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Judge Rebukes NY’s Stop-And-Frisk Policy

NYC mayor disagrees with judge's decision

WNBA’s Shannon Bobbitt Offers Clinic for Girls

Athlete offers hands-on assistance.

Gospel Singer Sues McDonald’s For Ruined Voice

Jacqueline Simpson is suing a McDonald's located near the World Trade Center for damaging her voice.

Spire Permanently Installed On WTC Towe

A tall, heavy spire was fully installed atop One World Trade Center on Friday, bringing the New York City structure to its symbolic height of 1,776 feet. ...

NAACP Opposes New York’s Soda Ban

NAACP joins the fight to block the New York soda-ban, citing that the new law disproportionately hurts minority-owned businesses.

Rich Dollaz Arrested on Paternity Charges Mid-Interview

Love & Hip Hop's Rich Dollaz gets arrested in the middle of an interview after failing to appear for a court-ordered paternity test.

Rupert Murdoch Suggests Welfare Made 400-lb Woman Obese

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch writes rude tweet in response to news story about 400 pound black woman falling through NYC sidewalk.

Chatting With Tony Rock

BET’s Reed Between the Lines star Tony Rock discusses the ups and downs of his career.

NY governor to request $30 billion in federal aid

Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to request federal disaster aid to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy.

A state-by-state look at superstorm’s effects

Here's what is happening after the massive storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast.

Storm postpones Nets opener; NYC Marathon continues

The Nets' regular-season debut in Brooklyn will have to wait. The New York City Marathon, however, is good to go.

Hurricane Sandy Wreaks Havoc in New York City

PHOTO GALLERY: Hurricane Sandy pummels New York City.

Alicia Keys Serenades New York

Last night, singer Alicia Keys rocked out a packed house, during the Citi AAdvantage “Love The Journey” concert at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. ...

13,000 got steroid shots; risk uncertain

NEW YORK — As many as 13,000 people received steroid shots suspected in a national meningitis outbreak, health officials said Monday. But it’s not clear how many are in danger. Officials ...

Officer in Amadou Diallo shooting to get gun back

NEW YORK — New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly has agreed to restore a service revolver to one of the four officers involved in the ...

Law & Order actress sues co-op board

NEW YORK — Law & Order actress S. Epatha Merkerson has filed a lawsuit against her Manhattan co-op board. Merkerson alleges the co-op managers turned ...

Famous Apollo Theater holds auditions

The New York venue will hold Amateur Night auditions for the 2013 season lineup

Fewer 9/11 families on hand for 11th anniversary

Many felt that last year's 10th observance was emotional turning point for public mourning

Gunman shot outside Empire State Building

NEW YORK — A laid-off women’s accessories designer shot a former coworker to death in front of the Empire State Building, causing a chaotic showdown with police ...

Keeping it 140: KimYe, Rihanna, Mike Tyson haters & more

Keeping it 140 w/Kyra Welcome to Keeping it 140. I’m Kyra Kyles, a Senior Editor at JET who moonlights as a social media stalker, tracking the good, ...