Art Beat, Art Start and The Next Youth Coalition. It launched on August 18 in the wake of protests over the death of Eric Garner in Staten Island and Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO, both of whom died at the hands of police misconduct. Continue Reading →

Harlem Woman Turns In Boston Bomber Sister

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A sister of the accused Boston Marathon bombers has been arrested for allegedly threatening to bomb her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend. Continue Reading →

Say It Ain’t So Joe, NYPD “Manhunt,” For Harlem’s Joe Budden

joebuddenHarlem man Joe Budden is a wanted man. But that hasn’t stopped him from keeping up a regular tweeting schedule. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Riot Of 1964

800px-Demonstrators-Harlem-1964On Thursday, July 16, 1964, James Powell was shot and killed by police Lieutenant Thomas Gilligan. The second bullet of three fired by Lieutenant Gilligan killed the 15-year-old African American in front of his friends and about a dozen other witnesses. Continue Reading →