Harlem Man Busted With Knife Claims False Arrest

crime tape in harlemDon’t believe your eyes — a Harlem man who was caught on video fighting with cops who’d spotted him carrying a knife is suing the city claiming he was falsely arrested.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Charged In Super Bowl Sunday killing And Death Of Man On Stoop Three Years Ago

murderA man already facing murder charges in a slaying on Super Bowl Sunday in Harlem has been linked to a second murder in the neighborhood — this one more than three years earlier, police said Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Mother, Boyfriend Charged In Death Of 6-year-old Harlem Boy (Update)

murdered-in-harlemThe NYPD arrested a mother and her boyfriend in the death of her 6-year-old boy Tuesday after he died and was found with bruises and a head injury a day earlier, police said. Continue Reading →

Harlem Boy Covered In Bruises, 6, Dies At Hospital

zymere-from-harlemA 6-year-old Harlem boy covered in bruises died after being rushed to the hospital by his mother, police said Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Crack Bust Nets 17 Arrests At East Harlem’s AK Houses

ak housesSeventeen members of a gang responsible for selling crack at an East Harlem affordable housing development have been arrested following a 10-month investigation dubbed “Operation Insomnia.” Continue Reading →

NYPD Bomb Squad Clears Suspicious Package In East Harlem

crime-tape-in-harlemThe NYPD was called to investigate a suspicious package on the corner of Madison Avenue and East 107th Street at about 5:15 p.m. Continue Reading →

Woman Struck, Run Over in West Harlem Hit-And-Run: Police

crime-tape-in-harlemPolice are searching for a hit-and-run driver who hit a woman and then ran her over while trying to flee in West Harlem last weekend. Continue Reading →

21 Year Old Man Shot In Head In Harlem

double-shootingA 21-year-old man died after he was shot in the face outside a Harlem apartment building Friday, according to cops and relatives of the victim. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based NY Urban League Statement On Killings Of Keith Lamont Scott And Terrence Crutcher

keith-lamont-scott-and-terrence-crutcher1Violence at the hands of law enforcement again reaches our black males. Two African Americans Keith Lamont Scott of North Carolina and Terrence Crutcher of Oklahoma were both shot and killed by law enforcement this week. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rapper Max B Sentence Reduced To 20 years

max-b-in-harlem1Imprisoned Harlem rapper Max B had his 75-year sentence for a deadly 2009 robbery trimmed by at least 55 years in a momentous legal victory for the hip-hop artist. Continue Reading →