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A surveillance image of a man with his hand in the tip jar at the Chipped Cup coffeehouse in Harlem. (Credit: The Chipped Cup, via Imgur)

Man Apparently Caught Reaching Into Tip Jar At Harlem Coffeehouse

The Chipped Cup coffeehouse in Harlem caught a man on surveillance camera allegedly reaching into the tip jar and swiping cash this week.

07/29/2014

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Rev. Sharpton Joins Family Of Eric Garner, Condemns Use Of Choke Holds During Arrests

The National Action Network held a rally on Saturday, to condemn police officers who use choke holds during arrests.

07/26/2014

Still photo from cell phone video of an altercation between an NYPD officer and a suspect in East Harlem on July

Video Purportedly Shows Another NYPD Officer Using Choke Hold On Suspect In East Harlem

The video shows the police officer with an arm around the suspect’s neck as he struggles to arrest him.

07/23/2014

Civil Rights DL

Civil Rights 50 Years Later: Teen’s Killing Sparked 1964 NYC Race Riot

Over two weeks, WCBS 880′s Wayne Cabot is taking a look at the law and its impact on the decades that follow.

07/18/2014

Harlem Hellfighters

Curator Wants To Keep Harlem Hellfighters History Exhibit In Harlem

The curator at a historic society in Upper Manhattan is in search of a new place to store and display memorabilia documenting the story of the Harlem Hellfighters.

07/16/2014

Patron gets a haircut during Cutting for a Cure event in Harlem (Credit: CBS 2)

Harlem Barbershop Hosts Cutting for a Cure Event

Barbers from across the country began a 48-hour hair cutting marathon Saturday at Denny Moe’s Superstar Barbershop, shaping the manes of thousands from across the region all in an effort to raise awareness for Cutting for a Cure.

07/12/2014

First-ever sneaker pawn shop opens in Harlem (Credit: CBS 2)

Sneaker Pawn Shop Opens In Harlem

The father-son team have transformed their old Harlem apartment into a shop specializing in high-end sneakers, making it easier for the two who typically buy and sell online.

06/27/2014

Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America march across Brooklyn Bridge (Credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers Rally To End Violence At Events In Brooklyn, Manhattan

The parents of a Brooklyn boy who was stabbed to death are calling for an end to violence with a rally in Harlem.

06/14/2014

Harlem 155th Street Fire

Family Of 6 Displaced After Fire Rips Through Harlem Building

The fire also left six firefighters and a city environmental protection worker with minor injuries. There has been no word on what sparked the flames.

06/14/2014

Harlem 155th Street Fire

3-Alarm Fire Rips Through Harlem Building Housing Fried Chicken Restaurant

An extra-alarm fire broke out Friday evening in a Harlem building housing a fried chicken resident.

06/13/2014

Tayshana Murphy (credit: CBS 2)

More Than 100 Charged In Largest Gang Crackdown In NYC History

Investigators said the sting was part of an effort to end a deadly gang feud that lead to the 2011 death of 18-year-old basketball star Tayshana Murphy.

06/04/2014

Omotayo Adeoye (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Body Matches Description Of High School Student Who Waded Into Hudson River

A body was pulled Tuesday from the Hudson River offshore from Washington Heights, and police said the body matched the description of a Harlem high school student who waded into the river last week.

06/03/2014

Omotayo Adeoye (Credit: CBS 2)

Horrified Onlookers Watch As Teen Wades Into Hudson River, Disappears

According to police, Omotayo Adeoye, a student at the High School for Math, Science and Engineering at City College, jumped into the Hudson River after allegedly being caught cheating on a test.

05/31/2014

Dr. Maya Angelou (Photo Credit: Steve Exum/Getty Images)

National Action Network Honors Maya Angelou With Harlem March

The National Action Network hosted a rally to honor the life of the late Maya Angelou on Saturday.

05/31/2014

Four suspects wanted in connection with an assault at a Harlem candy/grocery store. (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD Seeks 4 Suspects In Harlem BB Gun Assault

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding four people wanted in connection with an assault at a candy and grocery store in Harlem.

05/28/2014

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