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A Brooklyn teenage girl dies days after a group of teens beat her into a coma. The district attorney is expected to increase the initial charges against the main suspect.

Gregory Alfred, 25, was arrested in New Jersey in connection with the March 10 slashing of 53-year-old Janina Popko in Ditmas Park. Popko was cut in the neck by Alfred, who was actively hoping to harm White people because they prevent him from "freely smoking marijuana."

The office of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, has launched an investigation of health concerns among public housing units and homeless shelters across the city. Cases of elevated blood lead levels and false claims from housing and shelter officials will fall under the scrutiny of federal prosecutors, the New York Times reports.

Details are emerging regarding the brutal murder of Rebecca Cutler and two of her three children allegedly at the hands of a crazed boyfriend. According to statements from the Staten Island District Attorney's office, Michael Sykes stabbed the victims a total of 69 times, the New York Daily News reports.

DMX scared all his fans earlier this week after he was found lying in the parking lot of a Yonkers Ramada Inn following an alleged drug overdose.

Rookie NYPD officer Peter Liang, who gunned down unarmed Akai Gurley in the darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing project, was found guilty of manslaughter late Thursday, reports the New York Daily News. Liang faces up to 15 years in prison when he is sentenced later this year. News of the verdict spread rapidly across social media mostly because it represents […]

A Brooklyn man on trial for the murder of his unborn baby reportedly researched violent ways to purposely cause the miscarriage of his pregnant girlfriend, the New York Daily News reports. The tragic incident happened in 2014 when Mia Jones, 33, said ex-boyfriend Torey Branch beat her up while she was seven months pregnant with a baby girl. Jones claims Branch […]

It's been a roller coaster of a year for the New York Knicks, and just ahead of All Star Weekend, it's being reported that head coach Derek Fisher has been fired.

A trio of Black female students at the State University of New York-Albany claims that they were assaulted and harassed on a city bus by a white mob over the weekend. The women allege that 10 to 12 white students in the group comprised of both men and women beat them while using racial slurs.

During the brawl, school worker and basketball coach Marcus Cruz is heard saying, "let them fight."

Alan Newton spent years in a legal battle with the city after he was released from jail in 2006, the NY Daily News reports.

Today is the day that Love&Hip-Hop star Mendeecees Harris turns himself in to start his 8-year prison sentence. If everything goes smoothly, the reality star will spend exactly 97 months behind bars. I know for some of you it feels like we’ve been here before, it’s the never ending story or some of you are […]