New York

via abc6: Designer Kate Spade was discovered dead in her apartment in an apparent suicide. Spade, 55, was found in her Park Avenue apartment at around 10:20 a.m. Tuesday morning. She was discovered by her housekeeper and appeared to be hanging. A note was found nearby. Spade created a line of sleek handbags in the […]

via nationaldaycalendar: As we continue our tour of New England, September 21 brings us to the perfect time to honor National New York Day. The land now known as New York was populated by the Lenape people (also known as the Delaware Indians). They populated New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and parts of Delaware and Connecticut. The […]

New York lawmakers and federal parks officials are gathering in Washington, D.C. to formally establish the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in New York. U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will preside over an official signing ceremony Tuesday that will make the park part of the National Park System. It encompasses the site of Tubman’s old […]

GETTY IMAGES: The U.S. marked the 15th anniversary of 9/11 on Sunday, with victims’ relatives reading their names and reflecting on a loss that still felt as immediate to them as it was indelible for the nation. Hundreds of victims’ family members, survivors and dignitaries gathered at ground zero under an overcast sky that shrouded […]

What was supposed to be a surprise Kanye West show in New York City quickly turned to chaos as thousands of fans descended on the venue. More than 4,000 people swarmed Webster Hall, which only holds 1,500, early Monday morning for the pop-up show. They climbed on top of cars, dumpsters and scaffolding and hung […]

At least one person was killed and more than a dozen were injured when a large crane collapsed in Manhattan’s busy Financial District Friday morning, a senior city official tells NBC 4 New York. The collapse was reported near Worth and Church streets shortly before 8:30 a.m., fire officials said. Fire officials say two people […]

A view of the giant numbers covered in light bulbs that will be used to ring in 2016 in Times Square in New York, New York, on Dec. 15, 2015. (Justin Lane, EPA) The Waterford crystal ball in Times Square is being worked on in preparation for its glittering entrance into 2016 later this week. […]

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, […]

A Harlem resident committed a gentle act of kindness when she gave her shoes to a barefoot homeless woman on a crowded MTA train.

James Moss of Colorado was reminded how strong the power of kindness can be after thousands of strangers raised over $30,000 for him and his son.

  Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) — It’s time to celebrate. Lady Peachena & the famed Late Show’s Gospel Choir, formerly of CBS TV’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” will celebrate their 20th Year Anniversary with a Celebration Concert on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at 6 p.m., at Mount Sinai Baptist Church, located at 241 Gates […]

When will people accept that New York is pretty much populated by honey badgers? Residents of the Big Apple are known for being less than impressed by what is going on around them. Grammy-winning singer Brandy learned that the hard way when she recently boarded a subway train in the city. It may have been […]