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Marcus Garvey Basketball League Sound Permit Restored for Final Tournament

Capt. Thomas Harnisch, of the 25th Precinct, reinstated the permit and met with organizers.

East Harlem »

NYPD's Twitter Boss Apologizes After Harlem Commander's Hostile Tweets

An NYPD deputy said officials "will make mistakes" along the way, but will continue to use social media.

East Harlem »

Officer Chasing Escaped Prisoner Hit by Car in East Harlem

The prisoner took off running while being taken out of the 25th Precinct Wednesday, officials said.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Precinct Captain Connects to the Neighborhood Using Twitter

The 25th Precinct is one of five in the city to use Twitter under a trial program.

Ozone Park »

NYPD Commanding Officer Who Tweeted ‘Release Alerts’ Is Back on Twitter

Commander Jeffrey Schiff is now tweeting from the 106th Precinct in Queens. 

East Harlem »

East Harlem Businesses Damaged by Explosion Want City Help

About 25 businesses gathered Tuesday to hear about help available from city, state and federal agencies.

East Harlem »

Mayor Announces 7 Steps for Better Police Interactions with the Public

Bill de Blasio announced new training protocols during a press conference with Bill Bratton Thursday.

East Harlem »

Residents and Pols March in East Harlem to Protest Rise in Crime

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer says increase in East Harlem violent crime "unacceptable."

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Pot Activists Rally Near Bloomberg's UES Townhouse

Protesters blame mayor for turning city into "marijuana arrest capital of world."

Harlem »

East Harlem Teen Shot During Gunfight With Police

Matthew Melendez, 18, faces attempted murder charges after allegedly shooting at police in Harlem Sunday.

Harlem »

Jury Acquits Record Producer Who Claimed Police Retaliation

Clarence Jones, 30, said he was arrested because he complained about a black doll's head on a police officer's patrol car.

Manhattan »

Remembering the Victims of Manhattan's Rising Murder Rate

Many of 2010's killings captured the city's attention, but most victims went unnoticed.

Harlem »

Murder Rate Jumps Up 400 Percent in East Harlem This Year

NYPD statistics show that the murder rate is up 15 percent overall in New York City this year.

Harlem »

Heartbroken Aunt Seeks Answers to Nephew's East Harlem Murder

Dereck Nelson was allegedly shot to death by a 16-year-old boy outside the Lincoln Houses.

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