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Mistrial in murdered jogger case

The family and friends of Chanel Lewis, 22, always believed that he was innocent in the 2016 rape and murder of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano. Late Tuesday night, Nov. 20, 2018, the judge declared a mistrial in the murder case.

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Man Up! Inc. celebrates 15 years of community activism inspired by Daesean Hill shooting

“Saturday was full of many different emotions as his anniversary always is,” said brave mom Kimberly Hairston, who traveled from Atlanta to East New York to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the shooting death of Daesean “Dae-Dae” Hill, her 8-year-old son, in Brooklyn.

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Attorney General-elect Letitia James—A history of firsts

“This victory is an incredible milestone for our communities and all those whose blood, sweat and tears paved the way for us,” Letitia ‘Tish’ James said to the New York Amsterdam News mere hours after she was elected

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Dawad Philip reads ‘Mural by the Sea’ to packed crowd at BPL Flatbush

It was a full house, standing room only, at the poetry book launch of Dawad Philip’s “Mural by the Sea” at the Brooklyn Public Library, Flatbush Branch.

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Community calls for end to violence as another teen murder rocks the city

"'Who killed my son?' asked David Oyebola.."

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Political Musical Chairs

City Council Member Jumaane Williams talks about what’s next for him

Be careful what you ask for!

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9/11 changed the world as we know it

Amsterdam News editor Nayaba Arinde reflect on 9/11

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Community demands arrest of cop who shot unarmed man in face

“We charge attempted murder by the police, we want justice for Thavone Santana, and we want the immediate arrest of Sergeant Richard Blake,” Assemblyman Charles Barron told the Amsterdam News.

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Prince Joshua Avitto gets verdict and center

Just three working days after the opening of The Prince Joshua Avitto Community Center in East New York Brooklyn, the sentence was announced for the man convicted in the child’s 2014 death.

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Who killed Brandy Odom? Family demands progress in case

While Nicole Odom waits patiently to hear news about her daughter Brandy Odom’s murder, she said the Police Department is not communicating with her.

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