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The New York Police Department is boycotting Dunkin' Donuts after an employee reporteldy refused to serve two cops in Brooklyn last week.

The body of 65 year old, Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first Muslim woman in U.S. history to serve on the bench, was found yesterday in the Hudson River. Police investigating what happened to the associate judge, who is also the first African American ever to serve on New York’s state Court of Appeals, believe it to be […]

Glenn Martin, a former Rikers inmate and advocate for criminal justice reform, has continually made the effort to have Rikers Island closed.

During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to make New York’s public colleges totally free. Under Cuomo’s plan, students or students from families that make $125,000 or less a year would pay nothing to attend any two or four-year public college in NY state. The proposal has support from Sen. Bernie Sanders and believe this is an important […]

New York's governor responds to the spike in hate crimes since the presidential election. His plans include a special police unit to stem the flood of incidents.

Principal Nadia Lopez has earned recognition for her inspirational programs. She's even more determined to steer her students on the path to success.

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."

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.

The New York Daily News reports that the Southport Correctional facility near Elmira, NY has shelled out $10 million to prisoners in 175 settlements over the past five years. The lawsuits all share the same details of abuse, torture, and mistreatment.

Rookie NYPD officer Peter Liang, who gunned down unarmed Akai Gurley in the darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing project, was found guilty of manslaughter late Thursday, reports the New York Daily News. Liang faces up to 15 years in prison when he is sentenced later this year. News of the verdict spread rapidly across social media mostly because it represents […]

On Monday, two of the suspects claimed they had consensual sex with the teen after asking her 39-year-old dad for permission.