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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

Photo Credit Thinkstock

Mayor, Former President Clinton Unveil Harlem Food Festival Set For 2015

The three-day festival set to debut next May will showcase food from local restaurants like Sylvia’s and Red Rooster.

05/20/2014

(credit: Harlem Gospel Choir)

New York City’s Best Gospel Brunches

Make your brunch even more memorable by adding a dose of music — gospel music, to be exact.

05/15/2014

Surveillance camera captures shooting in Harlem on Wednesday, May 07, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Wounded In Shooting On Harlem Street

Police said shots were fired into a crowd on 141st Street and Lenox Avenue around 9:40 a.m.

05/07/2014

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