From Harlem To Hollis, NYPD To Wake Napping Riders

fa512d2485a48d068f0f6a706700adfaOn late-night and early-morning subway rides, it’s common to see passengers dozing off (or passing out) on the way home. But New York City’s police commissioner is sounding the alarm. Continue Reading →

Pot Arrests Are Down In The City, But Not For People of Color

marijuanaThe NYPD arrested fewer people for marijuana in 2015 than they have in 20 years, but police continue to pick up blacks and Latinos at a much higher rate than other pot users, according to new data released Thursday. Continue Reading →

NYPD To Start Tracking Use Of Force

stop and frisk in harlem1Police Commissioner William Bratton is set to announce an explicit set of guidelines and a new tracking system to document officers’ use of force. Continue Reading →

Welcome Pope Francis To East Harlem With A Video, Photo And/Or Text

Pope_FrancisIn honor of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States from September 22ndto 27th, Catholic Charities of New York today launched, a new digital site where people throughout the country, regardless of religious beliefs, can share a greeting with the Pope along with a message of charity. Continue Reading →

Pope Francis Welcome Video Site To Be Launched Today Before He Visits Harlem

image002Before Pope Francis and honorary Harlem Globetrotter visits Our Lady Queen of Angels School, on East 112th Street in East Harlem, the site, has been launched. Continue Reading →

NYC Council Mark-Viverito Sticks To Demand For More Cops

RK1_3050.JPGThe leader of the New York City Council renewed her push to add more cops to the NYPD’s head count — setting up a potential conflict with Mayor Bill de Blasio, whose preliminary budget had no new cops for the 35,000-officer force. Continue Reading →