A Long Island mother was arrested and charged with manslaughter after her 2-year-old twin daughters were found dead in a parked minivan. On June 27, Tenia Campbell, 24, threatened to kill herself and her daughters. Around 2:30 p.m., Campbell’s mother called 911 and told police about her daughter’s threats, officials told the New York Post. “Suffolk […]

A New York man died after an encounter with police late Sunday night. WGRZ reports, 39-year-old Troy Hodge’s mother called police because she says he was acting strange.  She told the station that Hodge thought people were going to harm his family. “He took his last breath out there on my pavement,” says Troy’s mother, […]

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You’ve probably heard me say this before, but when it comes to confronting injustice in the world, when it comes to tearing down the old systems and building new ones, we’re often way more outraged than we are organized. Well, today I’m gonna help organize us, OK? We’re going to help pass a law together […]


NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man who talked about wanting to throw a grenade in Times Square has been arrested and is expected to be arraigned Friday on weapons-related charges, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. The two officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the charges hadn’t been made public […]

Nekhidia Harris may be small in size but she doesn’t let that hold her back. At birth Harris was given just three days to live; but she’s now 24-years-old and just graduated from Medgar Evers College with honors in Brooklyn. “I was like, oh my gosh, this is really, really happening,” she told ABC 7. […]

A Bronx high schooler was reportedly bullied into performing sex acts on two boys at school, later that same day she jumped off of a roof and died. Her parents are now suing the city and Department of Education. According to a lawsuit filed in the Bronx Supreme Court, Mya Vizcarrondo-Rios, 16, was bullied at […]


Another school in the state is also under fire for the same exact offense.

New York City has been cold and rainy for weeks but they’ve finally got some sunshine! James ‘Talent’ Harris is excited that it’s been 85 degrees two days in a row now! If it were Thursday everyone in the city would be calling out of work to enjoy the nice weather. But it’s too early […]

Arts & Entertainment

R. Kelly could soon be battling dual indictments in both New York and Illinois, as a grand jury is set to hear evidence related to sex trafficking claims against the disgraced singer. Sources familiar with the investigation tell The Blast via MSN that officials have been interviewing witnesses, and testimony will be presented in front of the grand […]


NEW YORK (AP) — Six people, including four children, were killed Wednesday when an overnight fire ravaged an apartment in a city-owned Harlem building, fire and police officials said. Firefighters, who were called at around 1:40 a.m., moved aggressively into the flames and thick smoke and found a man and a woman, as well as […]


Her death has now been ruled a homicide.

Life & Style

NEW YORK (AP) — Ozwald Boateng, the one-time wunderkind of London’s Savile Row, the bespoke tailor to the stars, filled the historic Apollo Theater to its rafters in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance as he launched his first womenswear collection after 30-plus years in the men’s suiting game. Fresh off dressing […]