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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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...

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...

‘Vision Zero Cannot be a Bumper Sticker, it Has to be a Reality’: Officials...

BROWNSVILLE — Local politicians, cycling advocates and family members of the victim of a recent fatal cycling crash gathered Monday to mourn and call on the mayor to improve street design across the city.  On...

Another Cyclist Killed By A Driver In Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE - Ernest Askew, a cyclist, was killed in Brooklyn last night after being struck by a vehicle. Askew, 57, was riding his bike westbound on Sutter Avenue near Chester Street around 9 p.m. on...

Suspicious Brownsville Blaze Guts Apartment

BROWNSVILLE - Residents of a Brownsville building fled from their homes when a fire ripped through a fifth-floor apartment, fire blowing out several windows when firefighters arrived, fire officials said. No injuries were reported, though...

Two Deaths in the 73rd Precinct

BROWNSVILLE/BED-STUY - As May came to a close, two deaths occurred in Brooklyn's 73rd precinct. At 6:30 AM on the morning of Friday, May 31st, police responded to an unconscious and unresponsive man at...

One Brooklyn Health System Seeks to Improve Census Count

One Brooklyn Health System is spearheading a new initiative to increase 2020 Census engagement in its catchment area of Central and North Brooklyn, some of the most under-counted neighborhoods in an already severely under-counted...

Four Brooklyn Precincts Get Extra Cops For Summer

Beginning on Wednesday, May 22nd, cops normally assigned to desk duty hit the streets of 73rd, 75th, 79th, and 67th precincts as part of "Summer All-Out" program, Chief of Department Terrence Monahan said Wednesday. Chief...

Cumbo and City Councillors Oppose Mayor’s Proposed Cuts to Senior Clubs

BROWNSVILLE - Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 executive budget calls for cuts to senior clubs, including the consolidation of what are considered underutilized NYCHA senior clubs, in a move that Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo vowed...

East Brooklyn Call To Action For Health & Economic Justice

BROWNSVILLE - Want to discuss health, housing, education, and your future? Come to the East Brooklyn Call to Action for Health and Economic Justice fair tomorrow. The fair takes place at PS 156 Waverly (104 Sutter...

Earth Week Focus On Safe “Bike-to-Work” In Poor Areas

BROWNSVILLE - Bicycle riders from throughout the city share the same concerns for riding safely on city streets, so this fifth annual “Bike to Work” ride that started at the still under construction Zion...

One Vote for One Book, One New York

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed have launched One Book, One New York - where New Yorkers get to pick the ONE BOOK they all want to read together. VOTE here for one...

FIT Makes the Brooklyn Army Terminal a Fabulous Spot For Learning

The Brooklyn Army Terminal is officially fabulous. This spring, the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York’s famed school for aspiring fashion-industry workers and entrepreneurs, is offering seven dynamic courses at the Brooklyn Army Terminal that...

Subway Horror After Man Jumps To Death In Front Of C Train

BROWNSVILLE - A man apparently committed suicide in front of a Brooklyn bound C train as it rode into the Rockaway Avenue station on Fulton Street in Brownsville Monday afternoon. A police official said the...

Fearing Federal Funding Cuts, City Focuses On Counting All Brooklynites In The 2020 Census

BROOKLYN — Five Brooklyn neighborhoods lead the nation in underreported census tracts in 2010, and New York City officials hope they can convince all residents regardless of their status to be counted next year. At stake are...
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