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Irvington High School seniors are football standouts

Irvington linebacker Nashawn Brooks poses with his mother after signing his letter of intent to Wagner College. Brooks is also an All- County wrestler and finished top three in his section. Photo by Chinedu Onyemaobi As thousands of high school seniors signed their letter of intent on National Signing Day, Irvington High School stands out. While the public school is […]

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Muslim women demand an end to violence aimed at them

Muslim women protested in front of City Hall today.

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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 […]


Gang violence grows in Brooklyn

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


Community group in Crown Heights hopes to reduce gun violence

Community group Save Our Streets Crown Heights works with youth in Brooklyn


Giants Parade: Mob goes wild and attacks police cruiser

Arrest were made as some fans lost control.

Philadelphia Life: Illegal guns are a way of life in some neighborhoods
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Philadelphia Life: Illegal guns are a way of life in some neighborhoods

Obtaining a pistol can be as easy as walking up to a corner and asking for one.