The NYPD, US Department Of Energy And Others Announce Nuclear Threat Initiative

After two years of collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), the Health Department and NYPD announced today that major hospitals and universities in New York City will remove certain devices that contain radiologic material powerful enough to be used in a “dirty bomb” terror attack. Continue Reading →

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Death Of Harlem Mom Who Got Back-Alley Butt Surgery Deemed A Homicide

NY Daily News reports that the city Medical Examiner has declared the death of a Harlem mom after undergoing a buttocks enhancement procedure a homicide, authorities said Wednesday. Continue Reading →

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2 Of Harlem’s Finest Save Choking 2-Year-Old Boy In East Harlem

Their main focus is fighting terrorism, but two NYPD counterterror officers found themselves rushing into action to save a little boy who was choking on a lollipop. Continue Reading →

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NY’s Finest, Turns Into NY’s Worst In Harlem (Video)

The NY Daily News reports that the NYPD is investigating a Youtube video that shows a cop dumping water on a grill at a sidewalk cookout — and sparking angry words from Harlem residents. Continue Reading →

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Father And Son First Responders From Harlem Precint Die From 9/11 Cancer Link

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Robert Alexander and his father, Raymond, both had the day off — until two airliners crashed into the World Trade Center towers. Continue Reading →

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Support Removal Of The Harlem Statue Of Dr. J. Marion Sims Experimented On Enslaved Black Women

IN an e-mail from East Harlem Preservation:

Our campaign to remove the statue of  J. Marion Sims—a white southern doctor who experimented on enslaved Black women without anesthesia or informed consent—continues to gain momentum. Continue Reading →

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NYPD Gives Out Seniors Safety Bracelets To Stop Crimes In Harlem

NY Daily News reports that the NYPD is blowing the whistle on crimes against the elderly. The department handed out reflective bracelets that come with high pitch alarms to seniors Tuesday as it launches a new initiative to protect the elderly from an uptick in assaults. Continue Reading →

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Slain NYPD Cop Shot In Harlem Honored With Street Naming

Nearly two years after NYPD cop Randolph Holder was fatally shot by a reputed gangbanger, hundreds of uniformed officers and family members joined together Friday to rename the Queens street where he grew up in his honor. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio, Farina, O’Neill Announce Safest School Year Ever From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio (right), Police Commissioner James O’Neill and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that the 2016-17 school year was the safest school year on record, with an 18 percent decrease in major crime since the 2014-15 school year. Continue Reading →

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Boys Busted For Raising Cash For Fake B-Ball Team Arrested With Mom From Harlem

A pair of teen boys busted just days earlier for asking for donations for a fake basketball team stole a taxi driver’s wallet during a cab ride with one of the boy’s mothers before she tried to buying merchandise with a stolen credit card, police said.  Continue Reading →

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The Fab Princess Di Visits Harlem Hospital 1989 (Update)

In 1989 UPI reports that Princess Diana hugged and stroked children suffering from AIDS in a visit to a Harlem hospital today and questioned a doctor about the deadly disease. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Church Holds Eric Garner’s Memorial

A Harlem church will hold a panel discussion and memorial service for Eric Garner on Monday night on the third anniversary of his death featuring speakers such as Rev. Al Sharpton and former NBA player and activist Etan Thomas. Continue Reading →

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