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Hillary Clinton Says Eric Garner Was 'Choked to Death'

Clinton referenced Garner in her first major policy speech which focused on criminal justice reform.

Central Harlem »

Man Fights to Save Harlem Community Garden

Harlem Grown's garden on 134th St. and Lenox Ave. may be destroyed to make way for affordable housing.

Central Harlem »

Harlem's Renaissance Ballroom Beyond Restoration, Developers Say

After 36 years of neglect, the building has become too delapidated to save.

Civic Center »

Bratton 'Dangerously' Close to Getting NYPD Backs Turned on Him: Sources

NYPD rank-and-file anger at Mayor de Blasio could spill over onto Commissioner Bratton, sources say.

Midtown »

De Blasio Asks for Protests, Politics to Stop as City Mourns Slain Officers

Mayor Bill de Blasio addressed the Police Athletic League on Monday.

Central Harlem »

Former Mayor David Dinkins to Play Himself in Nelson Mandela Play

"Mandela" will be performed Friday Saturday and Sunday at the National Black Theatre.

Central Harlem »

Historian Arrested While Protesting Renaissance Casino Demolition

Michael Henry Adams was arrested during a one-man protest Sunday morning.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Political Leader Basil Paterson Dead at 87

The father of former Gov. David Paterson was a pillar of Harlem politics for decades.

Civic Center »

Mayor Promises 'Lockbox' for Pre-K Funds, But Similar Pledge Failed in '90s

Dinkins officials used funds dedicated to Safe Streets, Safe City to plug budget holes, insiders said.

Bed-Stuy »

David Dinkins to Visit Bed-Stuy for Book Signing

The former mayor will visit Restoration Plaza to promote his new book, "A Mayor’s Life."

Kew Gardens »

Katz Picks Former Rival Leroy Comrie as Deputy Borough President

Leroy Comrie has represented Southeast Queens for 12 years and is term-limited.

Park Slope »

Bill de Blasio Elected Mayor

Bill de Blasio will be the first Democratic mayor since David Dinkins was elected in 1989.

Washington Heights »

Former Mayor David Dinkins Hospitalized for Pneumonia

David Dinkins, 86, is expected to make a full recovery.

Civic Center »

Sparks Fly and Tempers Rise in the Second Televised Mayoral Debate

Things between Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota got tense over charges of a race baiting political ad.