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A memorial for Eric Garner near where he died in police custody on Staten Island.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Members Of Congress Seek Federal Probe Into Eric Garner’s Death

Six members of New York’s congressional delegation are asking the Justice Department to formally investigate last month’s police custody death of Eric Garner.

08/14/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer and others gather for the state of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 8, 2014, in Manhattan. (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Leads His 1st Puerto Rican Day Parade

Hundreds of thousands of marchers and onlookers packed the avenue on a warm sunny day. The theme of this year’s parade was “One Nation, Many Voices.”

06/08/2014

Brooklyn Apartment Trashed

Brooklyn Tenants Face Landlord In Court, Say He Trashed Apartments To Push Them Out

A group of tenants in Brooklyn say their landlord is trashing the property to push out long-time residents and then raise the rents.

03/19/2014

FILE - President Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Set To Take The High Road Under DNC Spotlight

Democrats are getting ready for the main event. President Barack Obama will take center stage on Thursday night to lay out his vision of the future

09/06/2012