Stephanie St. Clair 1886 – 1969, was a bookmaker in Harlem. Madam St. Clair was born of mixed French and African descent on Martinique.
Two Harlem men were shot trying to protect their home from the armed suspects, police said. The intruders knocked on the door of an apartment at West 115th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard at 7:15 p.m EST. Continue Reading →
The NYPD disproportionately punishes minority and immigrant-owned businesses for alcohol infractions, particularly bodegas and liquor stores, an investigation by the Daily News and ProPublica finds. Continue Reading →
A former Harlem restaurant owner linked to an ongoing NYPD corruption probe was indicted Friday for defrauding investors in fake liquor business, authorities said. Continue Reading →
To better and more quickly respond to the street homelessness problem, the City will create HOME-STAT – Homeless Outreach & Mobile Engagement Street Action Teams. Continue Reading →
New York went on a heightened state of alert Friday, deploying counter-terrorism police reinforcements to crowded places and French interests after attacks in Paris killed at least 39 people. Continue Reading →
By TransAlt, Executive Director Paul Steely White
On Thursday, November 5, 84-year-old Agalia Gounaris was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Main Street in Flushing, Queens. Just a few days later the local NYPD precinct and elected officials responded with swift action.
Tomorrow, State Senator Adriano Espaillat (D-Manhattan/Bronx) will stand with residents to call attention to a string of recent vehicle vandalizations. Continue Reading →