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The New York Daily News reports that Terry, 8, was the sole survivor of a suspected May 2013 arson at her home in Schenectady, New York, where she lost her father and three of her siblings. Safyre was burned over 75 percent of her body and lost her right arm.

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand for the New York premiere of the movie Concussion, starring Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu and Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Prema Mutiso, Omalu’s wife. From Sony Pictures: Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, […]

Myrtle McKenny was found dead in her apartment in Brooklyn, New York on Nov. 9. Initially, her doctor labeled the death natural -- a result of complications related to diabetes and hypertension.

Jimmy McMillan, a former political contender for nearly every position in New York City under his “Rent Is Too Damn High” Party, is stepping away from politics, NBC4 New York reports. The 69-year-old made the announcement in a press release on Tuesday. McMillan said the citizens of New York are being “brainwashed” by Mayor Bill de […]

AMuslim store owner in Queens, New York is still in shock over an attack that police are treating as a hate crime, NBC4 New York reports. The incident happened Saturday, when Piro Kolvani entered Fatima Food Mart, owned by Sarker Haque. Kolvani walked into the store and acted erratically before screaming “I’m gonna kill Muslims,” and began punching Haque in the […]

Ovidio Jaramillo, 17, was at a crosswalk at around 11 p.m. in Queens when he was hit by a black Toyota Camry. The car quickly took off after hitting the teenager.

A SWAT team entered the home of the alleged kidnappers and saved the students. One of the students was found with a gunshot wound to his leg; both were hospitalized.

A New York USPS worker was arrested for a hate crime Tuesday after he spit on two Muslim women and threatened to burn their place of worship down.

A Harlem resident committed a gentle act of kindness when she gave her shoes to a barefoot homeless woman on a crowded MTA train.

A tragic event that took place Thursday evening in a Bronx apartment has left one 16-year-old girl dead and has police on the hunt for…

A man who's been arrested 29 times for transit-related crimes found himself behind bars again for stealing a Greyhound bus in NYC.

James Moss of Colorado was reminded how strong the power of kindness can be after thousands of strangers raised over $30,000 for him and his son. Moss was featured on #GoBeKind, a YouTube series by philanthropist and motivational speaker Leon Logothetis, who performs random acts of kindness for people on the street. While being interviewed by Logothetis, the single father revealed […]