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It took 12 years for Martina Okeke to break free. After moving from Nigeria to New York in 1988, she cooked, cleaned and took care of a
In the almost six years since terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center, much has changed for New Yorkers. They have learned to always carry a photo ID, to
When Andrew Alexander turned 17 on January 3, 2006, the Queens high school senior did not expect that he would be arrested later that day. And he definitely did not
Police at Curtis High School on Staten Island
For students who attend one of New York City's 86 public schools with permanent metal detectors, simply getting through the door can pose
In April, Henry Talbert , a 16-year-old junior at Thomas Jefferson High School in East New York and an aspiring firefighter, was murdered. The teen was shot in the neck
Every New Yorker has seen it happen. A group of teenagers enters a subways car, talking loudly, perhaps cursing or using other epitaphs. Once in the car they expand to
"Buying?" "Selling?" "I got box seats," the scalpers furtively muttered as I walked to Yankee Stadium.
It was a beautiful Saturday in the Bronx - perfect for watching the Yankees. The
On many nights Shaun Cheeseboro is awakened at 1 a.m., 2 a.m. or 3 a.m. by the cacophony of gunfire.
A 22-year-old resident of a New York City Housing Authority project
Governor Eliot Spitzer’s proposal to greatly expand the state’s database of DNA samples along with the exoneration last week of a New Jersey man who served 19 years in jail
The New York City Department of Education’s ban on cell phones in all public schools has been upheld in a decision of the state Supreme Court.
Regulations on discipline in schools,