The New York Knicks have hired Jeff Hornacek to be their next head coach. Hornacek spent nearly three seasons as head coach for the Suns before being fired on 02/01/2016. He was the runner-up for the 2013-14 Coach of the Year award after a stunnin 48-34 season, but Phoenix struggled mightily through injuries this season […]
The office of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, has launched an investigation of health concerns among public housing units and homeless shelters across the city. Cases of elevated blood lead levels and false claims from housing and shelter officials will fall under the scrutiny of federal prosecutors, the New York Times reports.
Details are emerging regarding the brutal murder of Rebecca Cutler and two of her three children at the hands of a crazed boyfriend. According to statements from the Staten Island District Attorney’s office, Michael Sykes stabbed the victims a total of 69 times, the New York Daily News reports. The heinous act took place on […]
DMX scared all his fans earlier this week after he was found lying in the parking lot of a Yonkers Ramada Inn following an alleged drug overdose.
Rookie NYPD officer Peter Liang, who gunned down unarmed Akai Gurley in the darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing project, was found guilty of manslaughter late Thursday, reports the New York Daily News. Liang faces up to 15 years in prison when he is sentenced later this year. News of the verdict spread rapidly across social media mostly because it represents […]
Looks like the New York Knicks are no longer rocking with Derek Fisher as head coach as it has been reported that he has just been fired from his position! According to ESPN, Fisher was fired after the NY team, who are 23-31 this season, experienced a five-game losing streak, leaving them with a 1-9 […]
A trio of Black female students at the State University of New York-Albany claims that they were assaulted and harassed on a city bus by a white mob over the weekend. The women allege that 10 to 12 white students in the group comprised of both men and women beat them while using racial slurs.
During the brawl, school worker and basketball coach Marcus Cruz is heard saying, "let them fight."
Alan Newton spent years in a legal battle with the city after he was released from jail in 2006, the NY Daily News reports.
Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand for the New York premiere of the movie Concussion, starring Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu and Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Prema Mutiso, Omalu’s wife. From Sony Pictures: Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, […]
Ovidio Jaramillo, 17, was at a crosswalk at around 11 p.m. in Queens when he was hit by a black Toyota Camry. The car quickly took off after hitting the teenager.
A SWAT team entered the home of the alleged kidnappers and saved the students. One of the students was found with a gunshot wound to his leg; both were hospitalized.