Eight years after learning that her daughter had tested positive for dangerous levels of lead—the result of living for years in lead-tainted public housing—Tiesha Jones has finally received some measure of justice.
Erica Garner, the daughter of police-brutality victim Eric Garner, who died in 2014 after a New York City police officer restrained him using an illegal choke hold, passed away Saturday morning at the age of 27. Her official email account confirmed the news.
A deadly fire that quickly consumed a 100-year-old apartment building in New York City’s Bronx borough Thursday night was started by a toddler playing on a stovetop, officials say.
Updated Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, 4:55 p.m. EST: Erica Garner is still fighting for her life after suffering brain damage, following a heart attack over the holiday weekend.
There are new governors in Virginia and New Jersey; a new, progressive district attorney in Philadelphia who is committed to criminal-justice reform; and a transgender woman in Virginia who beat out a 26-year incumbent for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was re-elected for…
A statue of Christopher Columbus in New York City’s Central Park was vandalized early this morning—an act that the New York City Police Department says it’s investigating as a hate crime, according to the New York City Alerts Twitter account.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio came under fire last month in a revealing report commissioned and released by the Drug Policy Alliance that shredded the mayor’s claims of addressing racial discrimination in marijuana arrests and convictions.
“Unjust and Unconstitutional: 60,000 Jim Crow Marijuana Arrests in Mayor de Blasio’s New York,” a revealing report commissioned by the Drug Policy Alliance in partnership with the Marijuana Arrest Research Project, finds that not only is Jim Crow alive and well in New York City, but city Mayor Bill de Blasio is…
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will reportedly endorse a plan to be proposed by former Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman to close down the city’s Rikers Island jail complex within a decade.
A powerful explosion rocked a bustling New York City neighborhood and injured at least 29 people Saturday, and another suspicious device was discovered blocks away and safely removed, according to various news reports.
Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner, who died in police custody on a Staten Island, N.Y., street after he was choked to death, took to Twitter to blast New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is white and married to a black woman.
New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton confirmed Monday that he has no intentions of remaining the head of the Police Department past the end of 2017, CBS News reports.
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Look, I'd be lying if I said I'd heard of either Eid al-Adha or Eid al-Fitr before today. But since, according to Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina, hundreds of thousands of New York City public school kids are Muslim, it makes perfect, logical, and practical sense to close schools on the days these holidays are…