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Youth groups fight gang violence

About half of the shootings in NYC are gang related. Because the majority of gangs and street crews are made up of young teens and adults in their early twenties, several organizations have launched efforts to stop the violence. The groups NEXT Steps and Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets (Y.O. S.O.S) are two in the city that regularly host […]


NYC Takes Precautions Against Terrorism

New York City has been on a consistently high terrorism alert following a series of terrorist attacks abroad and domestically.


New York City Marathon: Park Slope

By Natasha Abellard In Park Slope, Brooklyn supporters express admiration for 2015 marathon runners and their causes.


Gang violence grows in Brooklyn

According to the NYPD, in North Brooklyn alone, there are 73 separate gangs.