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Bed-Stuy »

Silhouette Cutouts to Honor Victims of Bed-Stuy Gun Violence

Supporters hope the silhouettes will keep memories of the victims alive, while also raising awareness.

East Flatbush »

13-Year-Old Boy Shot by Stray Bullet Returns to School

Gama Droiville, 13, returned to school Monday after spending the last two weeks in the hospital. 

East Flatbush »

Latest Rally for Kimani Gray, 16-Year-old Shot By Cops, is Peaceful

One night after a vigil for Kimani Gray turned violent, Tuesday's protest was less chaotic.

New York City »

Activist Jon Kest Dies Month After Daughter Killed During Sandy

Jon Kest's death follows the passing of his daughter, Jessie Streich-Kest, who died during the storm.

East New York »

Family Lays Shantel Davis to Rest Amid Controversy

Shantel Davis was remembered as a good-hearted person by her family and neighbors.

New York City »

Bloomberg Says an NYPD Inspector General Would be Illegal

Bloomberg says City Council "doesn't have the right" to pass a bill creating an NYPD Inspector General.

Harlem »

East Harlem Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito Arrested at OWS Protest

Mark-Viverito was arrested along with Brooklyn Councilman Jumaane Williams and 98 others for blocking the entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge in Lower Manhattan.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Ydanis Rodriguez Recounts Being Arrested Near Zuccotti Park

City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez said he was thrown to the ground and beaten by police when he was arrested three blocks north of Zuccotti Park early Tuesday morning.

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