12-Year-Old Harlem Student Busted With Gun In School

A 12-year-old Harlem public school student was found with an imitation pistol in his backpack, police said Thursday. Continue Reading →

Central Harlem Days Away From Celebrating One Year Free Of Gun Violence

NY Daily News reports that an eight-block portion of Harlem once accustomed to gunfire is getting used to peace and quiet. Continue Reading →

A Boy Was Busted Bringing A BB Gun To His Harlem School

NY Daily News reports that a Harlem boy took a BB gun to school Friday, police sources said. Continue Reading →

Reps Espaillat And Schneider Introduced Legislation To Close Guns Loophole

Congressman Adriano Espaillat and Congressman Brad Schneider today announced the introduction of legislation to close the “ghost guns” loophole which allows purchasers to avoid federal background checks by buying unassembled firearms online. Continue Reading →

Gunman Fired Rounds In Front Of Public Housing Building In Harlem

crime-tape-in-harlemA gunman fired off at least three rounds in front of an NYC Housing Authority building in Harlem, law-enforcement officials said Saturday. Continue Reading →

NYPD And The Harlem Community Join Together To End Gun Violence

harlem mothersTomorrow, members of the NYPD’s 26th, 28th and 32nd precincts will join hundreds of Harlem residents, children and community leaders to kick off “Play Street,” a community wide event aimed to put an end to gun violence. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Rangel Stands Up By Sitting In

By Rep. Charles Rangel

This week I have never felt more honored to be a member of the Democratic Party as we participated in a historic sit-in on the House floor against gun violence. Continue Reading →

NYPD Collects 61 Guns In Harlem Buyback

guns1The NYPD is reloading its gun buyback program. Police and officials from the Manhattan DA’s office held a gun buyback program in Harlem on Saturday — the second in the neighborhood in two months. Continue Reading →

Rangel And Community Leaders Wear Orange To Call An End To Gun Violence

rangel wear orange in harlemHarlem Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents New York’s 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Harlem (Upper Manhattan) and parts of the Bronx, joined New York State Assemblyman Keith Wright and leaders of the Harlem community to host a Wear Orange rally. Continue Reading →

NY Reps Rangel And Jeffries Push For Biill To Curtal Gun Epidemic

charles-rangelIn the wake of too many gun-related tragedies afflicting communities across the nation, New York Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D- Manhattan and the Bronx), together with Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, (D- Brooklyn and Queens), introduced a House resolution (H.Res.541). Continue Reading →

Crime: Shooting And Stabbing On Columbus Avenue and 107th Street in Harlem

stabbing in harlemOn Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 11:02  pm a shooting and stabbing took place with the NYPD units confirming that one person was shot at Columbus Avenue and 107th Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →