| May 24, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Retired Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, who broke the color barrier at the Naval Academy and was its first African-American graduate in 1949, died Tuesday of cancer at Springhouse of Silver Spring Assisted Living.
He was 85.
"It's important for America to...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Police are on the hunt for the gunman they say opened fire Sunday on a basketball court in Harlem, leaving one man dead and three others wounded. They were engaged in a pickup game.
Investigators say the dead teen was shot in the head; he was...
| Apr 8, 2010
| 4:35 PM
It's no surprise that Charles B. Rangel, the gravelly-voiced Democrat from Harlem, has attracted a primary challenger. After all, when the House Ethics Committee admonishes you for accepting gifts from corporations for your junkets to your retreat in...
| Feb 26, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva and updated Longtime Rep. Charlie Rangel of New York said he was "saving the best for last'' when he finally was called on to speak near the end of President Barack Obama's daylong bipartisan healthcare summit......
| Apr 10, 2010
| 4:06 PM
New York Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV plans to announce his candidacy Monday for the congressional seat held by Rep. Charles Rangel in upper Manhattan.
Powell, 47, whose father held the seat until Rangel beat him in a primary almost 40 years ago,...
| Apr 12, 2010
| 1:10 PM
Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV announced Monday he will throw his hat into the ring to challenge Rep. Charles Rangel in this Fall's upcoming Democratic primary.
The son of legendary congressman, Adam Clayton Powell Jr., told supporters it was time...
| Jun 6, 2010
| 2:16 PM
It's been 40 years since Rep. Charles Rangel first won his Congressional seat. And he's not done with it yet.
Rangel formally announced his re-election campaign on Sunday. He made the announcement surrounded by a host of elected officials, including Gov....
| Aug 18, 2010
| 4:57 PM
Congressman Charlie Rangel may be under a cloud of ethics scrutiny, but he's moving full speed ahead with his campaign for re-election.
The 80-year-old Democrat opened his East Harlem campaign office Wednesday evening. He had the support of volunteers...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 12:02 AM
A new list of academically troubled New York City schools is out, and while parents and students citywide are wondering what their school's fate is, the new list is hitting one neighborhood particularly hard.
The building that houses Wadleigh High School...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 7:54 PM
(HARLEM) - The normal sounds of a bustling Harlem block were broken up Thursday by the horrifying sound of screams and a crash that sent a vehicle careening off the road and onto the sidewalk.
At the start of the busy lunch hour a pickup truck jumped the...
| Jan 21, 2009
| 4:30 PM
For all its pretense to life on the cutting edge, New York finds itself playing catch-up when it comes to certain political trends. The rise of Barack Obama is the latest example. One day before last February???s presidential primary,......
| Jul 21, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva This isn't Crawford, Texas, anymore. This is Martha's Vineyard, the remote island retreat of clapboard cottages, bluff-views of the ocean and tranquil harbors reachable by ferry, boat or plane off the shore of Cape Cod where the......