National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations Underway Across NYCHispanic Heritage Week was first established in 1968. Twenty years later in the 1980s, it was expanded into a one-month long event.
Bronx Art Exhibit Honors Hispanic Heritage MonthBronx Parks Commissioner and Founder of the New York City Parks Latino Society tells CBSN New York about the free exhibition at Poe Park.
Study Shows Racial Disparity In Handling Of Criminal Cases In ManhattanA study of prosecutions handled by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office has concluded that black and Hispanic defendants are more likely to be held in jail before trial than white and Asian defendants.
Novelist, Native New Yorker Oscar Hijuelos Dies At 62Oscar Hijuelos, the novelist who became the first Latino to win a Pulitzer Prize for fiction, died this weekend at the age of 62.
Cops Seek Suspect In Midtown South AssaultThe NYPD is asking the public for help in identifying and tracking down a man wanted in connection with an assault that took place in Midtown South on Sunday morning.
Cops: Gang Of Kids Attacking Hispanics In StamfordA string of violent attacks in Stamford has left some people afraid to go out at night, and police say these attacks have been carried out by children.
Police Hunt Needle-Point Robbery Suspect In The BronxThe NYPD is asking the public for help in tracking down a man who has been threatening people in the Bronx with a hypodermic needle and stealing their property.
Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral MathPaul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.
Judge Grants Class Action Status To Lawsuit Against NYPD Stop And FriskA New York judge has granted class action status to a 2008 lawsuit accusing the New York Police Department of discriminating against blacks and Hispanics with its stop-and-frisk policies aimed at reducing crime.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry To Arrive In NYC MondayPerry will meet with Hispanic leaders in Inwood, including 100 business leaders from the Inwood and Washington Heights sections.
Officials Say Hate Crimes On The Rise In New York CityNew York officials say there were 699 hate crimes statewide last year, up 2 percent from a year earlier.
Fmr. CNN Anchor Rick Sanchez Admits He 'Screwed Up'Sanchez apologized Friday for his slams at CNN and at Comedy Central's Jon Stewart, whom he had called a "bigot.''
Cops: Pace Student Killed In Botched HoldupPolice were called to 2 Gold Street around midnight Wednesday where they found Pace University student Max Moreno, of Matawan, N.J., shot once in the head.
Hispanic Businesses Show Growth On Long IslandNassau County Executive Ed Mangano calls the new data further proof of the Hispanic community's economic vibrancy.
Cop Accuses Freeport PD Of DiscriminationA Freeport police lieutenant has filed a lawsuit claiming that she was demoted earlier this year because she's a white female.