$45 million Awarded Woman Who Suffered Brain Damage In East Harlem

A jury awarded $45.2 million to a brain-damaged philanthropist and her family who sued an East Harlem mall where two youths tossed a shopping cart onto her head. Continue Reading →

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At Harlem Press Conference Bob Marley’s Granddaughter Demands Better Police Protocol

Billboard reports that should have been an uneventful stay for Donisha Prendergast, the eldest grandchild of Bob and Rita Marley, in the suburban community of Rialto, California, instead became an unexpected news story that has unfolded under increasingly familiar circumstances. Continue Reading →

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Judge Goes Easy On CEO Who Diverted $204G From Harlem Nonprofit

NY Daily News reports that a Manhattan Federal Court judge went soft on a former CEO who diverted funds from his Harlem nonprofit to pay for his photography obsession because he had led an upstanding life before he broke bad in his golden years.

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Suspect Who Fatally Shot East Harlem Teen May Face Death Penalty

NY Daily News reports that a Manhattan man could face the death penalty in the fatal shooting of an East Harlem teen who was gunned down last week in a turf battle at a public housing project, authorities said. Continue Reading →

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Witness Reveals Morgan Freeman Granddaughter’s Dying Words Uptown

NY Post reports that Morgan Freeman’s dying granddaughter gasped to her killer, “Why are you doing this?” as he knifed her in the middle of a Manhattan street, a witness revealed Tuesday— adding that she and her friends were too scared to intervene. Continue Reading →

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Residents Of Fire Building Sue Landlords, Film Company For $5 Million In East Harlem

NY Post reports that residents of the Harlem building where Edward Norton and Bruce Willis were shooting a movie before it went up in flames are suing the landlord and the film company for $5 million claiming their “negligence” caused the blaze that took a firefighter’s life. Continue Reading →

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Man Who Killed Harlem Woman May Spend Life In Prison

The NY Daily News reports that a man who killed a Harlem woman by pouring acetone down her pants and setting her on fire more than 20 years ago was sentenced Tuesday to a possible life term in prison. Continue Reading →

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Taxi Driver Says He Was Violently Attacked After Driving Couple In Harlem

A fight over a cab fare ended with a taxi driver getting violently beaten in Harlem late last week. That cab driver talked with CBS2’s Ali Bauman Sunday about the couple he claimed left him unconscious. Continue Reading →

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