After last week's police raid on gangs in the Grant and Manhattanville housing projects, anti-violence advocates are seeking to defuse tensions and direct more funding to community organizations.
Robert Cartagena was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Wednesday, after being convicted for the murder of Tayshana Murphy earlier this month.
Two years after Tayshana Murphy's death, her father and other locals are working to make sure she’s the last person killed in the turf war between youth in the Grant and Manhattanville houses.
About 100 locals gathered on Saturday to condemn violence between youth in Grant and Manhattanville houses in a rally planned by an unlikely trio of parents.
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