New York City

On Friday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio voiced support in closing Rikers Island, a jail marred with a lengthy, contentious history.

Barry Brown filed a lawsuit against the NYPD for an alleged racially biased psychological screening.

New York City's mayor ignores prison reform activists and plans renovation of controversial prison complex.

Glenn Martin, a former Rikers inmate and advocate for criminal justice reform, has continually made the effort to have Rikers Island closed.

Barack Obama and his daughter Malia Obama attended an evening performance of “The Price” while visiting New York City on Friday.

Former president Barack Obama stepped out of a Starbucks during his surprise visit to New York City Friday, to the happiness of a cheering crowd.

Steven Sampson, a 41-year-old NYC EMT worker, faces criminal charges after authorities reveal he fabricated a robbery on Christmas morning.

New York City will reportedly give 1 percent pay increases to police officers who have to wear the cameras.

West emerged to make his first public appearance since his highly publicized hospitalization in late November.

New Yorker Moise Morancy was just being a Good Samaritan; thankfully the police let him go.

But don't worry: Jon Girodes, who's running for New York's State Senate, just got arrested for running an alleged Craigslist rent scam.

Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]