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The board substantiated the charge of excessive force against NYPD Officer James Frascatore -- the cop who tackled tennis star James Blake -- and recommended punishment.

A veteran pilot who passed away mid-flight from Phoenix and Boston more than likely suffered a heart attack.

Lamar Davenport, the man accused of fatally stabbing actress E'Dena Hines, has pleaded not guilty, The Guardian reports.

A Black sergeant from New York is awaiting the announcement of a possible $198,000 settlement with the city after he was beaten by Yonkers police…

When will people accept that New York is pretty much populated by honey badgers? Residents of the Big Apple are known for being less than…

Dr. Olivia Hooker, the first African-American woman to actively enroll in the U.S. Coast Guard, was honored last week with not one, but two commemorative…

When you take a trip to the far north part of Manhattan and visit what had once been the Audobon Ballroom — now redesigned and renamed the…

Six-time Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir announces the release of its new album, entitled “Pray!” It is the 29th album for the near 300-voice choir, founded…

On Wednesday, Black America was hit with a massive punch to its collective gut as we learned a Staten Island grand jury failed to indict NYPD…

Weather: Beautiful today with a high of 75! It might be our last warm day like this for the rest of the day, so enjoy! News you can use hot off the press: PGW Will Not Be Sold! Without one public debate, Philly City Council has given the “no-go” on Mayor Michael Nutter’s plans to […]

The city’s first known Trayvon  Martin mural is going up on a wall of an East New York laundromat – adding  to a brewing campaign…

NEW YORK-An afterschool program called Men of Strength (MOST) at Junior High School 217 in Briarwood, Queens is teaching young men to respect women and fight against rape. Neil Irvin, the executive director of Men Can Stop Rape, stared MOST so young men can be protectors of their community. The New York Daily News reports: […]