- De Blasio: Garner's death not in vain Updated: Jul-15-15 1:16 am
NEW YORK - The death of an unarmed black man who was held in a police chokehold wasn't in vain, and could help change the relationship between police officers and the communities they patrol, Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a church service in honor of Eric Garner.
- Internet group asks de Blasio to oppose NYC taxi cap Updated: Jul-14-15 7:14 pm
NEW YORK - A group of Internet companies is pushing to prevent New York City from limiting the number of for-hire cars on its streets.
- 2015 Essence Festival draws almost half a million Updated: Jul-06-15 5:34 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Nearly half a million people attended this year's Essence Festival held in New Orleans over the Fourth of July weekend.