Ophadell Williams (pictured), the driver who crashed a bus on the I-95 last year, killing 15 passengers, is sharing his feelings on being acquitted on…

Beth Bartley clutched anything within reach to steady herself on the bathroom floor of her shuddering Manhattan apartment. Sandy had knocked out power. East 96th Street below was a river. And she was trapped on the fifth floor as heavy winds battered her usually sturdy building. “The winds were so strong that the building heaved. […]

A 24-year-old Central New York man suspected of  breaking into his father’s home and fatally stabbing him last August has confessed to the murder. Herman…

Two people were killed and nine injured in a shooting incident outside the Empire State Building by a disgruntled ex-employe. The gunman, Jeffrey Johnson turned his 45-caliber pistol on the officers, and was killed as they opened fire. Photos from Empire State shooting

New York is a city that seeps in the stench of hot urine, congestion, and inflation. I happen to love the place, but it’s not…

Oprah hosted a gala honoring the great American designer Ralph Lauren last night in New York. Naturally, the guest list featured the best of the fashion world and Hollywood, so actors and models alike rubbed elbows in their most glamorous gowns. Kerry Washington wore a glittery black, high-collared dress while Chanel Iman’s neckline went the […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three months ago, one of the CIA’s most experienced clandestine operatives started work inside the New York Police Department. His title is special assistant to the deputy commissioner of intelligence. On that much, everyone agrees. Exactly what he’s doing there, however, is much less clear. Since The Associated Press revealed the assignment […]

“By age 5, I knew exactly what I wanted to do,” says Beyonce minutes before breaking into the Jackson’s 5’s “I Wanna Be Where You Are” during day two of her “4 Intimate Nights” concert series at Roseland Ballroom in New York City. “This is going to be a little different, she adds. “More intimate.” […]

Supermodel and businesswoman Iman was caught on the streets of NY without make-up while she went to the market to pick up groceries. Dressed in a black coat, a grey & black scarf, the 55-year-old was hardly recognizable. Iman lives in Manhattan with husband David Bowie and daughter Alexandria. Top 10 Girl Groups In Black […]

New York– A Queens New York man accused of throwing a coma inducing punch at a woman last month during a parking space dispute is saying that he responded out of “reflex” that night. “I wish I just let her hit me,” a remorseful Oscar Fuller told reporters, “It was out of reflex, just a […]

VIA: ESSENCE.COM With a big move comes a big reality show — at least for LaLa Vazquez and Carmelo Anthony. Actually, it’s going to be a continuation of their current VH1 show, “LaLa’s Full Court Wedding” and will be renamed “LaLa’s Full Court Life.” The show will document their transition from Denver to NYC. This […]

New York Fire Department electrician, Gregory Seabrook, found a noose in his locker after suing the FDNY for racial discrimination. The New York Daily News reports: Gregory Seabrook, an FDNY communications electrician for nearly 20 years, found the noose Thursday at the FDNY facility at 87 Union St. in Brooklyn, his lawyers said yesterday. “There’s […]