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4 dead, several hurt in shooting at illegal gambling site in Brooklyn: authorities

Four people were killed and several others were injured when shots were fired at an illegal gambling site at a Brooklyn club Saturday morning, police said.

Texas cop fatally shoots woman in her own home after neighbor calls for welfare check

A Black woman was fatally shot by a white Fort Worth, Texas, officer inside her home early Saturday after police were called to the residence for a welfare check, authorities said.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease should not be self-treated

The symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease are often dismissed as “just heartburn.”

A spin on spinach

When I was a kid, the only way my mom got me to eat my spinach was to sing a song about Popeye and his muscles. I’m sure you remember the words to that song which states, “I’m Popeye the ...

All-star roster of dignitaries attend the Rev. Al Sharpton’s 65th birthday celebration

On Thursday, Oct. 3, at the New York Public Library, the Rev. Al Sharpton and his lifelong activism were celebrated at a star-studded celebration and “Party with a Cause.”

Gregg Bishop—NYC commissioner of Small Business Services

As commissioner of Small Business Services, Gregg Bishop has been working to provide New York City entrepreneurs and business owners with assistance and opportunities.

Bahamas ramps it up against immigrants, housing pressure to blame after Dorian

Under pressure to provide housing for the displaced following the pounding the nation took from Hurricane Dorian last month

First African American deputy chief promoted in the FDNY in 30 years

Fire Rescue Chief Malcom Moore was promoted to deputy chief of the FDNY. This marked a very important day in FDNY history.

Commander Rocky Robinson of the BedStuy Vollies laid to rest

This past weekend Brooklyn sent home Commander James “Rocky” Robinson Jr., the famous retired FDNY EMT and founder of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

Harlem nursing home donates school supplies to 100 Harlem elementary students

One-hundred students at P.S. 154, The Harriet Tubman Learning Center, received new backpacks brimming with school supplies from The Allure Group’s Harlem Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation (The Harlem Center) on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

James H. Williams, chief porter of Red Caps at Grand Central Terminal

It’s not every day that you walk the streets of Harlem and bump into a published author and even rarer if that author is a good friend.

NY State Supreme Court: City’s medical examiner software is unreliable

Last week, the New York State Supreme Court called for all cases using the New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s in-house DNA software, Forensic Statistical Tool, to be reviewed citing unreliable results.

Chipotle workers strike claiming employer violated Fair Workweek law

Chipotle workers claim that their employer continues to violate Fair Workweek laws even after the city announced it was seeking financial remedies for previous violations.

GM workers’ protest drags on, workers struggle to get by

Three weeks into their strike General Motors workers are struggling to get by, suppliers are losing business and GM hasn’t budged.

Report highlights formerly incarcerated individuals denied the right to vote

The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice recently released a report highlighting more than 30 people being denied the right to vote due to criminal convictions.

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