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7 min ago | Billboard
Unlocking the Truth, the teenage Brooklyn band who signed a $1.7 million contract with Sony Music, including a $60,000 advance on a two-album deal with an option for four more records, will be the subjects of a feature documentary.
7 min ago | McBrooklyn
1 hr ago | OhNoTheyDidnt
Katy Perry is known for her wild child style. And on Friday evening at her concert in Brooklyn, New York, the 29-year-old lived up to her reputation with a colourful and eye-catching ensemble, reminiscent of a night sky lit up with fireworks.
5 hrs ago | NY1
Manhattan already has a greenway, a foot and bike trail that circles the island and advocates are now pushing for the completion of a similar greenway in Brooklyn and Queens.
8 hrs ago | New York Daily News
Edison, N.J.: To Voicer Julia G. Kite: It is best to take with a grain of salt what the guides at Auschwitz tell visitors.
12 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
The Spider-Man balloon as it makes its way down Seventh through Times Square during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2011.
13 hrs ago | Forward
The police stopped a suspicious-looking vehicle at the Beitar Illit checkpoint in the Gush Etzion bloc south of Jerusalem.
16 hrs ago | NJ.com
Joe Torre now lives in the town where he finished his Hall of Fame career, Los Angeles, yet still considers himself a New Yorker.
Vinicius Cantuaria and Bebel Gilberto Brasil Summerfest at Celebrate Brooklyn Brooklyn, New York July 18, 2014 On the opening night of the third edition of the city-wide Brasil Summerfest, guitarist took the stage with his quintet.
YouTube pranks seem to be a popular thing for 'bored' youth to do, but one video prank of snatching cell phones out of the hands of unsuspecting targets is met with some hostile responses.
Family members of a man who died in police custody, the Rev. Al Sharpton and others met with federal prosecutors Friday to press for an investigation into the death.
The Brooklyn District Attorney's office has caught the nation's attention with a striking number of exonerations--seven people in six months--and a mountain of the country's toughest wrongful conviction claims to review.
A Brooklyn man has pleaded guilty to shooting a rookie police officer who confronted him for boarding a bus without paying fare in February.
It begs the question of what the NYPD officers, stationed 24 hours a day in patrol cars on each end of the bridge, were doing at the time.
Jurors in accused cop killer Darrell Fuller's trial didn't reach a verdict in three hours of deliberations Friday after the defense attacked eyewitnesses' reliability and a prosecutor cited "abundant" evidence against the defendant.
Build it Back opening doors for homeowners: When she registered for Build It Back in October, Noelle Adamik of Gerritsen Beach was told she might wait more than a year for repair work on her damaged basement door, but after the Mayor DeBlasio announced changes to the program, Adamik's project was fast-tracked.
From the scanner: A report of shots fired at West 33rd Street and Neptune Avenue in Coney Island, Brooklyn came in at 11:44 p.m. Thursday night, shortly after another report of shots fired in Bed-Stuy .
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