5 shooting deaths in under 24 hours across Queens, Brooklyn

It was a violent day across the city Tuesday, with five fatal shootings in Queens and Brooklyn in less than 24 hours, according to the NYPD.

Daniel Pantaleo fired from the NYPD for Eric Garner killing

NYPD Commissioner James O’Neil fired former NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the 2014 police death of Eric Garner.

Newark responds to lead in drinking water

Follow-up test results provided on Aug. 9, 2019, have shown that a small sample of water filters (2 of 3) provided to the city of Newark may not be removing lead to the low levels expected by city, state and ...

Polls show Trump doing poorly in suburbs of battleground states

Democratic presidential candidates are sure to chafe at the news of Trump’s plans on green cards that will favor the wealthy and the major changes his administration is making to the implementation of the Endangered Species Act, but they do ...

Metro Briefs

As the one-year look-back window under the Child Victims Act opens this week, several lawsuits were filed moments after midnight by sexual abuse survivors.

‘Untouchable’ Louison busted for immigration fraud in Brooklyn

Brenda and Kathy (names changed for privacy), who spoke to The Caribbean American Weekly recently, alleged that Arleigh Louison, a Grenadian national and New York resident, had defrauded them as he orchestrated a sham immigration practice in an office building ...

Nearly 100,000 sign petition to rename street by Trump Tower after Obama

More than 93,000 people have signed an online petition to rename a block of a Manhattan Avenue after former President Barack Obama – a block that just so happens to be the home of Trump Tower.

“It ain’t over,” Sharpton declared

After an interminably long five years, the wheels of justice finally moved a notch Friday, Aug. 2, when Judge Rosemarie Maldonado, NYPD Deputy Commissioner of aTrials recommended that Officer Daniel Pantaleo be fired from the department for his role in ...

Staten Island’s First Central Baptist Church hosts annual health fair

The First Central Baptist Church of Staten Island just held their Church Community Cookout and Nurse Ministry Health Fair.

We are born ‘Worthy’

Michelle Hollinger, author of ‘Worthy,’ said that her mystical journey for more than a decade has led her to the path of spirituality.

NYC pledges $9M to aid area after Brooklyn festival shooting

New York City plans to spend $9 million to enhance anti-violence efforts, crisis response, security and other programs in the Brooklyn neighborhood where gunfire killed one person and wounded 11 others at a community festival.

REPORTS: NYPD judge recommends Daniel Pantaleo be terminated from police force

An NYPD judge has recommended that Daniel Pantaleo, the officer at the center of the Eric Garner case, be terminated from the police force.

Sixth annual Veterans Resource Fair in Harlem

Councilmember Bill Perkins and State Sen. Brian A. Benjamin are hosting the sixth annual Veterans Resource Fair in Harlem at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building

Black doll pulled from NJ store shelves after allegations of racism

A product called Feel Better Dolls that looked like a stereotypical Black caricature disappeared from store shelves in New Jersey after allegations that the doll was racist.

December 12th Movement hosts screening of ‘Durban 400’

Councilmember Bill Perkins and State Sen. Brian A. Benjamin are hosting the sixth annual Veterans Resource Fair in Harlem at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building on Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.