Marcel Hamer is the latest African-American teenager in a police violence controversy. After an NYPD officer mistakes Hamer for smoking marijuana, he attacks.


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Sanford Rubenstein is the high-profile attorney and associate of Al Sharpton has been accused of raping one of Sharpton’s employees.

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Hassaun McFarlan is the boyfriend of Rachel Noerdlinger. She’s the chief of staff to New York City’s First Lady, Chirlane McCray.

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Today marks the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, tragedy, when terrorist attacks by al-Qaeda killed nearly 3,000 people in New York City and Washington, D.C. Remember those who died on this day that changed everything.

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Melissa Mark-Viverito announced on Twitter that she has high-risk HPV. She is a City Council Speaker in New York City.

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Mischa Leinkauf and Matthias Wermke claim to be behind the white flags over the Brooklyn Bridge in late July. Here’s what you need to know about the artistic daredevils.

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Ramsey Orta, the man who filmed the NYPD killing of Eric Garner, has been arrested, as has his wife Chrissie Ortiz in what he claims is police retribution.

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Two double decker tourist buses have collided in Times Square in New York City. Here is what you need to know.

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A man who recently traveled to West Africa has been hospitalized in NYC’s Mountain Sinai hospital for Ebola-like symptoms.

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A man at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City is being tested for Ebola, which would be the first confirmed case of the virus outside of the CDC in Atlanta.

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Daniel Pantaleo is the NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in the chokehold that killed him. He’s previously been sued twice.

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A police chokehold killed Eric Garner, the man whose last moments were caught on video, according to the medical examiner.

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Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga have a history of musical collaborations. Their newest jazz album, out in September, is called Cheek to Cheek.

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Where are the most populated places in the world? Does New York rank? From tiny African islands to Latin American favelas and Indian slums, you’d be surprised.

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Tito Morales died Monday morning after being wedged between the 18th and 19th floors in an elevator shaft of a Bronx public housing building. EMS workers pronounced Morales dead at the scene.

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Pictures on July 22 reveal that a white flag, appearing to be a whitewashed American flag, is flying from the top of the Brooklyn Bridge.

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