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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Expanded Speed Camera Law Now In Effect

As part of the city's Vision Zero program to reduce traffic deaths, the new and expanded speed camera law went into effect on July 11. Speed cameras in school zones have been in NYC since 2014,...

UPDATE: ICE Conducting Raids In NYC This Sunday, July 14

UPDATE: The ICE raids that were expected two weeks ago were postponed. Instead, they will be taking place this Sunday, July 14. Stay safe and know your rights (we provided them below). BROOKLYN - The...

Suspect Arrested in Crown Heights Shooting

CROWN HEIGHTS— Police said Thursday they have arrested the gunman who shot and killed a man earlier this week. On Monday, July 8, a 31-year-old was shot in the head while sitting in a car...

Weekend Art Events: July 12-14 (City of Water Day, The Tempest, Stickball & More)

Take advantage of the long summer days with a variety of events throughout Brooklyn this weekend! Take a musical history walk at the Old Stone House or kayak at the Brooklyn Bridge Boathouse as...

Two Men Shot Outside Homeless Shelter

CANARSIE—Two men were shot early Wednesday morning in front of a homeless shelter in Canarsie, according to police. Just before 3 a.m. on July 10, police responded to a 911 call of a shooting that...

15 Cyclists Have Died In 2019, ‘Mayor de Blasio, Do Your Job!’

WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK - About a thousand cyclists lay down on the ground next to their bikes and loved ones Tuesday evening for a die-in to protest the 15 preventable bicycling deaths in NYC just...

20-Year-Old Woman Arrested on Manslaughter Charge for Fatal Stabbing

BROWNSVILLE—A Brooklyn woman has been arrested for a fatal stabbing at a subway station Monday night. At approximately 9 p.m. on July 8, in the mezzanine of the Sutter Ave-Rutland Road 3 subway station, police found a...

Foreclosures Rose in Brooklyn as they Declined in City: Report

Foreclosures have slightly risen in Brooklyn in recent months, a new report found. Despite a decrease in foreclosures in New York City, foreclosures during the second quarter of this year were up 7 percent in...

21 Alleged Brooklyn Gang Members Indicted, Brooklyn DA Announces

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN—More than 20 alleged gang members have been indicted in connection with a slew of charges including murder, attempted murder, robbery and weapons possession, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and the NYPD announced...

Crime Continues to Decline As Shootings Increase in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN — As citywide crime declines, shootings are up so far this year compared to 2018, particularly in Brooklyn North’s precincts, the NYPD said Monday.  As crime fell by 5.4 percent compared to the first...

Briefly Noted: Spread The Word On Free Summer Meals, Biggie Mural Vandalized, Vintage Shopping...

While the city offers free breakfast and lunch to kids 18 and under during the summer break (from June 27 to August 30) at nearly 1,200 sites including schools, parks, libraries, and food trucks,...

The Free Wingate Concert Series Is Back Tomorrow

EAST FLATBUSH - The free and popular Wingate Concert Series is back in Brooklyn for the next two weeks with five events. The series is hosted by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and will take...

Cops Deserve a Raise as Reward for Keeping Crime Low, Brooklyn BP Says

BROOKLYN — Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Wednesday defended his calling for the city’s police officers to receive a raise, arguing keeping crime at bay is an "economic stimulus." "Public safety is a prerequisite to...

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day! Here's what's opened or closed for the July 4th holiday. If you’re staying in town for the 4th of July festivities, check out Bklyner's list of where to see the fireworks as...

Fourth Of July Road Closures In Brooklyn

BROOKLYN - Happy almost Fourth of July! With fireworks come many, many road closures. Here's a heads up. Plan your commutes wisely and stay safe! Here's a list of road closures (at the discretion of...
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