Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday evening for Myls Dobson, the 4-year old boy who died after being tortured.
By Seitu Oronde Today represents what would have been the 85th birthday of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,. People assembled from all over the city to help celebrate this legend.
Even in death, peace seemed to elude little Myls Dobson. On Wednesday evening, one week after the badly beaten and burned boy was found in the apartment of the woman caring for him, his body was claimed at the morgue in New York.
Harlem Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito secured the coveted N’ Sync endorsement in the race to become the next City Council speaker.
With New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio sworn in, attention turns to the second most powerful position in New York City.
Hizzoner will face a raft of opportunities and challenges when he takes office in 2014. A budget that’s balanced in name only. Frayed relationships between the police and the communities they serve, especially in the wake of the city’s stop-and-frisk policies.
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is weighing in on the city police department’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy with a new report that shows a very low conviction rate under the program.
Mr. Bill De Blasio takes over as mayor in New York City steps into Mikes shoes as he steps down after three terms.
Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio is hoping to publicly shame apartment owners who’ve violated the law by not fixing their buildings. He’s added 318 landlords to his third annual list of 2011 the worst in the city.