Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Harlem (New York, NY) or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Friday Jul 3 | via NBC Miami
The NYPD says it's investigating a video showing a man getting arrested after a knockout fight with a plainclothes officer Wednesday night. The video circulating on Facebook, which had more than 1 million views by the next day, shows the arrest near 131st Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem. Comment?
Monday Jun 22 | via MyFoxNY
A replica of comedian and actor Jerry Seinfeld's apartment from the sitcom, 'Seinfeld,' will be open to the public starting Wednesday. On the show, the apartment was located on the Upper West Side and was the site of countless scenes and wildly hilarious moments. Comment?
Monday Jun 22 | via MyFoxNY
Tareek Arnold got away from cops as they were putting him into a police car near 134th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, police said. A man arrested for assault escaped NYPD custody Tuesday evening in Harlem, police said. Comment?
Sunday Jun 21 | via Newsday
Updated June 21, 2015 8:14 PM By VALERIE BAUMAN, MARA VAN ELLS, DANIEL WHEATON, JIMIN KIM, IVAN PEREIRA, NOELANI MONTERO AND CARLA SINCLAIR email@example.com Congregation members at the Perfecting Faith Church in Freeport on Sunday, June 21, 2015, listen as their pastor reflects on recent events in Charleston, South Carolina. Photo Credit: Johnny Milano Christian communities across Long Island and New York City joined in prayer Sunday for the Charleston, South Carolina, community wounded by violence and racism in a shooting that killed nine worshippers last week. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via Chicago Sun-Times
The talking heads featured in "Rubble Kings," a fascinating documentary about the proliferation of New York City street gangs during the 1970s, are gifted talkers. That makes up for a lot of the gaps in their knowledgeable, but essentially sanitized narrative, a sensational, but unbelievably hopeful story about the triumph of grass-roots activism. Comment?
Thursday Jun 11 | via NEWS.com.au
IT'S a simple test you could do right now while you read this. But not everyone is happy about social media's new obsession - the belly button challenge. Comment?
Monday Jun 8 | via Switched
Kalief Browder, a young man from New York City who had gained national renown in recent years as a symbol of America's broken criminal justice system, took his own life this weekend, according to a report from The New Yorker . He was 22. Browder was just 16 years old in 2010 when he was sent to New York's notorious Rikers Island jail on a robbery charge that would ultimately be dismissed. Comment?
Jun 2, 2015 | via The New York Observer
Demonstrators take part in a rally against gun violence on March 21, 2013 in the Harlem neighborhood of the Manhattan borough of New York City. Mayor de Blasio now has his very own iconic quality of life menace: bogus ticket sellers and rapacious hot dog vendors. Comment?
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