Denmark just got its first public monument to a black woman, and what a phenomenal woman she was.
The mother of a 26-year-old aspiring model is searching for answers after her daughter was found brutally killed in the country of Jamaica.
The perpetrator in one of the most notorious race-related killings in New York City—a case that many say catapulted Al Sharpton to national fame and made the neighborhood of Howard Beach in the city’s Queens borough go down in infamy—has died at age 48.
Not sure what the deal in Queensbridge is, but someone or someones may have gotten their wish to destroy a mural of recently deceased rapper Prodigy of Mobb Deep.
A mural for recently deceased rap pioneer Prodigy of Mobb Deep was defaced less than 24 hours after it went up in New York City’s Queens borough. Someone appeared to have thrown white paint over the two-story mural of the rapper, born Albert Johnson, who died June 20 in Las Vegas of complications from sickle cell…
A Brooklyn, N.Y., man, who is accused of rape and murder in the death of 30-year-old jogger Karina Vetrano was formally indicted by a Queens, N.Y., grand jury Wednesday on four counts of first-degree murder, five counts of second-degree murder, two counts of first-degree aggravated sexual abuse and two counts of…
Khalif House, 24, reportedly robbed 40 fast-food stores at knifepoint, stealing over $18,000 throughout Long Island, N.Y., and the Queens borough of New York City, according to the New York Post. He pleaded guilty to the crimes Tuesday.
Jonathan Chan, 21, is one of four suspects in the fatal shooting of Eric Assanah, 21, over a dispute about stolen money, the New York Daily News reports.
Three attackers brutally beat and robbed two subway riders on the E train in New York City's Queens borough, the New York Daily News reports. The victims, both men in their 20s, were attacked on the train around 3 a.m. Friday as the train pulled into the Jamaica Center station.
Authorities have arrested the ex-boyfriend of a missing Queens, N.Y., mother who was found fatally stabbed in her car, the New York City Police Department confirmed Friday, according to the New York Daily News.
Dolly Ragoo discovered Monday that the door to her home had been splashed with tomato sauce and had the n-word scrawled on it, the New York Daily News reports.
In a video recently released by police, a man in a white T-shirt can be seen walking up to Patrick Gorman, 64, in the Queens borough of New York City and then knocking him to the ground with one punch, the New York Daily News. The attack occurred June 26.
Dayo Corley was found dead in the driver's seat of a black Chevy Equinox in South Jamaica in the Queens borough of New York City, the New York Post reports. The car, which had Florida plates, was found around noon Monday.
The daughter of the 69-year-old grandmother who was knocked unconscious by a man outside a Queens, N.Y., deli is accusing the suspect's family of hiding him from the police, preventing him from facing the consequences of his alleged actions, the New York Post reports.
Richard “Kwasi” Springer, 28, is accused of punching a 69-year-old woman in New York City on Saturday morning, knocking her unconscious and sending her to the hospital shortly afterward with a serious injury, the New York Daily News reports.
A wrongfully convicted Queens, N.Y., man is expected to be freed from prison Tuesday after spending more than 16 years behind bars, his lawyer told the New York Post.
A 61-year-old woman from the Maspeth neighborhood of New York City’s Queens borough was conned out of $10,000 by crooks who pretended to be her upset daughter and a friend in urgent need of cash, the New York Daily News reports.
The city of New York is paying out $2.7 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the mother of Avonte Oquendo, the autistic boy whose body was found in New York City's East River in January 2014 three months after he disappeared from his Queens, N.Y., school, the New York Daily News reports.
New York City’s Department of Education is facing a federal lawsuit after the U.S. Department of Justice accused the body of allowing a Queens, N.Y., high school principal to “discriminate against every black teacher” at the school, a press release from the DOJ notes.
Yesterday afternoon, inspired by Aliya's Lady Luck story, I went down a 90's hip-hop YouTube rabbithole and spent a couple hours or so listening to GZA, Mobb Deep, Big L and a dozen more artists who created both the soundtrack and the aesthetic for the 15-year-old me. If you happened to be in the Pittsburgh-area…