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pix11.comPolice are on the hunt for the gunman they say opened fire Sunday on a basketball court in Harlem, leaving one man dead and three others wounded. They were engaged in a pickup game. Investigators say the dead teen was shot in the head; he was...
Tags: Shootings, Basketball, Health, Sports, Injuries and Wounds
Retired Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, who broke the color barrier at the Naval Academy and was its first African-American graduate in 1949, died Tuesday of cancer at Springhouse of Silver Spring Assisted Living. He was 85. "It's important for America to...
PIX11.com / @jamesfordtvA new list of academically troubled New York City schools is out, and while parents and students citywide are wondering what their school's fate is, the new list is hitting one neighborhood particularly hard. The building that houses Wadleigh High School...
pix11.com(HARLEM) - The normal sounds of a bustling Harlem block were broken up Thursday by the horrifying sound of screams and a crash that sent a vehicle careening off the road and onto the sidewalk. At the start of the busy lunch hour a pickup truck jumped the...
Tags: Health, Hospitals and Clinics
It's been 40 years since Rep. Charles Rangel first won his Congressional seat. And he's not done with it yet. Rangel formally announced his re-election campaign on Sunday. He made the announcement surrounded by a host of elected officials, including Gov....
The Swampby Mark Silva This isn't Crawford, Texas, anymore. This is Martha's Vineyard, the remote island retreat of clapboard cottages, bluff-views of the ocean and tranquil harbors reachable by ferry, boat or plane off the shore of Cape Cod where the......
Tags: Mass Media, Edward M. Kennedy, John Kerry, Baptist, Christianity
When I was a young boxing writer, I once was invited to watch historic fight films with a small group that included Sugar Ray Robinson, by then long retired from the ring. Suffice to say, I was -- by several orders of magnitude -- the most ignorant...
wpix.comMichael Jackson fans who wanted to pay tribute to the King of Pop, did not necessarily have to travel to Los Angeles to take part in memorial ceremonies Tuesday. Thousands gathered throughout New York City at special viewing parties of Jackson's massive...
wpix.comCongressman Charlie Rangel may be under a cloud of ethics scrutiny, but he's moving full speed ahead with his campaign for re-election. The 80-year-old Democrat opened his East Harlem campaign office Wednesday evening. He had the support of volunteers...
Tags: WPIX, East Harlem, Ethics, Adam Clayton Powell IV, Values
The Swampby Mark Silva and updated Longtime Rep. Charlie Rangel of New York said he was "saving the best for last'' when he finally was called on to speak near the end of President Barack Obama's daylong bipartisan healthcare summit......
Top of the TicketIt's no surprise that Charles B. Rangel, the gravelly-voiced Democrat from Harlem, has attracted a primary challenger. After all, when the House Ethics Committee admonishes you for accepting gifts from corporations for your junkets to your retreat in...
Like it or not, Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich has the legal authority to appoint Roland Burris to the U.S. Senate, and Burris, the state's former attorney general, should be allowed to take the seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama. Senate...
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