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Knicks Star Dean Meminger Remembered at Childhood Basketball Court

Former New York Knicks player Dean Meminger, 65, was found dead Friday in a Hamilton Heights hotel room.

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Famed Rucker Park Tournament Returns With Significant Changes

A new wooden court should appeal to more NBA players, EBC Commissioner Greg Marius said.

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Kurtis Blow's Harlem and the South Bronx

Blow puts "The Breaks" on the negative when discussing Harlem's development.

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Harlem Shake Inspired by Harlem Mom

Albert Leopold Boyce, or Al B., who died in 2006 from heart failure, created the dance in the 1980s.

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Police Seek Suspect in Attempted Washington Heights Rape

The NYPD is asking the public for help catching a man wanted for an attempted rape Uptown.

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Louis Farrakhan Tells Harlem They Have Power to Stop Violence

The controversial Nation of Islam leader told crowds to stop "blaming the white man."

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Rucker Park Shooting Suspect Indicted for Attempted Murder

Ricardo Laing, 24, was charged with attempted murder for wildly shooting into a Rucker Park crowd.

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Harlem Residents Fed Up With Gun Violence Plan Protest Walks

Residents plan to mark "National Night Out Against Crime" with a walk through Rucker Park.

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Rucker Park Tournament Restarts With Increased Police Presence

The Entertainer's Basketball Classic restarted after a shooting left five people wounded last week.

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Rucker Park Basketball Tournament Shut Down by Cops

Tournament founder Greg Marius says police prevented the event from reopening Monday.

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Cops Arrest Suspect in Rucker Park Shooting

Ricardo Laing, 24, was charged with attempted in the shooting at Rucker Park that left five wounded.

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Harlem Basketball Tournament To Resume Following Rucker Park Shooting

A shooting during the Entertainers Basketball Classic left five people injured.

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Rucker Park Shooting Leaves Five Hurt

A gun battle broke out after a disputed call during a basketball game at the famous court, police said.

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Central Harlem Landmark Plan to Push for New Historic Districts

CB 10, which covers Central Harlem, has unveiled its first comprehensive preservation plan.

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'Lin-sanity' Could Come to Rucker Park Tournament

A tournament organizer at Rucker Park wants Knicks star Jeremy Lin to play at the legendary Harlem court.

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