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2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Fake Bomb Threats Sent to BK Synagogue, Brooklyn Museum

Multiple bomb threats were made against synagogues in New York City, causing concern and prompting investigations by the authorities. [ more ]
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Brooklyn Paper
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Shots fired, pedestrian injured during chaotic Williamsburg carjacking * Brooklyn Paper

Wild carjacking attempt in Williamsburg leads to gunshots; victim injured but expected to survive. [ more ]
www.amny.com
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Brooklyn carjacking ends with man injured, shots fired

Investigation continues into a Brooklyn carjacking attempt that led to gunshots and pedestrian injury. [ more ]
BKReader
1 week ago
Brooklyn

One Person Injured in Williamsburg Carjacking

The investigation is ongoing into a carjacking incident in Williamsburg, involving a Lamborghini driver and a gunman leading to gunshots and injury to a pedestrian. [ more ]
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#operation-padlock-to-protect
BKReader
1 week ago
Brooklyn

City Kicks Off Cannabis Shop Inspections, Dispels Arsenic Poisoning

Mayor Adams launches citywide operation to shut down unlicensed cannabis shops and addresses arsenic poisoning in NYCHA housing complex. [ more ]
www.amny.com
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

NYC boosts efforts to shut down illegal cannabis shops

Mayor Eric Adams launched Operation Padlock to Protect, targeting unlicensed cannabis sellers in NYC, scaling up efforts with state-granted authority. [ more ]
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www.amny.com
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

NYC crime: NYPD reports big drops in street and transit felonies in April | amNewYork

Crime rates in the five boroughs of NYC decreased in April 2024, with notable reductions in major felonies, murder, transit crime, shootings, and gun seizures. [ more ]
BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

NYPD Says New Report Shows Decrease in Street and Transit Felonies

Crime rates in NYC decreased in April, with significant drops in major felonies, murders, and transit crimes. [ more ]
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Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Russians and Ukrainians march in Brooklyn to end war in Ukraine

Members of Russian America for Democracy in Russia rallied in Brooklyn against Putin's Russia as a terrorist state. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

From Brooklyn to the battlefield: Local man pleads guilty to exporting drones to Russia

Individual from Brooklyn pleads guilty to illegally exporting electronic components to Russian military for drones. [ more ]
BKReader
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Cruise Ship Sailed Into Brooklyn With Whale on Bow

The importance of conducting necropsies on endangered species found on ships. [ more ]
BKReader
1 week ago
Brooklyn

BQE Cantilever Fix Won't Start Until 2028

Overhaul of the triple-cantilever section of BQE postponed to 2028 due to funding challenges. [ more ]
BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Outcry in Clinton Hill Over City Inaction on Shelters

Residents in Clinton Hill express frustration over adjacent migrant shelters, concerned about the handling of the crisis by the city. [ more ]
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BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Brooklyn Authorities Seek Driver Who Fled Scene After Hitting Mother and Daughter

Hit-and-run incident in Brooklyn left mother and child injured. [ more ]
New York Post
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

23-year-old woman critically injured after she's struck by MTA bus in Brooklyn

A 23-year-old woman was critically injured after being hit by an MTA bus in Brooklyn. [ more ]
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#population
Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Milestones: May 3, 2024

Brooklyn, with nearly 2.6 million residents, would be the fourth largest city in the U.S. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Milestones: April 30, 2024

Brooklyn, known for being 'cool and hip,' is also home to long-time residents who have always seen it differently. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Milestones: May 7, 2024

Brooklyn, long termed 'cool and hip', is a city where residents who were raised there see it as 'cool' all along. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Milestones: May 2, 2024

Brooklyn, with nearly 2.6 million residents, would be the fourth largest city in the US. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
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Milestones: April 29, 2024

Brooklyn's long-time residents view the borough as cool regardless of recent trends. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
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Milestones: April 26, 2024

Brooklyn has always been a vibrant and desirable place to live, not just a recent trend. [ more ]
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News 12 - Long Island
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Over 21,000 runners take part in the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Half Marathon

Over 21,000 runners completed the NYCRuns Brooklyn Half Marathon with determination and perseverance. [ more ]
NBC New York
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Brooklyn Half Marathon: route, road closures, what to know

Over 20,000 runners will participate in NYCRUNS Brooklyn Half Marathon on April 28, traversing iconic Brooklyn landmarks like the Williamsburg, Manhattan, and Brooklyn bridges. [ more ]
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#urban-development
BKReader
1 week ago
Brooklyn

After 20-Yrs, a Park Marking The Abolitionist Movement in BK Opens Downtown

Abolitionist Place park in downtown Brooklyn commemorates abolitionists' role in Black people's freedom in the US. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Greenpoint-Williamsburg, Downtown led Brooklyn in new housing built in 2023

Four Brooklyn community districts lead new housing construction in NYC, overshadowing other districts combined. [ more ]
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#new-york-city
BKReader
1 week ago
Brooklyn

State Senator Zellnor Myrie To Run Against Mayor in Primary, Report Says

Zellnor Myrie challenges Mayor Eric Adams in the Democratic primary for New York City Mayor. [ more ]
BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Dear Mayor: Clinton Hill Calls For a Town Hall on Emergency Shelters

Asylum seekers in New York City face challenges with accommodation and assistance upon arrival, prompting community support efforts. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Milestones: April 25, 2024

Brooklyn's long-time residents see the borough as permanently 'cool' despite newer perceptions. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
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Milestones: May 6, 2024

Brooklyn, a culturally rich borough with 2.6M residents, is a unique blend of 'cool and hip' appeal alongside a long-standing sense of hometown pride. [ more ]
BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Get Ready For Street, Bridge Closures For Five Boro Bike Tour on Sunday

New Yorkers should plan for street, bridge, and tunnel closures during the TD Five Boro Bike Tour on May 5. [ more ]
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#crime
Brooklyn Paper
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Two women assaulted in Fort Greene in three days: NYPD * Brooklyn Paper

Two women assaulted in Fort Greene in three days last month. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Police search for suspect who attacked two 12-year-old boys in Gravesend * Brooklyn Paper

Authorities are searching for a suspect who allegedly struck two 12-year-old boys in the face on a Gravesend street. [ more ]
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BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

9 Essential Tips for Women Who Want to Leave Their Jobs And Become Entrepreneurs

Starting a business requires careful planning and strategic thinking, especially for women transitioning from the corporate world. [ more ]
BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Bushwick Building Owner Cited For Violations Prior Prior to Supermarket, Apartments Fire

Performing illegal work led to a fire incident in a Bushwick building prompting a Department of Buildings citation. [ more ]
Brooklyn, NY Patch
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Opening Night of Brooklyn Night Market Draws Thousands

Support local businesses at Brooklyn Night Market.
Brooklyn Night Market showcases new vendors and trends in Latin and Caribbean food. [ more ]
#nypd
Brooklyn, NY Patch
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Elderly Woman Punched In The Face On BK Street In Random Attack: NYPD

NYPD searching for man who assaulted elderly woman in Brooklyn. [ more ]
BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

NYPD Searching For Suspects After Teen Stabbing in Williamsburg

Police seek two teenagers for stabbing two others in Williamsburg. [ more ]
BKReader
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Cyclist Hit by School Bus, injured in Bensonhurst

A cyclist was struck by a school bus in Bensonhurst, causing injuries. [ more ]
QNS
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Brooklyn man busted months after allegedly assaulting a teenage girl at a Ridgewood subway station: NYPD - QNS

The NYPD arrested a Brooklyn man for attacking a 15-year-old girl at a subway station in Ridgewood. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Legal aid urges broader investigation of force and detentions in NYPD probe

The OIG-NYPD is investigating the NYPD's unethical use of social media for potential misinformation and criticism, impacting protests. [ more ]
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BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Woman's Life Hangs in Balance After Being Hit by MTA Bus Driver in Brooklyn

A woman in Brooklyn was hit by an MTA bus while departing from one bus, then struck by another bus, leading to critical injuries. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Rape and grand larceny auto rose in Brooklyn in April despite overall crime decrease * Brooklyn Paper

Violent crime rate in Brooklyn dropped in April, except for increases in rapes and grand larceny auto cases. [ more ]
BKReader
1 week ago
Brooklyn

10 Green Flags Women Should Seek in a Partner

Identifying green flags in a partner is essential for a successful relationship, focusing on positive traits like emotional maturity and open communication. [ more ]
New York Family
1 week ago
Brooklyn

NYC Parks Now Have Baby Changing Tables 1,200 Restrooms

NYC Parks installed baby changing tables in 1,200 restrooms following a review revealing only 37% of bathrooms had them. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 week ago
Brooklyn

What's News, Breaking: Thursday, May 9, 2024

Fashion event celebrating Brooklyn's creativity and inclusivity. [ more ]
BKReader
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Good Day, Brooklyn!

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BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Ridgewood Subway Assault: NYPD Apprehends Brooklyn Man Months After Incident

Christopher Santana arrested for attacking a 15-year-old girl at Halsey Street subway station in Ridgewood. [ more ]
Brooklyn, NY Patch
1 week ago
Brooklyn

BK Man Arrested, Charged For Random Attack On Elderly Woman: NYPD

An elderly woman was punched in the face in an unprovoked attack by a man in Brooklyn. [ more ]
www.amny.com
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Brooklyn man arrested for burning an Israeli flag, police say

A Brooklyn man was arrested for setting an Israeli flag on fire near Columbia University during pro-Palestine protests. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Bodega worker arrested after allegedly attacking co-worker with bat in Boerum Hill: NYPD * Brooklyn Paper

Reports of felony assault up by more than 22% year-to-date in Boerum Hill's 84th Precinct. [ more ]
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BKReader
1 week ago
Brooklyn

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2 weeks ago
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10 "Healthy" Foods That May Not Be Best for Women's Bodies

Misleading labels disguise unhealthy food choices, impacting women's health negatively. Seek low sugar, high fiber options for hormonal balance. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Inspired by Met Gala, offbeat BK event raises money for medical debt relief

A plush octopus by Jellycat.
A neck pillow by XpresSpa.
Graphic sleeping masks by Geyoga.
The accessories weren't designer.
BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

City Looks to Hike Water Rate by 8.5% in FY25

DEP proposes 8.5% water rate increase for FY25, citing the need to address a growing receivables balance of over $1 billion due to the halt in water and sewer lien sale. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

History-making: Abolitionist Place Park opens in Downtown Brooklyn after 20-year journey * Brooklyn Paper

Abolitionist Place park in Brooklyn, after 20 years, opens to the public, offering a green space and commemorating abolitionist history. [ more ]
BKReader
2 weeks ago
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Good Day, Brooklyn!

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2 weeks ago
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Woman in Brooklyn fighting for her life after being struck by MTA bus driver | amNewYork

A woman in Brooklyn was severely injured after being hit by an MTA bus, sparking an investigation into the incident. [ more ]
#paul-mccartney
Brooklyn Paper
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

'Adrienne from Brooklyn was our mom': Kids of late Beatles fan respond to Paul McCartney shout-out * Brooklyn Paper

The mystery behind 'Adrienne from Brooklyn,' a Beatles fan girl, was solved when her children responded to a shout-out from Paul McCartney. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

He's just seen a face! Paul McCartney seeks out Brooklyn fan 60 years after 'Beatlemania' interview * Brooklyn Paper

Paul McCartney finally responds to a 60-year-old fan's plea from Brooklyn, inviting her to his new photography exhibition. [ more ]
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Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Megan Valentine tackles something new

Megan Valentine leads the first women's Evolution Flag Football Clinic at St. Joseph's University in Brooklyn. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Saint Ann's Puppet Parade hits Brooklyn Heights for 37th year

Annual Puppet Parade in Brooklyn Heights showcases Saint Ann's School student's creativity and artistic expressions. [ more ]
BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Supporting Local: The Brooklyn Cyclones

The Brooklyn Cyclones prioritize community engagement and provide a holistic fan experience beyond baseball. [ more ]
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#urban-planning
Brooklyn Paper
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

North and northwest Brooklyn top New York City in housing development over 13-year period * Brooklyn Paper

The majority of housing development in NYC over 13 years focused on north and northwest Brooklyn, driven by new construction and adaptive reuse projects. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Williamsburg Wharf, a luxury 'resort-style' development, rises on Kent Avenue * Brooklyn Paper

New luxury development 'Williamsburg Wharf' coming to Williamsburg waterfront with high-rise towers and exclusive amenities. [ more ]
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Brownstoner
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

New York Road Runners Sues NYCRuns for 'Misleading Consumers'

Two races, both identified as Brooklyn Half Marathon, causing confusion among runners due to similar names and host organizations. [ more ]
BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

See Ghostface Killah, Earl Sweatshirt in SummerStage BK Shows

City Parks Foundation announced 2024 SummerStage lineup with free shows in Brooklyn. [ more ]
www.bkmag.com
1 week ago
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A brand new park just opened in Downtown Brooklyn - Brooklyn Magazine

A new public park, Abolitionist Park, has opened in Brooklyn after two decades, offering relaxation and historical tribute. [ more ]
#wnba
Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Liberty back to take second shot at title

WNBA 'Superteam' driven to improve from past runner-up status. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Liberty assistant GM to lead new franchise

Ohemaa Nyanin transitions to overseeing operations for WNBA Golden State after success with New York Liberty under Jonathan Kolb. [ more ]
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New York Post
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

24-year-old fatally shot in NYC; two persons of interest in custody: cops

A 24-year-old man was fatally shot in Brooklyn, police have 2 in custody. [ more ]
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www.amny.com
1 week ago
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Brooklyn state Sen. Zellnor Myrie launches committee to explore 2025 challenge to Mayor Adams | amNewYork

State Senator Zellnor Myrie is exploring a 2025 mayoral bid, aiming to prioritize results over showmanship and make NYC more affordable and livable. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
1 week ago
Brooklyn

State senator Zellnor Myrie launches committee to explore 2025 mayoral run * Brooklyn Paper

State Sen. Zellnor Myrie launches exploratory committee to challenge Mayor Eric Adams in 2025 Democratic mayoral primary. [ more ]
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Brooklyn Paper
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Struggling to support thousands of migrants in local shelters, CM Crystal Hudson says district has received 'no material support' from City Hall * Brooklyn Paper

The community in Council Member Crystal Hudson's district lacks sufficient city government support for the influx of migrants, leading to challenges for both the migrants and local neighborhoods. [ more ]
BKReader
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Beloved Prospect Heights Eatery Fears Closure Due to Open Streets Program

Prospect Heights community rallies to save Mitchell's Soul Food. [ more ]
BKReader
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Rising Above: Inspiring Stories of Mothers in Brooklyn's Homeless Shelters

Providence House provides crucial support to families facing homelessness in the midst of Brooklyn's gentrification. [ more ]
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BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Laurie Cumbo Pops in Mashood Gown for Met Gala

Highlighting African fashion at prestigious events. [ more ]
BKReader
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

10 Secret Gardens And Green Spaces in Brooklyn

Residents in Brooklyn can enjoy green and lush spaces for relaxation and outdoor activities amidst the bustling city life. [ more ]
www.amny.com
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Op-Ed | Run this town: Work for city government and help write the future | amNewYork

The administration has successfully reduced racial employment disparities and improved quality of life for working-class New Yorkers. [ more ]
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Brooklyn Eagle
1 week ago
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Ribbon-cutting officially dedicates Abolitionist Place in Downtown Brooklyn

Dedication of Abolitionist Place in Downtown Brooklyn after over a decade. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Milestones: May 1, 2024

Brooklyn's long-time residents find the borough cool and hip despite recent trendy image. [ more ]
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Brooklyn Paper
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Barclays Center opens luxury merch store with help from local designers * Brooklyn Paper

Brooklyn Nets' first private label store, Berō, offers luxury merchandise designed by a local firm, transforming a small concession stand into a moody retail space. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Sweet treats: Oddfellows whips up new flavor and free brioche ice cream sandwiches for National Brioche Day * Brooklyn Paper

Free ice cream inspired by a local bakery's brioche waffles is available at Oddfellows Ice Cream shops for National Brioche Day on May 14. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
1 week ago
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Prospect Park Zoo set to reopen later this month after undergoing flood repairs * Brooklyn Paper

The Prospect Park Zoo is reopening after being closed for eight months due to flood damage. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Historic stable-turned-parking garage in Bed-Stuy transformed into modern condo development * Brooklyn Paper

A historic stable in Bed-Stuy is transformed into a condo development after years of delays and a change in ownership. [ more ]
www.amny.com
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Brooklyn-based band Van Vreeland brings rock and country vibes to city's music scene | amNewYork

Local band Van Vreeland brings a unique soft rock/country blend to Brooklyn's music scene. [ more ]
BKReader
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Neighborhood Profile: Ditmas Park

Ditmas Park is an old, sought-after neighborhood in Brooklyn known for its historic homes, low crime rates, and good public schools. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
2 weeks ago
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Mo' money, mo' problems: Budget office review finds a Staten Island secession would be more costly for residents * Brooklyn Paper

Staten Island seceding from NYC would lead to a financial deficit, less services, and potential litigation. [ more ]
BKReader
2 weeks ago
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NYPD: Cyclist Hit by Car in Brooklyn, Found Unconscious

Cyclist suffers severe head trauma after being hit by a car in Williamsburg. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

What's News, Breaking: Friday, April 26, 2024

MTA is renovating 13 Brooklyn subway stations for improved quality-of-life upgrades, with additional stations scheduled for renovation during the G train's partial shutdown. [ more ]
Brooklyn, NY Patch
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Mother's Day 2024 Brunch: Where To Take Mom Out In Brooklyn

Make reservations early for Mother's Day dining in Brooklyn to secure a spot at popular restaurants. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Driver fleeing police chase hits two women, kills one in Bushwick * Brooklyn Paper

One woman killed and another injured by a driver fleeing a police chase in Brooklyn, raising concerns about the safety of high-speed pursuits. [ more ]
BKReader
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Brooklyn Public Library's Rikers Outreach Worker Wins Pulitzer

Illustrator Medar de la Cruz received the 2024 Pulitzer Prize for Illustrated Reporting and Commentary for his work depicting the significance of books for incarcerated individuals. [ more ]
BKReader
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Gang Members Convicted of Killing 1-Year-Old Sentenced to 40-Years

Three gang members sentenced to prison for multiple fatal shootings, including the murder of a 1-year-old boy. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
1 week ago
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Council Member Inna Vernikov sued for defamation by Russian-language media mogul * Brooklyn Paper

Southern Brooklyn Council Member Inna Vernikov is being sued for defamation by media mogul Gregory Davidzon. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Spring has officially sprung in Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn

Collaboration between Parks Department, volunteers, and Mother Nature leads to a burst of spring colors in Brooklyn. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 day ago
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Our world in photos: May 20

The death of Iranian President Raisi and the country's foreign minister in a helicopter crash leaves the Islamic Republic without key leaders amid heightened Middle East tensions.
Julian Assange can now pursue an appeal against his extradition to the U.S., arguing that his Australian nationality limits his First Amendment rights. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

There's a new kind of love at Brooklyn International High School

Paul Allen, a former football player, found passion in coaching cricket at Brooklyn's International High School. [ more ]
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