The NYPD, US Department Of Energy And Others Announce Nuclear Threat Initiative

After two years of collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), the Health Department and NYPD announced today that major hospitals and universities in New York City will remove certain devices that contain radiologic material powerful enough to be used in a “dirty bomb” terror attack. Continue Reading →

Harlem Bodega Clerk Stabs Robber To Death

NBC reports that a man trying to rob a bodega worker in Harlem at knifepoint was himself stabbed to death by the clerk, police and witnesses say. Continue Reading →

Harlem Meer Central Park Rapist On Camera (Video)

CBS reports that police released surveillance images of a man they say raped a woman at the Harlem Meer in Central Park after he’d offered to walk her home. Continue Reading →

Death Of Harlem Mom Who Got Back-Alley Butt Surgery Deemed A Homicide

NY Daily News reports that the city Medical Examiner has declared the death of a Harlem mom after undergoing a buttocks enhancement procedure a homicide, authorities said Wednesday. Continue Reading →

Murdered Harlem Teen Was Marked For Death

Lewis Encarnacion, the 17-year-old shot and killed in El Barrio last week, knew someone wanted him dead, according to his mother. Continue Reading →

Man With Knife Robs Woman On Train In Harlem

CBS reports that the NYPD is hoping to track down a man they say robbed a woman aboard a subway in Upper Manhattan last month. Continue Reading →

Another Man Wanted For Bank Robberies From Harlem To Houston

The NYPD is hunting a man wanted in connection with four bank robberies on the east side of Manhattan this month, police told Patch. Continue Reading →

2 Of Harlem’s Finest Save Choking 2-Year-Old Boy In East Harlem

Their main focus is fighting terrorism, but two NYPD counterterror officers found themselves rushing into action to save a little boy who was choking on a lollipop. Continue Reading →

NY’s Finest, Turns Into NY’s Worst In Harlem (Video)

The NY Daily News reports that the NYPD is investigating a Youtube video that shows a cop dumping water on a grill at a sidewalk cookout — and sparking angry words from Harlem residents. Continue Reading →

Man Smashes Glass Bottles In Harlem Bodega Stabbing (Video)

The NYPD is searching for a man who broke two glass bottles over each other and used the glass shards to stab another man inside a Harlem bodega, police told Patch. Continue Reading →

Filming For Instincts Starts Today In West Harlem

Location Vacations reports that a new show called “Instinct” started filming at Claremont Avenue and 119th Street in Harlem today. Continue Reading →

Father And Son First Responders From Harlem Precint Die From 9/11 Cancer Link

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Robert Alexander and his father, Raymond, both had the day off — until two airliners crashed into the World Trade Center towers. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Woman Found Unconscious Dies

A woman was found unconscious outside her East Harlem apartment building on has died, police said Sunday.  Continue Reading →

Support Removal Of The Harlem Statue Of Dr. J. Marion Sims Experimented On Enslaved Black Women

IN an e-mail from East Harlem Preservation:

Our campaign to remove the statue of  J. Marion Sims—a white southern doctor who experimented on enslaved Black women without anesthesia or informed consent—continues to gain momentum. Continue Reading →

Two Teenagers Shot On Harlem Block

Patch reports that two teenage boys were hospitalized Tuesday night after being shot on a Harlem block, an NYPD spokesman told Patch. Continue Reading →