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Ydanis Rodriguez Earns Top Marks from Human Rights Watchdog

The uptown politician scored the highest grade from the Urban Justice Center's human rights project.

New York City »

NYPD Shooting Victim Kimani Gray's Mom 'Not Pleased' with DA Investigation

City Councilman Charles Barron called for a civil rights probe into the shooting of the 16-year-old.

East Harlem »

Liu Calls On City to Settle $250 Million Central Park Five Lawsuit

Comptroller John Liu says the city is at risk of paying more money if the case is not settled.

Brownsville »

2-Year-Old Girl Among Six People Wounded in Brooklyn Drive-By Shooting

Ariyanna Prince, who was injured in Sunday's shooting, is the third young child to be shot in July.

New York City »

Primary Turnout 'Pathetic' Despite Hot Races

Turnout in the primaries was low across the city, where fewer than 15 percent of voters cast ballots.

New York City »

New Yorkers Come Out to Vote in 2012 Congressional Primary

This year's congressional primary featured new blood and an old stalwart as New Yorkers came out to vote.

New York City »

Charlie Rangel Defeats Adriano Espaillat in Tough Primary Fight

Rep. Charlie Rangel's primary win paves the way for a 22nd Congressional term.

New York City »

Primary Day Sees New Yorkers Hit Polls for Tight Congressional Races

Incumbent Reps. Charles Rangel and Nydia Velazquez face stiff challenges in the Democratic Primary.

New York City »

Dismal Turnout Expected for Candidates in Rare June Primary

Many still can't predict who will win as New Yorkers begin to head to the polls.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy is Battleground Neighborhood in 8th Congressional District

Bed-Stuy, Canarsie and Coney Island are expected to decide Tuesday's contentious 8th District Primary.

Brownsville »

David Duke Endorses Councilman Charles Barron

City Councilman Charles Barron received a bizarre endorsement Thursday from David Duke.

Fort Greene »

Residents Outraged at Hakeem Jeffries' Debate Boycott

Hakeem Jeffries' debate boycott leaves Fort Greene residents angered and disappointed. 

Bed-Stuy »

12-Year-Old Boy Crushed by Brownsville Rolldown Gate Mourned at Funeral

Nearly 200 attended the funeral of Yakim McDaniels, the 12-year-old boy crushed  by a rolldown gate.

Brownsville »

Rolldown Gate That Killed Brooklyn Boy to be Taken Down

Mourners held a vigil for 12-year-old Yakim McDaniels at the Lott Avenue site where he was killed.

Crown Heights & Prospect Heights »

Congressman Ed Towns Stepping Down

Long-time Brooklyn Congressman Ed Towns announced Monday he will not seek re-election.

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